schlocker

schlocker

(ˈʃlɒkə)
n
slang US something of poor quality; schlock
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Five years later, underlining the moral and material support afforded by Goll to James Joyce in the period when the latter did not succeed in finding a publisher for what later were to become the celebrated Ulysses and A portrait of the artist as a young man--a support that he had afforded, otherwise, also to Samuel Beckett and to Eugen Ionescu ("Goll is the one who discovered Ionesco," Georges Schlocker is supposed to have said)--Claire Goll confesses, in another letter, to the very same Hans Bender on 7 December 1970, that she understands the fact that "a genius can allow himself to ask from others certain services," resuming the idea transpiring in the fragment quoted above:
But Kelly appears to be creating a better impression in Hollywood and she could soon be rubbing shoulders with Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible IV after appearing in the B-movie schlocker Piranha 3D.
Michaela Schlocker and Ruth Duran Huard led analytics.
HORROR icon Robert Englund stars in this grisly old-school schlocker about a small town sheriff caught up in some very gory goings-on.
A pity then that the reveal ending and its interminable flashback explanations, deflates everything with a lame offhand update on Jacob's Ladder that, frankly, makes little contextual sense, but otherwise this Friday night schlocker isn't to be sniffed at.
When the original sci fi schlocker about a human-alien with a lethal mating instinct clocked up $100million, largely because strapping model turned, er, actress, Natasha Henstridge divested herself of kit at regular intervals, it was inevitable that a se quel would eventually find its way to the screen.
A grisly coastal chiller combining horror and humor in the style of Gordon's 1985 debut cult schlocker "Re-Animator," this Lovecraft-inspired gorefest about fish zombies in a remote Spanish village turns a blind eye to credibility.
Vanessa Turnbull/Chloe Molly Ringwald Raffy Carruthers Jessica Napier Hester Ryan Sarah Kants Hilary Jacobs Kylie Minogue Bobby Doog Simon Bossell Lossman Geoff Revell Scarman/Brad Frank Roberts Damien Sam Lewis Rick Stephen Curry Projectionist Tiriel Mora A knowing post-"Scream" schlocker with its tongue more or less firmly in its cheek and a screenplay with insider references to spare, "Cut" is a no-nonsense commercial package that should hit the spot.
Hewitt's first feature, "Bloodlust" (1991), an exploitation schlocker, has the distinction of being the only Aussie pic to be banned in Britain.
Sue Harper's essay "Don't Look Now" suggests that the films of this era can be grouped into four categories, each with their own conditions of production: American histories, auteur histories, low-status schlockers, and marginal histories (28).
Main surprise is that pic was directed by veteran journeyman Jag Mundhra, whose 20-odd-year career has encompassed direct-to-vid soft-porn schlockers (several with "Provoked" co-scripter Carl Austin), as well as occasional, more serious movies (2000's "Bawandar," aka "Sandstorm").