February 17th, 2014: John Dies at the End

John Dies at the End

Cast and Crew: Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Glynn Turman, Doug Jones, Angus Scrimm

What It’s About:  Narrated in flashback, friends John (Rob Mayes) and Dave (Chase Williamson) are our only hope against inter-dimensional aliens after they are exposed to the Soy Sauce, a consciousness expanding drug that’s just hit the streets.

Why Watch it Today?:  Don Coscarelli, the cult filmmaker behind who directed today’s movie, was born on this date in 1954.  John Dies at the End is a funny and strange journey through a Burroughsian world of inter-dimensional warfare. 

Other Choices:  Don Coscarelli directed previous Movie of the Day Bubba Ho-Tep.

 

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