Thanks to a Christmas stocking full of horror DVDs I began thinking about public domain movies. If I can get copies of public domain movies, I could offer ‘em up on FanaticSpace. Yeah, a lot of public domain movies are crappy, but there are some that are great. Even a few genre classics like Night of the Living Dead have fallen into the public domain.
While looking into finding some decent movies in the public domain I found at least 4 of the movies that were in my stocking on Christmas morning. No wonder they can sell 16 movies for $15, they’re using movies they don’t need to pay for. I’m not complaining, there are some good movies there. Which makes me think that offering movies on FanaticSpace could work.
The movies I’d prefer to feature would be in the vien of the classic drive-in B movies. Cheesy sci-fi and horror movies would take a prominent place in the selection. You know the kind of movies you used to be able to find on TV late on a weekend night. The kinds of movies that would have a host making fun of them between commercial breaks.
Sadly it seems that the era of Elvira – Mistress of the Dark may have faded. The days of Joe Bob Briggs might be a part of the past. I truly hope that’s not the case. I wouldn’t want to imagine a world so bereft of joy and wonder.
Do not go quietly into that dark night of stale television programming. If you must watch something titled Two and a Half Men then please make sure there is a severed torso involved.
Not the dead hooker in the trunk of Charlie Sheen’s car, that doesn’t count.