All posts by Monkey Fist

Review: Basket Case (1982)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ Basket Case is a campy, grotesque classic from director Frank Henenlotter. The tale revolves around two brothers separated at age twelve…quite literally. You see, Duane and Belial Bradley are as close [...]

March 13, 2014 Reviews

Review: Humanoids From The Deep (1980)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ All hail the King of B-Flicks! “Humanoids from the Deep” feels like a perverted version of “Creature from the Black Lagoon”. In a nutshell, we have killer salmon creatures that have metamorphosised into [...]

February 6, 2014 Reviews

Review: Alligator (1980)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ Before “Sharknado” and “Boa vs Python”, there was…..ALLIGATOR! This film ranks right up there together with other 80s B-Grade classics such as “Humanoids From The Deep” and “C.H.U.D”. Seriously, with a title like that, you do [...]

January 28, 2014 Reviews

Review: Merantau (2009)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ I’ve been a fan of action/kung-fu films for a while now and I’m glad that aside from Tony Jaa and Jeeja Yanin, we have another action star in-the-making from [...]

January 7, 2014 Reviews

Review: Lifeforce (1985)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ 28 Days Later was not the first film to feature running zombies. That honour belongs to Lifeforce, which is, of course, one of the greatest, if not the greatest [...]

December 18, 2013 Reviews

Review: Special ID (2013)

  Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ During the 80s and 90s, Donnie Yen’s had some hits and misses with the movies he’s  starred in. Over the last couple of years, I was glad that he was [...]

November 16, 2013 Reviews

Review: Grabbers (2012)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ It’s been a while since I got really excited over a creature feature and I was indeed glad to have come across this gem whilst I was shopping at [...]

October 3, 2013 Reviews

Review: C.H.U.D (1984)

Review by Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ C.H.U.D is one of those oddities that always stood out from the video shelves whenever I visited the rental outlet back in the mid-80s. After reading the synopsis on the [...]

September 13, 2013 Reviews

Review: Chocolate (2008)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ I’ve been an avid fan of action flicks ever since I was first introduced to Bruce Lee’s Fist of Fury and Jackie Chan’s Drunken Master back in the late [...]

August 26, 2013 Reviews

Review: Santo and Blue Demon vs. Dracula and The Wolf Man (1973)

Review by: Monkey Fist SCUM Rating: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆ The realm of Lucha Libre is a world unto itself and in Mexico, none are more heroic than Santo and Blue Demon, the greatest of the masked wrestlers who ventured [...]

July 30, 2013 Reviews