*Disclaimer: Featured image is, in fact, probably not Misfits Era Glen Danzig In a darkened room a shrouded figure tells a group of kids three scary tales. “Satan’s Necklaces” follows a man who finds a cursed necklace that transforms him into a murderous demon. The second story, “Sliced in Cold Blood,” shows a man going

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Established in 2009, the American Genre Film Archive is a non-profit which seeks to collect, conserve and distribute genre films in order to preserve their legacy. From shot-on-video slashers and alien invasion flicks to queer oddities, the AGFA’s catalogue is fit to burst with an abundance of diverse and fascinating gems. Starting this year, 101

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Wicked World Review

In 1989 Barry Gillis released, arguably, the worse film ever made with his sci-fi horror experiment Things (1989). The mix of incoherent story, disorienting and cheap camera work along with stilted performances made it a cult classic among the ‘so bad it’s good’ crowd. Given the baffling incompetence that made-up the obscure piece of Canadian

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Pop culture is currently experiencing a boom of 1980s nostalgia. From Stranger Things on Netflix to Grady Hendrix’s My Best Friend’s Exorcism, science fiction and horror are squeezing every last drop of neon-soaked nostalgia from their audience. Before this, the 1980s experienced its own longing for 1950s culture. Back to the Future (1985) is perhaps

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The Curious Dr Humpp (La Venganza del Sexo) is a 1969 Argentinian sexploitation horror, written and directed by the prolific Emilio Vieyra – well-known for his work grounded in exploitation during the 1960s. The U.S release of the film contains additional footage directed by Jerald Intrator. “Easily one of the most brain-breaking sensory overloads in

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Treasure of the Ninja is a 1987 American kung-fu action thriller, written/directed/starring William Lee. Lee is well-known for his thirty-something years in independent filmmaking, well versed in the trials and tribulations of working in the face of adversity. In the country of Ranga, Dr. Melissa Stewart and her colleague, Rodger, are in search of the legendary Treasure of

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Caged Heat 1974 Cover Photo

Caged Heat is a 1974 American women-in-prison exploitation film, written and directed by Jonathan Demme and released under Roger Corman’s New World Pictures. Though the film would be his directorial debut, Demme had already helped produce two other women in prison films for the company. Nevertheless, Corman was uneasy about providing the budget, believing the genre

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It is safe to say that most people are aware of the Zodiac Killer. Perhaps not his identity, but of the heinous murders committed in San Francisco during the late 1960s. He taunted the police and public with his demand for media attention, using cryptic ciphers created and distributed to newspapers across the area. Active

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As a young girl who grew up stuffing my barbies into a toy replica of the monster truck Big Foot, Monster Man screamed out to me. What’s not to love about a couple of dudes getting chased down the highway by a giant monster truck with a coffin-shaped cab that feels straight out of Mad Max? After

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Returning to the site of a hotel where the aboriginal people slaughtered a team of archaeologists, a new team set forth to find out the truth of what happened to a fallen comrade of theirs. After arriving at the site, they find the hotel intact with the staff still busy working. However, everything is not

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