Tags » Rifftrax

In the Spirit of Riffing on Old Movies

About every three months, RiffTrax Live comes to theaters and I make my way there to watch some of my favorite comedians make fun of some of the worst movies ever made. 272 more words


Rifftrax: "I Believe in Santa Claus" (2015)

A personal early childhood favorite of mine, Christian Gion’ s deeply peculiar French family musical delighted me to no end as a young child, but has a litany of questionable moments and an inappropriate sensibility that baffles me as an adult. 96 more words

Rifftrax: "Fun in Balloon Land" (2014)

It’s rare to find a movie quite like 1965’s “Fun in Balloon Land.” There’s barely a story there, and literally half the movie consists of cable-news-level coverage of a local Thanksgiving parade. 81 more words

Rifftrax: "The Room" (2009)

Tommy Wiseau’s surreal, baffling and staggering incoherent 2003 drama was just made to be given the Rifftrax treatment. There’s not a single thing about the movie and its central narrative that works, and the Rifftrax gang sounds delighted to be handed something so rife for snarky commentary. 51 more words

What I watched in... November 2017

In the interest of full disclosure (and to generate a little content here) I thought I’d present a regular tally of what movies I managed to see in the previous month. 171 more words


Doctor Who: The 3 and 1/2 Doctor

I know what we’ll be watching over the weekend. RiffTrax treats us to Dr. Who: Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. And before any Who fans freak out, I realize this isn’t  77 more words

Daily Ramblings

RiffTrax Live! Summer Shorts Beach Party DVD Review

“RiffTrax Live! Summer Shorts Beach Party” is better than fun in the sun. 688 more words

DVD Review