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The Inmates are Running the Asylum

In New Column by John Tebbutt

Aficionados of bad movies know about The Asylum — the film distribution company responsible for cheap monster fare like Sharknado and Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus, as well as “mockbusters” that sound suspiciously like other, higher-profile movies (Transmorphers, The Terminators, Paranormal Entity, Titanic II). This week, Video Vulture takes a look at some of its films — and by “takes …

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The Nonsensical Cut-and-Pasteness of ULTRA WARRIOR

In From the Vault by John Tebbutt

  *ULTRA WARRIOR* (1993) “Hey John, you must have seen Ultra Warrior, right?” “Huh? No, not yet.” “It’s this terrible science fiction film that?s been pieced together out of dozens of other movies.” “Cool!” “We’re gonna watch it again tonight. Come on over and see how many of the stolen scenes you can recognize. We need an expert.” “Righto.” Throwing …