February 2015 archive

The Importance of “Invisible Ghost”

It’s all too easy to dismiss Invisible Ghost as just another Bela Lugosi poverty row movie. It has a low budget, inaccurate title and seemingly nothing else to make it stand out above its fellow bargain bin fare. Notice my use of the word “seemingly.” That’s due to the presence of Evans the butler. Despite …

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6’+ Episode 141 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “It’s 6 degrees below zero but we’re headed to the beach on this surf-tastic episode, with music from THE SPOILS, THEE ICEPICKS, BEWARE THE DANGERS OF A GHOST SCORPION and more. Monstermatt Patterson gets eaten by a shark in the MONSTERMATT MINUTE and Strange Jason talks …

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White Enamel

 White Enamel is an interactive self-guided online journey via image, sound and motion picture through the sometimes loud, sometimes soft, but always powerful and profound corridors of the abandoned Glenfield State Psychiatric Hospital. The now abandon Glenfield State Psychiatric Hospital has a long history of tragedy and horror. On January 28,1911, over 100 patients froze …

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6’+ Episode 140 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Happy Birthday, Poison Ivy of The Cramps! We celebrate with a tribute to The Cramps with covers of their songs by THE MONSTERS, THE 3-D INVISIBLES, NICOTYNA, GEEK MAGGOT BINGO and more! Monstermatt Patterson tries some Bop Pills and we end up with a hangover called …

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Mr. Vampire: 30 Years of Fear

Mr. Vampire was released on November 7, 1985 and the world has never been the same. I had originally planned on reviewing the film in honor of its 30th anniversary, but scuttled my plans after discovering both the American DVD and VHS releases are grossly overpriced and it would be cruel of me to recommend …

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Robert Englund Recalls The Phantom Of The Opera – Now Out On Blu-Ray

  “We shot Phantom at an old studio outside Budapest. Often on the dawn drive through the countryside we would find ourselves behind nineteenth-century oxcarts lit with swinging lanterns making their way to the village market. it was magical and helped get me in character; we weren’t in Kansas anymore.” -Robert England, Hollywood Monster Scream Factory continues …

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Scream Queens Teaser Trailer

Ryan Murphy, creator of Glee and American Horror Story, tweeted the teaser for the upcoming Scream Queens yesterday.   There’s no better day than #FridayThe13th to give you the first teaser for @ScreamQueens! Here you go: http://t.co/OE26pYkitp #screamqueens — Ryan Murphy (@MrRPMurphy) February 13, 2015 According to DreadCentral.com. Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Joe Manganiello, Abigail Breslin, Skyler Samuels, …

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The Return of Count Spirochete

Love is in the air and we here at Gravedigger’s Local 16 want to make sure you keep it safe. That’s why we’re sharing an animated educational short from 1973 about venereal disease. Syphilis and gonorrhea, to be precise. It’s not for kids or viewing at work. Trust us on this. It’s called The Return …

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TGIF13: 6’+ Episode 139 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “If you love your hearts beating and bloody, then come on in to our love-soaked celebration, just in time for Valentine’s Day. We’ve got music from THE DROOL BROTHERS, DEMENTED ARE GO, THE GRUESOME, LIGHTNING BEAT-MAN, THE LONG LOSTS and more! Plus, the most romantic gesture …

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Thriller Parodies

Parodies are inevitable when you have a music video for a song as popular as Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Trying to list them all would take too long, so let’s narrow it down to two. The first is the famous “Indian Thriller”: Said video is actually a musical number from the movie Donga, which you can …

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Friday The 13th Merch

Friday the 13th. A film franchise that has spawned more sequels than Kate Gosselin has kids. Over the years, Jason Voorhees has become quite the marketable character. The developementaly disabled zombified mongoloid has stood as a giant above other famous horror icons of his ilk in the merchandise department. Garnering as many different collectible items …

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6’+ Episode 138 is Up!

To quote the description given at the new listing: “Celebrate WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH with a show of female-fueled horror rock. Hear music from DYPSOMANIAXE, THE FORMALDEBRIDES, THE TRASHWOMEN, GHOULS NIGHT OUT and more! Monstermatt Patterson stops by for the MONSTERMATT MINUTE and Kraig Khaos gives us another KILLER KUT.” Remember to email 6′+ (contact …

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Lux, Alice and George

February 4th is an important day in Horror. We celebrate the birth of two important figures and the passing of another. Today marks the birthdays of both Alice Cooper and George Romero. Two men whose influence is undeniable. Even if you’ve never listened to an Alice Cooper record, one of your favorite artists was likely …

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Producers Insure Horror Patrons Against Insanity

Europix-International Ltd., the producers of the new triple horror program, ORGY OF THE LIVING DEAD, which opens soon at the Leathbridge theatre, is taking no chances! Because of the terrifying nature of the program, they are insuring the sanity of every patron who enters the theatre. Anyone who loses his mind as a direct result …

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