Category Archives: Living in the 80s – forever

Did the Hammer House of Horror series nail it?

Shifting from period pieces and leaving Frankenstein and Dracula in the past, Hammer Films tried to start the 1980s with an anthology series. But with the Creepshow films and television shows like Tales from the Crypt and Tales from the … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: summer scares

It’s always fun to stay inside in the AC when it’s hot outside and just binge a bunch of horror movies that take place during the summer months. So did this foursome satisfy my Fourth of July weekend marathon needs? … Continue reading

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BOUGHT ON BLU & 4k: more obscure 80s films

It’s always a treat to find 80s movies that passed me by back in the day to add to my collection. Gotta thank all the boutique labels for digging these three up. Let’s get right into them. NIGHT SCREAMS (1987) … Continue reading

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BOUGHT ON BLU: The 40s, the 60s, the 80s

My latest trio of purchases all happen to come from decades that were 20 years apart, and it was a satisfying shopping spree. CAT PEOPLE (1942) Believe it or not, I had never seen the original Cat People, but now … Continue reading

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BOUGHT ON BLU: vacations of terror…sort of

Let’s take a trip back in time with a Mexican horror flick from the end of the 80s and its Halloween themed sequel! VACATION OF TERROR (1989) Atmosphere, creepy synth musical cues, fog machines, and an 80s vibe are the … Continue reading

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BOUGHT ON BLU: aliens, demons, zombies, and more

My latest triple feature of movies in my collection spans decades and subgenres. Let’s take a look. I MARRIED A MONSTER FROM OUTER SPACE (1958) Before The Stepford Wives, there was this delicious little black and white sci-fi flick about … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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