Tag Archives: creature features

Was a trip to Boggy Creek fun enough to go back for seconds?

Born in 1969, I was a wee child when my mother and older brothers subjected me to the horrors of UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts, and the occult, which were all the rage during the 1970s. So it’s time to stroll down … Continue reading

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Will these scary creatures make you scream?

Aliens, a tentacle, a giant croc, and a demon. So which ones deliver on the chills and thrills? ATTACK OF THE UNKNOWN (2020) If SyFy bothered to show anything other than Harry Potter movies these days, this film would be … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a croc, road kill, an electric girl, and a mind jumper

I hit up Hulu, Prime, and even Crackle for my latest movie marathon, so let’s get right into them. BLACK WATER: ABYSS (2020) The director of Black Water is back for the sequel—a Crackle exclusive. The first time around it … Continue reading

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Here piggy, piggy!

What are the chances there would be two movies about mutant pig people on Amazon Prime at the same time? They’re so slim I simply had to watch them both. BARNEY BURMAN’S WILD BOAR (2020) Think The Hills Have Eyes … Continue reading

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Early 80s vs. late 80s horror

I went deep diving for my 80s fix with four in a variety of subgenres. So let’s get right to them. THE LAST SHARK (1981) Falling between Jaws 2 and Jaws 3, The Last Shark put in the effort to … Continue reading

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Nature got its revenge in 1970s horror movies

And yet we learned nothing from all those environmentally aware, cautionary slices of cinema. When I was a kid, there was what was called “the 4:30 movie”—a daily movie was shown every day after school, and each week had a … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: demons and other creepy creatures

It’s a trio of indie films with varying degrees of chills, thrills, and kills. Let’s take a brief look at A Dark Path, The Evil Rises, and Demons Inside Me. A DARK PATH (2020) If you need a little backwoods … Continue reading

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Five from the early 1970s

They came from the same time period as The Exorcist and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but don’t expect them to live up to the two iconic films of the genre from that era. THE DUNWICH HORROR (1970) Based on a … Continue reading

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3 more holiday horrors for December 2020

I thought I’d seen it all for this season with my 2020 Christmas horror roundup blog, but SyFy and Shudder came through at the last minute with more Christmas horror to get us through the season and to add to … Continue reading

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SHUDDER AND SHRIEK: a castle freak and a couple of freaks

Since I’m running out of movies to stream on every single service, two new ones that just hit Shudder were a welcome chance to blog about something. So let’s get right into the Castle Freak remake and Anything for Jackson. … Continue reading

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