Roger Corman--or another, less notable low budget filmmaker who equally considers SyFy Channel airings to be a legitimate means of film distribution--never lets us down with inventing a new match-up of unconvincing CGI abominations at least once a season. We still have a little time before Corman defines for us exactly what a "piranhaconda" is (I have a pretty good suspicion what a piranhaconda is), but in the meantime, here's the trailer for Dinocroc Vs. Supergator. The film already made its unceremonious debut on SyFy, but for those of you who missed that, it will thankfully be on DVD shelves in July. This one is special because it features both an incredibly shoddy recreation of a Jurassic Park scene and a farewell performance by the late David Carradine, whose appearance here is perhaps a more regretfully shameful sight than even the posthumous photos of his messy closet.
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Various sources are reporting that actor David Carradine, most famous for his roles as Caine in the various Kung Fu series, Frankenstein in Death Race 2000, Yellow Book Ad Guru, and more recently, the eponymous target in Kill Bill, has been found dead in a Bangkok hotel room.
Details are still coming in, but thus far the cause sounds like something between suicide and a botched magic trick, with BBC News explaining, "the 72-year-old was found by a hotel maid sitting in a wardrobe with a rope around his neck and body"
He is survived by a wife and four children; sympathies go out to them.
(And thanks to everyone who sent the sad news in.)
I hadn't heard of the Tarantino-endorsed Hell Ride until now (only the Wesley Willis-imagined one), but it's already winning points for its cast (clearly chosen to elicit the word "badass") and detailed, hand-drawn poster. Don't look now, but this might replace Wild Hogs as your favorite aging-actor biker movie.
First Look at Tarantino's Hell Ride Poster [Shock Till You Drop]