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STREAM QUEEN: dead in the woods and dead under the wheels

Hey. When horror keeps coming at you in a never-ending stream, you’ll watch anything. Maybe that’s dulled my senses, but I didn’t hate either of these films. SUPER HYBRID (2010) The director of the U.S. version of One Missed Call … Continue reading

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Three reasons why I’d rather be watching trashy b-movies

I’m actually disappointed that I was disappointed by three movies I assumed would at least deliver some entertaining horror fun even if they were films I never needed to see again. After all, these three titles are totally within the … Continue reading

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When a fairy tale becomes a horror….

It’s Alice in Murderland vs. Little Dead Rotting Hood! Be scared. Be very scared. ALICE IN MURDERLAND (2010)   As I worked my way through Alice in Murderland, I had a very strong feeling I’d done this all before. Turns … Continue reading

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WD Jackson’s Slasher goes Hollywood!

Author WD Jackson is a huge fan of horror films, particularly slasher films, so he’s taken the popular horror genre and woven it into his novel Slasher, about the making of a Hollywood slasher film that turns real when scream … Continue reading

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The Netherlands slaughtered it with this slasher…in a good way

Okay, so the translation of this film from the Netherlands couldn’t be any more generic. The title Slaughter Night doesn’t really do this movie justice—it could describe any direct to DVD slasher from the past 3 decades that attempted to … 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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I want me gold! And don’t call me Leprechaun…

Riding the wave of the slasher resurgence due to the Scream series from 1996 – 2000, the 2002 film Miner’s Massacre (aka: Curse of the Forty-Niner) is  slightly better than a SyFy Original slasher (because the sex, blood, and bad … Continue reading

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More than you’d ever want to know about the 80s classic Square Pegs

I was in 8th grade when the television show Square Pegs premiered in the fall of 82 and became an instant hit with the Gen-X crowd. Rather than sending us off to the School of the Performing Arts and thereby … Continue reading

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Blood Song—Totally Out of Tune Terror

This 1982 slasher has everything going for it. A classic synthesized Halloween theme song rip-off, Donna Wilkes, who shrieked her way through Jaws II and later played hot hooker Angel, and teen angel Frankie Avalon as the killer! Need I … Continue reading

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The ultimate 80s slasher–Linnea Quigley, Billy Hufsey, Felony…and even Vanna White

If you hated the jocks back in high school, then Graduation Day is the movie for you, because a killer is taking them all out. The movie opens with an awful disco song (someone didn’t get the memo that it’s … Continue reading

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