About Josh Obershaw

Josh Obershaw is a film enthusiast, horror fan, rock fan, wrestling fan, blogger and amateur artist. Follow him on Twitter at @DoctorSplatter.

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Kino Lorber Digs Up RAWHEAD REX for 4K Restoration, Blu-Ray/DVD Release, and Theatrical Re-Release!

I remember being about nine-years-old, and my dad rented a movie that I saw TV ads for a few months earlier. Judging from the promos, I thought it was going to be the gnarliest monster movie ever. After I saw it, I thought it was really, really lame. That film was 1986’s RAWHEAD REX, and […]

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The ScreamCast’s BJ Colangelo Directing Pro-Wrestling Thriller, POWERBOMB! And YOU Can Help!

  The latest crowdfunded film project we want to tell you about is one near and dear to our hearts. For me personally, pro wrestling has been a big deal since the days of Hulkamania. I used to watch NWA (the Carolina-based promotion that would become WCW) on TV with my dad every Sunday, as […]

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Lately, the best aspect about being a movie fan for me is throwing myself into a film I have zero knowledge of. A lot of what’s pushed at the multiplexes rely so much on name recognition, it’s becoming difficult to be surprised by a movie. That’s why, when it comes to an original film, especially […]

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Barbara Crampton Joins the New PUPPET MASTER Movie!

  Yesterday, a legendary horror actor announced she’s hopping aboard a legendary horror film series. Barbara Crampton (RE-ANIMATOR, BEYOND THE GATES) took to Twitter to share her excitement in joining the cast of the next movie in the long-running PUPPET MASTER franchise!     As you can see from the post, the next installment of […]

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HACK-O-LANTERN 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Coming May 9th!!!

  Back in high school/community college, there was one title I used to come across quite a bit while I browsed the horror section of my local video store. From the front and back cover, I thought it looked so god-awful that I imagined it would be really fun to watch. The title of that […]

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Arrow Announces June Titles! The Return of Argento’s THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE!

  Today, Arrow Video revealed their slate of releases for the month of June. It’s a lighter load than usual, but the highlight of the bunch more than makes up for it. Street-dated for June 19th and 20th in the UK and North America (respectively) is the return to Blu-ray of Dario Argento’s classic directorial […]

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Head’s Up, Gang! Unrated THE DEVILS is Now on Shudder!!!

We’ve got some exciting Stream Screams news for you all! Ken Russell’s controversial 1971 film, THE DEVILS, starring Vanessa Redgrave and legendary badass Oliver Reed, is now available to watch on Shudder… in its original X-rated version!

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Can’t Wait for Synapse? SUSPIRIA 40th Anniversary Leatherbook Edition on the Way From ’84 Entertainment

2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Dario Argento’s horror masterpiece, SUSPIRIA. Synapse are planning on releasing the Blu-ray they’ve been working on for some time this year (there is still no release date set) to mark the occasion. However, they are not the only ones. Germany’s ’84 Entertainment announced a 40th Anniversary Leatherbook Edition. This […]

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Details on the North American Blu of THE SECT!

Michele Saovi’s 1991 film, THE SECT (which has been released in territories as a sequel to DEMONS), is already getting a Blu-ray release overseas, courtesy of Shameless Video.

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Kickstarter Project Alert: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO ELISA LAM?

One of the freakiest stories in recent years has been the mysterious death of Canadian college student, Elisa Lam. She was found dead on the roof of the Cecil Hotel (now called Stay on Main), a building in downtown Los Angeles, which, for decades, has had a grim reputation, and you can read all about […]

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