Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

The Terror of the Blind Buy—were they as scary as I feared (or hoped)?

Blind buys are mostly a thing of my past…unless they come with some actual foresight. Perhaps the film is part of a franchise for which I have all the other installments, or is by one of my favorite directors, or … Continue reading

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What in 80s hell?

Sometimes you just need to take a trip back to the 80s, when we watched fucked up movies loaded with violence, sex, and gore, didn’t have God or prayer in school…yet never shot up our classmates. Having said that, it’s … Continue reading

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Looking at 4 of the not so greats of the late 80s

But you gotta love them anyway—or at least, have them in your DVD collection if you’re an 80s fanatic like me. It’s time to look at obscurities Bates Motel, The Undertaker, Night Feeder, and Prime Evil. BATES MOTEL (1987)   … Continue reading

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80s slasher spoofs: Pandemonium vs. Wacko!

Along with other horror spoofs of the 80s: Transylvania Twist, Saturday the 14th, National Lampoon’s Class Reunion, Student Bodies, Haunted Honeymoon, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark…there were 1982 goodies Pandemonium and Wacko.  They’re quite similar in that they both take on … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Not exactly top shelf horror anthologies

Just like zombie movies, if there’s an anthology film available to stream, it’s going into my watchlist for sure. This time around I even stumbled upon one from the 1990s that I’d never seen. So let’s look at The First … Continue reading

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4 decades, 4 urban horrors

As usual, I can’t just feel a little pain and walk away. So after watching 2 urban horror flix from my collection, I decided to expand this blog to include an urban horror flick from each of the past 4 … Continue reading

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Son of a witch! It came from the 80s…and just won’t die

I was working in the video store back in the late 80s when Witchcraft (1988) hit the shelves. I was on the verge of leaving my teen years behind to become a man, so the sinister satanic sacrificial cover art … 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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Kevin Tenney: in the wake of the great demon incident

I was the guy my boss turned to back in the 80s when the horror movie screeners arrived at our video store—it was my job to watch them and let him know if they were worth buying for the store … Continue reading

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The queen that hated scream queens made them too scared to scream

Ah, the 80s. The decade when even respected veteran actors like Mike “Mannix” Connors got in on the slasher craze. But Connors wasn’t going to get chased around on Halloween or hacked up by a guy in a hockey mask. … Continue reading

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