Past Meetup

Video Vortex: The Abomination

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The preview for this looks amazing. Let's do it! Here are the details from the Alamo Drafthouse website. Tickets are not on sale yet. I'll update when we have seats. It will likely be the back row, again.

http://drafthouse.com/movies/the-abomination/austin

VHS-only insanity projected from VHS for only one buck!!

Prepare to puke! Shot on Super 8mm in Poolville, Texas and crammed with neon barf, disembowelments, and ambitious latex monsters, THE ABOMINATION is a benchmark in D.I.Y. trash-gore insanity. Cody lives with his mom in a wood-paneled shack. Mom devotes her life to shady evangelist Brother Fogg. Mom hacks up a tumor. The tumor infects Cody. He coughs one up, too. Soon, the tumors multiply. They infect the entire house and take form as The Abomination -- a bloody vagina monster that hides in a washing machine and tears people in half! With no ties to rational thought, THE ABOMINATION falls somewhere between the calculated gross-out of STREET TRASH and the hallucinogenic dream-world of H.G. Lewis's THE WIZARD OF GORE. This movie heaves with mismatched post-dubbing, constant jump cuts, and tape-manipulated synthesizers until it EXPLODES with the stench of wet cow intestines, burning Bibles, and pissed jeans. It's psychedelic anxiety, 1980s style. (Joseph A. Ziemba)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpfwjHMTDGQ