Author Archives: Daniel

About Daniel

I am the author of the horror anthologies CLOSET MONSTERS: ZOMBIED OUT AND TALES OF GOTHROTICA and HORNY DEVILS, and the horror novels COMBUSTION and NO PLACE FOR LITTLE ONES. I am also the founder of BOYS, BEARS & SCARES, a facebook page for gay male horror fans! Check it out and like it at www.facebook.com/BoysBearsandScares.

It’s back to the woods for some brutal kills

One’s just a hiking dude. Another is a masked psycho. And the third is…well, we still don’t know what he is, but he’s pissed. I take a look at backwoods slashers Capps Crossing, Bastard, and Playing with Dolls: Havoc. CAPPS … Continue reading

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Killer clowns from a torture chamber…and a coffin…and an app…

Big nose, painted face, flaming orange hair, nasty grin. The plot to desensitize the world to scary clowns is never-ending. And you can’t get away from them in horror flicks either – killer dolls, slashers, zombies, anthologies, Halloween films… They’re … Continue reading

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Now on Blu-ray: a flashback foursome spanning a decade

The hits and obscurities just keep coming to Blu-ray – in many cases films that never even made it to DVD – thanks to some great companies digging into the vaults. And if it came from the 80s or 90s, … Continue reading

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Three degrees of horror separation

Maxine Bahns, John Schneider, Andrew Bowen. Scarred, Smothered, Conjurer. Three names, three movies, and the horror ties that bind them together!  SCARRED (2005) It always comes back to me getting my jollies from the most simplistic, trashiest horror selections in … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: guys and dolls

It’s another mish-mosh of flicks I just tossed into my Prime watchlist and watched because, you know, they’re just sitting there. So are any of them worth checking out? THE CURSED (2010) The Cursed boils down to your basic 21st … Continue reading

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WELL I’LL BE DAMNED: an 8-movie binge

Take a ride on the dark side with me as I look at 8 films loaded with demons, possession, exorcists, satanic rituals, witches, hostile ghosts, and devil only knows what else. THE HOUSE ON WILLOW STREET (2016) Indigenous director Alastair … Continue reading

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The one undead flick that shouldn’t get lost in the zombie shuffle

I know, I know. Zombies have been done to undeath. But that’s the whole point. Zombies will never die! So I will keep watching every zombie movie that stumbles across my path, because there’s usually always some sort of cheap … Continue reading

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Anthologies: double X, another void, and seven patients

It’s all the horror you can handle in three anthology films! Or is it? Let’s take a look? XX (2017) XX got a good amount of hype—and sadly opened it up for excessive negative attacks—because it’s an anthology featuring only … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: when it’s all about the body count

Just like the many masked killers they’ve spawned, slashers will never die. Good or bad, they are always nice to have around when you just need some mindless massacre madness to break up the monotony of quality horror that stimulates … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: darkly comic quickies

I feel like I’m starting more and more blogs off with “I’m a whore when it comes to (insert subgenre here).” So, ditto for horror comedies and dark comedies. Naturally, I throw any shit that hits streaming and fits the … Continue reading

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