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BEWARE! Aftershock on The Other Side of the Door

I watched two recent releases on cable this weekend, and they are definitely from different ends of the horror spectrum…yet both sort of gave me a 2000-2005 retro vibe. Aftershock is a disaster film/horror hybrid, while The Other Side of … Continue reading

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Cannibals and a dinner party

Even though these two directors have made films I gladly added to my collection, I totally stepped out of my horror comfort zone to watch this double feature. Here’s how it went. THE GREEN INFERNO (2013) I’ll admit, this kind … Continue reading

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Modern horror time wasters

You know that feeling when you get to the end of a horror film and think, “I could have watched something so much better if I hadn’t given this one a chance and seen it through to the end”? Here’s … Continue reading

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My worst redneck nightmares x2000 (+1 and a sequel)…

2000 Maniacs (1964) In 1964, Two Thousand Maniacs seriously set the precedent for all backwoods/redneck/hillbilly horror films to come. The images on the VHS cover in the 80s were so bloody red that young teenagers like myself got queasy anticipating … Continue reading

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Everybody hates a clown…

Clowns are about as kid-friendly as liver. Especially when the clown is slicing you open to remove your liver. When I think of clowns, I think of John Wayne Gacy, not Ronald McDonald (and even he was kinda creepy). If … Continue reading

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Burnt Offerings: a new era of the slow burner horror film?

Having almost 40 years of experience watching horror films (I’m 41 and have been watching some form of horror films since I was like 5) I grew up on what are now considered ‘slow burners’: horror films that have about … Continue reading

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