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Sy-Fy Ate My Brain: Mammoth Review

Echo’s rating: 2.5 out of 4 Changs

 

 

Mammoth Rated: C(for Campy) 90 min.

Starring: Vincent Ventresca, Summer Glau, Tom Skerrit, A Big Dead Mammoth.

Ok, party people, here we go. After some time of considering doing a Sci-Fi Channel retrospective–and usually nixing it because of Jarv’s coverage of similar material–I’ve decided to heck with it, there’s room enough here for both. Afterall, an examination of the sheer volume of work the dubiously named channel churns out means we will likely never come close to reviewing the same thing, unless someone greenlights FrankenFish 2: Jus When Yo Think It Safe! I’ll avoid stepping on toes, and will reserve this column for only stuff playing in that Saturday night death slot on Sigh-Fry, er, umm…Sy-Fy. Read More…

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The Daily Dark: Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye

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Echo’s rating: 3 out of 4 Changs

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Stephen King’s Cat’s Eye is an absolute product of the 80s. Every little detail of it is so true to the time period that it dates itself almost immediately. There are cheesy covers of Police songs, Alan King hamming it up, and a scene where James Woods brings his daughter a Cabbage Patch Kid doll and takes the time to describe which kind it is. None of that matters though because Cat’s Eye is a blast from beginning to end. I’ve always enjoyed anthologies, especially in the horror genre, and this one gets extra points for tying its crazy stories around the collar of a wandering tabby cat. Read More…