We live in extraordinary times. When I cofounded the Supernaughts 2 years ago, never did I think a reality show host would become president. To that end, never did I think we would post a political opinion piece. Creepy Thin Man changed that. When he talks we should... Read more
Since the era of silent film, Universal Studios had been making a tidy profit with horror films, particularly the monster genre. This would explode in the 30’s and 40’s with a series of films centered around what would become known as The Universal Classic Monsters which would primarily be... Read more
In 1976, one year before Star Wars would be released, Drive-In movies were still king and American International Pictures (the same studio that gave Roger Corman his start) was pumping out B-Movie fare for it’s third decade in a row. The effects had slightly improved but the stories still... Read more
In the early 70’s, Hammer Studios was in deep financial trouble and about to shut it’s doors. In this troubled climate, the studio decided to take a chance and gave Avengers scriptwriter Brain Clemens free reign to both write and direct his own project. The result would become... Read more
What can one say about Yor? This is classic B-Movie, 80’s cheese and if you like these kinds of films then as far as I’m concerned, any discussion of Yor has to start with the director. Listed in the credits as Anthony M. Dawson, this is really an American... Read more
A review of “Night of the Lepus”, the infamous “giant killer bunny” movie.
Following the success of the high-grossing original The Exorcist, along came an follow up sequel that takes place four years after Regan McNeil, once again played by Linda Blair, became possessed. She is 16 by now and under the care of Sharon Spencer, played by Kitty Winn, another Exorcist... Read more
A review of the stage play everybody talks about!
Ah, this movie. It’s hard to sum this film up simply but let me give it a shot…. Lana Turner trips balls. Okay, maybe that wasn’t so hard. From that description, you may have guessed that this movie takes place in the late 60’s, (1969 to be exact) and... Read more
Dune by Frank Herbert was published in 1965. I have read Dune twice, one when I was a kid and once in high school. I recently listened to the book on tape on the internet, and its language is as accessible and gripping as it was back in the 1990s... Read more
Here are two new Sherlock Holmes fan fiction tales from IndianaPeach. Please to enjoy. There are some grammar issues with the dialogue but I’m still learning about writing and the next installments should be cleaner, particularly in the area of comma usage and periods. In any event the stories... Read more
Speculations about and hopes for the next Indiana Jones movie.
After years of being in development hell, Battlefield Earth debuted in theatres worldwide on May 21st 2000 and it was met with mixed to negative reviews by critics and Sci-Fi fans. It was a project that star and producer John Travolta had been attempting to realize for years, as... Read more
Today’s movie is the surprisingly original and effective Paramount science fiction horror film from the 50’s. Tensely directed by Gene Fowler, Jr. who helmed I Was A Teenage Werewolf the previous year, this is one of the best and most well made of the 50’s sci-fi B-Movies and... Read more
Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s, like most people who love film; I have a particular fondness for the zeitgeist of imaginative filmmaking that exploded in pop culture at the time. Films still being imitated and revered to this day. But along with that movement, as well as... Read more
You there, peasant! grab your buddy and toil in the mine until she collapses. Bring me lots of shiny jewels to lure more unsuspecting dolts and offer their flesh to crooked Orc blades. Now for you, the other uneducated twits just loitering about in the open wilderness, pick up... Read more
Welcome to the first (and possibly only) issue of Toruk’s Tales! In this series I, Toruk, will tell a short story (in real-time) via the oldest artistic medium…sketches! Sketches and doodles are the birth places of universes. They are the first stop of some of man’s greatest…and worst, ideas.... Read more
Last month Sony Pictures released the first trailer to Paul Feig’s opus Ghostbusters and it was met with criticism almost immediately thanks to the opening text stating that “30 years ago four scientists saved New York” (quickly damage controlled to “four friends” for the subsequent international trailer). The trailer would... Read more
The Sherlock Holmes fan fiction comes to a conclusion.
The Sherlock Holmes fan fiction saga continues.
Fan fiction about the early days of the duo Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson.
Another piece of Sherlock Holmes- fan fiction.
Is “Deadpool” a worthy Valentine’s Day movie? Kenchun says “Yes!”.
