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Boys from County Hell

Boys from County Hell Blends Horror with Humor and Heart

In my book reviews, I’ve often mentioned the “Triple Threat” of horror, humor, and heart. I’m introducing the term here because it also applies to stories on the screen. When these aspects are present...

The Little Broomstick Rider Takes DIY to the Next Level

When the world fell to its knees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, filmmaker Matteo Bernardini was faced with the same boredom and mundane routine that come with being in quarantine. While th...

One Cut of the Dead is the Best Comedy of the Year [Review]

Representing such morbid concepts like disease, doing the unspeakable for the sake of survival and obviously mortality, zombies are easily one of the most grisly of all the movie monsters. The zombie ...

Severance.

Severance is a Brilliant Horror Comedy [Retrospective]

Severance finds the employees of an international arms manufacturer setting off on a teambuilding retreat. When a fallen tree blocks the path to their destination, the workers are forced to take an un...

Idle Hands

Idle Hands is an Essential Horror Comedy That Never Found its Audience

Horror in the 1990’s was a very different thing from the ‘80’s. Where the previous decade produced cult classic after cult classic (with the titles that didn’t make it to theaters becoming big hits on...

Review: Prevenge Makes Pregnancy Scary Again

Hell hath no fury like a pregnant woman scorned in Alice Lowe’s directorial debut (for which she also wrote the screenplay, and takes the starring role), the audacious, bizarre and gruesomely hi...

Swiss Army Man

Blu-ray Review: Swiss Army Man is a Touching Buddy Comedy With Horror Undertones

Hank Has given up on life and is intent upon bringing his to an end. But right as he is getting ready to take his own life, Manny, a seemingly lifeless corpse, washes up on the beach next to him. Hank...

Frightfest 2016 Review: Found Footage 3D

It takes a brave-ass movie to nod to both 3D and found footage (two things movie fans at large, never mind horror aficionados in particular, are utterly sick of) in its title. Even braver to favourabl...

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Off the Grid: Seven Backwoods Texas Chainsaw Ripoffs That Hold Up

Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a fiercely original film that remains one of the best horror movies ever made to this day. It was not the first isolated horror of the 1970s, but it set t...