Cinema: Bloody Good From Beyond

Directed by Stuart Gordon Screenplay by Dennis Paoli

In the mail came the year's most original movie tie-in: a red plastic visor with a 4-in. protruding, well, sort of asparagus stalk. "Fun Facts and Myths About the Pineal Gland (The Gland of the '80s)" reads the press release. "Mad Doctor Edward Pretorious' invention stimulates the pineal gland and causes it to protrude and take on a personality of its own -- much like your official From Beyond Pineal Gland Visor . . . Wear it anywhere: the ballpark, parties, the shower (it's waterproof!)."

Like any good exploitation picture, From Beyond doesn't quite live down to its promotion. And like...

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