Tag Archives: Lin Shaye

These three are not your everyday alien encounter movies

I’m not a fan of cheesy sci-fi “alien” movies, but I love chilling films that take a serious approach to the many documented cases of people who say they were abducted by aliens: Communion, Fire in the Sky, The Fourth … Continue reading

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Six while I was sick, and most of them were worth a watch

What better to do when you’re home sick lying on the couch all day? I watched six horror flicks in one day, and lucky me—most of them were good! ROSEWOOD LANE (2011) It’s been over a decade since we’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Four from scream queen Alexandra Holden

You might not know her name, but you’ve probably seen at least one of Alexandra Holden’s movies from the new millennium. WISHCRAFT (2002) Like most horror films that run longer than an hour and a half, Wishcraft shouldn’t. Shave ten … Continue reading

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One cannibalistic backwoods Texas family still reigns supreme

A crazy family in Texas forces drifters and illegal immigrants to work as ranch hands. If these scruffy men don’t comply, they are tortured and eventually become beef jerky. You would think a movie about a bunch of sweaty slaves … Continue reading

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Wolf Moon made me howl with delight

Wolf Moon (aka: Dark Moon Rising) is a quirky little werewolf film. Because there’s a love relationship between a local girl in a small country town and a hunky young werewolf, some might want to compare it to Twilight. But … Continue reading

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The horror of 80s comedy My Demon Lover

Sometimes I watch old movies from the 80s and say to myself, “What were we thinking?” followed immediately by, “I’m so glad we were thinking it.” If My Demon Lover was supposed to launch the film career of Scott Valentine, … Continue reading

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Horror Humor! Monster Man in a Killer Pad

I love goofy comic actor Eric Jungmann. He has appeared on numerous TV shows and in teen flicks like Varsity Blues and Not Another Teen Movie. But I’m more a fan because of his horror resume! He was a background … Continue reading

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Horror anthologies from the hood

That’s right. It’s time for some black tales of terror! SNOOP DOGG’S HOOD OF HORROR (2006) Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror is raw, ghetto, low-budget anthology fun. It also happens to have a surprisingly notable cast despite its b-movie status: … Continue reading

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Chillerama: the horror anthology tradition goes gay

Chillerama has totally not gotten the cult following it deserves. Not in the horror subculture OR the gay subculture. Because the truth is, this film is pretty damn gay! It’s got a killer sperm. It’s got gay bear werewolves. It’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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