Tag Archive | John Amos

Just Pillow Talk’s Birthday Nightmare: The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973)

We’ve now got three Birthday series up and running. While mine and Droid’s are a healthy mix of the good, the bad and the mediocre, poor old Just Pillow Talk drew what can only be described as a hideous list of complete drivel. He’s been kind enough to write them up for us.

Droid has started something truly evil here…

So, with no further ado, here’s Just Pillow Talk with 1973’s The World’s Greatest Athlete: Read More…

Jarv’s Schlock Vault: The Beastmaster


“He is a friend, he is the Beastmaster!”     

  Jarv’s Rating: 2.5 Changs- not as good as I remembered it being, but still pretty funny.  

 This is another one that hit high on the nostalgia scale for me. I originally saw this on VHS when I was about 6-ish, once again through parental incompetence. My parents, bless their hearts, were terminally confused about ratings and films back then. They came home from the video shop one day with The Beastmaster, thinking it was some sort of kiddie friendly Disney claptrap. Needless to say, it isn’t. From that moment forth, The Beastmaster held a special place in the heart of young Jarv, but I hadn’t seen it again (it hasn’t got a UK DVD release) until very recently.     

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