SciFridays: “Grave Encounters” (2011)

Baddie – Reality television. Ooooooooh. Lesson – Film crews always get the short stick. Always. I’ll be the first one to admit that the movies I pick for this blog tend to be ‘creature’ flicks. Okay, almost always. The closest I’ve gotten to a haunt is American Horror Story. So here we go, a ghost story. So…

SciFridays: “Swamp Shark” (2011)

Baddie – Greed. Also, alcohol. Lesson – Once again, I really must repeat – Spring Break trips are a terrible idea. Well, that’s it. I was getting SO SICK of the fanmail. “SciFridays, why no movies that take place in the bayou?” FINE. I’ll do it. I’ll review a movie that takes place in the gosh…

SciFridays: “Alligator X”

Baddie – It’s a magical pleiosaurus, Charlieeeee. Lesson – Don’t dick with science. You might end up with an irrelevant movie. This week on SciFridays, I sat down to the labor intensive task of drinking tea, knitting, taking notes and watching “Alligator X” or, as IMDB says, “Predator X”. The latter is more fitting as they…

SciFridays: “Creature”

Baddie – Incest. Lesson – It’s totally still okay to poke fun at rednecks. “Creature” is a 2011 film that is loosely based around the Native American ‘Wendigo’ myth (man becomes cannibalistic, becomes monster) but set in the Bayou with rednecks, which is marginally less offensive then it could have been.

SciFridays: “Vipers”

Baddie – Genetically Engineered Vipers Lesson – Snakes aren’t that scary. Work on it. I realize that some people strongly dislike snakes.  I also realize that some people strongly dislike Tara Reid. Unfortunately, “Vipers” has both of those things. Worse still, Tara Reid out performs the snakes. To compensate, Corbin Bernsen is in this movie.…