I honestly haven’t had this much “fun” while watching a horror movie in quite a long time. Shudder release Vicious Fun is true to the name; it carries immense nostalgic fun for the 80’s slasher horror fan. This comedic horror doesn’t miss a beat to remind us of the best that decade of Americana had

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Stacy Cover Photo

For the length of time that zombie movies have been a part of horror, it is only natural that the subgenre would eventually go stale, occasionally requiring a total re-evaluation of the creature design to breathe new life into the genre. As with classics such as White Zombie (1932) becoming obsolete after George A. Romero

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House 1977 Horror Comedy

Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House (1977) is memorable as a haunted house movie which defines itself through a whimsical absurdity forming a reality independent from any conventional filmmaking. It presents a cartoonish vision of our world, strange as the uncanny artificial foregrounds and otherworldly lighting; ultimately resembling a family-friendly film distorted into the surrealism of slapstick horrors.

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Karl Holt Interview Benny Loves You

These are strange times indeed. Upheaval and uncertainty on a such a global scale leave one quaking in the shadow of the Unknown. It’s in instances like these that we tend to crave security. Nostalgia trends are at an all time high as people desperately try to cocoon and burrow themselves in the carefree, comfortable

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Spookies Composition pic

Ever since I was a small child, I have had a fascination with monster movies. They bring back nostalgic memories of sitting for hours on end, watching black and white monster movies and being mesmerized by the obscure stories and practical special effects, helping form my strong love for them both in later life. Being

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Benny Loves You 2021

Anyone who’s read Straight Outta Kanto’s previous reviews will know that I like my budgets low and my horror, comedy. That being said, when going in to what one knows in advance is a low budget horror comedy, it’s always a gamble of “Will I enjoy laughing at this ‘cos it’s so bad?” or “Will

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Hollywood Edition One Cut of the Dead

In 2017, a little movie from Japan called One Cut of the Dead arrived on scene and took everyone by surprise. Being a micro-budget movie that was only made as a conclusion to an acting workshop, it received a mere week of theatrical run initially, but reviews were rave and positive word-of-mouth spread quickly. It

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Nowadays, it is hard to find a person among horror buffs or moviegoers in general who has never heard of the title Fright Night (however, I am afraid that there would be a few die-hard Twilight fans). In most cases, people recognise the phrase either as “that old horror film from the 1980s” which gained

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Uncle Peckerhead review

Directed by Matthew John Lawrence; Starring  Chet Siegel, David Littleton, Ruby McCollister, and Jeff Riddle Uncle Peckerhead follows Judy and her indie punk band’s attempt to have a successful tour. Everything gets off to a bad start when their van is repo-ed and they are forced to take assistance from a stranger with a van

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Best Horror Comedy Films

Fans of the horror are very much aware of the amount of subgenres that have been birthed out of the general moniker of being called horror. However, out of all the different styles and variations, it is arguable that the most common and beloved rests with the ‘horror-comedy’.  Essentially, horror is a genre that knows

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