June 2009 archive

Cool Cover Art

I love looking at the cover art on old horror movie VHS tapes. From lurid paintings to goofy staged photographs, they have a unique style that today’s DVD covers rarely match. So you can imagine my delight to discover Critical Condition Online’s cover art gallery. Not only does it have tons of cover scans, but …

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Happy Father’s Day!

Watching television with one’s father is a time-honored family tradition. So on Father’s Day, why not relive those moments with your father by heading over to Youtube? Both MGM and Lionsgate have uploaded several full length movies and television shows onto their Youtube accounts. GdL readers should be interested in Amityville II: The Possession, Dark …

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Grandpa and the Midnight Mutants

In 1990, Atari and Radioactive Software released an interesting action game for the Atari 7800 system called Midnight Mutants. The game dealt with a young boy’s quest to save his grandfather, who has been turned into a pumpkin by Dr. Evil. What’s really interesting about the game is that, as you can see from the …

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Is this the end of civilization as we know it?

MGM/Comcast’s “Impact” OnDemand channel is now offering the 1986 post-apocalyptic trash classic Robot Holocaust for free. Yes, as in the one that appeared on Mystery Science Theater 3000. Although the film’s print is very good and has all the footage that was cut from the MST3K version, those who remember Wizard Video’s claim that it …

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