Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

Bought on Blu and DVD: six degrees of recycled sex and scares heading into the 90s

There’s a reason why I added each of the three films in this post to my media library, so let’s find out why… DANCE WITH DEATH (1992) The director of Demon Wind brings us what is considered a remake of … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BOUGHT ON BLU: three from the 90s

One feels like an end of the 80s slasher, the other two are silly sexploitation horror comedies. Are they as fun as they should be? DEAD GIRLS (1990) Dead Girls is so totally 80s it gets five stars for nostalgia … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, Scared Silly - Horror Comedy, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on BOUGHT ON BLU: three from the 90s

BOUGHT ON BLU: these people have serious issues…

I filled in a gap in my collection of essential horror by finally purchasing The Bad Seed, plus I added two recently released 80s horror flicks I had never seen, one of which has a major gay plot. THE BAD … Continue reading

Posted in Johnny You ARE Queer - Gay Thoughts, Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Comments Off on BOUGHT ON BLU: these people have serious issues…

It’s almost like he comes to you in your dreams…

It’s a trio of slashers with killers that aren’t quite all there…until it’s time for the killing to start!  Kinda reminded me of an infamous baddie we all know and love. BRING ME A DREAM (2020) I checked this one … Continue reading

Posted in Johnny You ARE Queer - Gay Thoughts, Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, Sound Check - The Songs Stuck in My Head, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on It’s almost like he comes to you in your dreams…

BOUGHT ON BLU AND DVD: the 70s, 80s, and 90s

Made for television in the 70s, lost in the 80s, and the sixties sequelized in the 90s. Let’s take a look at three more I just added to my collection. TERROR OUT OF THE SKY (1978) This is actually a … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on BOUGHT ON BLU AND DVD: the 70s, 80s, and 90s

BOUGHT ON BLU AND DVD: like father like son

The time came to fill in gaps in my collection once again, and this time it was any titles I was missing from Mario Bava and his son Lamberto Bava. So let’s get into four from each. LIKE FATHER HATCHET … Continue reading

Posted in Johnny You ARE Queer - Gay Thoughts, Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on BOUGHT ON BLU AND DVD: like father like son

Holiday horrors for 2022: three for Halloween and one for Christmas

I continue to add to the complete holiday horror page with four more holiday themed horror flicks for the 2022 season. YOU ARE NOT MY MOTHER (2021) This Irish film creates a compelling, haunting slow burn while managing to combine … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, Scared Silly - Horror Comedy, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Holiday horrors for 2022: three for Halloween and one for Christmas

80s oddities: beginning, middle, and end

It’s a trio of lesser-known films from the best horror decade ever–although you wouldn’t know that by watching these three movies. FRANKENSTEIN ISLAND (1981) I cannot process that this film was made in 1981 and not 1961, beginning with the … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 80s oddities: beginning, middle, and end

Who’s afraid of an alien abduction?

It’s a trio of alien encounter films that gave me the creeps when I first saw them. Do they still hold up? COMMUNION (1989) Author Whitley Strieber (Wolfen, The Hunger), went the nonfiction route when he became convinced he was … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, Movie Times & Television Schedules - Staying Entertained, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Who’s afraid of an alien abduction?

PRIME TIME: slashing in different styles

My latest marathon on Prime was definitely an interesting selection, so let’s get right into them. BURIAL GROUND MASSACRE (2021) If you were around in 1996, you’ll remember there were loads of cheap, copycat slashers released in the wake of … Continue reading

Posted in Living in the 80s - forever, The Evil of the Thriller - Everything Horror | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on PRIME TIME: slashing in different styles