maximum overdrive


DIEmonds in the Rough: Maximum Overdrive (1986)

First off--RIP Prince. There will never be another. Welcome to another installment of DIEmonds in the Rough, where we search for the bloody nougat center of awesomeness inside a hard shell of mediocrity. This week’s installment In Maximum Overdrive, a comet passes by earth and the planet ends up in the tail of it for a little over a week. During that time, the machines of the world--everything from electric steak knives to gas-powered lawnmowers--become sentient, and rebel against mankind. The movie was written and directed by Stephen King himself, and was ins[...]