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5 new Christmas horror flicks for 2018

Another holiday season, another onslaught of Christmas horror coming our way for me to add to my complete list of holiday horror movies. My first marathon of season’s screamings even includes more than just slashers. AMERICAN EXORCIST (2018) Since this … Continue reading

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Small town spiders vs. big city spiders

It seems for the last 3 decades we’ve been getting a great, silly spider movie every 10 years or so. We had Arachnophobia in 1990, then we moved into a new millennium and got spider flicks in 2002 and 2013. … Continue reading

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When the classic monsters got the last laugh

Once Freddy, Jason, and Michael raised the horror bar in the 80s, the original monsters kind of lost their fear factor…so they gnaw on our funny bones instead! But do these six flix still hold up? TRANSYLVANIA 6-5000 (1985) Director … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: Let’s Not Meet or we’ll get Fractured by the Ghastlies

It’s time for a mini smorgasbord of new stuff that just hit Prime. What do they have in common? They all recently hit Prime. Otherwise, it’s a variety: an 80s critter flick spoof, a home invasion flick, and a backwoods … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: slashers, infected, creatures, demons, and ghosts!

Although I might not have loved them all, there was a good mix of subgenres in my latest deep dig into Prime, Netflix, and Hulu. So let’s get to these four. LURKING WOODS (2015) This is as straightforward as a … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 2 dead, a cleanse, and the inoperable

A 4-movie streaming session. So what did the roll of the dice deliver this time? Here’s a quick rundown of Dead House, Dead List, Inoperable, and The Cleanse. DEAD HOUSE (2014) Running only 70 minutes long, Dead House takes a … Continue reading

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Five that are all over the 80s map

I can practically smell the dusty shelves at my video store when I drudge up some of these older titles to write about, so nostalgia alone makes me cherish them all…no matter how bad some may be. DISCONNECTED (1984) I … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 6 degrees of Bill Oberst Jr.

Taking a break from blogging about movies in my own collection, I perused my streaming watch lists and realized a bunch of the films included appearances by one of my indie faves, Bill Oberst Jr. Which means…BLOG THEME! These six … Continue reading

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Remade in the 2000s: De Palma, Cohen, and Carpenter

They’re some of my faves—Sisters (1973), It’s Alive (1974), and The Fog (1980). In the new millennium they all got the remake treatment. So, were they treated well? You’ll need a working knowledge of the original films to get what … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: two new takes on familiar plots

You may feel like you’ve seen this all before, but these two films on Prime really add something unexpected, making this a fun and familiar double feature with some surprises along the way. APARTMENT 212 (2017) As a big fan … Continue reading

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