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Zeitgeist Meister - 8 months ago

Here's a link to my new ebook in any format you need. Also below is the FB page, where you can access some free samples.
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/676169
https://www.facebook.com/CraigDavisBooks/


Favorite Episodes

  1. Godzilla vs. Megalon
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  2. Warrior of the Lost World
    282
  3. Lassie: The Painted Hills
    124
  4. The Day the Earth Froze
    232
  5. War of the Colossal Beast
    194
  6. Gamera vs. Zigra
    142
  7. Teenage Strangler
    279
  8. Monster A-Go Go
    306
  9. The Magic Sword
    177
  10. Lost Continent
    217

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Too many kids' flicks
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Forum - 2 days ago

I’m about to contradict myself. While I’m generally “for” Season 11 and really enjoyed some episodes, there’s something that feels off about it to me. I think I know what it is: Almost all of the movies are children’s films. I say this because almost half of them are definitely aimed at kids, but as well, by the era that these movies were made, films with rubber monsters or dinosaurs were also aimed at a juvenile audience. During the Comedy Central/SyFy seasons, the crappy horror/scifi films were aimed at teenagers and actually intended to frighten, with the exception of the serials.

The reason it feels off to me is that the movie-making bar is so much lower from the start for kids’ movies. Children will sit quietly mesmerized by the worst piece of rubbish, and most filmmakers basically rely on those low expectations. Kids don’t care about character development, rational plot or motivation, and almost require no real tension or menace. Ragging on such weaknesses is just too easy and doesn’t offer the opportunity for true vitriol. Movies that are aimed at adults and fail dismally are a true test of incompetence and are better fodder for a high level of bitter riffing.

At least I think so.

What do you think, sirs?


WIT
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Forum - 4 days ago

dead or alive?


Recent Riffs

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Be careful! We look like corncobs to him!


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K20 - The Last Chase - 8 months ago

"He's turning into a werewolf" ...
"He's turning into a flying squirrel"
"He's turning into a mountainside."


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K13 - SST: Death Flight - 9 months ago

Burn the witch!


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620 - Danger! Death Ray - 9 months ago

I lost a Titleist! Oh!


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620 - Danger! Death Ray - 9 months ago

Oh, you're here! Whoa!


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613 - The Sinister Urge - 10 months ago

"Don't worry." "Be trampy."


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601 - Girls Town - 10 months ago

Oh WOW! -- Look how cheap frankfurters were!


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601 - Girls Town - 10 months ago

Cha doob a whoob a what?


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522 - Teenage Crime Wave - 11 months ago

"That was a gun!" That was a cow.


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514 - Teenage Strangler - 11 months ago

Ya gotta take the glasses awf!


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Mother, please come home!


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Listen, you hit the floor a couple of times you make sure you get it right!