Film Review: Deadly Eyes (1982)

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SYNOPSIS: Contaminated grain breeds overgrown, killer rats in this Golden Harvest production. Dachshunds were dressed up as rats for the special effects. REVIEW: Tonight they will rise from the darkness beneath the city… to feed! Rats the size of dogs! Surely that opener statement should send enough chills to wet your appetite. Under the original title of “Night Eyes” this 1982 rodent horror film makes another appearance in the circuit with a brand new bluray … Continue reading

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DEADLY EYES Are Looking Your Way

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SCREAM FACTORY today announced all the goodies that will be heading our way with their Blu-ray release of DEADLY EYES the giant man eating Rat flick based on the classic James Herbert novel THE RATS. On July 15th they will give the film their now classic blu-ray treatment. Originally released in 1982 it was a staple at the old mom and pop video stores back in the day. I can still remember that artwork staring … Continue reading

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James Herbert: A Lost Master

When news came down that author James Herbert had passed away recently, a gaping void opened up in the world of genre fiction. A true legend of the art had been lost, a man whose books had entertained and terrified millions of people around the world for decades. A man of rare talent, Herbert’s grasp of the English language was exquisite, with prose that was almost poetic when the moment called for it. Adding a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shrine – Author James Herbert

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James Herbert O.B.E (see, even Her Majesty likes horror) is the UK’s Stephen King. He’s a man who almost single-handedly dragged the genre screaming and kicking back into the mainstream from the dark cupboard under the publishing stairs where it had been hiding – in the UK at least. His novels have sold millions across the world and have been translated into 33 languages. Small and wiry, and always attired in black, he has a … Continue reading

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