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Witches and supernatural killers

Catching up on the more mainstream selections cable and streaming have to offer lately, I got a double dose of witchery, and two supernatural freaks. Let’s take a look. THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER (2015) The director of the rather mesmerizing Gretel … Continue reading

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NETFLIX AND CHILLS: ghosts, vampires, witches, and alien life forms

There was a lot going on in the four flicks I chose to watch in my latest weekend horrorthon, and I stuck to my Netflix watchlist for this batch. BLOOD RED SKY (2021) As a huge fan of the movie … Continue reading

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Three trips to the Witchouse

I’m so desperate to be anywhere but in this moment in history that now it’s not just the 80s that serve as a getaway. So when I saw the Witchouse DVDs on sale on the Full Moon website, I immediately … Continue reading

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Big bugs, horny witches, and space ghosts

Since I’ve recently added them to my collection, it’s time to look at 3 that take us from the mid-90s to the turn of the millennium. MOSQUITO (1994) If you’re a fan of 1990s big bug film Ticks but haven’t … Continue reading

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SHUDDER AND SHRIEK: witches, ghosts, a serial killer, and a home invader

It’s another movie marathon of horror flicks on Shudder, and for me, they’re all a matter of been there done that. But keep in mind that I’ve been watching horror flicks for five decades, so everything old is new again…except … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: witches and demons and the occult, oh my

Nothing ever seems to go right when evil is channeled from another place and time, as in these four flicks. Let’s take a look at this lineup of indie films. BODY KEEPERS (2018) Body Keepers is clearly an indie from … Continue reading

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Four horror flicks of the late 1970s

A killer puppet, occult orgies, a big walking fish, and even a gay guy in a backwoods horror. Let’s get into these four from the end of the 1970s. RITUALS (1977) Whether intended or not, Rituals comes across as a … Continue reading

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A trio of horror flicks based on classic fairy tales

One is a dark adaptation, one is a fantastical supernatural take, and the final one embeds elements from a fairy tale into a typical slasher. Let’s take quick looks at Gretel & Hansel, The Curse of Sleeping Beauty, and Snow … Continue reading

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The compassionate side of witchery

My latest double feature viewing experience included two very different films that both, however, focus on the human experience with horror as the backdrop. Let’s get into The Craft: Legacy and His House. THE CRAFT: LEGACY (2020)   Naturally, a … 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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