A post-apocalyptic, 80’s nostalgia, comedy creature feature for the Stranger Things era! **Minor spoilers follow** If TV series such as Stranger Things and that one episode of Black Mirror has given rise to anything, it’s something we might call ’80sploitation’ (this must already be a valid subgenre and concept, given that Microsoft recognizes it as a

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One of Netflix’s most popular original series builds the action, leans into horror, and sets up the final, fifth season! **This review contains spoilers** “What have you done?”   Full disclosure: I’ve never been a huge fan of this series. I’ve always liked it, but never loved it. Maybe it’s because I was born in

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Edge of Sanity is a 1989 American slasher horror, directed by French director Gérard Kikoïne in one of his last films in the director’s chair. The story combines elements from Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1886 original novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde together with the tales of the infamous English serial killer, Jack

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We are always on the lookout for the best free to stream horror and cult films. There are plenty of services that provide this service while still giving back to the industry. This also comes with its own challenges when you look between different regions, and while there are free services that exist, it is

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There are a lot of bad pants in this movie. Also, bad haircuts, bad sex and, whenever a chair is needed to hit someone over the head, or a table required to topple onto, all manner of bad prop furniture eager to disintegrate upon impact.   At times there is no end to the bad.

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The McPherson Tape 1989 Cover Photo

In a previous article of mine, I mentioned the creation of found footage and incorrectly attributed this title to Eduardo Sánchez and Daniel Myrick’s The Blair Witch Project (1999). Although it is true that The Blair Witch Project thrust the genre into the mainstream limelight, there were actually a number of entries to genre much

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Body Horror Anime of the 80s & 90s Cover Photo

When it comes to horror subgenres, body horror is, by far, the most impressive visually – the loss of body autonomy in the most horrendous in an intimate way. As such, this element is incredibly strenuous to effectively pull off in live-action cinema, usually requiring both a large budget and tremendously skilled special effects teams

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Return of the Living Dead 1985 cover photo

 A film that begins by claiming everything we are about to see is based on true events, and ends with an imminent Apocalypse, puts the viewer in a strange place indeed. Are we watching from the other side of a Doomsday we can’t even remember happening? Are we already on Team Zombie and we don’t

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The Strange House/The Scary House is proof that Austrian cinema deserves attention, even if one doesn’t consider famous directors like Michael Haneke or Jessica Hausner. It is also proof that Netflix hides its international content well and that it’s sometimes worth your time to just type in a language name in the search bar in

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Hallucinations (1986) Cover Photo

Upon first glance at Hallucinations, you can tell exactly what cinematic stains the Polonia Brothers have gotten down on their knees to sop up. They’ve found lots of overflow from the troughs of HG Lewis and George Romero. And there’s more than enough Frank Henenlotter stickiness to make a DNA swab of their cultural influences

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