Young Rebels (1989) – Ben & Chuck’s excellent adventure

Get keen folks, there’s another offering from Amir Shervan to blow the dust off. If you’ve had the pleasure of being exposed to his other classics like Samurai Cop or Hollywood Cop then you know exactly what you’re getting. If you haven’t, then you’re in for a wild journey through shootouts, fistfights, strip clubs, and action on the open road, as a stud and his pals take on a Californian crime lord…

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10 Trashy Horrors for Halloween ’18

If you’ve got a soft spot for trashy, silly, and unscary horrors, this list is just what you need. Let’s inject a little more excitement into your Halloween party, movie marathon, or quiet night alone ignoring those kids at the door. No matter what your preferred style of freaky film is, I’m sure you’ll find something that screams at you from this rubbish heap of genre-film glory.If you’ve got a soft spot for trashy, silly, and unscary horrors, this list is just what you need. Let’s inject a little more excitement into your Halloween party, movie marathon, or quiet night alone ignoring those kids at the door. No matter what your preferred style of freaky film is, I’m sure you’ll find something that screams at you from this rubbish heap of genre-film glory…

Camp Fear (1991) – Enter at your own risk

This is a true zero-budget, straight-to-VHS horror about sorority sisters getting preyed upon in the woods, made by a one credit wonder. Clichés and hideous caricatures run rampant through the repetitive and derivative story, and the production quality is just appalling. Needless to say, Camp Fear is pure garbage, yet I would’ve been bitterly disappointed by anything else…

Dead End City (1988) – “It’s showtime!”

Man this movie knows how to get your attention, coming at you hard and fast in the opening credits, leaving several bodies in its wake. The slickness of the production had me a little excited straight away – throw in Robert Z’Dar and a cheesy, pulsing, synthesiser score, and the whole thing comes out looking pretty promising…

Robo Vampire (1988) – You won’t believe your eyes

Prepare your whole body, all of your senses, and warn your immediate family, because Robo Vampire is an experience out of this world. It features a trash can RoboCop, brought to life in Hong Kong to fight a minor drug lord and a Chinese wizard who controls jumping, flipping, smoke breathing, firework shooting, immortal vampires. Take that and throw in half an hour of Thai (I think) mercenaries recovering prisoners from evil dudes, the kind who throw jumbo cartons of eggs on the ground for no reason…

Killing American Style (1990) – Wholesome homestyle killing

Barely into the title cards you’ll be cheering for the American style killing to begin. Once the iconic jaw of Robert Z’Dar comes in, all set and ready for a heist, excitement abounds – with gunfights aplenty, sweet kickboxing action, a home invasion come hostage situation, and classic Amir Shervan narrative appropriation…

R.O.T.O.R (1988) – Stupid SciFi shenanigans

Imagine taking The Terminator and RoboCop and melting them for scrap in Megacity One, while a Noir protagonist watches on, narrating of course. Now water it down, and throw in irrelevant mouthfuls of dialogue, and you’ve got this strangely amusing, postmodern rubbish heap…