We finish out our month-long breakdown of ‘versus’ horror movies this week with Consequence of Sound‘s Dominick Suzanne-Mayer, as we discuss the 1993 horror mish-mash Dollman vs Demonic Toys! A sort of half-movie cobbled from stock footage from three different movies in the Full Moon Entertainment catalog – Dollman, Demonic Toys, and Bad Channels – along with a bit of new footage, this film sees Lilliputian space cop Brick Bardo (Tim Thomerson) and a human nurse shrunk down to 11 inches (Melissa Behr) teaming up with a full-sized policewoman (Tracy Scoggins) to take down a cabal of laser-spewing, rape-happy toys. It’s only an hour long, but it’s just as ridiculous as that synopsis implies! Check it out along with our custom cocktail and drinking rules!
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THIS EPISODE’S DRINK: Pahoota
We made a holiday drink after mistakenly researching the Christmas-themed Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys, but it’s still a creamy, minty bit o’ goodness. Don’t feel the need to take your time drinking this – the film might just be over before you’re done.
¼ oz black spiced rum
½ oz Orahovac
1 oz Meyer lemon-infused vodka
½ oz peppermint schnapps
2 oz milk
handful of Starlight peppermints
1. Combine rum, Orahovac, vodka, schnapps and milk into a shaker with ice, and mix until thoroughly combined.
2. Grind the peppermints into a minty dust, then rim a cocktail glass with honey and the peppermints. Pour contents of shaker into the glass and serve.
DRINKING RULES FOR DOLLMAN VS DEMONIC TOYS:
- Anytime someone – or something – blows up into chunks
- Whenever someone makes a size pun
- Every time a character exhibits casual/flagrant sexism (even the ladies!)
FINISH YOUR DRINK WHEN:
Dollman says to his cab driver, “We’re a little short on patience.”
Join us next week as we watch Sylvester Stallone face his biggest foe yet – tunnels! – in the disaster thriller Daylight! (Also, be sure to check out our CIFF wrap-up minisode dropping in the next day or two!)