Category Archives: Scared Silly – Horror Comedy

Where there’s killer pussy there’s…gay dudes and drag queens?

Written and directed by its star, Nicholas Tana, campy indie Hell’s Kitty is a bit of a love letter to people with cunty kitties and an appreciation for “pussy” humor. And more importantly, it is loaded with meta goodies for … Continue reading

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Time to drag out the Oh My Ghost! franchise!

Thai director Poj Arnon has made a name for himself with two horror franchises: Make Me Shudder (I blog about the first film here) and Hor Taew Tak—known in English as Oh My Ghost! He also has a notable non-horror … Continue reading

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Werewolf to Stepwitch: the 1980s comedies of Larry Cohen

In between directing some of the oddest, most memorable movies of the 1970s and 1980s (God Told Me To, the It’s Alive trilogy, Q; The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, A Return to Salem’s Lot, The Ambulance), Larry Cohen bookended the … Continue reading

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Ghostland Boys vs. Tragedy Girls

It’s boys vs. girls with ghosts, a masked killer, zombies and…humor? Sort of. GHOSTLAND BOYS (2016) A majority of Ghostland Boys feels like it would have worked better edited into short segments of a “web series”…if the writing had been … Continue reading

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Tyler Labine: The bear who sees ghosts and gays

It all started with an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 1994. But after playing a stoner on The X-Files way back in 1996, funny bear Tyler Labine cemented his shtick in the horror genre for life. … Continue reading

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Will the homos in these 3 horrors live to see another gay?

I have to admit, even after spotting a gay character in the trailer for one of these films, I nearly skipped it because I am crashing and burning on some of the more agonizing stuff I sit through these days … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Scream and Stream Again

It’s 4 times the fun—times however many tales were in this collection of 4 films combined (I don’t feel like counting). So are these flick worth the bandwidth? MONSTERLAND (2016) Considering Monsterland is nearly two hours long, you’re bound to find at … Continue reading

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20 times there were twice as many gay guys in a single horror flick…

You know I’m always keeping my eyes peeled for even the slightest sign of gay fun in every horror movie I watch, which I then report to you right here on Boys, Bears & Scares. But putting aside specifically gay … Continue reading

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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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BOXED BLOG: creature features and slashers

It’s time again to look briefly at a bunch of movies that landed in my collection because I bought one of those 8-movie packs. These are mostly a mixture of slashers and creature features. I actually already blogged about Monsters … Continue reading

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