Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

90s horror crawling onto Blu-ray

The indie movie companies keep digging up the obscurities and bringing them to high def, so let’s see what has been brought back from the 90s in recent months. FATAL EXAM (1990) This one has that totally 80s shot-on-video look…because … Continue reading

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Time for a four course meal of my favorite comfort food…80s horror

I will devour 80s horror forever, but was this foursome filling enough? Let’s take a look. BEYOND DREAMS DOOR (1989) Clearly inspired by the huge popularity of the Elm Street series, this low budget direct-to-video movie is mostly a nonstop … Continue reading

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Four horror flix and thrillers from the 1980s

A killer knight, a big bug, a sexy psycho, and even a gay stalker in my latest marathon of films from the 1980s. Let’s get right into them. PANIC BEATS (1983) Director/writer/actor Paul Naschy pumped out Euro horror flicks for … Continue reading

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Was a trip to Boggy Creek fun enough to go back for seconds?

Born in 1969, I was a wee child when my mother and older brothers subjected me to the horrors of UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts, and the occult, which were all the rage during the 1970s. So it’s time to stroll down … Continue reading

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Early 80s vs. late 80s horror

I went deep diving for my 80s fix with four in a variety of subgenres. So let’s get right to them. THE LAST SHARK (1981) Falling between Jaws 2 and Jaws 3, The Last Shark put in the effort to … Continue reading

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The hunt for 80s horror continues

If you’re itching for something from the 80s, but you feel like you’ve seen it all, here are four more you could check out. But should you? BLIND DATE (1984) If Eyes of Laura Mars, Dreamscape, and Looker melded reels, … 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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For the love of 80s Euro trash horror

This was going to be a general blog about a handful of 1980s horror movies, until I realized all my selections are European films. So let’s get into them! REST IN PIECES (1987) This odd little Euro horror flick reminds … Continue reading

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Horror of the 1980s: beginning, middle, and end

Reveling in some new acquisitions to my DVD and Blu-ray collection, I knew it was once again time to blog about the 1980s. So here’s a selection of flicks I haven’t yet covered spanning from 1980 to 1989. CONTAMINATION (1980) … Continue reading

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The 80s obscurities keep on coming

The 80s never really end for me, so here’s yet another blog covering four more lost horror movies of the decade. FIEND (1980) Fiend comes from the director of Nightbeast, and to me it’s like unofficial Night of the Living … Continue reading

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