Category Archives: Scared Silly – Horror Comedy

Time-killing tomatoes…

These two silly sci-fi comedy “monster” movies ensure the death of your precious time and are still as bad as ever. I actually think this is the first time I’ve truly sat down to watch them all the way through…and … Continue reading

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Small town spiders vs. big city spiders

It seems for the last 3 decades we’ve been getting a great, silly spider movie every 10 years or so. We had Arachnophobia in 1990, then we moved into a new millennium and got spider flicks in 2002 and 2013. … Continue reading

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When the classic monsters got the last laugh

Once Freddy, Jason, and Michael raised the horror bar in the 80s, the original monsters kind of lost their fear factor…so they gnaw on our funny bones instead! But do these six flix still hold up? TRANSYLVANIA 6-5000 (1985) Director … Continue reading

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When masked killers target gay subcultures

The gay slasher genre has gotten a good dose of new entries in the past few years, and here are two more to add to my homo horror movies pages. THE GETAWAY (2018) Imagine a low budget David DeCoteau indie … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: Let’s Not Meet or we’ll get Fractured by the Ghastlies

It’s time for a mini smorgasbord of new stuff that just hit Prime. What do they have in common? They all recently hit Prime. Otherwise, it’s a variety: an 80s critter flick spoof, a home invasion flick, and a backwoods … Continue reading

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3 new Halloween slashers for 2018

Sure there are already loads of Halloween horror flicks to choose from on my holiday horror page, but it wouldn’t be October without a bunch of new ones to add to the list. So here are three that have recently … Continue reading

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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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Nielsen Ratings: it’s Dracula Dead and Loving It vs. Repossessed

Leslie Nielsen was around for ages before he hit the peak of his popularity, making his mark on both slapstick 80s comedies and horror movies with films like Airplane!, Naked Gun, Prom Night, and Creepshow. Conveniently, he also mixed both … 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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