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Phantasm Review


Very Good
Classic 70s low-budget horror/sci-fi, with a Tall Man and a mirrored ball terrorizing a small mortuary. The new DVD features extra footage and a hilarious intro by tall man Scrimm himself. Nostalgiacly funny.

Bubba Ho-Tep Review


Very Good
Let's just get it out there: Bubba Ho-Tep is about an elderly Elvis Presley (Bruce Campbell) fighting a mummy in a Texas rest-home. In Elvis's corner, there is an elderly African-American fellow (Ossie Davis) who believes he's JFK. You could say JFK is included out of faithfulness to the short-story upon which Ho-Tep is based (unread by me). Or you could just assume director Don Coscarelli really enjoys a challenge.

Actually, the film's casting ensures wide viewing across two specialized, rabid demographics: Elvis fans and Bruce Campbell fans. Some of the former are marked by their staunch, pioneering disbelief that Elvis could actually be dead, later applied to nearly any pop star who died before 50.

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