Category Archives: Humor

Saturday Matinee: The Little Hours

A raunchy convent comedy loosely based on The Decameron, a 14th century classic By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Source: Spirituality & Practice The Decameron by Giovanni Bocccaccio is a literary classic written in medieval times; it’s a bawdy collection of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Little Shop of Horrors (1986)

By Roger Ebert Source: RogerEbert.com At a time when so many movies show such cold-blooded calculation, here’s one heedless enough to be fun. “Little Shop of Horrors” arrives with enough baggage to make it into a thoroughly timid project – … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Dragons Forever

By Chrichton Source: Chrichton’s World If the majority of the Peking Opera School brothers are involved then you just know it is going to be good. Next to usual suspects Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung and Yuen Biao Yuen Wah (on … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Perverse Preachers, Fascist Fundamentalists and Kristian Kiddie Kooks

‘Perverse Preachers, Fascist Fundamentalists and Kristian Kiddie Kooks’: Insane Christian cult video By Richard Metzger Source: Dangerous Minds “He’s a rewarder of those who seek him. Some say God is a punisher, but do you know what we do with … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Voyage of the Rock Aliens

By Chris Scullion Source: That Was a Bit Mental Director: James Fargo Starring: Pia Zadora, Tom Nolan, Craig Sheffer, Michael Berryman, Ruth Gordon, Alison La Placa “I still can’t believe you’re an alien. What a novelty act!” (Dee Dee, Voyage Of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Review: COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD, Pretzels of Truth and Performance Art By Kurt Halfyard Source: Film Anarchy “This could either be the world’s biggest murder mystery, or the world’s most idiotic conspiracy theory.” Two years before the JFK assassination, on the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: J.R. “Bob” Dobbs and the Church of the SubGenius

Review By Steve Davis Source: The Austin Chronicle You couldn’t escape his ubiquitous mug back when Austin was truly weird. It appeared on bumper stickers, bulletin boards, telephone poles, streetlights, bathroom walls, and more: A perfectly coiffed and lantern-jawed 1950s … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Idiocracy

Review by Fernando F. Croce Source: Slant By refusing to distance itself from its targets, Mike Judge’s brand of satire risks being mistaken for what it’s satirizing. The Beavis and Butthead cartoons were erroneously dismissed as a mindless extension (rather … Continue reading

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