Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

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

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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

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Dog vs. monster: have you watched a Watchers movie recently?

Based on a Dean Koontz novel, Watchers spawned three sequels over a ten-year span, and it even featured various horror veterans throughout the decade. Let’s take a look at all four flicks. WATCHERS (1988) I haven’t seen Watchers in over … Continue reading

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It came from the early 80s and I just bought it on Blu-ray

Bette Davis leads the charge as we enter the eighties with this trio of films I’ve finally added to my collection. Let’s have a look. THE WATCHER IN THE WOODS (1980) The most frightening scenes of this Disney supernatural film … Continue reading

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It’s a non-canon Friday the 13th double feature

Jason fans rejoice. A lot of what you’ve been waiting for becomes a reality in these two films about the iconic horror franchise. 13 FANBOY (2021) This film has such a fantastic meta premise, brings together loads of horror veterans … Continue reading

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Some late 80s additions to my Blu-ray collection

The 80s really is the decade that just keeps giving and giving, so I was psyched to add three more titles to my always growing library. This trio takes us from 1985 to 1990. HARD ROCK ZOMBIES (1985) This crazy … Continue reading

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Crazy for the 80s

My latest selection of six flix to cover includes five I scored on Blu-ray, and a final one that could definitely use an official release on disc—and they’re all lesser-known movies you may have stumbled upon on HBO or on … Continue reading

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Still scraping the bottom of the 80s barrel

Once again I return to the 80s with five films that have landed in my personal collection in recent months. So let’s see what goodness the worst of the 80s turned up this time. JULES VERNE’S MYSTERY ON MONSTER ISLAND … Continue reading

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The werewolf films of Paul Naschy

Don’t know what possessed me, but I suddenly decided I needed to have every movie by Spanish actor/writer/director/horror hunk Paul Naschy in my movie collection. Considering I only had about four of them, that meant a whole lot more to … Continue reading

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Adding more movies from the end of the last millennium to my collection

For a variety of reasons, this foursome from between 1989 and 1998 has ended up in my movie collection, so let’s see how happy I am with my purchases. LOBSTER MAN FROM MARS (1989) If it came from the 80s … Continue reading

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