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Time to drag out the Oh My Ghost! franchise!

Thai director Poj Arnon has made a name for himself with two horror franchises: Make Me Shudder (I blog about the first film here) and Hor Taew Tak—known in English as Oh My Ghost! He also has a notable non-horror … Continue reading

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Werewolf to Stepwitch: the 1980s comedies of Larry Cohen

In between directing some of the oddest, most memorable movies of the 1970s and 1980s (God Told Me To, the It’s Alive trilogy, Q; The Winged Serpent, The Stuff, A Return to Salem’s Lot, The Ambulance), Larry Cohen bookended the … Continue reading

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Ghostland Boys vs. Tragedy Girls

It’s boys vs. girls with ghosts, a masked killer, zombies and…humor? Sort of. GHOSTLAND BOYS (2016) A majority of Ghostland Boys feels like it would have worked better edited into short segments of a “web series”…if the writing had been … Continue reading

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Tyler Labine: The bear who sees ghosts and gays

It all started with an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? in 1994. But after playing a stoner on The X-Files way back in 1996, funny bear Tyler Labine cemented his shtick in the horror genre for life. … Continue reading

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Will the homos in these 3 horrors live to see another gay?

I have to admit, even after spotting a gay character in the trailer for one of these films, I nearly skipped it because I am crashing and burning on some of the more agonizing stuff I sit through these days … Continue reading

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The Terror of the Blind Buy—were they as scary as I feared (or hoped)?

Blind buys are mostly a thing of my past…unless they come with some actual foresight. Perhaps the film is part of a franchise for which I have all the other installments, or is by one of my favorite directors, or … Continue reading

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Direct to DVD, Blu-ray & Streaming: Ross Patterson brings the giggles, gore, guys, and gay

Ross Patterson spent years appearing in goofball comedies, and only once did he step into the world of horror…as “Fraternity Leader” in a goofball comedy scene in House of the Dead 2… So writing and directing goofball horror comedies of … Continue reading

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Mod odd horror takes me back to the odd 80s

In the never-ending stream of horror movies I watch, I often find common threads for themed posts like this one, which includes what are in essence three very different types of films: an undead haunting, a creature feature, and a … Continue reading

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Everyone’s going to a cabin in the woods…except the deadly doughnuts

This foursome delivers a whole range of humor and horror, and I liked them all for different reasons. 3 of them take place at cabins in the woods and, well, the doughnut flick is just dessert. KILL ME NOW (2012) … Continue reading

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DIRECT TO STREAM: 2 from Sevé Schelenz

The horror career of director Sevé Schelenz is still in its infancy, but I figured I’d cover his first two films because they’re so completely different from each other, which always gets me to pay attention to a director’s output. … Continue reading

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