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Yakmala: Fantastic Four

Time for some real talk: nobody likes dark superhero movies. Oh sure, there’s a subculture out there who longs to pile into a theater and be told how terrible it is to have phenomenal powers, and to be so hot … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?

No one movie exemplifies the Lifetime brand in the popular imagination more than the 1996 thriller/melodrama/Tori Spelling vehicle Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? But like any great story, the facts have gotten muddled along the way. The most important … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Vampire Dentist

As with any movie, there’s always a debate over precisely how bad a bad movie is. Was it truly garbage, or was it merely terrible? A far more fascinating question was raised in the wake of Vampire Dentist’s screening. Was … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Ninja III: The Domination

I know what you’re thinking. “Oh no, I haven’t seen Ninja 1 and 2! I’ll be totally lost!” You would be, if the filmmakers had invested in prosaic qualities like continuity, story, or sanity. Ninja III: The Domination is the … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

How bad does a movie have to be before a guaranteed cash cow is put out to pasture? How many clueless executives does it take the strangle the promise out of a character? How painfully stupid does the writing have … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Superman III

Making a good Superman movie is apparently only slightly easier than convincing a clown to sterilize his chainsaw before he gives you a makeshift vasectomy. There have been six live action attempts, and by my count, we have a grand … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Revenge of the Red Baron

Certain Yakmala films take on outsized importance to members of the group. Instead of any sort of sane mark of quality, this is inevitably because one or more people had an extreme reaction to the film in question. Intense revulsion, … Continue reading

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