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Porky's Review


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Does anyone even remember what Porky's is about? The movie's story (as it is) has become a punchline that sex comedies are compared to. But what's it about? Name one character. OK, besides Pee Wee (the irrepressible Dan Monahan). And Porky, of course. His name's in the title.

I'm willing to bet most people don't even remember Porky as a person at all. For the amnesiacs out there (and given the overally quality of Porky's, you're forgiven for that), Porky is a fat guy that runs a sort of night club/strip joint/brothel on the edge of the movie's small Florida town. (It was filmed in Fort Lauderdale.) At the local high school, we meet a bunch of guys. There's Pee Wee and the burley Meat, plus frat-boys-in-the-making Billy, Tommy, Mickey, and, uh... you get the picture.

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Motel Hell Review


Good
There's not much motelling going on in Motel Hell, rather this Bates-inspired innkeeping family kidnaps residents, cuts their vocal chords, buries them up to their necks in the garden, then kills them, cures the bodies, and sells them as meat! Many priceless moments are matched by many more goofy bits that were probably dated the minute they were produced in 1980. This is old-fashioned horror, full of slashed bodies, deranged madmen, and bad jokes. Love it... at least in moderation.

Porky's Revenge Review


Terrible
Ridiculously bad third film in the Porky's series, which, thankfully, ended its life with this dismal picture.
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