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Don’t look in the basement at home because they’re watching

My latest streaming marathon—three very different subgenres of horror—left me wanting more, even if each movie had its moments. DON’T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT 2 (2015) This is pretty cool. This direct sequel to the 1973 film Don’t Look in … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: A wacky movie per decade: the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s

We can’t get away from the lasting impact of films like 1974’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, 1984’s A Nightmare on Elm Street, or 1996’s Scream, so it’s always fun to take a look at films that had absolutely no … Continue reading

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The movies of the “Films to Keep You Awake” box

I originally bought this DVD boxed set of 6 Spanish films for the movie The Xmas Tale, which I blog about here. Now, having watched the remaining 5 films, I can say this is pretty much like an anthology show … Continue reading

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Halloween thrills – The Hollow vs. The Guest

Imagine this: the horror flick titled The Hollow has nothing to do with the Headless Horseman and has less Halloween holiday spirit than the thriller titled The Guest. Let’s take a look. THE HOLLOW (2015) Made for the SyFy Network, … Continue reading

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1990 vs. 1998!

For no reason other than I watched two movies from each year, I take on these four from 90 and 98, covering various subgenres. BEYOND DARKNESS (1990) This is the last gasp of awesome 80s Euro horror trash…from the director … Continue reading

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New millennium horrorthon

Fiction and video game adaptations, slashers, witches, zombies…here’s a mish-mosh of crap from the first decade of the 2000s. RIDING THE BULLET (2004) Based on a Stephen King novella, Riding the Bullet will really only work for you if you … Continue reading

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The curse of late 80s horror hops on a boat to Italy….

It was sad watching the awesomeness of early to mid-80s horror become the crap that flooded the direct-to-video market at the end of the decade and led to the shit of the early 90s. It’s even more depressing when you … Continue reading

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Digging through the 80s archives

From TV to video, witches to psycho killers, I look at four flicks you may have missed in the 80s. THE PIT (1981) The Pit has a nice sleazy feel to it. A weird kid has no friends in school … Continue reading

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Tooth Fairy double feature!

Two witchy old ladies that exchange teeth for gifts, have hideous faces and wear black cloaks, and just love to kill children. Fun, fun, fun! It’s Darkness Falls vs. The Tooth Fairy. DARKNESS FALLS (2003) Darkness Falls came out at … Continue reading

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IT HAPPENED BEFORE THE 1970s….

Here goes. One each from the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s! FREAKS (1932) Infamous at the time of its release for using real sideshow “freaks” as its cast, this film, which runs little over an hour, isn’t really a “horror” … Continue reading

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