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NETFLIX AND CHILLS: struggling to get through two originals

One is a vampire horror comedy, the other is an alien horror comedy. Neither of them fully rose to the occasion, and both were longer than they needed to be, but one fared better than the other. DAY SHIFT (2022) … Continue reading

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80s oddities: beginning, middle, and end

It’s a trio of lesser-known films from the best horror decade ever–although you wouldn’t know that by watching these three movies. FRANKENSTEIN ISLAND (1981) I cannot process that this film was made in 1981 and not 1961, beginning with the … Continue reading

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Killers and creatures of the 60s and I got them on Blu-ray

This foursome of flicks I’ve just added to my library spans from 1959 to 1965 and delivers a masked killer, big creatures, and even vampire aliens. CALTIKI, THE IMMORTAL MONSTER (1959) There’s some question as to whether horror master Mario … Continue reading

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SHUDDER AND SHRIEK: women in peril

It’s girls gone wild with sharks, demons, and aliens. THE REEF: STALKED (2022) A sequel to the 2010 film The Reef in name only, The Reef: Stalked is a reminder that the shark subgenre of movies started by the Open … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: men in peril

It’s a gay stalker, alien possession, and man vs. psycho family. THE GUEST HOUSE (2016) Single White Female goes gay male in this low budget stalker flick  that lands a place on the homo horror movies page. It even features … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of an alien abduction?

It’s a trio of alien encounter films that gave me the creeps when I first saw them. Do they still hold up? COMMUNION (1989) Author Whitley Strieber (Wolfen, The Hunger), went the nonfiction route when he became convinced he was … Continue reading

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Alien nuns, a revenge demon, and a devil dog from the 1970s

It’s a trio of new Blu-ray additions to my collection, so let’s see if they were worth subtraction from my wallet. END OF THE WORLD (1977) Not gonna lie. This isn’t a good movie, but the filmmaker definitely makes the … Continue reading

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Triple feature from the 1950s and 1960s

Dusting off the decades to bring you this flashback of fear…or not. Let’s get into them. IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE (1953) It’s a thrill that an old sci-fi flick based on the writings of Ray Bradbury was made in … Continue reading

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It came from the 1970s…and ended up in my horror collection

I’ve gotten to the point where I feel I have to justify to myself why I keep adding crap to my horror movie collection, so pardon me if I do so as I cover the six films of various subgenres … Continue reading

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The weirdest depths of 90s horror

My video store career started at the end of the 80s, and I spent most of the 90s working both there and at a bookstore part time to pay my way through college to eventually get my master’s degree (I … Continue reading

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