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Weird shit through the 80s

From January 1st, 1980 – December 31st, 1989, I didn’t miss a moment of the 80s. I had cable. I worked at a video store. And yet, there are still horror flicks from the decade that I haven’t yet seen. … Continue reading

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Holiday horror from 2005: The Toybox From Venus

These two films sound much better when you combine the titles. If you’re wondering how you missed a Halloween alien comedy and a Christmas slasher, don’t wonder, because these are pretty obscure films that don’t exactly do their holidays justice…or … Continue reading

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Horrors from the water, the sky, and…the vents?

This trio of films offers some familiar (and some cute) faces and favorite subgenres, but is that enough to make them worth a watch? DARK HOUSE (2014) Had this one on my “must-see” list for a while because a) delicious … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Alien Hunger vs. Antibirth

It’s sort of a creature double feature, but in both cases, the filler far outweighs the freakozoids…. ALIEN HUNGER (2014) Alien Hunger is a SyFy caliber film about aliens terrorizing people in a house in the woods. So basically, it’s … 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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The wild retro worlds of horror director Frederico Sfacia

It’s always a thrill to stumble upon a director that clearly worships the same era of horror in which you grew up, so after seeing Italian director Federico Sfacia’s Alienween, I immediately checked out his first film I Rec U, … Continue reading

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Zombie cannibals and claymation aliens in the 1980s

Doctor Butcher, M.D. and Mutilations—the titles go together better than the content, but at least it made for a double feature with some 80s variety. DOCTOR BUTCHER, M.D. (aka: Zombie Holocaust) (1980) This classic cannibal zombie gorefest is better known … Continue reading

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These three are not your everyday alien encounter movies

I’m not a fan of cheesy sci-fi “alien” movies, but I love chilling films that take a serious approach to the many documented cases of people who say they were abducted by aliens: Communion, Fire in the Sky, The Fourth … Continue reading

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Well rip out my brain and f*ck me with an alien

On a summer night in the late 80s and early 90s, when television was offering nothing but repeats, you’d rent movies like Brain Dead and Transformations, sit in front of a fan set to high, then blast the TV so … Continue reading

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They Live in a Doom Asylum and travel through a Pulse

Kristin Davis slashing before sexing, Joey Lawrence before he becoming a sex object, and Roddy Piper without his wrestling speedo, but still looking sexy. I take a look at three from the late 80s. DOOM ASYLUM (1987) The intro to … Continue reading

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