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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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It happened at the end of the first decade of the new millennium

Vampires, ghosts, demons, zombies, slashers… For me, there’s one film worth digging out of this wreckage of films from 2007 and 2008. REVERB (2008) I like the premise of this one a lot. It’s the execution that ruins it for … Continue reading

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The takeaway from horror between 72 and 82…sex bad!

Considering these are the kind of movies that educated me in my formative years, I’m proof positive that horror movies do not give rise to psycho murderers. However, they may spawn bratty gay guys with Peter Pan Syndrome who are … Continue reading

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Ooh, baby, baby! It’s The Lullaby vs. The Nursery

They both have babies, they both have supernatural bitches after those babies. So which one did I like better? THE LULLABY (2017) The Lullaby is yet another carefully polished supernatural film (all the perfectly timed scares and ideally framed shots … Continue reading

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When a killer instinct leaves you with bones and dead birds

As I continue to dig through my collection for movies I haven’t blogged about yet, it’s time for three from the early 2000s about people trapped in a house or building. KILLER INSTINCT (2001) When a movie randomly begins with … Continue reading

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More Vincent Price horror and beyond

I thought the only Vincent Price flick I still hadn’t blogged about was The Last Man on Earth, but my late brother’s collection strikes again! I inherited a handful more films to cover along with it. So here goes. SHOCK … 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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Houses of horror through the 1970s

Nope, not The Amityville Horror house. These are six other horror houses from the decade. Maybe it’s because I grew up on so much of this shit that I simply can’t get into the resurgence of it in mainstream horror … Continue reading

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