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Double witch film toil and trouble!

It’s flashback time to the end of the 80s for some witch flix—a comedy spoof and a creepy family movie. LOVE AT STAKE (1987) When I worked at the video store in the late 80s, I used to play this … Continue reading

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Get high you die

It’s like the horror fates lead me to similar movies to blog about, so I had no choice but to cover drug-themed backwoods slashers Young, High and Dead and 4/20 Massacre in a single post. They also have something else … Continue reading

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A Halloween horror anthology for October bedtime reading

A while back, I blogged about two books by author Alexander S. Brown and also did a Q&A with him. I had a third book of his in my “to read” pile, but I wanted to wait until the right … Continue reading

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For the love of horror anthologies throughout the 80s

Here it is—a blog covering the six final 80s era anthologies in my movie collection that I haven’t yet covered. It’s mostly the biggies, so I’m going to call out my favorite stories from each anthology. CREEPSHOW (1982) The classic … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 6 more degrees of Bill Oberst Jr.

After my first marathon, it’s time for another round of six flix featuring an appearance by Bill Oberst Jr., one of my favorite indie horror actors. DEADLY REVISIONS (2013) This is one of those films that as a whole wasn’t … Continue reading

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When 2 Ts get a 2: horror anthology sequels

It’s Tales from the Hood 2 vs. Terrortory 2! Are they worthy of their predecessors? TERRORTORY 2 (2018) I was psyched that a second Terrortory landed on Prime out of nowhere, and it’s just as satisfying as the first anthology … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: slashers, infected, creatures, demons, and ghosts!

Although I might not have loved them all, there was a good mix of subgenres in my latest deep dig into Prime, Netflix, and Hulu. So let’s get to these four. LURKING WOODS (2015) This is as straightforward as a … Continue reading

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It happened at the end of the first decade of the new millennium

Vampires, ghosts, demons, zombies, slashers… For me, there’s one film worth digging out of this wreckage of films from 2007 and 2008. REVERB (2008) I like the premise of this one a lot. It’s the execution that ruins it for … Continue reading

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Sometimes zombies make me laugh, sometimes they don’t

Each of the four films in my latest zombie marathon had a different effect on me…and perhaps not always the effect the filmmakers were going for. BETTER OFF ZED (2018) If you caught my video the other day on Boys, … Continue reading

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Enjoying ZombiU was impossible due to its reputation…

I was thrilled when the first person zombie game ZombiU, originally released exclusively for the Wii U, was ported to Playstation 4. Aside from Dead Rising 3, I’ve so far been able to play every horror game I’ve wanted to … Continue reading

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