Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Maniac’ (1977)

The 1977 action movie, ‘Maniac,’ features a killer with no clear motive, a surly Oliver Reed, and a poncho. Sounds great. It is not.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Welcome to Blood City’ (1977)

An example of bad things happening to good movies, ‘Welcome to Blood City’ is a neat little flick that looks like a burnt ViewMaster reel.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Night of 1000 Cats’ (1972)

The 1972 movie, Night of 1000 Cats, is one of those exploitation movies that has lessons for the attentive viewer, particularly people who are venturing into the mystical and treacherous world of dating.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Disconnected’ (1984)

1984’s ‘Disconnected’ foregoes the glitz and glam of most films from the decade, providing a real you-are-there feeling of desperation and madness.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Funland’ (1987)

The difficulty in describing a movie like 1987’s Funland lies in the fact that I don’t know your boxes. That is to say, I don’t have a working understanding of all the things that make you excited about watching a particular film

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Linda Lovelace for President’ (1975)

In an doomed attempt to turn a porn star into a comedy starlet, ‘Linda Lovelace for President’ takes all the low-hanging fruit it can gather and mashes it into a rotting compote of awfulness.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘The Night the Prowler’ (1978)

The Night the Prowler (no comma or ellipses for you, ladies and gentlemen) is an Australian movie that might be a satire about high society or a bloodless slasher movie … Continue reading Prime in the Dustbin: ‘The Night the Prowler’ (1978)

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Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Disaster’ (2003)

If ever a movie needed an exclamation point in its title, it is ‘Disaster,’ an action movie so insanely brainless, it gets our lowest (meaning ‘highest’) recommendation.