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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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Digging through the DVR – 4 the fun of it

I DVR so much crap off the dozens of movie channels that it’s unusual to watch 4 in a row in one weekend that all give me a few cheap thrills—especially when at least half of them are mainstream horror. … Continue reading

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TRIPLE FEATURE TIME: torture porn, creature feature comedy, and backwoods slasher

This trio from 2006-2007 gives us a low budget yet hardcore gore porn experience, some cheesy SyFy slime creature fun, and a crazy backwoods family terrorizing kids at a cabin in the woods. These are probably not movies you’d seek … Continue reading

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Beware Jerusalem, the Grand Canyon, and Holland Road

It’s a world of flying demons, angry ghost tribes, and pigheaded killers out there, which is why I choose to just stay home and watch bad horror movies. So how bad are these three? JERUZALEM (2015) Jeruzalem is everything I … Continue reading

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The Gate should have stayed closed after the first film

Director Tibor Takács, who has had a long career in horror, from I, Madman to Spiders 3D, scored an 80s video rental/cable classic with The Gate. A few years later he delivered a follow-up that suffers from a bad case … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: Field Freak vs. The Monster!

I picked these two newer titles off Amazon Prime for a creature double feature with no knowledge of what I was getting myself into beyond the brief descriptions of each movie. It was luck of the draw this time, because … Continue reading

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