Friday The 13th Movies, Ranked

Chi-chi-chi-ha-ha-ha. It's Friday the 13th! What better way than to celebrate than by judging, ranking, and obsessing over the violent cinematic exploits of hockey enthusiast Jason Voorhees? Most of these movies aren't even good! » 3/13/15 3:19pm 3/13/15 3:19pm

Dolph Lundgren leading a robot army against zombies just seems unfair

I mean, come on. Robots versus zombies seems like a pretty fair fight. But the trailer for the new movie Battle of the Damned — and I use the word "movie" loosely — stars Lundgren teaming up with the robots, and I'm pretty sure the living dead should crawl back in their graves if they don't want their decaying asses… » 12/19/13 2:40pm 12/19/13 2:40pm

This movie would have been perfect, if not for that awful ending!

Endings aren't always the most important part of a movie, but there is almost nothing worse than the bad taste of a crappy ending. It can transform the entire movie experience from win to fail in just a few fateful minutes. What movies were ruined for you by their terrible finales? » 7/10/13 3:06pm 7/10/13 3:06pm

When does a bad movie become a must-watch spectacle?

I hated Season of the Witch when I first saw the trailer. Now I want to watch it. What's the tipping point between bad and so-bad-I-must-see-it? » 1/03/11 2:40pm 1/03/11 2:40pm

Gravedancers proves hauntings can be awesome... for a while, anyway

Filipino horror film The Gravedancers was acclaimed by the After Dark Horror Fest, and now it's available on Netflix streaming and on DVD. But is it worth your attention? We investigate. Spoilers ahead... » 10/25/10 10:30am 10/25/10 10:30am

When A Bad Movie Has One Incredibly Great Scene

Why do so many bad movies have one good scene each? All of a sudden, the awfulness goes away, and the movie starts living up to its potential. The performances click, the action is exciting. Here are 20-odd examples. » 4/12/10 2:34pm 4/12/10 2:34pm

Crappy Movies Are Destroying Your Brain, Say Scientists

You already knew that watching movies like Jumper or the Planet of the Apes remake makes your brain hurt, but now neuroscientists have proof. When you watch a great movie, your brain marches in lockstep with the brains of the other viewers. Terrible movies invoke synaptic chaos. Could filmmakers use this knowledge to… » 6/10/08 8:00am 6/10/08 8:00am

A Survival Guide to Bad Scifi Movies

If you have ever willingly or unwillingly sought out science fiction in the movie theater, you know what dangers await. Sure, you may find yourself blown away by a 28 Days Later, but you might just as easily find yourself rolling your eyes through a Jumper or Transformers. But even if you do find yourself having to… » 3/04/08 9:20am 3/04/08 9:20am