It don’t take no eyes to see the burning path of a lunatic cut across desert sands and asphalt mountains. It’s not about outrunning sides of sizzling bacon or anything the square community can label and write about in their smoldering textbooks. I’ve been chasing that dragon for... Read more
Repo! The Genetic Opera was released in 2008 and is based on the stage musical from 2002 of the same name. Created by Darren Smith and Terrance Zdunich, it was inspired by an idea Smith got from seeing a friend of his go through bankruptcy proceedings. This was further expanded... Read more
A Sherlock Holmes- fan fiction releases the Kraken.
Part 3 of the videogame soundtrack series.
A retro review of “Sneakers” (1992).
Read Number 1 here. Alright we’re on a roll now. The treasure trunk of video game music is broken open, the lock has been smashed and now we smear our grubby hands all over the coins. Here’s another ten pieces of music to give you a little bounce. Get... Read more
Space Precinct was a British-American science fiction show that ran for 24 episodes from 1994 to 1995. Created/produced by Gerry Anderson, of Thunderbirds and Space: 1999 fame, Space Precinct was built along the concept of police procedural shows like Law & Order and Dragnet, but set in a distant... Read more
Fourth part of a serialized story that is an unabashed love letter to the Mecha- Anime genre, 80’s Spielberg, Lovecraft, and everything awesome.
A Top 10 of favourite video game scores. To be continued.
“Don’t eat the mushrooms” is the moral lesson to be taken from this surprisingly good horror movie.
Third part of a serialized story that is an unabashed love letter to the Mecha- Anime genre, 80’s Spielberg, Lovecraft, and everything awesome.
Sandra Harris takes a look at the best Orc-themed movie this side of LOTR, a horror comedy called, well, “Orcs” (2011).
Second part of a serialized story that is an unabashed love letter to the Mecha- Anime genre, 80’s Spielberg, Lovecraft, and everything awesome.
IndianaPeach presents Maps, the latest novella in the Cairo Detective series.
First part of a serialized short story that is an unabashed love letter to the Mecha- Anime genre, 80’s Spielberg, Lovecraft, and everything awesome.
Nightmare is an interactive video board game developed in Australia by the production company A Couple ‘A Cowboys and distributed by J. W. Spear & Sons (later taken over by Mattel in 1994). The concept of the game was to challenge people’s worst fears via instructions from a nightmarish host on your... Read more
In April 2015, three Star Wars Prequel Reboot scripts were posted on Usenet. These three scripts, while largely adhering to Lucas’ structure, radically transform the plot and address most of the criticisms of the original prequel series.
The Force Awakens continues to divide the audience!
(…)TFA is the apotheosis of Abrams’ career to date, in the most negative sense possible. In the words of a character from The Usual Suspects, “the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was making us believe he didn’t exist.” Abrams IS that devil and has delivered a terrible Star Wars movie – nay, terrible movie, period (…)
“Did you ever ask yourself: Why?” “What? Did you say something?” “Do you ever ask yourself why we are here? Why we have to do this?” “We do this because it is our job. It’s what we are supposed to do. It is why we are here.” “But doesn’t... Read more
October 20, 199_ The demon Idimmu. He was there again last night, in my dream. Just like he has since I finished his story. I haven’t actually seen him, but I know he’s there. I created him after all, didn’t I? Idimmu hunts me. He stalks me, waiting for... Read more
Another great ranking of the original six instalments of the “Star Wars” saga, with some surprising results.
Until Dawn is a surreal, dark horror interactive video game made for the Sony PlayStation 4 platform featuring a stellar cast of well known actors and actresses, such as Peter Stormare (Armageddon), Hayden Panetteire (Heroes), Rami Malek (Mr. Robot), and Larry Fessenden (I Sell the Dead), who’s also one of the... Read more
1982 was the seminal year of Magic Hour and it exploded with more genre films than any previous year since 1977. The experiments became bolder and the risks for the studios greater. This was also the end of the experiment with science fiction and fantasy films. Nevertheless, most of... Read more
Sandra Harris reviews Polanski’s horror classic “Rosemary’s Baby” (1968)!
Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Turtle were returning together to Smalltown from The Big Race when they met the Mayor of Smalltown. They knew he was the Mayor because he wore the Red Sash of the Mayor of Smalltown. “Hello,” the Mayor greeted them. “Hello, Mayor,” said Mr. Turtle. “Hello,”... Read more
The birth and the Golden Years of the “High Concept” movie, after “Star Wars” had changed Hollywood: Part 1 of 3, covering the years 1978-1980.
“Did you ever walk out of a movie?” Four of our writers answer this question.
The Void In a flood of memory in a flood of tears I remember. Her touch her breath: I remember. Her voice her tears: I remember. With the words of a song it comes back. It’s not longing, nor is it regret, It’s just an empty space. Where once... Read more
In the 1990’s the advert agency HHCL created a string of weird and bizarre soft drinks commercials for soft drink manufacture Britvic that often featured strange, beyond the limit narratives. One in particular featured character actor Peter Geeves portraying the Orange Man. He appears from behind a post box... Read more
The Other Gods, Too, Are Blind In the place where the Other Gods dwell – where no mortal may see the dance of the Old Ones – A Star shines above. In their horrible truth, the Other Gods play. With Terrible beauty and madening brilliance, They praise the Shining... Read more
How good is “Spectre”? And how relevant is James Bond still?
The best kind of clarity Can only be found At the bottom of a package store bottle. Somewhere between one of the cigarettes I bum from the guy in the russet suit While he rants about God, Two drunks walk by our balcony. I shot out a question about... Read more
In 2012, former cinema workers Jeremy Scott and Chris Atkinson created Cinema Sins, an online movie show featuring clips of past and current films reviewed in a comedic, satirical fashion with inside jokes and cliches. Each episode included a timer and sin counter to determine the film’s “sins”. It soon... Read more
i wrote this a few years ago. i suppose it made sense back then.
A funny, creepy and surprising short story for Halloween!
A review of “The Other” from 1972, a brilliant but unfairly forgotten horror movie that uses the “Evil Kid” trope in a very subtle but effective fashion.
When I saw Miley’s live performance of her new single, “Dooo It” from the VMA’s last month, I was surprised. It wasn’t the 30 or so Drag Queen back up dancers. It wasn’t the 1990’s fashion. It wasn’t the message of peace and smoking pot either. It was the... Read more
Film producers Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, owners of Cannon Films, became interested in the art of urban street dance after being inspired by a story from Golan’s daughter about seeing a a group of breakdancers performing at Venice Beach. They took further inspiration for the setting from a documentary titled Breakin’ and Enterin’ and even recruited some... Read more
Note: Some of you have read a version of this when we had Zhura working and had that Halloween writing contest years ago. This is a modified version, nothing big was changed just refined a bit and now it has pictures attached. Since it’s All Hallow’s eve I figured... Read more
Denis Villeneuve’s (“Prisoner”) drug cartel thriller starring Emily Blunt is declared as one of the finest cinematic treats of the year.
The probably most well-written recap of “Total Divas” out there.
The new season Season six of Game of Thrones will be an adaptation of an unreleased book by George R. R. Martin, the sixth novel in the A Song of Ice and Fire series titled The Winds of Winter. I can’t think of any parallels where a series or film was made before... Read more
Ridley Scott’s 1979 masterpiece, Alien What’s it about? Space truck drivers have relayed to a remote mining colony and are returning to earth; large bladders on the underside of the Nostromo are pregnant with ore like a cow’s utters. The conglomerated, highly diversified (bio-weapons too), corporation that funded their trip employs a vaguely agricultural symbol for... Read more
Hey fans, I just finished re-watching Game of Thrones – all the seasons back to back. Typically I watched one or two episodes per night to get all of the storylines straight in my head and see if I could remember all of the characters names and flesh out my knowledge of... Read more
Today I am going to focus on some good ole’ Rock-N-Roll I have currently in my rotation, plus a review of a band that I slammed recently here on The Supernaughts. Might have had a change of heart.
In 2014, Bungie, the creators of the popular video game franchise Halo, released a whole new game called Destiny that expanded the world of massively multiplayer online experiences even further. Destiny allows players around the world to play in “player vs environment” and “player vs player” modes during the same gaming session and compete... Read more
To follow the other top 10 I posted recently (The Man, The Myth, The Snake: Top 10 Kurt Russell Films), I figured I might as well continue on with the theme, and give you all my top 10 John Carpenter films, of ALL TIME! I am hoping to start... Read more
Dark Places, starring Charlize Theron, is the latest entry in the popular female-driven psychological thriller genre that is currently dominating Hollywood.
