Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies: A Film Critic's Year-Long Quest to Find the Worst Movie Ever Made
"Michael Adams's book is great fun! No one intends to make a truly bad movie, but when they do, Michael Adams will be there to watch it...and make it entertaining!" —John Landis, director of Trading Places and The Blues Brothers
In Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies, film critic Michael Adams embarks on a year-long odyssey to discover the worst movie ever made, which Mystery Science Theater 3000 star, writer, and director Kevin Murphy calls "disturbingly comprehensive, joyously critical, and the best of its kind." From all-time cult classics such as Reefer Madness and Plan 9 from Outer Space to new entries to the pantheon such as Gigli and Baby Geniuses, no genre, star, or director is safe from Adams’s acerbic wit and hilarious observations. In the vein of A.J. Jacobs’s New York Times bestselling book The Know-It-All, and with the snarky sarcasm of television’s Mystery Science Theater 3000 and The Soup, Showgirls, Teen Wolves, and Astro Zombies leaves no stone unturned. With a foreword by cult director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the Dead).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Devil_llama - LibraryThing
The author spends a year watching bad movies to determine which is the worst. He details month by month the movies he watches, and gives them each a rating on a scale of 1/100. He has a light, amusing ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bookwormteri - LibraryThing
Seeing as how I have seen many of the movies, I could heartily agree with most of his ratings. Just too fun to read if you love bad movies. I am surprised at Uli Lommel not ending up in the bottom ... Read full review