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Back to the 80s—four from 85 to 90

The 80s vaults just keep swinging open, between indie companies digging up lost films for Blu-ray release, streaming services offering poor quality sources of old movies, and even owners of VHS tapes from back in the day uploading them to … 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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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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They came from the 80s…and landed on Blu-ray in the new millennium

As more and more 1900s horror of my childhood (damn, I’m old) makes its digital disc debut on Blu-ray, I give my brief thoughts on four recent releases that come from the 80s. Are they worth a buy even for … 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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All eyes on The Hills Have Eyes franchise

It’s one of the most iconic titles in horror history, and every installment has horror master Wes Craven’s name on it, but does the series live up to its reputation? THE HILLS HAVE EYES (1977) Much of Wes Craven’s The … Continue reading

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The takeaway from horror between 72 and 82…sex bad!

Considering these are the kind of movies that educated me in my formative years, I’m proof positive that horror movies do not give rise to psycho murderers. However, they may spawn bratty gay guys with Peter Pan Syndrome who are … Continue reading

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Flesh eaters vs. strong gay and lesbian characters

It’s not every day that we get fully realized queer characters in horror films, so it was a refreshing change of pace to watch two films in one weekend that each offered one—a gay guy and a lesbian—along with a … Continue reading

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Will the homos in these 3 horrors live to see another gay?

I have to admit, even after spotting a gay character in the trailer for one of these films, I nearly skipped it because I am crashing and burning on some of the more agonizing stuff I sit through these days … Continue reading

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1 out of 3 ain’t bad…even if it’s not entirely a horror movie

I guess I have myself to blame for watching horror films that include casts of people you’ve actually heard of, but this foursome wasn’t exactly my idea of a good horror time. Here’s my rundown of The Divide, The Abandoned, … Continue reading

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