Tag Archives: slashers

Beware Jerusalem, the Grand Canyon, and Holland Road

It’s a world of flying demons, angry ghost tribes, and pigheaded killers out there, which is why I choose to just stay home and watch bad horror movies. So how bad are these three? JERUZALEM (2015) Jeruzalem is everything I … Continue reading

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Back when phones were still scary….

Weird when horror films I would consider contemporary because they were made in my lifetime are really now period pieces due to the accelerated rate of technology. Hell, you’re probably reading this blog about terrifying phone call movies on your … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: the horrors of gay boys existing in an intolerant society

It’s not every day that I find two gay horror films available for streaming. Turns out both of these take a seemingly default approach to gay horror – the main characters are fragile, tortured souls suffering from hate and rejection … Continue reading

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The newest iconic masked killer should be playing with dolls

Actually, my favorite new masked killer doesn’t really play with dolls, which makes me wish the Playing with Dolls franchise went by a different name. However, the title could be metaphorical, so who am I to tell a writer/director what … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a double dose of exploitation slashers

I use the term slasher in the most general sense because in each case, there’s a killer and a body count. But really, Phantom of the Grindhouse and The Greasy Strangler are purely trash cinema. PHANTOM OF THE GRINDHOUSE (2013) … Continue reading

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A horror hospital, a cabin in the woods, and a bloody haunted attraction

Sometimes, you’re better off alone, as demonstrated by three films from the 2000s that show what can happen when pretty people hang out in groups… CANDY STRIPERS (2006) This is the kind of flick that makes me nostalgic for teen … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: revenge killer, supernatural killer, and a little of both

Expecting a trio of low budget slashers with my streaming picks this time around, I got three very different experiences with Elder Island, Phantom Of The Woods, and Ditch Day Massacre. ELDER ISLAND (2016) When an 80-minute movie – 75 … Continue reading

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VHS era nostalgia isn’t enough to make these two winners

Just as the love of VHS horror will never die, it seems neither will the efforts of indie horror directors to replicate that feeling in their movies. In my efforts to forever find movies that actually do it right, I … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: undeniably compelling haunted attraction double feature

As bad as they can be, I’m a total sucker for low budget horror that pretty much looks like it was filmed over a weekend at some haunting attraction in the director’s hometown during the month of October. So I … Continue reading

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Underwhelmed in the second part of the 80s

Here are four examples of why the biggest mistake 80s horror made was in trying do something other than formulaic slashers. ETERNAL EVIL (aka: The Blue Man) (1985) Four years after bringing us the holiday slasher classic My Bloody Valentine, … Continue reading

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