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Rat Gods

Posted in Classic Horror, Giant Monsters, Nature Gone Wild, Science Fiction with tags , , , , , , , , on May 7, 2018 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

Gnaw: Food of the Gods Part 2

Food of the Gods II (1989) is also known as Gnaw: Food of the Gods II: Part 2. I like that title better. Has more…flavor.

Gnaw: Food of the Gods: Part 2

Bobby, a young boy, is given a growth serum by Dr. Kate Travis who works at a university with a promising basketball team. Now NBA height, Bobby also becomes aggressive and uses language unbecoming of a large lad.

Gnaw: Food of the Gods: Part 2

Well dang it to heck — maybe the serum was freshness-expired. They test it on rats to be sure. Yep — serum works fine, as the lab rats, now growing to the size of lab desks, bust up the place and escape into the sewer or “utility” tunnels that run beneath the campus.

Gnaw: Food fo the Gods: Part 2

The giant rats kill several people, which is what they’re supposed to do. While Kate is working on an antidote, the rats crash the swimming competition at the University’s new sports complex. This, as it turns out, is the movie’s best scene. Watch blue pool water turn yellow by the screaming swimmers.

Gnaw: Food of the Gods: Part 2

The rats are eventually dealt with, but where’s Big Bobby been the whole time? Why, getting bigger, of course. So, like, where’s Food of the Gods III: Bobby’s Revenge?

The Horror of Grandparents

Posted in Evil, Misc. Horror with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2015 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

The Visit

So now they’re using grandma and grandpa as horror movie antagonists. Not sure I’m down with this as going to my grandparents house as a kid was like a trip to Disney Land™: free cookies, cartoons all day on TV and what I firmly believed to be a giant rat monster in the downstairs cellar that smelled like freshness-expired cadavers/peaches and a single light bulb that worked only half the time. How did my grandma get me to descend into Hell to fetch a jar of cadaver peaches? Free cookies, duh.

So The Visit, a new horror movie by the hit beleaguered M. Night Shyamalan whose After Earth (2013) was slammed by critics with more credibility than me, is about grandparents harboring a dark secret in their remote Pennsylvania farm. (I bet you anything it’s giant rats.)

As the press release goes, a brother and sister, sent to their grandparents farm, soon discover the old farts are involved in something “deeply disturbing.” If it isn’t squeezing mutated tentacles from a cow’s bikini area to get breakfast milk, one can only imagine what the disturbing part is. Here’s the kicker: the kids can’t leave the house. So if they want milk on their farm cereal, time to man up and go deep.

Look for The Visit to arrive September 11, 2015. And while it’s on your mind, call your demonic and deeply disturbed grandparents today – they’ve been waiting to hear from you. (Ask about free cookies.)