SoH Reviews: Dario Argento’s Opera

Another day, another Dario Argento film. This week, I sat down to watch Opera, a 1987 horror/thriller about a young woman, in the lead role of a production of Macbeth, being stalked by someone who literally forces her to watch her friends and close ones get murdered. Now seeing that I’ve watched quite a few … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Dario Argento’s Opera

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors; Freddy’s just around the corner.

Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Year: 1987 Dir.: Chuck Russell Producer(s): Robert Shaye Writer(s): Wes Craven, Frank Darabont, Bruce Wagner Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Larry Fishbourne, Craig Wasson, Priscilla Pointer and Robert Englund One of my favorites in the franchise. As much as I have accepted … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors; Freddy’s just around the corner.

SoH Reviews: Blood Rage aka Slasher

"It’s not cranberry sauce." Hold the cranberry sauce, what this movie is, is actually kinda fun. I had a good time watching this. I was also slightly confused but that takes a backseat to the fun. I’m talking about 1987’s Blood Rage (directed by John Grissmer) as it was titled on Prime but when the movie … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Blood Rage aka Slasher

Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.

Title: Hellraiser Year: 1987 Dir.: Clive Barker Producer(s): Christopher Figg Writer(s): Clive Barker (screenplay), The Hellbound Heart (novel) by Barker Company: Film Futures, Entertainment Film Distributors Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley A “bankruptcy of imagination” is how film critic Roger Ebert described this film. And yes, Ebert definitely had a love/hate … Continue reading Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.

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.