Jul 8, 2021
There's a silent, submersible killer stalking the canals of Amsterdam. Nobody is safe - not hookers, not sunbathers and certainly not the beautiful new girlfriend of the city's top cop. This shameless romp through 1980s horror and action tropes is perfect for a "so bad its good" midnight feature. Also, if you were a tourist, what monster would you rather be stalking you in the canals?
Motion Picture Terror Scale: 1. Quality: 4. Enjoyment: 5.
Articles mentioned in this episode:
"Interview with Dick Maas (Amsterdamned)" by Christian Sellers in Love it Loud
"Loïs Lane - Amsterdamned," music video on YouTube
"Sinkholes, Collapsing Canal Walls, Rickety Bridges: Amsterdam Is Crumbling," by Thomas Erdbrink in The New York Times
"Rembrandt’s Damaged Masterpiece Is Whole Again, With A.I.’s Help," by Nina Siegal in The New York Times