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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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Will you have a howling good time with this 8-movie werewolf franchise?

I’m not going to go into depth about The Howling from 1981, because it’s a classic, and shame on you if you haven’t seen it. Yes, I’m totally horror shaming! It is director Joe Dante’s horror masterpiece, stars Dee Wallace, … Continue reading

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I don’t know why I swallowed all this fly

Actually, I do know why. The Fly legacy rules and has haunted me since my childhood. So let’s get into all five films. THE FLY (1958) The pure simplicity of The Fly makes it such a classic of the 1950s. … 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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Beware the killers within the devil’s mile

Eureka! A double dose of streaming selections that revolve around kidnappings and deliver plenty of popcorn horror along the way. KILLERS WITHIN (2018) Unless you haven’t been paying attention to modern horror releases—or not reading my blogs about current movies—you’ll … Continue reading

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Small town spiders vs. big city spiders

It seems for the last 3 decades we’ve been getting a great, silly spider movie every 10 years or so. We had Arachnophobia in 1990, then we moved into a new millennium and got spider flicks in 2002 and 2013. … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 6 degrees of Bill Oberst Jr.

Taking a break from blogging about movies in my own collection, I perused my streaming watch lists and realized a bunch of the films included appearances by one of my indie faves, Bill Oberst Jr. Which means…BLOG THEME! These six … Continue reading

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It’s back to the 90s for a foursome of mostly fun and fear

It’s no secret that the final decade of last millennium almost killed the horror genre (in my and most other people’s opinions), but the 1990s does have its moments. So here’s what went right and wrong for me in this … Continue reading

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Two and a Hole Men

Although the trailer on Prime kept my interest, I never expected anything as good as what I got from Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver. That subtitle sounds like it could be the name of a picture book … Continue reading

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We have rooms…come stay for the knife…

When you check in At Granny’s House or the Hotel Inferno, are you in for a snorefest or a gorefest? Let’s take a look. HOTEL INFERNO (2013) Giulio De Santi of Adam Chaplin and Taeter City fame takes his nonstop gore to the … Continue reading

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