Z-Grade Pick Flick – Hooper (1978)

I’ve always had a soft spot for movies about making movies. Sunset Blvd., Bad and the Beautiful, Peeping Tom, Hi, Mom!, The Last Movie, Day for Night, The Player, Ed Wood, Man Bites Dog, the list goes on…...

Z-Grade Pick Flick – Zotz! (1962)

What’s Zotz!? Well, according to the ad campaign, “It’s the magic word for ‘fun’!” In reality, though, it’s a cheap Disney knockoff from one of cinema’s greatest showmen, William Castle. The...

Review: Da Vinci’s Demons

For all of the things that work about Da Vinci's Demons, it's difficult to not walk away from the series mourning a lost opportunity. Da Vinci's Demons positions the famed artist/inventor as an action hero and...

Z-Grade Pick Flick – Percy (1971)

It’s a film named after a dead man’s penis – so how bad could this Z-Grade British comedy possibly be? The answer to that is, unbelievably. Some weeks it’s much easier to pick the Z-Grade flick than...