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5 movies—3 decades of horror nostalgia

A slasher, a big rat sequel, aliens, a vampire, a mummy, and even some man hotness along the way. I take a look back five ranging from 1982 through 2006. ISLAND OF BLOOD (1982) An 80s slasher so obscure I … Continue reading

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1970s horror: my formative years

With a shrinking number of movies left in my collection to blog about, I figured it was time to finish off the 1970s stuff. So, here goes. Eight of them. And since it’s the 70s, dare I say eight is … Continue reading

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Four flix from horror kings of the 90s

John Carpenter, Peter Jackson, Robert Rodriguez, Kevin Williamson. It was a nostalgic trip back to the 90s for me when I revisited these four flicks in my collection. So which ones are my faves? IN THE MOUTH OF MADNESS (1994) … Continue reading

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Horror directors doing horror writers in the 90s

It  feels like the close of the millennium was the end of the era of horror movies based on iconic authors (although Stephen King has made a big comeback lately). So I thought I’d take a look back at a … Continue reading

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SAY WHAT? 4 flicks in foreign languages

Alien creatures, Bigfoot, infected folks, demonic possession…these are a few of my favorite things. But did other countries do them right? Let’s take a look. DEAD SHADOWS (2012) The 74-minute length had me doing a happy dance…until the movie ended, … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a bunch of horror in the woods and one in an asylum

A 5-flick marathon, various subgenres. So do I want to add any of them to my movie collection with all the great gift cards I’ll get this Christmas? THE HUMAN VIRUS (2014) I’ll make this one short. The Human Virus … Continue reading

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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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