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All eyes on The Hills Have Eyes franchise

It’s one of the most iconic titles in horror history, and every installment has horror master Wes Craven’s name on it, but does the series live up to its reputation? THE HILLS HAVE EYES (1977) Much of Wes Craven’s The … Continue reading

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Slashing in the woods, in the mountains, and in a T-shirt?

Slashers never fully go out of style, but they sure do go through dry spells. If you’re hunting for something you haven’t seen yet…does these three satisfy? YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER (2018) The director of Husk, Animal, and contributor … Continue reading

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Backwoods slashers and a supernatural killer in the 00s

Crazed killers, a grim reaper, and killer cannibals in this foursome from 2006, 2007, and 2008.  Did any of them stand out? WILDERNESS (2006) This survivalist horror flick essentially takes the most basic slasher premise and relocates it to a … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: teens in trouble

This mini marathon of flix about kids in peril offers a variety of subgenres, but are any of them worth a watch? ROADSIDE MASSACRE (2012) If you’re itching for a backwoods cannibal family slasher but feel like you’ve seen them … Continue reading

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Give it a rest…stop

Inching closer and closer to completing my goal of blogging about every horror movie in my collection (short of major horror films that have been talked to death), I’m focusing on franchises. So it’s time to take on the Rest … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: from slashin’ to laughin’ with this trio

If you love slashers and like something a little unusual in the subgenre now and then, this threesome is anything but usual. Of course, that’s not always a good thing. Let’s see what we get in this triple feature and … Continue reading

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Beware 3 masked killers of the last ten years

Sometimes you just need a break from smart horror (personally, I need a permanent break). So, are these three slasher worth a watch? Let’s take a quick look. GNAW (2008) It’s baffling that a backwoods cannibal family movie could be … Continue reading

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1970s horror: my formative years

With a shrinking number of movies left in my collection to blog about, I figured it was time to finish off the 1970s stuff. So, here goes. Eight of them. And since it’s the 70s, dare I say eight is … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Furry Nights vs. What the Waters Left Behind

Once again it’s time to take a wrong turn into uncharted territories. At least uncharted by the characters in these movies. We’ve been there before…but which flick held its own for me? Let’s find out. FURRY NIGHTS (2016) Furry fetishists … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming, so it’s time to look at horror for other holidays!

Don’t blame me. I can’t be responsible for when holiday horror movies hit streaming services. This trio covers Independence Day, Halloween, and Valentine’s Day, with two slashers and a zombie flick. ATTACK OF THE TATTIE-BOGLE (2017) It’s a 60-minute Fourth … Continue reading

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