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).
Tag: cult film
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: Tourist Trap (1979)
This movie. I knew what to expect but I still didn’t know how wild this movie would become. I do want to give a mini shout out to the youtube channel Dead Meat which I believe they discussed on the podcast or… it could have been a kill count but I do remember this film … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Tourist Trap (1979)
SoH Reviews: Tetsuo I (The Iron Man)
This has nothing to do with Akira but I find the similarities interesting. I didn’t know what to expect from this movie. It has been sitting in my list on Shudder for two reasons: the summary sounded interesting, as well as it being a black and white Japanese film. However, I was not expecting this … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Tetsuo I (The Iron Man)
Underrated: The Guardian (1990)
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" -- I feel like not many know about this movie. It’s always been my theory that if you are a horror fan or a film fan, you’d know more … Continue reading Underrated: The Guardian (1990)
Underrated: Alice, Sweet Alice
un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). "a very underrated film" What qualifies as an underrated film? a) It the lack of knowledge the general public knows? b) Is it genre based? c) Was a financial failure or success? Why do some feels … Continue reading Underrated: Alice, Sweet Alice
Black Christmas; if this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl, it’s on too tight.
Title: Black Christmas Year: 1974 Dir.: Bob Clark Producer(s): Bob Clark Writer(s): A. Roy Moore Company: Ambassador Film Distributors, Warner Bros. Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Marian Waldman and John Saxon. Another Christmas/holiday themed movie in a row. This is one of those briefer, shorter posts because the cool cinematography bits … Continue reading Black Christmas; if this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl, it’s on too tight.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; what happened is true..
Title: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Year: 1974 Dir.: Tobe Hooper Producer(s): Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel, Jay Parsley, Richard Saenz Writer(s): Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel Company: Vortex, Bryanston Distributing Company Starring: Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Teri McMinn, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow, Gunnar Hansen, John Dugan It looks gritty. It looks raw. … Continue reading The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; what happened is true..
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: It’s a jump to the left.
Title: The Rocky Horror Picture Show Year: 1975 Dir.: Jim Sharman Producer(s): Lou Adler, Michael White Writer(s): Richard O’Brien (based on original theatre production with lyrics, etc), Jim Sharman Company: 20th Century Fox Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O’Brien, Patricia Quinn, Little Nell/Nell Campbell, Meatloaf, Charles Gray. "I would like to... if … Continue reading The Rocky Horror Picture Show: It’s a jump to the left.