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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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Beware the horny alien woman!

After 20 years, I finally took the time to sit and truly watch the Species films—which never much impressed me—looking to find something worthy of my horror obsession. SPECIES (1995) Species is more a sci-fi creature feature than a scary … Continue reading

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The tainting of horror with sci-fi in the 90s

In its continuing effort to distance itself from the masked psycho killers of the 80s, the 1990s kept trying to explore futuristic fear by blending elements of horror with big sci-fi themes for a new millennium. The results usually just … Continue reading

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80s crap vs. 90s crap!

Once again, it’s back to the VHS days. This time, I take on four flicks spanning from 81 – 96, and featuring, demons, aliens, a killer hand, and a naked psycho with a knife. DEMONOID (1981)   The ultimate unintentional … Continue reading

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Attack of the black and white monster movies

I love the comforting feel of old black and white sci-fi/horror movies, especially of the low-budget variety. But are these four oldies actually goodies? ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTERS (1957) This is classic old school creature feature goodness and my favorite … Continue reading

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