Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

It came from 1989…four times

The day I can no longer dig up lost 1980s films I’ve never seen is the day I will stop living in the past. Okay, I’m lying. But this foursome was a delicious dive into first time viewing of horror … Continue reading

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They’re not your everyday 1980s horror films

Every time I think I’ve covered just about all the horror the 1980s had to offer, some lost films resurface. So let’s take a look at The Nesting, The Strangeness, Beaks, and Dream Demon. THE NESTING (1981) Before there was … Continue reading

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A trio of 1970s and 1980s flicks from Nico Mastorakis

Nico Mastorakis has been making horror films for decades, and I’ve already covered The Zero Boys, so I figured it was time to clean house and cover some of his others from back in the day. So let’s take a … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: 3 quirky horror flicks with neon colors in the poster art

When I see neon in a horror movie poster, I have high hopes for some silly throwback horror fun. Did this selection from my watchlist–The Happy House, 1 Must Die, and Distiller–deliver? DISTILLER (2016) This one looks and feels like … Continue reading

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A look back at the Evil Dead trilogy—of video games!

I dug out the old Dreamcast and Playstation 2 game systems, hooked them up to my big ass widescreen HD TV, and delved into three games based on the Evil Dead movies, all featuring Ash voiced by Bruce Campbell: Evil Dead: Hail to … Continue reading

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Making a Nightwish for the Laughing Dead to do a Slash Dance

I lived through the 80s, when cable TV was everything and I worked in a video store with a huge horror section, yet there are still films I’ve never seen. Like these three… SLASH DANCE (1989) It’s surprising that it … Continue reading

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Back to the 80s—four from 85 to 90

The 80s vaults just keep swinging open, between indie companies digging up lost films for Blu-ray release, streaming services offering poor quality sources of old movies, and even owners of VHS tapes from back in the day uploading them to … Continue reading

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Just when you though it was safe to go back near the water…

These two slasher parties from nearly a decade apart take place near water—one on a boat, one poolside. So which one would I rather attend? KILLER YACHT PARTY (2006) What’s comforting about Killer Yacht Party is that it feels and … Continue reading

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Four of the more obscure from 1989 – 1996

I dare to once again travel back to that awful transition period between the end of the awesome 80s horror era to the resurgence of good horror post-Scream. So let’s see how this smorgasbord of varying styles and subgenres holds … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: When it’s not a werewolf or Bigfoot movie

When I recently did a multi-movie werewolf blog, I had American Beast and Fang all queued up, but it turns out neither is actually a werewolf film, so…they got booted to this blog. What exactly are they then? Let’s find … Continue reading

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