Monday, July 23, 2007

The B-Movie Beach Party is a go!

Yes, the eagerly anticipated B-MOVIE BEACH PARTY is here, and unfortunately, yours truly hasn't completed his reviews for said roundtable. But fear not, for I am working on them and should have them up later this week. (My apologies to everyone who was waiting for the reviews and also to those that managed to get their reviews done on time... God I suck at deadlines and due dates.... I still wonder how I've managed to maintain a good credit history....)

I'll keep all of you posted on my progress on those reviews (currently only 10% of each is done) and will announce it when they hit the web.

That's all I've got for you now (sorry again), but here is a cool reminder for all you DVD collector's and monster movie lovers out there: Tomorrow (Tuesday, July 24th, 2007) "THE MONSTER SQUAD" (2-DISC 20TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR'S EDITION) and "THE HOST" (SINGLE DISC AND 2-DISC COLLECTOR'S EDITION) become available! Mine are already on their way (Thank You Amazon!) and I can't wait to go through all the awesome extras that each set boasts! YEEHAW!

G'night b-movie fans! Keep fighting the good fight!

Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Quick update on "B-Movie Beach Party!" Also, visit Lost Highway today!

Hey all. I'll be gearing up to get my "Island Claws" review done tomorrow night and will then dig into "Space Amoeba." While the tentative date for the roundtable is Saturday, July 21st, my stuff probably won't hit the web until the following Sunday evening. Man.... I really suck at meeting deadlines.....

In the meantime, while you're waiting for the thirty+ roundtable reviews, check out Lost Highway! This blog-style site is a very nice place to visit as the webmaster LOVES b-movies! (Wow, his tastes nearly match my own... perhaps this is one of the hundreds of Jordan-clones that is roaming the planet?!) I should also note that Steve will be joining myself and the nearly two dozen other webmasters for the "B-Movie Beach Party" roundtable! Man, this event is gonna be crazy-huge!

Well that's it for tonight b-movie fans. I have work from 9-5 tomorrow so I have to hit the hay so I don't screw up too much tomorrow morning. ;-)
Blog ya'll later!

Friday, July 13, 2007

Coming soon at the Vault: For the seafood lover in you, "Island Claws" and "Space Amoeba!" (+ A lot of site news!)

Hey gang! Just wanted to give ya'll an update on my next update at the Vault. Last night I watched and took notes on 1980's "Island Claws." Though I was originally going to give this movie a somewhat low rating, I found myself fully enjoying my killer crab experience last night, so the film is at least getting THREE RADS. Tonight after work, I plan on diving into that review, and if I'm not too tired, I'll probably watch "Space Amoeba" as well.

In other news: Andrew Borntreger and I have been chatting back and forth for the last few weeks, and seeing as how our "Reviewers in Disguise" team-up went so well we're already discussing another team-up/mini-roundtable for sometime in September. We're still working out the details, but the main topic will revolve around the "Blob" films and other slime monster type movies. I'll post more info about that as this new joint venture comes together.

In Vault news: If you've taken a good look around, you'll see that the Vault has been changing quite a bit the past two weeks. I'm working a few minor bugs out of the Frames version of the site, and I've updated most (if not all) of the sections on the site. Two major things I'm working toward are the inclusion of a mascot at the Vault (the Hobgoblins seem to be the best choice right now) and I'm slowly but surely working to distance myself from the Rogue Reviewers. I have my own personal reasons for doing this (the main one being that the fun has gone out of the group) and I hope my decision won't affect the friendships I have built with my fellow webmasters.

It's time for me to move on and bring the B-Movie Film Vault back from the brink. (As some of you hardcore Blog-readers know, I nearly up and quit a few months back.) I wish all of the Rogues good luck, and hope that they can continue doing such high quality work over at Rogue Cinema. (Please, don't burn yourselves out guys!) By the end of the month, the Rogue Roundtables page will be gone from my site (its ok though because all of the roundtable info is still on the Rogue Reviewers Homepage), thus completing my second task. The empty void that will be left over will be filled with a new section that will be aimed mainly at promoting the upcoming series of "Review Marathons" I have planned.

Also, after the "B-Movie Beach Party" roundtable, I plan on implementing a reviewing schedule. My current goal is to put up ONE new review every two weeks. On the off weeks, I'll be working on getting one or two older reviews whipped into shape and uploaded. My goal here is to get the older reviews back into the Vault archives, while still supplying readers with fresh content to read. I'm going to try this out for a month and see if it is at least feasible for me to accomplish. If so, then expect the Vault to return to its former glory at a speedy pace!

I guess that's everything I wanted to tell you guys and gals, so I will now depart for work. Have a great evening, and enjoy the rest of your Friday the 13th! Blog ya later b-movie fans!

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

The B-Movie Film Vault has received the LEGION OF MUCK AWARD!

After seven years of writing about bad movies, the effort finally pays off! Ladies and gents, the B-Movie Film Vault is now a proud member of THE LEGION OF MUCK! Thanks a ton Andrew, I greatly appreciate the award, and I will continue to bust my butt on the Vault to make it one of the better b-movie sites on the web. (I would say best, but I don't really consider my little site to be nearly as good as Badmovies.Org, Shadow's B-Movie Graveyard, Cold Fusion Video, or any of the other well-established b-movie sites that I frequent.)

Wow, 2007's been a great year for the Vault! I wonder what other wonderful things are in store for my site....

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Andrew Borntreger and I are more than meets the eye!

After days of hard work, my review for Transformers: The Movie (1986) is finally online, thus completing my end of the "REVIEWERS IN DISGUISE" team-up with Andrew Borntreger. (And be sure to read his review of the film by CLICKING HERE!) With this project out of the way, I'll be tackling my reviews for the upcoming "B-Movie Beach Party" roundtable, namely "Island Claws" and "Space Amoeba." I'll be starting those tomorrow evening after I update the BMFV DVD Shop and should have them 100% ready to go by the July 21st roundtable date.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Update coming soon, I promise!

Hey b-movie fans. I'm sure you noticed that my review for "Transformers: The Movie" is suspiciously absent from the world wide web. Well, between a two day visit from my girlfriend, a visit to my buddy Steve's place to watch some flicks last night (we watched "They Live" and a cool Korean crime/drama/comedy/action film called "Public Enemy" that was just plain awesome), and going to see Michael Bay's "Transformers" (which f*cking rocked!) I just didn't have time to get this partially written review completed. So, before the end of the week, I will have the review up, and the rest of the site will be brought up to par as well. In the meantime, check out Andrew Borntreger's review for "Transformers: The Movie" (1986) HERE! (Sorry Andrew!)