Allegory of the Children of the Damned (1964)

Children of the Damned (1964) has a strong political allegory that I’ve only seen written about in a few places. Ian Hendry and Alan Badel star in this small-scale horror movie about children… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 2020 Announced

This year’s horror marathon is a go!  Yep, every day this October will feature a brand new review of a horror movie and this year’s selection is killer, no pun intended.  I’ve picked… Continue reading

The Host review – from Shudder 2020

The Host (2020) is a new horror film distributed by Shudder that doesn’t waste any time.  In fact, it’s only about 55 minutes long, so it’s literally a short film, at least in… Continue reading

Hallucinating heavy metal hipster vampires

Shudder’s Bliss from filmmaker Joe Begos is a raw, dark take on the vampire genre.  Dora Madison stars as Dezzy, a whacked out artist with a sudden creative block, which slowly sends her… Continue reading

Honest Review of Star Trek, Lower Decks

If Star Trek Lower Decks episode one dropped during the heyday of The Next Generation, I’m sure it would be hailed as the greatest thing since sliced bread, but as it stands, it’s… Continue reading

The myth and the reality of Paris, Texas #movies

Paris, Texas (1984) is a little known 80s film starring Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassja Kinski, as they wax nostalgic about their broken American dream.  I stumbled upon this movie almost by accident… Continue reading

Nicholas Meyer writes Gene Hackman, Terry O’Quinn, & Kurtwood Smith into his movie #movies #moustache #action #moviereview

Nicholas Meyer’s biggest regret in his whole life is not revising the script to Company Business (1991) to satisfy his all-star cast, which had many recognizable actors and blockbuster stars.  He claims the… Continue reading

13 Sins (2014) – Underrated or Complete Junk?

13 Sins (2014) is a little known movie that uses the Saw formula (!) to crudely remake (shh) a Thai film from 2004.  A mysterious filmmaker sold a film idea to German writer… Continue reading

Vacations to a beach house don’t always go right – #horror #movies

The Beach House (2020) is a low-budget original from Shudder that features an “ocean’s attack” motif with some social commentary to boot.  Newcomers Liana Liberato and Noah Le Gros play a young couple… Continue reading

Rutger Hauer returns in The Sonata (2018) … or does he? #movies #fakeout

The Sonata (2018) imitates Dark Castle’s best PG-13 efforts, which is not the best class to be in.  I shouldn’t be too harsh because there are a lot more positive things than in… Continue reading

The Equinox of 1970 and happy coincidence of The Evil Dead

Equinox is a boring 1970 horror movie starring nobody I know, but it’s one of Ray Harryhausen and George Lucas’ favorite movies, so I’m determined to find out why.  The famous Ray Harryhausen… Continue reading

The impotent Dracula of 1974 #movies #dracula

I’m not sure where 1974’s Blood for Dracula fits in the array of vampire movies, but it’s certainly unique.  It stars some virtual unknowns and was also released as Andy Warhol’s Dracula.  Andy… Continue reading

Watching a brand new Kevin Bacon movie – (Hey Idiot), you should have left (2020)

Kevin Bacon stars in a brand new direct-to-streaming movie called (Hey Idiot), You Should Have Left (2020), available in most households this week for the low, low price of $19.99.  Surprisingly, I enjoyed… Continue reading

Kevin Bacon returns on-demand in a 2020 cheapass horror movie

A movie trailer grabbed me and threw me against the wall, demanding to know why I wasn’t following Kevin Bacon’s career.  I had no answer, because the last Kevin Bacon movie I watched… Continue reading

CC and Company (1970) starring Joe Namath and Ann-Margret #movies

This motorcycle movie stars Joe Namath, hot off his Super Bowl win the previous year with the New York Jets, and it’s his first foray into movie acting.  He had been hosting a… Continue reading

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