Category Archives: Scared Silly – Horror Comedy

2 horror anthologies from 4 decades apart

Talk about an extremely contrasting double feature. And I don’t mean because one comes from 1977 and the other from 40 years later. The Uncanny and An Hour to Kill are totally different animals—one a cat, the other a pig. … Continue reading

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Fresh Meat at the Carnival of Fear in Jurassic City

These three may not have anything in common, but I watched them one after the other on Prime, so I’m cramming them into one blog! CARNIVAL OF FEAR (2010) As soon as I began twitching while watching this one, I … Continue reading

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30 years of Stepford wives, children, and husbands

I’m a big fan of Ira Levin’s novels, and most have been adapted into films, including Rosemary’s Baby, The Boys from Brazil, Sliver, A Kiss Before Dying, and of course, The Stepford Wives. I was young when the 1975 film … Continue reading

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Some guy who kills people on Slaughter Drive

If you’re looking for something that strays from the typical slasher formula but still has a body count, juicy gore, and quirky dark humor, you might want to check out Slaughter Drive or Some Guy Who Kills People. Which one … Continue reading

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VAMPS: Sunset Society vs. Bloodrunners

A metal head and a hip hop icon each runs a vampire club. Who throws the better horror party? SUNSET SOCIETY (2018) Rolfe Kanefsky, one of my favorite directors of sexy, trashy, comic horror, does collaborative duties on this heavy … Continue reading

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Slashing in the woods, in the mountains, and in a T-shirt?

Slashers never fully go out of style, but they sure do go through dry spells. If you’re hunting for something you haven’t seen yet…does these three satisfy? YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER (2018) The director of Husk, Animal, and contributor … Continue reading

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Indulging in the full Feast

John Gulager, son of Clu Gulager (who reignited his career with 80s horror), won Ben & Matt’s Project Greenlight, and the first Feast was born. Naturally, his dad stars in all three installments, and these midnight movie grindhouse creature features … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: teens in trouble

This mini marathon of flix about kids in peril offers a variety of subgenres, but are any of them worth a watch? ROADSIDE MASSACRE (2012) If you’re itching for a backwoods cannibal family slasher but feel like you’ve seen them … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: vamps, a satanic cult, and an anthology

A little gritty, a bit of humor, a bevy of horror scenarios—these may not be for the casual horror fan or those looking for CGI extravaganzas, but this trio of indie films has a little something for every hardcore horror … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a double dose of the undead

This was almost a perfect double feature of new zombie films, which is hard to come by these days. Only one flaw has to be strongly overlooked for full enjoyment… DEAD SQUAD: TEMPLE OF THE UNDEAD (2018) I never know … Continue reading

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