It seems fitting that the first set of reviews would be bunched together in one post, considering I watched both films within the same week and haven’t been the same since. I want to say that these films were on my watchlists or radar for QUITE some time and thankfully Shudder had both films available … Continue reading SoH Double Review: Perfect Blue (1997) and Possession (1981).
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
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)
Top 20 Films Watched in 2020
Before the month of January ends out, I wanted to do an official post and list of my favorite watches from last year. For those who do not know, I watched about 77ish films/series either for fun or just to remember how things played out or it’s been upgraded to a better quality, etc. So … Continue reading Top 20 Films Watched in 2020
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?
un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ Learn to pronounce verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). “a very underrated film” --- Vampires have been a part of our pop culture and horror genre since Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel was released in 1897. Since then, we’ve gotten many interpretations of what a … Continue reading Underrated: Vamp