Category Archives: The Evil of the Thriller – Everything Horror

Amityville…the horrors continue

I’ve covered plenty of Amityville films before, both in a mega blog and in a look at the Amityville II remake. Now, it’s time for another mega blog about Amityville and bogus Amityville films, going all the way back to … Continue reading

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The compassionate side of witchery

My latest double feature viewing experience included two very different films that both, however, focus on the human experience with horror as the backdrop. Let’s get into The Craft: Legacy and His House. THE CRAFT: LEGACY (2020)   Naturally, a … Continue reading

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5 from the 1960s

Aliens, zombies, vampires, occultists, witches, grave robbers, killer plants…all jam-packed into only five movies. Does that work to their advantage? Let’s find out. THE EARTH DIES SCREAMING (1964) What a delicious title, and the combination of sci-fi/horror concepts isn’t bad … Continue reading

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Five from the early 1970s

They came from the same time period as The Exorcist and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but don’t expect them to live up to the two iconic films of the genre from that era. THE DUNWICH HORROR (1970) Based on a … Continue reading

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Back to the 80s: Silent Madness vs. Don’t Panic

The 80s really will never end, as even someone like myself, who worked in a mom and pop video store for years and had cable throughout the 80s, is still treated to obscure movies I’ve never seen as they are … Continue reading

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GAY HORROR FICTION: two novels and an anthology to keep you reading

Get ready to read as I take on three queer horror fiction titles: Plank Children, Seasons Bleedings, and Darker than Night. PLANK CHILDREN by Michael Schutz Author Michael Schutz manages to give us a gay protagonist whose sexual identity isn’t … Continue reading

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3 more holiday horrors for December 2020

I thought I’d seen it all for this season with my 2020 Christmas horror roundup blog, but SyFy and Shudder came through at the last minute with more Christmas horror to get us through the season and to add to … Continue reading

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Backwoods horrorthon!

It’s time for one full-length feature just released on Blu-ray, and two short films from an indie directors that are supposedly connected but didn’t really seem to be to me. PLAGUE TOWN (2008) Overall, this film is a disjointed and … Continue reading

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THE HORRORS OF HOLIDAY MUSIC

Do you have more of a jaded, dark, mean-spirited, cynical, or downright scary attitude even during this joyous season? If so, here are a handful of tunes that may be perfect for getting you through the most wonderful time of … Continue reading

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Back to the 40s and 50s with vampires, zombies, and grave robbers

This may be the best movie marathon I’ve done yet of horror oldies from my late brother’s DVD collection, so let’s get right into them. I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE (1943) This 69-minute movie seriously delivers on the creepy voodoo … Continue reading

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