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NETFLIX AND CHILLS: 3 tales of the supernatural

How about a little ghostly triple feature? I look very briefly at three I watched on Netflix: DeadCon, Polaroid, and The Car: Road to Revenge—and yes, it’s a sequel. DEADCON (2019) The title of this one had me excited for … Continue reading

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The horrors of Showtime February 2020

Showtime is the premium channel with the most On Demand horror titles, so I check it every month or so to see what’s new. Here’s a look at five selections from my latest Showtime horror marathon. SELFIE FROM HELL (2018) … Continue reading

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Halloween horrors and a Valentine song stealer

Although it’s February, I discovered a couple of Halloween selections on Prime that I had not seen. Meanwhile, Hulu offers a new “Valentine” installment of Into the Dark for February, and it’s the only one here that won’t be landing … Continue reading

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My 2019 Holiday Horror Marathon

While Hanukkah isn’t reaching my mailbox until February and Black Christmas remake number 2 is the mainstream movie that everyone is beating to death, I take a look at a whole load of December horror choices to add to the … Continue reading

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Four of the more obscure from 1989 – 1996

I dare to once again travel back to that awful transition period between the end of the awesome 80s horror era to the resurgence of good horror post-Scream. So let’s see how this smorgasbord of varying styles and subgenres holds … Continue reading

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What better than Pledge Night to kick off the gay 90s?

Pledge Night, which has just been released in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, is about as bad as any other slasher that moved us away from the eighties and into the nineties back in the day. No atmosphere, no scares, no … Continue reading

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Giant bugs and familiar faces

Scrounging around cable and streaming services for films to watch with my man over the weekend, I couldn’t have planned a better hubby-safe creature double feature if I tried. He not only laughed, he even stayed in the room through … 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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STREAM QUEEN: zomvamps, a dream boogeyman, and killer cowboys

Two out of three ain’t bad in this triple feature of newer streaming titles. So let’s find out which I felt was the odd man out. DAYLIGHT’S END (2016) The original I Am Legend was the beginning of a tradition … Continue reading

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I can’t keep the truth hidden any longer

You know my basic belief—90s sequels destroy 80s classics. Well, revisiting The Hidden movies challenged everything I thought I believed…about the 90s and myself. THE HIDDEN (1987) In my mind this is one of the classics my favorite decade—just like … Continue reading

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