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From Batman to bad movies – the hokey horror of Adam West

After a notable absence from horror following some appearances in the 80s (One Dark Night, Zombie Nightmare), superhero icon Adam West brought his charms to some cheesy horror as we moved into the new millennium. So here’s a look at … 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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Slashing scarecrows and cabin creatures in the 90s

If I’ve gotta do 90s horror, slashing scarecrows and cabin creatures are a good way to go. I missed both of these back in the day, so I was in for some surprises. DARK HARVEST (1992) A shot-on-video slasher from … Continue reading

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THE HYPE MONSTER: The Void vs. Bloody Muscle Body Builder In Hell

Word of Internet mouth can be a horror flick’s best friend or seriously oversell it. So here’s a look at two films that were getting major attention on the Web, leading to me blind buying both of them. Do I … 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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Monsters of the 1960s

Every once in a while, it’s fun to revisit the films that introduced me to the genre – films I was allowed to watch on TV at an age when I was still too young to see the hard stuff … Continue reading

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When a video game character keeps you up Until Dawn

Finally got around to playing Until Dawn, and it truly is like “playing” a traditional horror movie in which teens do the typical stupid thing—they return to the house in the woods where they played an awful prank a year … Continue reading

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Don’t fuck in the woods or you’ll turn blood redd

Here are two examples of why I watch so many indie horror films. There are filmmakers out there who have the vision, the ideas, the talent, the stories to tell, and perhaps just plain old fun fear to put on … 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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