The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra Synopsis
Scientists (Larry Blamire, Brian Howe) and aliens search for a meteorite.
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75

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
Given that the B-to-Z movies parodied in Cadavra were funny to begin with, it begs the question as to why writer-director-star Larry...
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75

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
A cheerfully trashy, dead-on spoof of the B-movie genre, boasts the kind of cheese-tastic effects, overcooked dialogue and rigid...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Carla Meyer
Delivers laughs most of the way through.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A terrifyingly cheap-looking B-movie comedy mocking terrifyingly cheap-looking science-fiction B-movies. As such things go, this one has...
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A pitch-perfect parody of poverty row horror/sci-fi pictures of the 1950s, Larry Blamire's meticulous takeoff could easily be taken for the...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Writer-director Larry Blamire has clearly done his homework, and his playful cast nails the requisite acting-so-bad-it's-good pitch.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Intended as a parody of B-movie fantasies from the '50s, this satire more directly lampoons kiddie thrillers like "Captain Video," putting...
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The Lost Skeleton also reminds you that real filmmaking -- the illusion of one event following another -- is actually a skill.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Like all B-movies (or in this case, pseudo B-movies), "Skeleton" contains sparkling moments of promise and camp performance.
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The photography, the dialogue, the acting, the script, the special effects and especially the props (such as a spaceship that looks like it...
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Rated PG | For Brief Mild Language