Film Review: Halloween (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger. REVIEW: A remake of the 1978 John Carpenter film was inevitable. As a horror genre, films were being rehashed like … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devil in My Ride (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: After Doreen has been possessed by the devil on her wedding night, her groom Hank, and her rebellious brother Travis, put aside their differences to travel across country from Chicago to Las Vegas, in the hopes of finding a mythical street preacher who is said to be the last Exorcist in America REVIEW: It’s been a while (a GOOD LONG while) since a movie has truly made me belly laugh! Horror-comedy is hard to … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: In an old rundown movie theater, a supernatural sweetie, Penny Dreadful settles in to watch a trio of short films with her horror movie cohorts, the zombie love-sick Ned and her furry friend Wolfboy. Penny has set up three blind dates to find herself the love of her life who must first endure a frightening, gore-filled fright film: “Slash-in-the-Box,” “The Morning After” and “The Slaughter House.”

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Danielle Harris, Sid Haig And The Collector Invite You To The FRIGHTDOME

In an inspired piece of advertising the folks behind the haunted attraction the FRIGHTDOME have produced a commercial that certainly grabs the attention of any true horror fan. FRIGHTDOME is one big ass haunted attraction in Las Vegas and this year they have developed an attraction based on the Marcus Dunstan flicks THE COLLECTOR and THE COLLECTION, two of my favorite films. So, to get the word out they produced the following TV spot and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lords of Salem (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Heidi, a radio DJ, is sent a box containing a record — a “Gift from the Lords.” The sounds within the grooves trigger flashbacks of her town’s violent past. Is Heidi going mad, or are the Lords back to take revenge on Salem, Massachusetts? REVIEW: Rob Zombie’s filmography is still on the short side as he’s only directed five movies (Including this one) up till now yet his films have always attracted a rather … Continue reading

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Film Review: House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

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SYNOPSIS: Two young couples wandering across the backwoods of Texas stumble across more urban legends than they hoped for. Their misguided tour takes them to the back roads of America searching for townships where legends of serial killers run wild. They end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic inbred family of serial killers. It is here a local legend known as Dr. Satan is finally located. “House of 1000 Corpses” is bizarre and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mimesis (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film. REVIEW: The idea of a red carpet premiere in the small town of Port Huron, Michigan is absolutely ridiculous to me. I grew up here and still reside here. Nothing of the sort has ever happened here before. All that has changed tonight with the Midwest premiere of the Michigan lensed … Continue reading

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Film Review: Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A behind the scenes look at the exploitation movement of cinema in the Philippines throughout the 1970’s and 80’s. REVIEW: Directed By: Mark Hartley Starring: Carmen Argenziano, Allan Arkush, John Ashley, Judith Brown, Steve Carver, Roger Corman, Gerardo De Leon, Eddie Garcia, Pam Grier, Sid Haig Ever secretly wondered about all of those campy, drive inn classics yet were too bashful to ask? Find yourself indulged in the guilty pleasure of monster movie madness, … Continue reading

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The Infliction (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: David O’Hara is a troubled medical student who kidnaps, rapes and murders women. He impregnates one of his victims…

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Film Review: Galaxy of Terror (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: SciFi suspense thriller in which a rescue space ship crew meets up with horrors projected by their own imaginations. REVIEW: As we all know by now, Roger Corman helped to launch the career of pretty much everyone in Hollywood. I couldn’t tell you how many films he has produced or how many of them I have actually seen but his output during the 70’s and early 80’s is what I have most enjoyed. Up … Continue reading

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Film Review: Creature (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: In the back country of Louisiana, a group of friends unearth a terrible secret that unleashes a monster from the depths of the swamp. REVIEW: When a movie starts out with an attractive woman disrobing by a body of water & then diving in sans clothing, only to be attacked by an Alligator & have her legs chewed off this can mean one of two things. One is that since the woman is completely … Continue reading

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Film Review: Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: Barb and her brother Johnny travel to the country for the funeral services of their aunt, but they arrive late and drive direct to the cemetery. They see the location empty, but sooner they are attacked by zombies. Johnny escapes in his car leaving Barb alone, but she is rescued by the drug dealer and college student Ben. He drives his motorcycle to the Cooper farm, and the patriarch Henry Cooper does not give … Continue reading

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Film Review: Horror Business (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker Christopher P. Garetano probes the minds of some of the horror business’s most intriguing personalities in this thought-provoking documentary shot over the course of two years. Highlights include interviews with Mark Borchardt of American Movie, David Gebroe of Zombie Honeymoon, Herschell Gordon Lewis of Blood Feast, Sid Haig of The Devil’s Rejects and film critic and author Joe Bob Briggs. REVIEW: Horror Business is a film that you can’t help but love. In … Continue reading

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Interview: Sid Haig (House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, Spider Baby) – 2010

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Remember that Christmas surprise I promised? Well, it’s none other than the head-twisting, hand-wringing, ape-walking, dribble-drooling Ralph from Spider Baby (1968) himself, Sid Haig. A veteran of more than fifty films, from Jack Hill’s exploitation flicks of the sixties and seventies, to his recurring role of Captain Spaulding in Rob Zombie movies like House Of 1000 Corpses (2003), The Devil’s Rejects (2005) and The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto (2009). The television industry has also … Continue reading

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Interview: Sid Haig (House Of 1000 Corpses, The Devils Rejects, Halloween)

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Another luminary of the Horror world I was able to talk to for a short while was the one & only Sid Haig. Mr. Haig was more than generous with his time & agreed to sit down & answer a few questions about his work past, present & future, TBS: I’m sitting here with the legendary star of many films that are near & dear to any horror/exploitation fans heart. I’m talking about Sid Haig. … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: When tough-as-nails Sheriff Wydell and his awesome 1970s moustache find that the backwoods, psychedelic Firefly family gruesomely murdered his brother in cold blood he vows revenge at the cost of his sanity. After an attack on the house of corpses unleashes the family members onto the dusty highways of Ruggsville, Sheriff Wydell pursues in their horrific wake. Director/ Screenplay: Rob Zombie Producer: Andy Gold, Mike Elliott, Rob Zombie Starring: Sid Haig, Bill Moseley, Sheri … Continue reading

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Sid Haig Honored at Sitges – October 11th

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Press Release: We are honoured to announce that Sid Haig will be accepting the Maria Honorifica award at the 43rd annual Sitges Film Festival Established in 1967, the Sitges International Film Festival is the #1 Film Festival for the “Fantastic” genre – which includes horror, sci-fi, fantasy and thrillers – and counts more than 100,000 visitors each year. The festival screens approximately 200 films over 10 days and is regularly attended by such top-shelf talent … Continue reading

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Film Review: Spider Baby (1968)

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SYNOPSIS: “In a dilapidated rural mansion, the last generation of the degenerate, inbred Merrye family lives with the inherited curse of a disease that causes them to mentally regress from the age of ten-or-so on as they physically develop. The family chauffeur looks out for them and covers up their indiscretions. Trouble comes when greedy distant relatives and their lawyer arrive to dispossess the family of its home.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW:

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