Tag Archive: horror

Retro Review: ‘Spider Baby’

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Like so many actors, the fact that he was classified as a “horror actor” meant that the lay people never truly appreciated the talent of Lon Chaney Jr. Even now in hindsight he… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Evil Ed’

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Ever since the Senate hearings spurred on by Fredric Wertham’s book Seduction of the Innocent, people with onions for brains have accused the horror genre of damaging poor precious minds. Apparently they believe… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Werewolves on Wheels’

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On a near weekly basis you can find me strolling through the aisles of my local video store/concert venue/diner/screening room Black Lodge here in Memphis. With 30,000+ titles I am always bound to… Continue reading

Stranger Things 4: Horror Movie References

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After three years the fourth season of Stranger Things has finally hit the streamosphere for what could be their strongest storyline yet. The characters we have come to know and love are back… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Alligator’

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One thing I love is when an older movie is discovered by a brand new audience several years down the road giving it new life and new appreciation. It seems recently one such… Continue reading

Importance of Gateway Horror

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The phrase “Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society…” instantly conjures images of a lurid story title and a burst of flame having an unknown powder thrown into it (we now know… Continue reading

Move Review: ‘The Sadness’

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Among horror fans lately a Taiwanese film imported by Shudder has had everyone buzzing. The feature length directorial debut from Rob Jabbaz, The Sadness is nothing less than a terrifying assault on the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fresh’

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Director: Mimi Cave Cast: Daisy Edgar-Jones, Sebastian Stan, Jonica T. Gibbs, Charlotte Le Bon, Andrea Bang Plot: Noa is increasingly disillusioned with online dating when she happens to meet the charming and confident… Continue reading

Great Brief Movie Performances

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There is a saying in shown business that there are no small parts only small actors. While we can sit here and debate the accuracy of this, there have been a number of… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Reflecting Skin’

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One of my favorite storytelling devices is how something grounded can become fantastical through the eyes of a child narrator. While it is normally charming, but Renaissance man Philip Ridley turned it into… Continue reading