Tag Archives: Wes Craven

80s oddities: killer elevator, killer robot girl, killer Surf Nazis

Some films of the 80s just completely defy conventional genres. So why not slap a trio of them together in one blog? THE LIFT (1983) Nothing like Euro 80s horror with all the voices dubbed into English. This Dutch film … Continue reading

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A decade of science gone horribly wrong

If there’s one thing that the 80s taught us—aside from don’t go camping in the woods—it’s that you don’t mess with science! Because you just might end up with some really bad 80s horror movies! Here are six of varying … Continue reading

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A smorgasbord of 90s killing machines

A psycho doctor, an evil robot, a mutating man, and a mad mummy. So which of these 90s killers is worth the time?  DR. GIGGLES (1992)   The result of the wisecracking killer craze that ruined the slasher genre at the … Continue reading

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Three post-possession horror films of Linda Blair

After escaping Pazuzu’s evil clutches, Linda Blair went the horror trash route in movies such as Grotesque (blog here) and Witchery (blog here). She also took on a witch, a deformed psycho killer, and zombies! SUMMER OF FEAR (aka: Stranger in … Continue reading

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Familiar 80s faces of fear!

Obscure films your video store may not have carried…but there are plenty of recognizable actors and veteran horror directors! UNINVITED (1988) As the eighties ran out of ideas for horror films, Greydon Clark, who brought us Satan’s Cheerleaders in the … Continue reading

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When kid actors stole the show from Swamp Thing movies

DC Comics character Swamp Thing comes to life in these 1980s flicks…before comic book heroes were 95 percent CGI and during a time when cute and funny kids were the key to making movies the whole family could enjoy. SWAMP … Continue reading

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Cameo overload fun in a 90s horror anthology from John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper

Until now, the 1993 made-for-cable horror anthology Body Bags has only been available on an out-of-print DVD in an edited version—that was selling for like a gazillion dollars used! But at last, an uncut Blu-ray has been released. However, this … Continue reading

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A triple-feature of horror cheese that makes me nostalgic for the worst of the 80s

Deadly Blessing (1981) In the 80s, before the dude with the fedora and finger knives, Wes Craven brought us an evil group of Amish in Deadly Blessing. So, there’s this chick and her husband having sex in their home in … Continue reading

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It’s no Shocker that I completely blacked out Wes Craven’s Shocker

Being a huge fan of A Nightmare on Elm Street from the moment it hit VHS, I was most definitely a Freddy fan rather than a Wes Craven devotee. I never worshipped any movies just because they were made by … Continue reading

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The Serpent and the Rainbow; great title for a gay horror film

I never realized how gay Wes Craven’s 1988 film The Serpent and the Rainbow is because I never managed to sit through it and care about it. After trying again, this is what I came up with. Serpent=devil and sin … Continue reading

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