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The 90s giallo that’s better viewed as a spoof of 80s giallos…

The Astron 6 boys may have been breaking new ground with their giallo spoof The Editor (blog here), but back in 1996, the giallo disaster Fatal Frames was made. It may have been unwatchable then, but now, despite needing some … Continue reading

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80s slasher cult favorites

The endless list of 80s slashers pretty much always leads to celebrating the most prominent films of the decade. Then there are those hidden gems you’d find in the video store that no one was talking about, yet they totally … Continue reading

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Vincent Price ushers in the new wave of the 80s

Before he scored a huge hit on the 1980s pop charts with “Thriller,” Vincent Price experimented with the early new wave scene in the 1981 anthology horror film The Monster Club. It could seriously be called The New Wave Monster … Continue reading

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The horror down under. In the subways, that is…

One of the most disturbing urban legends is of the once human, now mostly demented people who supposedly live in the never explored caverns and tunnels of the underground subway and train systems. You could say it’s a breeding ground … Continue reading

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The Prince of Deepness from the master of the slasher

When Prince of Darkness came out in 1987, it was nearly a decade after John Carpenter had set the tone for 80s horror with Halloween. But here, he took horror to a whole new level—and sort of back to the … Continue reading

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