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It’s back to the woods for some brutal kills

One’s just a hiking dude. Another is a masked psycho. And the third is…well, we still don’t know what he is, but he’s pissed. I take a look at backwoods slashers Capps Crossing, Bastard, and Playing with Dolls: Havoc. CAPPS … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: darkly comic quickies

I feel like I’m starting more and more blogs off with “I’m a whore when it comes to (insert subgenre here).” So, ditto for horror comedies and dark comedies. Naturally, I throw any shit that hits streaming and fits the … Continue reading

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Two backwoods horror flicks to leave you scarred and plank faced

A seemingly cheesy indie slasher gets brutal, and a seemingly brutal backwoods horror gets too disturbing for my fragile male ego to handle. SCARRED (2013) Although I haven’t seen Lady Krampus as of this writing, having already blogged about Hellweek … Continue reading

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Don’t break down in the cold or the aliens will get you!

A deformed masked killer flick, a chilly thriller from an established horror director, and a low budget alien indie. So did any of these streaming selections win me over? ENGINE TROUBLE (aka: Junior) (2002) What begins as an ominous intro … Continue reading

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Boys, bears and the backwoods horror of Slasher.com

And now for something completely different from Chip Gubera, director of the horror musical Song of the Dead. Actually, since that 2005 film, everything Gubera has made seems pretty unique. Unfortunately, he hasn’t done enough in terms of full-length films. … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Not your usual slashers

If you’re looking for kids having sex and getting slashed in the 20-teens, don’t look to these four indie flix, because nothing’s business as usual here… SLASHER HOUSE (2012) Indie horror director MJ Dixon (Cleaver: Rise of the Killer Clown) … Continue reading

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A psycho doctor, a backwoods family, sister witches, and a killer scarecrow

Sometimes you just need a good body count to refresh your horror palette. These three films did the job nicely. ASYLUM (2008) Director David R. Ellis (Final Destination 2, The Final Destination, Snakes on a Plane, Shark Night 3D) brings … Continue reading

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Boys battling beasts from beyond

Here are two very different types of indie horror comedies about goofy guys thrust into otherworldly situations. So did they charm the pants off me? ORCS! (2011) I have to admit, despite being a horror diehard, I loathe any sci-fi … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: dead in the woods and dead under the wheels

Hey. When horror keeps coming at you in a never-ending stream, you’ll watch anything. Maybe that’s dulled my senses, but I didn’t hate either of these films. SUPER HYBRID (2010) The director of the U.S. version of One Missed Call … Continue reading

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Back to the 90s with monsters, a killer clown…and the cannibal dead?

This trio isn’t exactly the cream of the 90s crop (very few films were), but it sure did keep me entertained with a mix of creature feature cheese, slasher slop, and backwoods bizarreness. THE TERROR WITHIN II (1991) A while … Continue reading

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