Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 56

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Slashers, Stephen King, Jason, Freddy and James Cameron, beyond Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Hellraiser lies a graveyard of forgotten gems, underrated classics and much loved worst films ever. It’s the Eighties and co-hosts Doc Rotten, Santos Ellin, Jr. and guest-host, Fearshop.com Mike are joining forces to take a look at their favorite Horror Films from the goriest decade of terror, from 1980 to 1989.  Get Ready! Monster Movie Podcast Episode 56– Top 10 Horror … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basket Case 3: The Progeny (1992)

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SYNOPSIS: The saga continues as Duane recovers from his delusional breakdown to find his freakish basket-bound brother Belial will soon become a father. But not everything is joyous as the once tight knit brothers no longer seem to trust each other. REVIEW: Filmed back to back with “Basket Case 2″, director Frank Henenlotter’s third entry of the franchise picks up exactly where the second one left us. Namely with poor Duane (Kevin Van Hentenryck) re-attaching … Continue reading

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Top 10 Horror Films That Could Be Remade Effectively

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Look, I’m not a fan of remakes. They tend to be rather pedestrian affairs with only the slightest amount of the originals’ power, and as such most are utter nonsense. Case in point would be remakes of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Halloween, The Amityville Horror, The Grudge, One Missed Call and any number of others in recent years. The thing is, despite both critical reactions and box-office numbers being pretty lousy, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Basket Case (1982)

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  SYNOPSIS: Duane has shown up in New York City with only a big wad of cash, some clothing and a strange basket that he seems to carry with him everywhere. What’s in the basket you might ask, and a lot of characters in the film do. Well in order for me to answer that for you I would have to explain Duane’s very strange past to you, starting with the fact he used to … Continue reading

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BASKET CASE heading to Blu-ray!

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First assaulting our senses way back in 1982 BASKET CASE tells the tale of a man and his brother whom he carries around in a a wicker basket. A true classic of independent horror cinema BASKET CASE will finally be making its long over due trip to Blu-ray on Sept. 27th and I’ve got the scoop for you. In 1982, a low budget horror film raised its twisted head and created a buzz with a … Continue reading

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Interview: Frank Henlelotter (Bad Biology, Basket Case, Brain Damage)

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In my younger days I would spend hours standing in front of the horror section at the local video store. The big boxes and their promises of blood, sex and violence felt like home to me for some reason. Of the titles that I rented the most there was one that got on my mothers nerves like no other, that movie was Frank Henenlotter’s Basket Case. After several viewings of Basket Case I started trying to find other … Continue reading

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Interview: Frank Henenlotter (Bad Biology, Brain Damage, Basket Case)

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Hi people! The Black Saint has been going through his files & I’ve dug up some interviews that I should share with all of my acolytes. The first one is with director Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case 1,2 & 3, Frankenhooker & the indescribable Bad Biology). I hope you enjoy our short chat. The Black Saint: It is truly an honor to be sitting here with you Mr. Henenlotter. I am a really big fan! Frank … Continue reading

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