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Welcome to the documentation of our adventures!  We have recently revamped the site, and lost all the bits we didn’t care about anymore in the process. This is a work in progress, which most of the time appears obvious.

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Jack Hunter and the Quest for Akhenaten’s Tomb (2008)

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We haven’t determined if we will still review this movie.  Especially as we don’t remember how it ends.  It is hard sometimes being motivated to start watching something over more than once without the involvement of SG1; we aren’t drawn in remotely as much.  Perhaps we might watch the previous instalment first, in case it makes a difference.  The trailer for this did look reasonably good, though we did have it muted.

IMDB:  Jack Hunter and the Quest for Akhenatens Tomb

 

The Wizard of Gore (1970)

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Well what a trippy start. Montag introduces what is to come as a spectacular show complete with era-typical, special effects. Confident phrases of descriptive certainty such as “what comes up must come down” are proclaimed, yet we get a feeling that we can also quote Montag himself already at this as point as soon as he mutters “not always”. At least we saw some interesting flower manipulation and persistent cape fluttering in the process.

It didn’t take long for some gore to come on-screen, curtesy of a chainsaw wielding Montag. What was presented as an on-stage illusion, soon delivers a dark twist when our illusion-chainsawed-woman dies in a cut scene, after the show at a different public venue!

That’s interesting. The movie lost us for a moment until a grave observed by Montag the Magnificent had its coffin raise through the dirt, and out from the ground. Soon to reveal illusion-chainsaw-woman. Illusion-chainsaw-woman soon is carried out of the graveyard by Montag.

And that was some funky music.

We don’t want to give away the ending. Or what happens beyond the first thirty minutes. But we will share some final comments, and let you decide if these words were simply written at the thirty minute mark – a frequently terminal moment for many movies. Perhaps they were composed after we have actually seeing the whole movie. Did he just say “brain” dear?  That’s another question we might leave to you.

Brains and wigs! This is where we are. With the wizard of brown paste. Oh no, after the brain hemorrhagic, the new magic show girl simply looks like another office worker going to work on a tram. What does hemorrhagic mean? Is it an emotion that an owl would feel? Chicken Unlimited.

Wikipedia:  The Wizard of Gore