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Amityville…the horrors continue

I’ve covered plenty of Amityville films before, both in a mega blog and in a look at the Amityville II remake. Now, it’s time for another mega blog about Amityville and bogus Amityville films, going all the way back to … Continue reading

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5 from the 1960s

Aliens, zombies, vampires, occultists, witches, grave robbers, killer plants…all jam-packed into only five movies. Does that work to their advantage? Let’s find out. THE EARTH DIES SCREAMING (1964) What a delicious title, and the combination of sci-fi/horror concepts isn’t bad … 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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For the love of 80s Euro trash horror

This was going to be a general blog about a handful of 1980s horror movies, until I realized all my selections are European films. So let’s get into them! REST IN PIECES (1987) This odd little Euro horror flick reminds … Continue reading

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The titles scream Halloween, but will the movies make you scream on Halloween?

Just under the wire, I scrounged up three more Halloween themed horror movies to get me in the mood this October. Are they worthy of the season? Let’s find out. DARK OCTOBER (2020) I could tell from the trailer for … Continue reading

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Cracking open more than one of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood on film

I’m not the ideal person to speak to the quality of Clive Barker adaptations because I’m not a fan of his writing, so I’m just going to look at these two on their merits as movies. I’ll say from the … Continue reading

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Christopher Lee double feature: for the love of Satan!

Christopher Lee, king of the Satanists! Here’s a quick look at two of his films from over 15 years apart with a similar theme. HORROR HOTEL (The City of the Dead) (1960) This is a delicious little tale of witchcraft … Continue reading

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Monsters of the past: screaming through the 1950s and 1960s

Time to delve into four films from the black and white horror era, and they’re loaded with freaks and monsters. DAY THE WORLD ENDED (1955) Even if he didn’t have the money to make an impression with some of his … Continue reading

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Getting Bit By Day’s End will send you into a Spiral of queer horror

It’s unusual for me to find a handful of gay male horror all at once to blog about, yet alone a more diverse selection that includes gay male, lesbian, and trans horror and gives me something new to add to … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: four films, one fave

I took a break from all the low budget indie stuff to indulge in some films with a little more polish. How did that work out for me? Let’s take a look. WE SUMMON THE DARKNESS (2020) Not even 1980s … Continue reading

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