We at the Baltimore Fishbowl have lauded MONDO BALTIMORE in the past. The first Thursday of every month, these wonderful people find horrific movies for everyone to enjoy. In January, it was Vanilla Ice’s 1991 hit, “Cool as Ice,” and last month was a celebration of all things Mr. T. This month’s fearful film is entitled, “Hell Comes to Frogtown” – a 1987 cult classic that stars the wrestler, Roddy Piper, of 80’s WWE fame.
At first, I was skeptical. It’s hard to follow such inherently terrible films as “Cool as Ice” and “The Toughest Man in the World.” There’s so much hair gel, the pants are so high-waisted. I wasn’t sure that this movie with a B-list wrestler could be remotely as promising. I went to Wikipedia to make my final judgment call, and I am so glad I did. The plot synopsis, without giving away any spoilers, includes the following gems: