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All eyes on The Hills Have Eyes franchise

It’s one of the most iconic titles in horror history, and every installment has horror master Wes Craven’s name on it, but does the series live up to its reputation? THE HILLS HAVE EYES (1977) Much of Wes Craven’s The … Continue reading

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Is the Boogeyman trilogy a thrillogy?

As I revisited the 2005 Boogeyman and got the same vibe the chilling opening of Darkness Falls gave me—boy terrified of monster coming into his room—I couldn’t fathom why I remembered nothing about this film. Then I watched the rest … Continue reading

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Slashing in the woods, in the mountains, and in a T-shirt?

Slashers never fully go out of style, but they sure do go through dry spells. If you’re hunting for something you haven’t seen yet…does these three satisfy? YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER (2018) The director of Husk, Animal, and contributor … Continue reading

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Backwoods slashers and a supernatural killer in the 00s

Crazed killers, a grim reaper, and killer cannibals in this foursome from 2006, 2007, and 2008.  Did any of them stand out? WILDERNESS (2006) This survivalist horror flick essentially takes the most basic slasher premise and relocates it to a … Continue reading

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Creepy ladies, killer guys

So I checked out four up-and-coming films—a ghost, a boogeyman, a psycho, and witches—but should you be waiting in anticipation? Let’s take a look. THE CABIN (2018) I’ll never understand why indie directors produce movies blatantly inspired by hugely iconic … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: zomvamps, a dream boogeyman, and killer cowboys

Two out of three ain’t bad in this triple feature of newer streaming titles. So let’s find out which I felt was the odd man out. DAYLIGHT’S END (2016) The original I Am Legend was the beginning of a tradition … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a killer harvest season

From scarecrows to masked Halloween killers, I’m always up for a marathon of movies celebrating my favorite time of year, and this one gave me a few to add to the complete holiday horror list. But are these four worth … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: teens in trouble

This mini marathon of flix about kids in peril offers a variety of subgenres, but are any of them worth a watch? ROADSIDE MASSACRE (2012) If you’re itching for a backwoods cannibal family slasher but feel like you’ve seen them … Continue reading

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Give it a rest…stop

Inching closer and closer to completing my goal of blogging about every horror movie in my collection (short of major horror films that have been talked to death), I’m focusing on franchises. So it’s time to take on the Rest … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: from slashin’ to laughin’ with this trio

If you love slashers and like something a little unusual in the subgenre now and then, this threesome is anything but usual. Of course, that’s not always a good thing. Let’s see what we get in this triple feature and … Continue reading

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