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fosteronfilm subjected me to the most atrocious made-for-TV movie yesterday, in his on-going effort to make his review site as comprehensive as possible. Urf. I've even wiped the memory of the title from my memory. It was something made in the '70s about a police case surrounding a series of mysterious murders that looked like a werewolf did them. It was bad. Really really bad. And I didn't even have alcohol to soften the pain of the badness.


Writing Stuff

Updated my Children's Markets Listing to include a couple "at a glance" tables with the just the basics: market name, audience age, word limits, pay, and couple other stats.

Received checks yesterday from Carnifex Press for "Caesar's Ghost" (published) and from Dark Cloud Press for "Sins of the Mother" (forthcoming). Woot!

New Words: 500
On the Red Riding Hood re-telling short story which, err, still doesn't have a proper title.
Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
3,611 / 6,500

Club 100 For Writers

I'm feeling:
chipper chipper
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On September 27th, 2005 01:47 pm (UTC), aimeempayne commented:
I offer the following for your bad movie edification.

Who Is Julia? (1986) (TV)
Two young womens lives are changed forever in one moment. A strikingly beautiful and wealthy woman is hit by a truck and is all smashed up and nearly killed. At nearly the same time, a very plain looking lower middle class woman simply faints and suffers brain death. The beautiful womans brain is fine, so, doctors merely transplant her brain into plain Jane. Problems ensue when plain Janes husband continues to believe she is still his wife. She has no memory of him, and goes to live with the beautiful womans husband. She doesn't mix well with her new socialite friends and family. Mirrors are emotional battlefields as well.

Yes, a brain transplant. In a Lifetime movie.
On September 27th, 2005 05:39 pm (UTC), dean13 replied:
It is good to know that the Lifetime Channel has picked up where the networks left off. The 70's and 80's produced so many bad "made for T.V." films.
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On September 27th, 2005 02:37 pm (UTC), m0nkeygrl commented:
Obviously you haven't seen Omen IV: The Awakening. Yeah, Christ did come back at the end of Omen III, thus ending the whole Shebang-a-bang, but don't tell that to people who make made for TV movies!
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On September 27th, 2005 08:42 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
LOL. What'd ya do to husband-guy to deserve that?

Ugh. Anything on Lifetime is synonymous with crap in my book. And...I already had me a long rant about ALEXANDER. Then there's IN THE COMPANY OF MEN, REIGN OF FIRE, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, MAY...and many more that some studio owes me a chunk of life for.

Neato market listing!

Pat Kirby
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On September 27th, 2005 11:31 pm (UTC), (Anonymous) commented:
My worst movies
#3 - anything with Adam Sandler. Especially that one where he peed everywhere. That was the only one of his I've seen right through, and I was in hospital half tranked at the time, which is my excuse.

#2 - anything with Rob schneider. I have never seen one of his movies right through. The short glimpses I've had at movie trailers or while channel surfing were bad enough.

#1 Jackass. Worst. Movie. Ever. Total waste of time, breath and celluloid. All copies of this tripe should be burned. The people who made it shot in the stomach with a smooth bore musket and dragged to the cellar to die. I was at a friend's place for a get together when I saw this, and I had to leave after 45 minutes - it was all I could take. I WANT THOSE 45 MINUTES OF MY LIFE BACK. It was a choice between this and Deuce Bigalow.

I think Deuce Bigalow might have been better.

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On September 28th, 2005 07:41 pm (UTC), tomaqmar commented:
Eugie, you have to give us the title. Sounds like something I saw on MST3000.
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On September 28th, 2005 09:42 pm (UTC), eugie replied:
Ugh. You're making me re-live flashbacks of the badness! Okay, okay, fosteronfilm finished his review of it so I can click over and check out the title. It was Scream of the Wolf. Gah!
On September 29th, 2005 03:49 am (UTC), tomaqmar replied:
OK, not an MST movie, but with Peter Graves AND Clint Walker, it sounds like a natural.
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