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Holiday horror from 2005: The Toybox From Venus

These two films sound much better when you combine the titles. If you’re wondering how you missed a Halloween alien comedy and a Christmas slasher, don’t wonder, because these are pretty obscure films that don’t exactly do their holidays justice…or … Continue reading

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Horrors from the water, the sky, and…the vents?

This trio of films offers some familiar (and some cute) faces and favorite subgenres, but is that enough to make them worth a watch? DARK HOUSE (2014) Had this one on my “must-see” list for a while because a) delicious … Continue reading

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Makeup man making movies in the new millennium

With a massive horror makeup effects career dating all the way back to 80s classics like Night of the Creeps, Evil Dead II, The Hidden, Phantasm II, 976-EVIL, Halloween 5, Bride of Re-Animator, and A Nightmare on Elm Street 5, … Continue reading

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Wishmaster wishes he had been as iconic as his predecessors

Not a year after Scream reinvigorated the horror and slasher scene at the end of the 1990s, Wishmaster came along and…well, it kind of treaded the same ground 90s horror had been walking all along, with just some spit shine … Continue reading

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Head splitting headbangers and paranormal punk rockers

The guts, guitars, ghosts, and even gays in this trio of indie films deliver a variety of subgenres, yet all three films offer a touch of nostalgia for the days of high hair and mosh pits. HEAVY MENTAL (2009)   … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: killer clown on Halloween vs. scary bear in the woods

If it’s Prime time, it’s usually major indie time, as with these two films. Only thing they really have in common is that they each run about 70 minutes long. Are they worth a little more than an hour of … Continue reading

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Multiple maniacs slash through T&A and LGBT to the sounds of 80s new wave

As a GenXer, I get the distinct pleasure of saying “you had to be there” to those who didn’t live through the 80s. Well now, you can get a taste of the 20th century’s most totally awesome decade if you … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: holiday horror double feature

Easter is around the corner, Fourth of July isn’t…but it’s always good to plan ahead. So here goes. EASTER BUNNY BLOODBATH (2010) So far, there hasn’t been a definitive Easter horror flick for me, although my holiday horror page has … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: witches, killer imaginary friend, and meta slasher

One is no The Craft, one is no Drop Dead Fred, and one is no—well, I can’t say or it would spoil the third movie a bit. But are any of these flix worth a watch despite the fact that … Continue reading

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TRIPLE FEATURE TIME: torture porn, creature feature comedy, and backwoods slasher

This trio from 2006-2007 gives us a low budget yet hardcore gore porn experience, some cheesy SyFy slime creature fun, and a crazy backwoods family terrorizing kids at a cabin in the woods. These are probably not movies you’d seek … Continue reading

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