Category Archives: The Evil of the Thriller – Everything Horror

Houses of horror through the 1970s

Nope, not The Amityville Horror house. These are six other horror houses from the decade. Maybe it’s because I grew up on so much of this shit that I simply can’t get into the resurgence of it in mainstream horror … Continue reading

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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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A zomcom vs. a zomdram that doesn’t stand a chance

The headline says it all, so let’s get right to my completely biased opinion about this pair of recent zombie films. DEAD SHACK (2017) Dead Shack is my kind of zombedy. The plot is simple, there are minimal characters, it’s … Continue reading

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1980s dolls vs. 1990s blood dolls!

Before Chucky, there was Dolls! And by the time Chucky found a wife, Full Moon had milked killer dolls to death, mostly with the Puppet Master movies, and then with its own rip-off film, Blood Dolls! Seems like Charles Band … Continue reading

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50s creatures and 60s killers

Just like the 1950s and 1960s were the dawning of the rock ‘n roll era, these two decades served as a launching pad for the modern horror age. So it’s always fun to look back at some of the influences … Continue reading

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Campfire Tales vs. Campfire Stories

They were each released between 4 – 6 years apart through the course of a decade. They feature a surprising number of familiar faces. You might not be able to remember which is which. Heck, you may not even realize … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 6 flix that have their moments

Nothing in this marathon of movies gave me the urge to own what I was watching, but there’s definitely some good horror fun to be had in each film (some more than others). Here’s the rundown… DARK, DEADLY & DREADFUL … Continue reading

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My Halloween season officially begins with these 3 flix

August is when store shelves start filling with Halloween merchandise, I get email coupons and catalogs from the yearly Halloween stores…and I start looking for Halloween themed Halloween movies to blog about! And this selection of 3 films from my … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME BITCH: Battle of the classic monsters and fairy tale creatures!

Sometimes my Prime binge is like watching a SyFy marathon…and I do it on purpose because I know I can safely get my hubba hubba to watch the selections with me for the action while I still get to enjoy … Continue reading

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The Richard Matheson/Dan Curtis trilogies of sporadic terror

Writer Richard Matheson has managed to have his hand in the horror genre for decades yet somehow stayed under the radar, never reaching the name status of the likes of Stephen King or Clive Barker. Many of his stories can … Continue reading

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