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I’ve been Scared to Death by a Syngenor Creature

Director William Malone (Parasomnia, House on Haunted Hill remake) introduced two different creatures that brought us through the 80s in three different movies. So let’s take a look at Creature, Scared to Death, and its sequel, Syngenor. CREATURE (1985) I’ll … Continue reading

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I can’t keep the truth hidden any longer

You know my basic belief—90s sequels destroy 80s classics. Well, revisiting The Hidden movies challenged everything I thought I believed…about the 90s and myself. THE HIDDEN (1987) In my mind this is one of the classics my favorite decade—just like … Continue reading

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5 movies—3 decades of horror nostalgia

A slasher, a big rat sequel, aliens, a vampire, a mummy, and even some man hotness along the way. I take a look back five ranging from 1982 through 2006. ISLAND OF BLOOD (1982) An 80s slasher so obscure I … Continue reading

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Beware what’s on either side of the skyline…

Looking for a “safe” movie I could enjoy with the hubba hubba over the weekend that would still give me some horror thrills, I stumbled upon Beyond Skyline, not even knowing it was a sequel. After it was over, we … Continue reading

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SAY WHAT? 4 flicks in foreign languages

Alien creatures, Bigfoot, infected folks, demonic possession…these are a few of my favorite things. But did other countries do them right? Let’s take a look. DEAD SHADOWS (2012) The 74-minute length had me doing a happy dance…until the movie ended, … 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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50s creatures and 60s killers

Just like the 1950s and 1960s were the dawning of the rock ‘n roll era, these two decades served as a launching pad for the modern horror age. So it’s always fun to look back at some of the influences … Continue reading

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They came from another planet in the middle of the 80s

They also come from my collection as I chip away at my goal of blogging about all the movies on my shelves. ALIEN PREDATORS (1985) In recent times, director Deran Sarafian has directed episodes of The Strain, Hemlock Grove, and … Continue reading

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Alien Raiders and Alien Psychosis – not your usual “alien” movies

Who says you need aliens, UFOs, laser guns, and anal probing in a movie with the word “alien” in the title? Although the anal probing is what keeps me coming back for more. The lack of big bug-eyed guys dancing … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: guess what tried and true theme the blog will be this time…

If you guessed cabin in the woods, you win nothing. You just guessed right. Sure, it’s another 5 films about friends heading to a cabin in the woods, but at least there’s some variety: aliens, crazed killers demons, possession, ghosts. … Continue reading

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