Heavy Metal – Nostalgia Critic

Only Diamanda can make a strange film stranger. The Nostalgia Critic reviews 1981’s Heavy Metal!

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This is one of my guilty pleasures. I know its not that good but I find the movie great fun. At the very least you can say there is nothing else like it.

This movie is a celebration of adolescent imagination, and on that level alone, it’s great. As an alienated teenager, I remember spending hours during high school filling the margins of my notebooks with outrageous pictures of sexy heroines, fire-breathing monsters, horrifying mutants, and post-apocalyptic landscapes. This movie plays out like a visual transcription of all the daydreams I had during that period of my life. Escapism is the name of the game—if you don’t want to be there, you won’t like it. Heavy Metal is still probably my favorite magazine of all time, if only because it’s the one publication… Read more »
She is funny Nice music. Car in Space is awesome Way to little melting in it Why censor the boobs? Maybe she wasn’t a lesbian that is why she did not sleep with her I understand that women are not her thing but we men like naked women The Star Wars bar music is awesome The end was so crap -The first story: was interesting could be something if it was not a short about a green ball -Second story: was great. Thou i don’t get why just cause he has muscles means he needs to talk dumb -Third story:… Read more »
Tony Ciccariello

i saw this years after it came out, everyone told me how amazing it was and I fell asleep during it


Never really grew up with this film or the magazine, so I can’t really comment on it.