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It’s back to the woods for some brutal kills

One’s just a hiking dude. Another is a masked psycho. And the third is…well, we still don’t know what he is, but he’s pissed. I take a look at backwoods slashers Capps Crossing, Bastard, and Playing with Dolls: Havoc. CAPPS … Continue reading

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Killer clowns from a torture chamber…and a coffin…and an app…

Big nose, painted face, flaming orange hair, nasty grin. The plot to desensitize the world to scary clowns is never-ending. And you can’t get away from them in horror flicks either – killer dolls, slashers, zombies, anthologies, Halloween films… They’re … Continue reading

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Now on Blu-ray: a flashback foursome spanning a decade

The hits and obscurities just keep coming to Blu-ray – in many cases films that never even made it to DVD – thanks to some great companies digging into the vaults. And if it came from the 80s or 90s, … Continue reading

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Three degrees of horror separation

Maxine Bahns, John Schneider, Andrew Bowen. Scarred, Smothered, Conjurer. Three names, three movies, and the horror ties that bind them together!  SCARRED (2005) It always comes back to me getting my jollies from the most simplistic, trashiest horror selections in … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: guys and dolls

It’s another mish-mosh of flicks I just tossed into my Prime watchlist and watched because, you know, they’re just sitting there. So are any of them worth checking out? THE CURSED (2010) The Cursed boils down to your basic 21st … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: when it’s all about the body count

Just like the many masked killers they’ve spawned, slashers will never die. Good or bad, they are always nice to have around when you just need some mindless massacre madness to break up the monotony of quality horror that stimulates … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: darkly comic quickies

I feel like I’m starting more and more blogs off with “I’m a whore when it comes to (insert subgenre here).” So, ditto for horror comedies and dark comedies. Naturally, I throw any shit that hits streaming and fits the … Continue reading

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All the death and mayhem only happens on Halloween in the movies…

It’s all just so romanticized in horror movies, isn’t it? In reality, you stand at the door the whole night, staring at the desolate street, hoping that some kids – any kids – will come along for you to scare. … Continue reading

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There’s a killer in the house…and Big Brother is watching…

By the time the new millennium hit, reality TV was already knocking scripted TV off the air, so it’s no surprise that the slasher genre cozied up to the cultural phenomenon, with killers terrorizing house contestants in films like Kolobos … Continue reading

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From the 90s VHS graveyard comes…

Killer video games, a giant woman, bloodthirsty dinosaurs, and aliens. I take a look at 4 from the last decade of the 20th century. BRAIN TWISTERS (1991) Clearly a product of its time, Brain Twisters may have a 1991 timestamp, … Continue reading

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