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Whilst I was mooching…

I was mooching on the Sky box and came across the latest offering from the Syfy Channel. Now seeing as their last offering was the cinematic masterpiece “Sharknado 2” I thought they might leave off for a bit but I was offered “Strippers vs. Werewolves“. It has been universally panned. It is a shame for there is a space for a SF channel (note not Syfy or even Sci-Fi) but one not showing drivel aimed at 13 year-old boys who are wanking themselves blind.

7 Comments

  1. Paul Marks says:

    Indeed Nick.

  2. Roue le Jour says:

    Such films are simply trading on the success of Zombie Strippers, a cinematic masterpiece. It has political satire, too.

  3. NickM says:

    Zombie Strippers? My brother once told me he once went to see the strippers at Rockies in Newcastle. It had Rottweilers on the roof and strippers down below. One had poorly shaven pubic hair with a cannabis leaf motif tattooed there. That’s class that is. Having said that it is basically on the same street that hosts the best named gay bar ever – Camp David, Also The Life Centre (a lottery funded annex of Newcastle University – built on a medieval plague burial site) and it used to have a bus station that stank of piss and had a public convenience my Gran wouldn’t let me enter alone (I was a kid). Strange, peculiar and indeed queer things happened down there. Not least Northumbria Constabulary drilling holes for a good look at the buggery. But what really put my Gran off was the fact that at one point a dismembered body had been found in the bogs. Well, most of it. Other bits had been scattered in hedges in Northumberland.

    The West End of Newcastle – makes me glad to be from Gateshead.

  4. RAB says:

    They had Tarrantino’s Dusk til Dawn on again the other night. That’s a great film for this sort of thing.

  5. Roue le Jour says:

    It certainly is, RAB. I also recommend Cockneys vs Zombies. Richard Briars’ last movie, and Pussy Galore herself, Honor Blackman, still up and about on her pins and a host of other ‘faces’.

    “Everybody knows you’ve gotta blow their ruddy ‘ed off.” Sadly Michael Cain wasn’t available to deliver that line, still fun, though.

  6. John Galt says:

    I know Tarrantino is knocked for a lot of things, but I thought that Dawn ’til Dusk was an excellent contribution to the genre. It is a rollicking good laugh. I don’t get the chance to watch much TV in English, but Dawn ’til Dusk is a film I will go out of my way to watch.

  7. RAB says:

    Plus the Vampire house band are really shit kickin good! And there’s Cheech Marin in about half a dozen roles, what’s not to like? I love the way that movie moves through cinematic genres like a Ferrari goes through gears… Starts typical Reservoir Dogs Tarrantino, then shifts to a kidnap /chase movie then into the full vampire shtick, and a nod to the Aztecs right at the end. He is obviously a fan of Hitchcock. Brilliant, and yes, very funny.

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