It’s That Time of Year
I love fall – the trees changing color, caramel apples, hot apple cider, new shows starting on TV, Halloween candy, and of course, bad horror movies. I’m talking about the seriously awful, low-budget movies with terrible actors and a ridiculous premise – the kind of movie that would be featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000. Thanks to Netflix instant viewing, we can watch them all year round, but the best ones crop up on TV in the month of October. Recent winners include ThanksKilling, Tremors, and The Beast of Bray Road, as well as the classic I Know What You Did Last Summer, and I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. Not everyone appreciates this style of movie, but let me give you a hint – a glass of wine or a group of friends is a big help in making them enjoyable. I just love when movies get so bad that they are hilarious.
While lounging on the couch this morning watching a bad horror movie on Syfy, I saw a promo for a new movie starring our favorite geek girl actress, Felicia Day. While I’ve never been a fan of The Guild, I’ve loved everything else that Felicia Day has been in, from Buffy, to Dollhouse, to Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog. The Guild’s “Do You Want to Date My Avatar” music video was also quite enjoyable. She’s so adorable, quirky and entertaining, with a lovely voice and decent acting skills. She’s one of those people that seems so “real”, despite her fame. It’s easy to see why she’s become so popular among the geek community.
This Syfy original movie, titled “Red: Werewolf Hunter” has a truly ridiculous premise – “Little Red Riding Hood’s descendants get revenge on werewolves”. It premieres on Syfy at 8pm Central tonight, and I can think of no better way to spend our Saturday evening. I highly suggest you check it out tonight or press record on the DVR.