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Monsters of the 1960s

Every once in a while, it’s fun to revisit the films that introduced me to the genre – films I was allowed to watch on TV at an age when I was still too young to see the hard stuff … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: trying to get a grip on reality

If you’re in the mood to just kick back on the couch, lights out, a big bowl of popcorn and a 2-liter of cherry cola in hand, and be scared silly with some mindless horror fun, then this is not … Continue reading

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Queer eye for the indie filmmaking of Armand Petri

Considering I’m always on the lookout for new indie horror hitting Amazon Prime as well as horror with gay elements, when a bunch of horror shorts and a couple of full-length features by director Armand Petri hit the streaming service … Continue reading

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Direct-to-DVD: 3 from Mike Mendez

When Don’t Kill It first started getting Internet promotion, I knew from the trailer it was most likely going to by my kind of movie, so I did a blind buy of the Blu-ray. As I was watching it with … 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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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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Digging through the DVR – 4 the fun of it

I DVR so much crap off the dozens of movie channels that it’s unusual to watch 4 in a row in one weekend that all give me a few cheap thrills—especially when at least half of them are mainstream horror. … 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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Beware the children of the early 1970s

And I’m not talking Linda Blair. I look at an early Steven Spielberg made-for-TV film and an adaptation of a Daphne du Maurier story. SOMETHING EVIL (1972)   Although I wasn’t even 3 yet when this made-for-TV film first aired, … Continue reading

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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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