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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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My Halloween horrorthon 2018 starts with American Fright Fest

It’s that time of year when I salivate in anticipation of Halloween-themed horror movies flooding the market, and American Fright Fest is the first to sneak onto Amazon Prime. Yes, it’s another haunted attraction horror flick, but this one offers … Continue reading

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Slashing and spoofing and clowning around

This was originally just going to be a slasher spoof double feature about two films that came two decades apart, but I had to throw in one oddity that fell around the middle somewhere.  STUDENT BODIES (1981) One of the … Continue reading

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1980s dolls vs. 1990s blood dolls!

Before Chucky, there was Dolls! And by the time Chucky found a wife, Full Moon had milked killer dolls to death, mostly with the Puppet Master movies, and then with its own rip-off film, Blood Dolls! Seems like Charles Band … Continue reading

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50s creatures and 60s killers

Just like the 1950s and 1960s were the dawning of the rock ‘n roll era, these two decades served as a launching pad for the modern horror age. So it’s always fun to look back at some of the influences … Continue reading

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Talk to the hand…and beg it not to kill you!

I love giving a good hand blog, so I wrap my fist around three spanning two decades in this one. THE HAND (1981) Hard to believe Oliver Stone directed this rather forgettable 1981 horror flick that feels more like a … Continue reading

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A triple dose of 80s schlock treatment…

I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel of 80s flicks in my collection (aka: in existence), so this trio is the crap on tap this time around. SHOCK TREATMENT (1981) Director Jim Sharman returns, Richard O’Brien returns, Patricia Quinn returns…Charles … Continue reading

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