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Presenting the entire legendary collection of Video Nasties Box cover art.
At one time the most disturbing horror titles on the market (and off)
Standing 8 feet tall and weighing well over 500 hundred pounds, with reported sightings all over the world in all 50 states and on every single continent, comes one of the most exciting monster to ever come out of a creature-feature. It is probably the most well-known of all crypto-zoology myths, with tales abundant around every corner of the earth.
This creature has been named differently all over, and … Continue reading
There are no shortages of reality television shows centering on ghost hunting and paranormal exploration. A&E is home to âParanormal State.â Syfy touts âGhost Hunters,â and âGhost Hunters International.â But how ârealâ are these reality shows? Ghostly evidence on television can be suspect to fraud.Â
I want nothing more than to believe a medium when they state that they are talking to some spirit. I want to believe a ghost investigator when … Continue reading
Frightful Japan: The Devilâs Gate
Oni stand taller and broader across the shoulder than any person youâll ever meet. Theyâre heavily muscled and completely naked except for their tiger-skin loincloths and the heavy iron rings encircling their wrists and ankles. If youâre ever unlucky enough to come across an oni, youâll notice among other things it has either one or two horns growing out of its massive head and … Continue reading
A very historic event is upcoming and will change the world significantly. The people on this planet will suddenly get a new outlook, and everything will change drastically.Â If you think this is reference to the inauguration you are plum insane. In the near future a catastrophic event will occur to the earth, whether air born, animal born, or bred and nurtured in a laboratory. This disease will be the cure of all … Continue reading
Doc Rotten shares some Holiday Cheer Fear.
From time to time horror film makers point their carnivorous camera lenses at Santa Claus and create holiday horror treats that tear and claw at the worldâs fascination with jolly old Saint Nick. This season is no different with two European filmmakers putting Santa through the wringer.
With both features hearkening back to the ancient European legends of Saint Nicholas, the Krumpas and Sinterklaas, Jalmari Helanderâs … Continue reading
The breakout hit of the season, The Walking Dead, has re-introduced zombies to the population in a unique way.
Starting out as a monthly comic by Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead has managed to captivate audiences with deep storytelling, and rich character development set within a horrendous backdrop a zombie apocalypse.
Here is a brief history of The Walking Dead, its hit as a comic and now as an amazing television show on AMC. … Continue reading
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta aka Lady Gaga steam rolled the music scene in 2008 and gave us pop hits like âJust Danceâ and âPokerface.â During these initial introductions to Gaga, no one was really ready for the chaos and notoriety the âHaus of Gagaâ was about to bring on. Lady Gaga not only popped out dance hits but also some rather strange and horror inspired outfits to go … Continue reading
“Video nasty” was a terminology fabricated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s that formerly correlated to numerous films distributed on video cassette that were denounced for their violent content by various religious organizations, in the press and by commentators such as Mary Whitehouse. While violence in cinema had been subjugated of censorship for many years, the insufficiency of a regulatory system for video sales merged with the possibility of any … Continue reading
In 1980 Friday the 13th slashed and stabbed its way on cinema screens. It continued the success of slasher movies that had become a new horror trend. Films like John Carpenter’s Halloween and Black Christmas had laid the foundations for the sub genre but Friday the 13th did something … Continue reading
Imagine you’re walking with your friends on a cool Autumn evening. The breeze is crisp and leaves scatter and dance in front of your path as you travel. You guys decide to walk to the corn mazes up the road and see if you can find trouble. when you arrive you all see the silhouette of the cornfields’ infamous scarecrow. He had a creepy sack with eye holes carved in, as if … Continue reading
Horror fans are spoiled when it comes to film franchises. When you canât get enough of a certain villain or storyline, you donât have to fret because there are most likely four to six sequels that follow. Have a passion for Michael Myers? No problem, just watch any of the eight sequels. Also, letâs not forget the two new Rob Zombie versions. The same goes for a lot of the … Continue reading
With the crazy success of the Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer which has grossed close to a Billion Dollars to date with a bunch of Bedazzled vampires it is clear to see romance sells but Paranormal Romance Sells BIG!
I am a fan of the Twilight series even though I have a tough time getting past the shimmering Robert PattinsonÂ who my daughter defines as âDreamyâ or the attractive Kristen Stewart who my … Continue reading
The youngest of the three Sisters, Medusa was also the most beautiful. She and Poseidon became romantically entangled, and they violated Athena’s palace. Other versions of this story show Poseidon raping Medusa or Medusa seducing Poseidon. When Athena finds out that they desecrated her temple, she transforms Medusa into a hideous monster, with living serpents for hair and the curse of turning anyone who looks at her into stone. No one would … Continue reading
In the event of our birth, every single human being has the chance to meet our “creators” in a sense. Our parents at one point came together and decided (or maybe not) that we should be born.Â When we first open our eyes we look upon the face of our smiling parents, over adorned with joy looking at the beautiful being they made. However, none of us will ever get to meet our … Continue reading
The Black Saint is bloodied & bruise but still kicking ass & taking names here at the end of the 9th annual NYC Horror Film Festival! It’s been a brutal 4 days & 43 (!) films, both features & shorts, that we sat through. In between films we all would run to the bar & imbibe mightily for an hour or so & then go right back to the theatre to watch some more kick … Continue reading
As human beings, we’ve all got at least one irrational fear that we’re not so proud of.Â Some of us are afraid of snakes, spiders and other creepy crawlers. Then there are those who have fear of the dark or the unknown. There is a significant group of people that hate to swim in open water or oceans. They think of their feet dangling down into the depths and something swimming by and … Continue reading
It’s the second night of the NYC Horror Film Festival & Your favorite deity is a bit bloody but unbowed from last night. The Black Saint has strapped on his gloves again & is ready for another round in the ring with some more Horror films to tell you about. I’m doing all of the dirty work so you won’t have to unless you want to. But I have to say that Festival Director Michael … Continue reading
WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS NUMEROUS DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PLOT
Peripherally based on the real life character of Ed Gein, who killed two people in the 1950s and kept their body parts, the Alfred Hitchcock film Psycho still resonates as one of the greatest horror films of all time, even 50 years after its 1960 release.
Published shortly after the discovery of Geinâs misdeeds, Robert Blochâs novel partly inspired Joseph Stefanoâs … Continue reading
You’re at a party, everyone’s having a great time. You and your friends are having way too much to drink, and that’s a good thing. You guys are young, you’re just at the right age to let loose and not care.
There’s this foxy lady that you’re trying to hit on over by the would-be punch bowl when your buddy taps you on the shoulder.
“Dude, this guy’s at your door … Continue reading