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.

Evil Dead 2; the comedy/horror of the decayed.

Title: Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn Year: 1987 Dir.: Sam Raimi Producer(s): Robert Tapert, Alex De Benedetti, Irvin Shapiro Writer(s): Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel Company: Renaissance Pictures Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley, Denise Bixler, Ted Raimi. In the previous post, which I spoke about The Evil Dead (1981), I did … Continue reading Evil Dead 2; the comedy/horror of the decayed.

The Shining; Wendy, I’m home!

Title: The Shining Year: 1980 Dir.: Stanley Kubrick Producer(s): Stanley Kubrick Writer(s): Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson Company: Warner Bros. Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd I haven’t seen The Shining in a long time. I couldn’t tell you a complete scene without cheating thanks to Google. However, visually, I … Continue reading The Shining; Wendy, I’m home!