In the middle of the ocean, thousands of feet beneath the surface of the water, a navy outpost is 2 months behind schedule. The mission a matter of national security – installing defense missiles on the ocean floor to thwart an attack from outside our country. While scouting the location and prepping the the installation, underwater caverns are found that could be another untold thousands of feet deep. When the head scientist gets a hard on for getting the payload installed by the end of the week, safety and scientific study get thrown out the window in Sean S. Cunningham’s DeepStar Six. Continue reading “DeepStar Six”
War. War never changes. And neither does introducing a new brand of killer into that war, the likes of which few have ever seen. In the ongoing war between the Alliance and the NEB on planet Sirius 6B, self replicating, buzzsaw wielding robots who burrow underground were brought in to help sway the conflict to the Alliance’s favor. They were able to keep them at bay by wearing secret decoder bracelets that identify them as Alliance members. Remove that bracelet, and you’re gonna be able to scratch your own balls with the back of your head once it falls off into your lap.
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In this crapup, Dave speaks upon Thor: The Dark World and LARPing, and Sean waxes philosophical about NBC’s Believe amongst other thangs. Then we talk about our reviews of Knights of Badassdom, and The Plague Dogs.
The Plague Dogs is an animated movie that follows the story of two dogs who have escaped from an animal research facility in North West England. Snitter, who has had some kind of brain surgery (voiced by John Hurt) and Rowf, who was almost drowned during an experiment at the beginning of the film, escape after a lab worker leaves Rowf’s cage door unlatched. They make their way through the lab and out through the incinerator, just in the nick of time before almost being burnt alive. They run out in the the countryside after first trying to find “a master” who will feed them. After being scared away by either their uninformed perception or by real threat, they attempt to live off of the land as feral dogs, even though they’ve had their shelter and food provided to them via the lab from which they escaped.
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