John Landis Is Sending Some BAD VIBES

What’s better than a new werewolf flick? A new werewolf flick from JOHN LANDIS set in the 60’s, that’s what! The master of all things werewolf Mr. John Landis is at it again this time coming on board as Executive Producer on a new flick titled BAD VIBES. Interested? Then here are the details. This one will be coming at us from SPRECTREVISION the new company helmed by Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Twilight Zone The Movie (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: “Four horror-science fiction segments directed by four of Hollywood’s famous directors based on TV’s most popular anthology series, bookened by a funny and scary prologue and epilogue. In the first story, a loud-mouthed bigoted businessman with an intense hatred for Jews, blacks and Asians gets the tables turned on him when he walks out a bar and is inexplicably transported back in time to being pursued by Nazis in 1940s France, then as an … Continue reading

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Film Review: American Grindhouse (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A documentary about the history of exploitation movies, from the silent movie era to the 1970s. REVIEW: Before I begin let me first state that I love film history and film trivia. I look forward to the DVD extras that in many cases are longer than the actual film they accompany. I love the insights you get from directors, actors and producers; those little snippets of information the audience would never normally be party … Continue reading

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Key Genre Films 1980s

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How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production house around that didn’t have at least one genre project in the making. The first … Continue reading

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Film Review: Battle For The Planet Of The Apes (1973)

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SYNOPSIS: “After conquering the oppressive humans in Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes, Caesar must now keep the peace among the humans and apes. Gorilla General Aldo views things differently, and tries to cause an ape civil war. In the meantime, other human survivors learn of the ape city, and decide they want to take back civilization for themselves, thus setting the stage of warring ape factions and humans.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Largely derided … Continue reading

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A great look at SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE

Now this one looks interesting.Got a trailer for you tonight from a John Landis produced flicked called SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE.  Love the title and this one is being billed as a horror comedy.  Horror / comedy can be a tough sell but I feel pretty confident in John Landis know a winner when he sees one and judging from the trailer I am about to show you, he seems to be on to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Animal House (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: “Faber College has one Frat house so disreputable it will take anyone. It has a second one full of white, anglo-saxon, rich young men who are so sanctimonious no one can stand them except Dean Wormer. The Dean enlists the help of the second Frat to get the boys of Delta House off campus. This film gives high-jinks and fooling around a bad name. The Dean’s plan comes into play just before the homecoming … Continue reading

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Horror Talk: 09.12.10

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Hey Fiends, it’s another awesome day to my favorite month of the year, and I have so much to offer including my special upcoming Halloween Edition which will include some new faces as well some legendary ones. Look out for that! I also have some killer news, I have officially become a lead interviewer for the site, I’m so honored! Thank you to my incredible bosses, the Charlie to my angel, Mikey Bonedigger and of … Continue reading

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Cult Movie Favourites

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When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite cult films, I got a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Reefer Madness (1938), Citizen Kane (1941), Glen Or Glenda (1953), Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes (1978), or The Toxic Avenger (1984), I can only count … Continue reading

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Film Review: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: 2 american Backpackers are touring around europe and have arrived in a desolate part of the UK . Before long they are warned by the Locals of The Slaughtered Lamb to avoid the moors at night. Shortly afterwards they are attcked my a mysterious beast which kills one of them and wounds the other. the beast is subsequenlty killed by the locals and then the fun really begins. After coming round in Hospital David … Continue reading

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