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Hidden in the Woods…twice

For incomprehensible reasons (money?), the director of the 2012 Spanish language film Hidden in the Woods remade it two years later in English, starring Michael Biehn. This is the ultimate case of an English language remake totally watering down the … Continue reading

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An overcooked bunny horror double feature

What’s scarier? A guy in a mask or bunnies from URanus? Let’s get into it. BUNNYMAN VENGEANCE (2017) Bunnyman is back! This is supposed to be the final film in the trilogy, but we know how these things go. Carl Lindbergh … Continue reading

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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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