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I needed throwbacks to Crocodile and Crocodile 2 in my isolating life right now

I never would have imagined that by 2000, the man who brought us the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre would make a movie of SyFy original quality…which happens to be oodles of ridiculous fun that screams end of the 20th century. … Continue reading

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Willard and Ben…friends to the end?

Time to take on the famous killer rat franchise since I finally added all three to my collection. WILLARD (1971) Willard is not the crazy killer rat movie you might expect or remember. It’s more a character study of how … Continue reading

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Something queer is going on…or is it?

This handful of films has or supposedly has a queer bent, and a couple of them were brought to my attention by my readers, which I always appreciate. So do these four land on my does the gay guy die? … 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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STREAM QUEEN: kids and creeps on Netflix and Shudder

It’s a mixed bag of scares with this foursome—2 from Netflix and 2 from Shudder, but they all have kids and creatures in common. IN THE TALL GRASS (2019) The director of Cube, Splice, and a whole bunch of other … Continue reading

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Eureka! A totally satisfying triple feature for a change!

It took three platforms—Prime, Showtime, and Hulu—but I at last hit a quarantine high with big killer spider fun, a nasty infected remake with plenty of hunky bodies, and a slasher sequel with a gay lead character. Let’s see what … Continue reading

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I desperately needed a good horror fix, and the third time was a charm

With my latest self-isolation triple feature I was going for darker and scarier rather than predictable fun, but only one of these three satisfied. Was it Bloodline, Door in the Woods, or Shiver? Let’s find out. BLOODLINE (2018) Bloodline is … Continue reading

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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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When women band together to protect a mermaid

Expecting a couple of creature features about killer mermaids, I instead experienced two emotionally distressing movies about the mythical creatures being abused by man…and saved by women. MERMAID’S SONG (2015) Despite hating period pieces, I gave this a shot because … Continue reading

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Gay horror, thriller, and comedy overload

Just when I finally decided to break down and watch some titles I’d not yet seen that are on my complete homo horror movies list, a few new and unexpected ones came my way, so here’s a smorgasbord of 6 … Continue reading

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