Category: Movies

Mandatory Halloween Watch

Well,Boils and Ghouls, it’s that time of the year. October. Time to get geared up for spooks and candy and all things horrific and gruesome. Who am I kidding? Here at Gravediggers Local 16, it’s that time of the year all year around. But October holds a special place in our cold blackened hearts as …

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Samson in the Wax Museum

Something strange is going on at the wax museum. After a number of patrons vanish, the museum director calls upon the famous hero El Santo (referred to as “Samson” in the English dub) for help. Not only will doing so protect him from harm, but the presence of the legendary “Man in the Silver Mask” …

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Horror Garage

Taken from website: Horrorgarage.com “HORROR GARAGE combines the best in original dark fiction with the finest in horrific rock n’ roll. Think HORROR OF PARTY BEACH, PSYCHOMANIA, and DEATH RACE 2000: B-movie babes, screamin’ skulls, bug-eyed creeps, and gallons of blood. HORROR GARAGE began as a print magazine, of which twelve issues were published. These issues …

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The Dead Matter

Gretchen misses her brother and still has yet to get over his death. So when she discovers a strange amulet in the woods which gives its wielder necromantic powers, she leaps at the opportunity to see her brother again. Bad idea. Not only does she attracts the attention of its original owner, the vampire lord …

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Watching Night of the Demons (1988)

[The following occurred just a few days ago, after the writer decided to finally watch this 80’s horror classic] [Well into the movie] AMM: Oh, it looks like Linnea Quigley’s famous breast scene is about to start! I’ve heard it’s amazing. [A little later] AMM: Okay, she’s topless. Is this it? I swear, some people …

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Brute Force

Feeling snubbed by his girlfriend at a party, Harry Faulkner finds himself dreaming of the past where a tribe of cave people is attacked by a rival tribe for their women. Numerous fights and occasional encounters with prehistoric monsters ensue. I’m sorry for the shortness of the synopsis, but there really isn’t much plot to …

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The Raven

Edgar Allan Poe has had a hard life. Separated from his sister after their mother passed away, Edgar was taken in by the Allan family. But as he grew, so did his debts and taste for alcohol. Now off on his own with his wife Virginia, Poe struggles with selling his work to help treat …

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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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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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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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Follow up: Thoughts on Ghostbusters

In the latest episode of 6ftplus, I rambled a bit about the casting news of the 2016 Ghostbusters movie. Some additional notes: Yes, women have been Ghostbusters but they have been animated. I made note of this as a counterpoint to people who have lost their minds over the idea that somehow, being born without a …

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Review: Stuart Gordon’s DOLLS

Stuart Gordon’s Dolls is a film that was the staple of any horror section of a video store in the late 80’s and 90’s. And now, 27 years after it’s initial release, the folks over at Scream Factory have given Dolls a blu-ray release with all the bells and whistles. Charles Band, who would later …

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Guest Post: McVladie reviews DRACULA UNTOLD

C. L. McNally, knows as @McVladie on twitter, is a known fan and scholar of Dracula. In prior guest posts, she spoke with author Elizabeth Miller and Dacre Stoker, great grand-nephew of Bram Stroker. With the new Dracula move in theaters, it is of no surprise that she attended a viewing. Does the movie hold …

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Who You Gonna Call?

So, it’s official? It's official. I'm making a new Ghostbusters & writing it with @katiedippold & yes, it will star hilarious women. That's who I'm gonna call. — Paul Feig (@paulfeig) October 8, 2014 After years of trying to get a Third Ghostbusters off the ground, with reports of Bill Murray returning a shredded script …

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Venom: Truth in Journalism

With the news of Fox greenlighting a Deadpool movie after positive fan reaction to leaked test footage, I was reminded of another film featuring a Marvel antihero which received much praise online. The 2013 fan film Truth in Journalism: As you can see, it shatters any expectations about this being the kind of cheap and …

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Zombie Movie Night

Tonight I’m spending the evening at the local drive-in, which is ending Zombie Awareness Month in style with a zombie movie triple feature! They’re playing Blood of the Zombie, Raiders of the Living Dead, and Space Zombie Bingo! back to back to back and it’s looking to be an interesting night. That’s due in part …

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