Tag Archives: 1980s

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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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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Stephen King’s killing machine and a giant rat creature

I was a huge Stephen King reader in my early teens, which coincided with his rise to mass popularity and numerous movie adaptations within a matter of years. Of course once the movie studios had tapped some of his best … Continue reading

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I’ll take the 80s triple feature with extra cheese on a Blu-ray

The 80s hits (and misses) just keep going Blu thanks to all the indie companies digging them out of the vaults, so it’s time to take on three I just added to my collection: a giallo, a giant snake film, … Continue reading

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It came from 1989…four times

The day I can no longer dig up lost 1980s films I’ve never seen is the day I will stop living in the past. Okay, I’m lying. But this foursome was a delicious dive into first time viewing of horror … Continue reading

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They’re not your everyday 1980s horror films

Every time I think I’ve covered just about all the horror the 1980s had to offer, some lost films resurface. So let’s take a look at The Nesting, The Strangeness, Beaks, and Dream Demon. THE NESTING (1981) Before there was … Continue reading

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Modeling can be murder

It’s a double feature of pretty women falling victim to psychotic, artistic men as I take on Playgirl Killer and Double Exposure. PLAYGIRL KILLER (1967) I had to revisit this one because it was an oldie I watched on TV … Continue reading

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Making a Nightwish for the Laughing Dead to do a Slash Dance

I lived through the 80s, when cable TV was everything and I worked in a video store with a huge horror section, yet there are still films I’ve never seen. Like these three… SLASH DANCE (1989) It’s surprising that it … Continue reading

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