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PRIME TIME: 4 reminders that zombies need to go away for at least a decade

It’s so unfortunate that the zombie genre has been absolutely decimated by overkill. I miss the days (aka: the 1970s and 1980s) when living dead films were so rare that when a new one finally rolled around it was totally … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: holiday horror from Halloween through Valentine’s Day

I was expecting to just hit up the latest Valentine’s Day horror flick from Hulu’s Into the Dark series, but I ended up all over the map this week thanks to uncovering movies that touch upon the bulk of the … Continue reading

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A triple dose of 80s schlock treatment…

I’m scraping the bottom of the barrel of 80s flicks in my collection (aka: in existence), so this trio is the crap on tap this time around. SHOCK TREATMENT (1981) Director Jim Sharman returns, Richard O’Brien returns, Patricia Quinn returns…Charles … Continue reading

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Scare Wars: slashers, home invasion, a musical, and an anthology

Knocked 5 more films off my must-see list…which, after I’ve completed the task of depleting it, I’m probably going to rename my “curious to see” list going forward… THE DEAD INSIDE (2011) Director Travis Betz, who brought us the bizarre … Continue reading

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Men, monsters, mutants, and music

It’s modern horror time! So which film from this eclectic trio was my favorite? Let’s take a look. BANG BANG BABY (2014) A sci-fi musical about 1960s rock ‘n’ roll and a chemical leak that turns people in a small … Continue reading

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Music and the munchies….

Horror…music…comedy. Not quite. None of these three films about singing flesh and blood eaters manages to hit the mark on all three counts. CANNIBAL! THE MUSICAL (1993) Before South Park became a hit, Trey Parker and Matt Stone wrote this … Continue reading

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How do you take your horror comedy?

Dark and mean, light and musical, or frickin’ scary with subtle humor? I look at three totally different types of horror films with varying levels of humor. THE LOVED ONES (2009) The overwhelming positive response I’ve seen online to this … Continue reading

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screamin’ & singin’

Horror musicals! Most are full-length features, some are shorts. Others feature just a few bona fide musical numbers. Let me know if I’ve missed any! If I’ve blogged about a film, the picture is clickable. It’s a Backstreet Boy! From … Continue reading

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Stream Queen: must-miss movies

Five movies that make you glad you didn’t feel like you were paying to see them because you watched them on a streaming service. LAKE MUNGO (2008)   After the drowning of a teen named Alice, her mother, father, and … Continue reading

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Before they were horror stars: De Palma and Cronenberg

It’s a 1970s double feature of two completely different horror flix from Brian De Palma and David Cronenberg: sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll in Phantom of the Paradise and sex, slugs, and more sex in Shivers. Plus, a touch … Continue reading

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