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A possessed pianist, a Nessie wannabe, and Nosferatu in the 1970s

Nothing screams second-tier 70s like this triple feature I watched as I continue to dig through all the DVDs left in my possession after my brother’s passing last summer. And speaking of possession… THE MEPHISTO WALTZ (1971) Alan Alda stars … Continue reading

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Does Nash have the nads?

And if he doesn’t, who are we to judge? Alternating between a stream of hot man bods and Corey Feldman in drag, the trailer for Corbin Nash intrigued me…and the reviews on IMDb accusing it of homophobia and transphobia sold … Continue reading

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A triple dose of 80s schlock treatment…

I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel of 80s flicks in my collection (aka: in existence), so this trio is the crap on tap this time around. SHOCK TREATMENT (1981) Director Jim Sharman returns, Richard O’Brien returns, Patricia Quinn returns…Charles … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME BITCH: a zombie husband, grandpa, and a puppet killer…

…show up on a streaming service. The punch line? I watched all three of these oddities on Prime. Was it worth it? ZBURBS (2017) The fun, animated intro tells you exactly what you can expect from the tone of this … Continue reading

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Getting inside these twins and realizing they’re fraternal, not identical

Almost a decade ago, the brutal French home invasion film Inside blew away horror fans (hard to believe the directors went on to make the lame Texas Chainsaw prequel Leatherface). An American remake was released for reasons unknown, especially considering … Continue reading

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Despite the calendar date, it’s always Halloween to me

But my choice of double feature made this Independence Day a disappointing Halloween…that was slightly saved by some double feature daddy bear action. THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT 2 (2017) The Blu-ray of the first film, which I blind bought when … Continue reading

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Flesh eaters vs. strong gay and lesbian characters

It’s not every day that we get fully realized queer characters in horror films, so it was a refreshing change of pace to watch two films in one weekend that each offered one—a gay guy and a lesbian—along with a … Continue reading

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Artsploitation Films brings us two horror anthologies with some gay and a lot of EEK!

Well, there definitely are no safe spaces in these two anthologies. Or safe words for that matter. Sex juices and blood flow, and the results will make you squirm and scream (with sympathy pains). German Angst gives us only 3 … Continue reading

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Going through aversion therapy with gay horror author Aaron Eischeid

Through words and illustrations, Aaron Eischeid’s “Aversion: A Zine of Therapeutic Vignettes” is speculative fiction that explores mind and body, sex and soul, religion and politics, young gay awakenings, gay love, and the horror of conversion therapy. Along with a … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: back to the dead

I’ll always be a fan of zombie films, but at the moment it’s safe to say the genre needs to be buried for a while. It’s seriously becoming overkill. So did any of the six from this latest streaming raid … Continue reading

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