Archive | October, 2015

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Vincent Dawn’s Last Stand: The Final Three Films of Bruno Mattei

When you think of Italian genre directors, names like Argento, Bava, and Fulci automatically spring to mind. Even the likes of Deodato and Lenzi are quite familiar to fans. But one name that might take more than a few bells to ring for some folks is Bruno Mattei. That was the case for me, and […]

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ScreamCast 82: Where My Final Girls At?

The Final Girls has gained a unique following since it’s festival runs and now more people are discovering it via VOD and a limited theatrical run. This week we have the pleasure to have a very candid discussion with screenwriters Mark Fortin and Josh Miller.

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Going Back To Coffin Rock: Re-evaluating Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

In the 90’s and early 2000’s, there were quite a few sequels to popular movies that went direct-to-video, but before they went to the shelf, there were a few that made it to theaters across the globe. This was due to the fact that companies would release the sequel to theaters hoping it would have […]

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Brad’s Top 19 Insectoid (and 1 Gastropod) Horror Films!

Here is a list of the Top 19 Insectoid Horror films with 1 Gastropod thrown in there for good measure. Enjoy!

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My Gateway To Genre

We are a revisionist’s culture. While we love a great story, we are always drawn to what came before. Sure, there may have been a Big Bang, but what caused it? Prequels are popping up more and more in our films, fleshing out characters we thought we knew already, but just needed to know more […]

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TBT: The “Floating Heads” Movie Poster

I guess it goes without saying that Wes Craven’s Scream changed the horror landscape when it dropped in December of 1996. All of a sudden, horror was no longer a dirty word to the major Hollywood studios, and they all scrambled to get their own Scream’s out into theaters. Every slasher that followed adopted the […]

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ScreamCast 81: We Are Still Here With Ghoulies On A Pledge Night

We Are Still Here has proven to be one of the most recent stand-out Horror films of the past couple years. Last week it finally made it’s way to physical copy form and the blu-ray was gobbled up by people needing a October fright. We are joined by writer/director Ted Geoghegan, star Barbara Crampton, and […]

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TBT: Music From and Inspired By – The Album

I’ve been a fan of movie soundtracks almost as long as I’ve been a fan of movies. In the 1980s, the soundtrack album became big business, with the records becoming just as popular as the films themselves. As a kid in that era, my family had quite a few favorites, from La Bamba to The […]

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ScreamCast 80: Some Call It The Crypt Of The American Dreamer

Everyone and their mom is covering Horror in October. And while we very much support Horror in general, we figured we’d take some time from our Horror flick viewing to check out a couple films released by Vinegar Syndrome’s imprint label Etiquette Pictures: Some Call It Lovin’ and The American Dreamer. We also cover the […]

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11 Heavy Metal Albums That Get Me in the Mood for Halloween

I love Halloween, and I love heavy metal music. And when the two converge, it’s a devilish rock n’ roll party for 31 days. Living in sunny Southern California- with the added woe of a devastating drought- has made it more difficult to get into the spirit of things lately. If it wasn’t for the […]

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