Category Archives: Sound Check – The Songs Stuck in My Head

Zach attack!

Cutie Zach Galligan charmed us as the boy next door in Gremlins, and for the next decade, he remained a favorite horror hero as he alternated between Gremlins films and Waxwork films. So it’s time to look back at the … Continue reading

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Warlock: The Trilogy

The Warlock movies would be nothing if not for the power of nostalgia. That’s why I hated them back in the 90s and kind of get a kick out of them now. They are so bad I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Hacking and slashing from 2007 -2009

Sometimes you just need a triple feature of popcorn flicks loaded with boys, babes, and blood. These three films did the trick…. HACK! (2007) Coming a little over a decade after the Scream craze started, Hack! may seem totally derivative … Continue reading

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Cabins are out, isolated houses in the country are in

Here we go: 3 cases of partying at a house in the middle of nowhere being a really bad idea, in movies that seem like good ideas and then kind of turn into bad ideas as well the longer they … Continue reading

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Men, monsters, mutants, and music

It’s modern horror time! So which film from this eclectic trio was my favorite? Let’s take a look. BANG BANG BABY (2014) A sci-fi musical about 1960s rock ‘n’ roll and a chemical leak that turns people in a small … Continue reading

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I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER vs. BLAIR WITCH

Which of these two high profile titles was less torture for me to sit through? Let’s get right to it. I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (2016) I seriously thought I was going to have an ADHD meltdown trying to … Continue reading

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Chatting with horror author Alexander S. Brown

Having just finished reading both a short story collection and a full-length novel by horror author Alexander S. Brown, I took some time to chat with him about his love of the genre, and he even shared some fun pix … Continue reading

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Three reasons why I’d rather be watching trashy b-movies

I’m actually disappointed that I was disappointed by three movies I assumed would at least deliver some entertaining horror fun even if they were films I never needed to see again. After all, these three titles are totally within the … Continue reading

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Y2k indie zombie double feature

After movies like Resident Evil, House of the Dead, and the Dawn of the Dead remake dragged the living dead into the new millennium, aspiring filmmakers who grew up on Romero, Fulci, and Return of the Living Dead movies started … Continue reading

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Horror anthologies – 3X3!

One of these anthologies is not like the other two! A double dose of cheesy 3-tale horror anthologies does a Dan good, but a sci-fi horror anthology makes me a bored boy. 3: ALL HALLOWS EVE (aka: Voices from the … Continue reading

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