An in-depth review and comparison of both versions (Japanese and American) of “Godzilla 1985”, the beloved monster’s glorious return to the big screen after a decade of hiatus. Background infos and pics galore!
One of my all time beloved actors is Kurt Russell, who has starred in several of my favorite films. My question to you all: What are your favorite Russell films? Below I have listed mine: 10. Dark Blue (2002) Above average Ron Shelton film (Bull Durham, White Men Can’t... Read more
SDCC may be the big ticket in the States right now, but less than a week from today will launch this year’s hottest and biggest convention yet to hit London. And even better? It will give an exclusive opportunity for the fans of the Aliens franchise to finally get up close with cast members.
Naked News is a Canadian sexploitation satirical news show that first aired in 1999. It features a cast of attractive female news anchors that present the current affairs of the week while slowly strip off clothing. Needless to say, it quickly amassed a following and became a staple diet... Read more
A poem dedicated to one of my favorite movie villains/heroes?
Ghostbusters arrived in 1984 and quickly became my favourite movie. This hilarious supernatural comedy showcased the talent of some of the most outstanding comedians of the time, including series creator Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Rick Moranis, who were well known to American audiences with Saturday Night Live and Second... Read more
Continuing on for Part 2 of this article are my closing arguments for no more Star Wars films. The first point elaborates on where I left off on Part 1 but goes more into a specific nature regarding the perceived scope of this franchise.
Let me just start right away by stating this: I love Star Wars. I sat in a dark theater in the summer of 1977 at the tender age of four and left a different person, forever changed. They say a person’s personality isn’t formed until the age of 7 or 8 so Star Wars is literally a part of who I am. It’s in my DNA.
A poem on how Nintendo’s machine guided me to manhood…
It has become more prevalent in today’s cinema, to change the gender, race, and creed of many popular comic book characters, be it in cinema, or any other media form. Is this a racially charged equality issue, gender fairness play, or an attempt to appease to the social correctness... Read more
The Return of the Living Dead became a phenomenon when it made the zombie genre stylish and sexy in 1985, putting its own unique stamp on horror culture, blending it with cartoon humour. The ROTLD franchise started as a spinoff of the 1968 horror film Night of the Living Dead thanks to John... Read more
Food and the art of love became a strong taboo subject in the early noughties with the blending of food with sex in advertising. There was a string of snack food promotions as dirty and sinful. One in particular is a snack called Pot Noodle where it features a bored husband fed... Read more
In 1988 Ken Russell scripted and directed a story based on a novel by Bram Stoker with a twist on the Saint George and the Dragon legen. The setting of this modern horror yarn is the English countryside where Angus Flint, played by Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It, Doctor... Read more
Due to the success of the first film in the Ghostbusters franchise in 1984, along came a syndicated cartoon series titled The Real Ghostbusters. It was intended to be a tie-in series, debuting in 1986 by Columbia Pictures and running for a very successful 7 seasons. “Real” was added to the... Read more
In the early 80’s in the UK there was a group of smaller home video distributors that focused on a minor library of titles, to much success. This was due to the recent phenomenon of home video, where titles could be rented from small corner shop video rental stores and these... Read more
Sho Kasugi (Blind Fury) returns for his third outing in Cannon Films’ Enter the Ninja series, Ninja III: The Domination. In this one he’s on the hot pursuit of a mysterious murderous ninja that inhabits the soul of the curvaceous Christie, played by Lucinda Dickey. She’s known to many as Special K from... Read more
Director: George Miller Writer(s): George Miller, Nico Lathouris, Brendan McCarthy Cinematography: John Seale Score: Tom “Junkie XL” Holkenborg Runtime: 120 exhilarating minutes Starring: Mad Max Rockatansky, The Imperator Furiosa, King Immortan Joe, War Boy Nux, War Boy Slit, The Splendid Angharad, Toast The Knowing, Capable, The Dag, Cheedo The... Read more
The Boys from the Dwarf are coming back, thanks to Dave.