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Film Review: Phantasm II (1988)

SYNOPSIS: Mike, now released from a psychiatric hospital, continues his journey to stop the evil Tall Man from his grim work. REVIEW: Written & Directed by: Don Coscarelli Starring: Reggie Bannister, James LeGros, Angus Scrimm QUICK FIX: Ten years after the events in the first film, Mike is finally released from psychiatric care when (just like Charley Brewster in FRIGHT …

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Film Review: Phantasm (1979)

SYNOPSIS: Often considered one of the icons of 1970s independent horror cinema, director Don Coscarelli’s classic nail-biter follows two boys who, in pursuit of an odd-looking grave robber, may wind up as the newest members of a freshly dead slave race. Jody (Bill Thornbury) and Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) discover that the creature (Angus Scrimm) stealing cadavers walks the earth …

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10 Worst Films Of 2016

Fifty years from now, 2016 will be remembered as a outstanding year for horror films in general. There were some sizable horror hits at the box office this year, and while not all of the bigger hits were especially good films, it’s never a bad thing if the genre you’re particular to has a good year. But I’m not here …

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Oh, Boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm Gets a Makeover and a Theatrical Screening

Don Coscarelli’s genre favorite, Phantasm (1979), has been restored and remastered to 4K glory by a team of phans headed up by film director Jeffrey Abrams.  It is due to be released on DVD and Blu-ray sometime in the phall, however prior to that it will be receiving a much-deserved theatrical release on September 24, 2016 at theaters participating in …

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