Awfully Good TAGS

Awfully Good: Holiday in Handcuffs

Being married means I've seen my fair share of Christmas movies on ABC Family and the Hallmark Channel. They're all uniformly terrible—chock full of predictable stories, cardboard characters and sappy life lessons—but there's a special place in Hell for…   Holiday in Handcuffs (2007)   Director: Ron Underwood Stars:...
4 days ago
2 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Teen Witch

With a return to the world of Harry Potter this weekend, Awfully Good revisits our favorite movie about magical adolescents… Teen Witch (1989) Director: Dorian Walker Stars: Robyn Lively, Zelda Rubinstein, Dan Gauthier An awkward high school outcast gets magical powers on her 16th birthday and uses them for pure evil. Not...
2 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Dreamcatcher

Originally I chose this movie to coincide with the release of the extraterrestrial drama ARRIVAL, but after the U.S. election last night, a column about sentient shit-weasels also seems appropriate today. Dreamcatcher (2003) Director: Lawrence Kasdan Stars: Morgan Freeman, Thomas Jane, Jason Lee A group of four psychic friends go camping in...
12 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Jason X

From one Jason to another, Happy Halloween from Awfully Good! Jason X (2001) Director: Jim Isaac Stars: Kane Hodder, Lexa Doig, Lisa Ryder Jason Voorhees' machete still works just fine in space. In case you were wondering. You know a franchise has run out of steam when it decides to inexplicably send its characters in to outer...
12 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: The Haunting

We'll get you in the Halloween spirit this month, starting with… The Haunting (1999) Director: Jan de Bont Stars: Lili Taylor, Liam Neeson, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Owen Wilson Three strangers are brought to a creepy old house as subjects in a secret study on the effects of fear. And wouldn't you know it, that creepy old house just happens to...
4 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Monster A Go-Go

2016 claimed yet another celebrity this week: director Herschell Gordon Lewis, the "Godfather of Gore." We've covered Lewis' early slasher-splatter film BLOOD FEAST and while he's best known as a pioneer of graphic violence, around these parts his most lasting work is without a doubt….   Monster A Go-Go (1965)  ...
0 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

Finally! A new BLAIR WITCH movie to wipe the taste of this one out of our mouths… Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000) Director: Joe Berlinger Stars: Jeffrey Donovan, Kim Director, Erica Leerhsen A group of BLAIR WITCH PROJECT fans venture in to the same woods and clearly learned nothing from the first movie. I imagine it's not...
3 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Megaforce

Megaforce (1982) Director: Hal Needham Stars: Barry Bostwick, Michael Beck, Persis Khambatta When the world needs saving, there's only one team that Planet Earth calls...and they're not called NormalForce. The early 1980s saw a number of Chinese production companies like Golden Harvest—responsible for a ton of classic Jackie Chan and...
8 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: The Scorpion King

With BEN HUR out this weekend and The Rock all over the news for feuding with his FAST 8 co-stars, it seems to be the perfect time for…   The Scorpion King (2002)   Director: Chuck Russell Stars: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Kelly Hu, Michael Clarke Duncan The...
1 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Con Air

Before DC unleashes SUICIDE SQUAD on the public, let's look back at another time a group of bad guys got loose and stole the show…   Con Air (1997)   Director: Simon West Stars: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, John Malkovich The touching story of a convict with a heart of gold and his struggle to get his stuffed rabbit...
9 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Sharknado: The 4th Awakens

Sharknado: The 4th Awakens (2016) Director: Anthony C. Ferrante Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, David Hasselhoff For God's sake, you know the drill. The Law of Diminishing Returns has never been more apparent than with the SHARKNADO series. The first one caught everyone (including the SyFy Channel) by surprise, while the sequel —still...
0 Continue Reading

Awfully Good: Star Trek: Nemesis

Before you go BEYOND, let's revisit the movie so bad it killed the last STAR TREK series… Star Trek: Nemesis (2002) Director: Stuart Baird Stars: Patrick Stewart, Tom Hardy, Brent Spiner Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Clone Wars Pretty much everyone agrees that WRATH OF KHAN is the best STAR TREK movie, but fans tend to...
7 Continue Reading

Featured Youtube Videos

Views and Counting

Movie Hottie Of The Week