You thought we were done with Mary Crawford film reviews, didn't you? Well sadly yes, I've already reviewed every Mary Crawford film our beloved genius has ever made...at least, every film he's made under the name Mary Crawford. It turns out Mary Crawford is just one of many psedonyms of David Decoteau. He has a … Continue reading 3 Wicked Witches
Five travelers on a summer pleasure cruise in Southern California are waylaid by a mysterious fog. Landing on a strange island they meet its two inhabitants; an eccentric old man and his jolly wife who go by the name of 'Claus'. the travelers soon disconver they share a common bond of discontent that will need … Continue reading Santa’s Summer House
"Russ, an adorable puppy, wants to be the Easter bunny this year but has to contend with his family who thinks that dogs should be dogs and not bunnies!" -DVD description for "An Easter Bunny Puppy" I have no idea where the description from the back of the DVD came from but we can all … Continue reading An Easter Bunny Puppy
"Nancy discovers her new stepbro may be a Vampire." -Description of "My Stepbrother is a Vampire!?!" (Yes, the description actually says "stepbro" and capitalizes "vampire" for some unknown reason. We're off to a great start.) Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Mary Crawford had directed "Twilight"? Well, wonder no more because … Continue reading My Stepbrother is a Vampire!?!
I hesitate to call "A Christmas Puppy" a Mary Crawford film since technically the directorial credit is listed as David DeCoteau. Of course, David DeCoteau is Mary Crawford's real name, so it's all just semantics, really. Anytime Decoteau applies the Mary Crawford name to a film though, it tends to be pseudo-family oriented, while those directed … Continue reading A Christmas Puppy
"ALL THEY NEEDED WAS A MIRACLE... 16-year old Juliet lives on a ranch with her stepmother and two irritating stepbrothers. Since her father died the ranch has been struggling financially. In desperation, her mother is forced to entertain an offer from a businessman to pull their family out of debt. But one incredible secret just … Continue reading A Pony Tale
Using the tagline, "Picture of the generation" is a pretty lofty statement, but Cavalcade seemed to think it was accurate when it was plastered all across its promotional posters. To be fair, it's a good marketing technique. Who wouldn't want to watch a movie heralded as the defining picture of a whole generation?? Unfortunately, Cavalcade never even comes close … Continue reading Cavalcade (1933)
"Sometimes it takes a little help from a special cat to get people on course. In this case Duffy sets about to help two families enjoy each others' gifts..." -"A Talking Cat!?!" DVD box description Because the immaculate movie "A Halloween Puppy" left you desperate for more, I'm back with my second Mary Crawford film review, … Continue reading A Talking Cat!?!
Happy Saturday all! This isn't a regular review post, but just a quick update to let you know that I've officially launched a Facebook page for "Hippo Planet" where I'll be posting future updates and links to blog posts. Between that and my Twitter feed (where I post way too many stream-of-consciousness thoughts on comics … Continue reading Quick Update!
"Horror movie buff Adam Wilder's favorite holiday is Halloween, but this year promises to be different from usual when his best friend Molly (who'd like to be something more than that) accidentally turns his mom Linda's boyfriend Ted into a puppy when she attempts to cast a spell..." -"A Halloween Puppy" DVD description When I … Continue reading A Halloween Puppy