In 1996, before entering the Danger Zone on The Titanic… Billy Zane put on a mask and purple tights to fight evil in a Crime Story spanning from jungle adventure to the streets of New York… He became…. THE PHANTOM… This pulp action hero movie wasn’t received well by critics. But is it better than what the critics say? Or does it truly belong on… The Bottom Shelf?
It would appear that in 2005, Gerry Lively passed his constitution roll and managed to produce yet another Dungeons and Dragons Movie… But does this sequel make it’s saving throws? Or does it belong on The Bottom Shelf?
In the year 2000, Jeremy Irons tried to take over the world with 2000’s Dungeons and Dragons. The box office rolled a crit 1 and died… but can it get a saving through with a nat 20? Or does it truly belong on The Bottom Shelf?
Last year, the crew of The Bottom Shelf took on the horrifying task of reviewing 1993’s Leprechaun… Today they must take the next step and review it’s sequel…. Leprechaun 2! Do they give this horror comedy the green light? Or does it bleed red as it lands on The Bottom Shelf?
In 2014 Elijah Wood left the shire and went to work at a local School… but discovered the dangers of cooties… This was generally reconized as a bad idea, especially by film critics. But is it better than what critics say? Or does it belong on The Bottom Shelf?
In 2002, Milla Jovovich played a character that was looking for a “MULTIPASS” out of a very scary situation. Some suggest she should have found a multipass out of Resident Evil all together. But is it better than the critics say or does it truly belong on “The Bottom Shelf?”
In 1999, Sunrise put together a multimedia event meant to celebrate 20 years of the franchise, Mobile Suit Gundam. Part of this celebrations a live action movie called, “G-Saviour.” Was this live action Space epic the saviour to live action adaptations? Or does it truly belong on The Bottom Shelf? Join the team as they find out.
In 1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme stepped on to a set that some say he was missing in action more than the last action hero they needed. But there was no retreat and no surrender when it came to completing Raul Julia’s final film, Street Fighter. Is the film better than what the critics say? Or does it truly belong on… The Bottom Shelf?
In 1993, Bob Hoskins and John Leguizamo took up the mantle of Mario Mario and Luigi Mario. Critically this movie failed. Some would say it’s an insult to childhood joy. Join the crew of The Bottom Shelf are joined by special guest Jonathan Gilbert to ask, “Is Super Mario Bros better than what the critics say? Or does it truly belong on… The Bottom Shelf”
In 2019 Jim Jarmusch put out a music video to Sturgill Simpson’s “The Dead Don’t Die.” Wait… that’s not right… OH no he put out a movie called The Dead Don’t Die and critics were dying for it to end. Join the crew of The Bottom Shelf as they ask the question, “Is the Dead Don’t Die better than critics say? Or does it truly belong, on the bottom shelf?”