Film Review: Gila! (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A giant gila monster is causing havoc, disrupting the lives of teenagers in a small town in the 1950s. REVIEW: Jim Wynorski, director of CHOPPING MALL, the remake of NOT OF THIS EARTH, and about a thousand others, never quits. These days, when he’s not making softcore porn under his alias, Sam Pepperman, he’s cranking out made-for-TV sci-fi flicks, like GILA!, a remake of Ray Kellogg’s cult classic, THE GIANT GILA MONSTER (1959). The … Continue reading

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Jim Wynorski’s GILA hits you with Goo and Terror This April

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Jim Wynorski’s Monster Movie Masterpiece on DVD April 22nd “Rock ‘n roll is here to stay” despite the best efforts of a giant gila monster in Polyscope’s sci-fi comedy movie Gila! scheduled for release on DVD this April 22nd. Based loosely on the 1959 sci-fi classic Giant Gila Monster, the revived Gila! features a ferocious, rampaging giant gila monster, classy hot rods, vintage 50′s rock ‘n roll music, cute co-eds, fist fights, drag racing and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Piranhaconda (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: Part Snake! Part Fish! All Killer! REVIEW: At personal risk to the ragged shred of integrity I still grip like a sleeping baby clutches a binky, I must confess that I have a soft spot deep in the cockles of my heart for SyFy Channel movies. What else is there to do on a lazy weekend afternoon with a case of Pabst Blue Ribbon and no place to go? Better yourself with a good book? Pshaw, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chopping Mall (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of young people decide to have an after- hours party in one of the stores at the local mall. Unfortunately for them, the mall has a new state-of-the art security system and it ends up locking all the doors, trapping them inside (it has a timer mechanism that won’t unlock the doors until the next day). To makes matter even worse, the new security robots patrolling the mall have all malfunctioned and have … Continue reading

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