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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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Yakmala: Delinquent Daughters

Sometimes it’s fun to play in the hinterlands of exploitation cinema. The kinds of movies that were meant to be featured in cannibal drive-ins in the back roads of Oklahoma, and only the cannibal drive-ins in the back roads of … Continue reading

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Yakmala: Dreamcatcher

No one was ready for Dreamcatcher. This was supposed to be it, finally. The acknowledged master of mass-culture horror teams up with the man behind some of the greatest movies ever made, assembles an interesting cast of not-quite-stars, and gets … Continue reading

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