April 2013 archive

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency

It all started with a missing cat. Wait, scratch that, it actually started long before humanity came into existence. But Dirk Gently’s case was to find a missing cat. Given his assertion of the interconnectedness of all things, he’s definitely the best man to see how a ghost, aliens, time travel and Samuel Taylor Coleridge …

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The Headless Horseman

Everyone knows the story of Sleepy Hollow. Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane tries to win the favor of the wealthy Katrina Van Tassel while her jealous suitor Brom Bones schemes to get rid of his rival. Then one fateful night, Crane encounters the legendary Headless Horseman. Sounds like an easy recipe for a silent horror short, right? …

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Demonic Toys

It’s a crazy night at the Toyland Warehouse. After a failed sting operation leaves her partner (and lover) dead, officer Judith Gray pursues the arms dealers responsible for his death into the warehouse. But they’re far from alone there. There’s the security guard and his food-delivering friend, a teen runaway…and the demon awakened by one …

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Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge

[NOTE: As I don’t have a Blu-Ray player, I had to review these at a friend’s house. At a party. In other words, this isn’t going to be as detailed as my usual reviews.] The year is 1941. The place? Berlin. Andre Toulon is using his puppet show to express his disapproval of the Nazis …

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Flow Like Poe

Are you an Edgar Allan Poe fan in need of some fun? Or perhaps you’re in need of the way to make learning about writing in iambic pentameter that’s both entertaining and easy to understand? In any case, all you need to do is watch the music video for MC Lars’ song “Flow Like Poe” …

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6’+ Episode 57 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It’s okay if you’re hearing voices, so long as one of them is this episode of 6′+. You might also hear Heather Buckley talk about Edge of Sanity on a new edition of Heather Buckley’s Oddscurities. You may even go crazy at the sound of a new …

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Free Comic Book Day Is Coming!

The first Saturday in May is Free Comic Book Day, so be sure to mark your calendars for May 4th, because you don’t want to miss any of the awesome freebies! For more information, please visit Free Comic Book Day’s official website and Facebook page. As always, we’ll post a reminder on the big day …

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Still More Fiends of the Local

Once again, I’m shining a spotlight on all the people cool enough to give us a shout-out. This time around, I’m also including those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty of promoting us on Twitter and Tumblr: Bogleech Goblinhaus The After Movie Diner Sam Haynes Mystery and Horror, LLC Shadow Manor …

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Record Store Day Is Here!

Record store Day is here at last. Seeing as how we’ve already discussed why this day is so important and showed you where to find the list of all the freebies available this year, there’s not much to say. You can find a list of the North American stores celebrating here and the list of …

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6’+ Episode 56 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Witches get up all in this episode of 6′+, with music from the 5.6.7.8′s, Stellar Corpses, Ghoultown, Spooky Deville and more. Monstermatt Patterson gets turned into a frog during a Monstermatt Minute. And take it from me – Dr. Gangrene’s Recommended Movie of the Week is no …

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Review: The Brains, THE MONSTER WITHIN

The Brains, The Monster Within [audio:http://www.gdl16.com/audio/STAYBACK.mp3] The Brains Facebook Sailor Graves Records Stomp Records People Like You Records The sixth album by The Brains, the Montreal Psychobilly band, continues the band’s sound of blending pummeling rhythm and melodic vocals to create a new album, The Monster Within. The Brain’s have a well set sonic identity …

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Record Store Day Is Coming!

That’s right, this year’s Record Store Day will be held on April 20, 2013. You can find a complete list of all the free goodies available at this year’s event here. Although there’s nothing on said list that immediately leaps out to me as something of interest for horror fans, we still recommend that you …

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Evil Dead (in Short)

Mediocre film. Some decent gore, half-way decent acting, boring script with a lot of pointless additions. Was bored for most of my time there. Could have been worse but could have been a whole lot better.

6’+ Episode 55 Is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “The picture of horror itself, Dr. Gangrene’s Recommended Movie of the Week, debuts on 6′+. We get artistic admist a playlist of spooky music in a gallery of surf, psychobilly and horror punk. Monstermatt Patterson forgets how to count on the Paint By Numbers but comes up …

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Dear Greg (Don’t Be A Dick)

Hi Greg. How’s it going? You don’t know me. I think we might have a mutual friend. Maybe. I’m not sure. So take this disclaimer under the a miniscule chance that we somehow meet in the future. I don’t have any issue with you as a person, Greg. In fact, even after reading most of …

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Vote For Us In The Rondo Awards!

Today, Sunday April 7th, marks the final day of voting for the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. In fact, voting ends at midnight tonight! Both Gravedigger’s Local 16 and Six Foot Plus have grown over the past year. But although there have been changes, our goals still remain the same: to examine all things spooky. …

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