On this episode of the Really Awful Movies Podcast, what do you do when creative juices have run dry? You tap weird, 70s TV properties of course! Fantasy Island aka Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island is one such film.
The Jeff Wadlow-directed effort starts Michael Pena as the Svengali Mr Rourke (the movie’s version of the Ricardo Montalban character from the 1977 TV Show), Maggie Q, and a bunch of other people.
What happens when contest winners arrive at a stunningly beauty Caribbean locale? (which can also grant wishes, as a strange, godlike entity). It turns out, not anything good.