Incredibly Bad Film Show: Manos, Hands of Fate

Dir: Harold P. Warren Star: Harold P. Warren, Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Mahree It’s perhaps surprising, given my fondness for badfilm, that I had never quite got round to watching this, often regarded as the worst movie of all time. At one point, it was thus ranked on the IMDb: though it has now […]

Incredibly Bad Film Show: Rescue Force

Dir: Charles Nizet Star: Richard Harrison, Bo Gritz, Peter Gold, Keiri Smith Sing me no song, read me no rhyme Don’t waste my time, show me! Don’t talk of June, don’t talk of fall Don’t talk at all, show me! Ah, the wisdom of Alan Jay Lerner, who may well have been talking about this […]

Incredibly Bad Film Show: Witchcraft X, Mistress of the Craft

Dir: Elisar Cabrera Star: Wendy Cooper, Kerry Knowlton, Stephanie Beaton, Eileen Daly It’s been a long while since I’ve done one of these – more than 18 months – but when I re-watched this, as part of our exhaustive survey of the entire Witchcraft series, I knew there was no way I could truly do […]

Incredibly Bad Film Show: Los Canallas

a.k.a. Ángeles Infernales Dir: Federico Curiel Star: Mil Mascaras, Regina Torné, Fernando Osés, Claudia Martell Mexican wrestling movies are a different breed entirely. Sure, WWE wrestlers make movies, and to a large extent, the characters they play are simply an extension of their in-ring personae. John ‘Hustle, Loyalty, Respect’ Cena? Get him to play an […]

Incredibly Bad Film Show: Final Detention

Dir: Pongpinij Star: Lek Aiyasoon, Yoko Takano, Chalomjit Junkaj, Thunyaluk Worrapimrut Women in prison films are a cornerstone of trash cinema, but are one whose appeal is difficult to explain. Chris typically sidles her way out of the room when they’re on, looking at me strangely; I think she’s slightly concerned about the sadomasochistic overtones. […]