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Seven DTV Horror Movies Way Better Than They Should Have Been

It’s been a pretty standard idea for a long time that straight to video is pretty much the bottom of the barrel for horror films. Of course, things are different now. In the VOD era, filmmakers would ...

Castle Freak

Why Castle Freak Works as a Dark Family Drama

Stuart Gordon’s first feature film, Re-Animator, was one of those rare movies that became an instant cult classic. It didn’t have a huge release. It was exhibited without an MPAA rating, but people at...

Critters 1986

Studio Schlock: Why We Needed Low-Budget Studio Horror (And Why it Disappeared)

I want to talk a bit about one of my favorite eras in horror. It’s a time that I think will sound completely alien to the horror climate we live in now, thriving as it may be. There was a lengthy peri...

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Stream and Stream Again: Whatever Happened to DTV Horror?

I can readily admit the usefulness of the streaming era. It would be foolish of me to say that things are not more practical or are not easier now. I think everyone can appreciate the immediacy of str...

Leprechaun Movies Worst to first

Worst to First: Ranking the Leprechaun Franchise

The Leprechaun franchise is often referred to as one of the worst horror franchises of all time. And it can get pretty rough to actually sit and marathon, as I have tried to do multiple times in the p...

Memory

Cult Corner: Memory (2006)

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick: Bennett Hoshua Davlin’s Memory. Memory follows Taylor Briggs, an alzheim...

Mortuary 2005 Tobe Hooper

Cult Corner: Mortuary (2005)

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick… Tobe Hooper’s Mortuary. For being such an important and iconic hor...

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