Didn't your momma ever tell you it was rude to talk during the movie? Unless, that is, the following conditions exist: The movie is godawful, you're parked on a couch with someone who shares your bad attitude, and you're a world-class wit. That last prerequisite is usually the sticking point, hence the incalculable social benefit of Fresh Like Cadaver.
Convening the second Friday of every month under the anything-for-a-laugh auspices of Andre Parker, the program commences with a set of stand-up comedy. Then comes the pièce de résistance: A hokey sci-fi flick, soggy romantic comedy, dead-on-arrival horror romp, or sauce-drenched spaghetti Western, augmented by four professional comics providing live commentary and dialogue. This month's selection is 1987's Dolls, directed by Stuart Gordon.
Fresh Like Cadaver begins Friday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Cinecave at Lost Weekend Video, 1034 Valencia (at 21st St.), S.F. Admission is $10.
Here's a creepy scene from Dolls:
And here's a teaser commercial for the event, included mostly because of the monotone anime girl saying "I just came."