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PRIME TIME: When it’s not a werewolf or Bigfoot movie

When I recently did a multi-movie werewolf blog, I had American Beast and Fang all queued up, but it turns out neither is actually a werewolf film, so…they got booted to this blog. What exactly are they then? Let’s find … Continue reading

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Giant bugs and familiar faces

Scrounging around cable and streaming services for films to watch with my man over the weekend, I couldn’t have planned a better hubby-safe creature double feature if I tried. He not only laughed, he even stayed in the room through … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: a creature feature and some confusing backwoods horror

I thought I knew what I was getting into with this triple feature of my own making. Oddly, it’s the two backwoods horrors that left me scratching my head, while the Lovecraftian film (a subgenre that usually gives me a … Continue reading

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Book of Monsters vs. Slaughterhouse Rulez

It’s a horror comedy creature double feature, and one of them features comic duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. So which of these two films would I prefer to have in my private collection? BOOK OF MONSTERS (2018) Book of … Continue reading

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Going back to before trolls discovered the Internet

When 1986 film Troll hit cable, I wasn’t a huge fan because it was essentially horror-lite, bordering on fantasy. 4 years later when Troll 2 hit video, I was breaking into my 20s and working at the video store, which … Continue reading

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Thriller and The Silence – Netflix and thrill…or not?

Since Netflix is charging us more now for more content, we’re definitely getting more, for better or worse. So are horror films Thriller and The Silence worth the price hike of admission? With its high-quality original programming in place, it … Continue reading

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I’ve been Scared to Death by a Syngenor Creature

Director William Malone (Parasomnia, House on Haunted Hill remake) introduced two different creatures that brought us through the 80s in three different movies. So let’s take a look at Creature, Scared to Death, and its sequel, Syngenor. CREATURE (1985) I’ll … Continue reading

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Streaming is free: Bigfoot Country and Late Fee

Every once in a while I scan the horror selection on the free streaming services—Popcorn Flix, Crackle, Vudu, BingeHorror, Tubi—for any new indies that haven’t landed on the pay services. This time around I scored a creature feature and Halloween … Continue reading

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Indulging in the full Feast

John Gulager, son of Clu Gulager (who reignited his career with 80s horror), won Ben & Matt’s Project Greenlight, and the first Feast was born. Naturally, his dad stars in all three installments, and these midnight movie grindhouse creature features … Continue reading

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I can’t keep the truth hidden any longer

You know my basic belief—90s sequels destroy 80s classics. Well, revisiting The Hidden movies challenged everything I thought I believed…about the 90s and myself. THE HIDDEN (1987) In my mind this is one of the classics my favorite decade—just like … Continue reading

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