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Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Karate-Robo Zaborgar

Dan Persons | Posted 05.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Well, here's a ticklish situation: Is Karate-Robo Zaborgar a bad film, or a good film trying to be bad, or a film so good at being bad that it's actually bad?

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

Dan Persons | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

That's the big take-away from Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky, an ultra-violent Hong Kong martial arts film that doesn't so much tell a story as throw buckets of gore around and hope that viewers will, Rorschach-like, synthesize meaning from the incoherent mess.

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Mars Needs Women

Dan Persons | Posted 03.06.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Director Larry Buchanan, the mastermind behind such cinematic spectacles as Zontar: The Thing from Venus and Attack of the The Eye Creatures (Wiki it), was willing to tackle the tumult of the sixties head-on, countering the rise of women as a political force with a clutch of Martians.

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Xanadu

Dan Persons | Posted 12.10.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Temple of Bad clerics Andrea Lipinsky, Kevin Lauderdale and I shed our vestments and put on our widest lapels to celebrate this landmark of singing, skating, and really glowy people, a movie with a theme song so infectious that you will never be able to shake it from your memory.

Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Invisible Invaders

Dan Persons | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

This is an episode of Temple of Bad that includes several firsts. It's our first discussion of a black-and-white film. It's our first discussion of a film that has such a ridiculously short running time.

Cinefantastique Post-Mortem: The Chronic Rift, Kuroneko, and Le Bad Film

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Having taken the world's most depressing world tour in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1, the Cinefantastique Podcast crew set their sights on other subjects.