Retro Rundown: Tales from the Darkside “Beetles” Review

"Archaeologist Arthur Hartley is accused of stealing expensive artifacts from a museum, is warned of a curse that befalls those who touch the artifacts, but won't be stopped in his quest for wealth." Or on the back of the vhs box, it reads "a chilling tale of an archeologist who enrages the ancient Egyptian gods … Continue reading Retro Rundown: Tales from the Darkside “Beetles” Review

April Fools Day (1986) Review

Scanning through Prime, I found this available and made a mental note to add this movie to the watchlist, along with some others that are currently available. After wrestling with myself, I settled down and picked this movie from 1986. Now, I was aware of this movie, the title kinda gives it away but in … Continue reading April Fools Day (1986) Review

SoH Reviews: Basket Case (1982)

This was an impromptu watch.I have NO regrets watching this.I finally, finally got to watch this and thank you to Shudder for having this film and a few others of the director’s films that I know of by title. Like you can’t ignore Frankenhooker, right? But we’re not talking about that. We’re talking about the … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Basket Case (1982)

SoH Reviews: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

A little bit of a warning… I think I saw this film many years ago. I owned this movie on vhs and gave it away (dumb idea looking back) and yet watching this (Monday, Feb 15th) felt brand new. It was one of those feelings of “I’ve either seen this movie discussed on youtube or … Continue reading SoH Reviews: My Bloody Valentine (1981)

A Color Story: Vamp

Title: VampYear: 1986Director: Richard WenkWriter(s): Richard Wenk, Donald P. BorchersProducer(s): David P. BorchersCostume(s): Betty Pecha MaddenCinematography: Elliot Davis, Douglas F. O’Neons Starring: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer, Gedde Watanabe and Grace Jones Where do I start with this movie? I did discuss this movie on the blog, an underrated film and I … Continue reading A Color Story: Vamp

SoH Reviews: One Dark Night (1983)

On a whim, I decided to watch this film on Shudder. Well, really because it was less than 90 minutes and that’s all the attention span I had Tuesday. Now this movie, I don’t see many talk about or review. It is an under the radar type of 80s horror movie with an “interesting” plot … Continue reading SoH Reviews: One Dark Night (1983)

A Color Story: Beetlejuice

Title: Beetlejuice Year: 1988 Director: Tim Burton Writer(s): Michael McDowell, Warren Skaaren (screenplay), Michael McDowell, Larry Wilson (story) Producer(s): Michael Bender, Larry Wilson, Richard Hashimoto Costume(s): Aggie Guerard Rodgers Cinematography: Thomas E. Ackerman Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Winona Ryder, Catherine O’Hara, and Michael Keaton.* It’s a Tim Burton film, you know a Burton film … Continue reading A Color Story: Beetlejuice

SoH Reviews: Maximum Overdrive

What can I say about this movie…? I’m still a bit stunned. I went into this movie with some idea of what this movie was about and I was not disappointed! I have a lot of thoughts and critiques about this film so let’s get into my review of 1986’s Maximum Overdrive. Directed and written … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Maximum Overdrive

The Hype of Re-Animator: Is it valid?

A few weeks ago, Comet TV was showing a film with a familiar face: Jeffrey Combs. Granted, I recognized the other two actors alongside him (Ken Foree, Barbara Crampton) and it was the film From Beyond. It then reminded me, fuck, I had never seen Re-Animator. Yes, I am one of those people who take … Continue reading The Hype of Re-Animator: Is it valid?

Fright Night (1985); there are good reasons to be afraid of the dark.

Title: Fright Night Year: 1985 Dir.: Tom Holland Producer(s): Herb Jaffe Writer(s): Tom Holland Company: Columbia Pictures Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Stephen Geoffreys, Roddy McDowall. Vampires. It’s a popular concept or genre in horror. You know, you got the “first” vampire horror interpretation Nosferatu, film 1922, black and white and based off … Continue reading Fright Night (1985); there are good reasons to be afraid of the dark.