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FRIDAY THE 13th (1980): Retro Review…What Day Is It??

In honor of this special day to us horror fans, we’re proud to present our review of the only film that  really counts today — the original classic that started it all! Following the success of John Carpenter’s landmark Halloween, writer/director Sean Cunningham hoped to catch some of that same lightning in a bottle of his…

The Corpse’s Five Days Of Christmas — BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)

Christmas Eve is upon us, friends, and for the fourth of our “Five Days Of Christmas” holiday-themed horror film reviews, we offer my very own of one of the greatest (and my personal favorite!). Ahh, Christmas Eve!  I dunno what you Fellow Fans out there will be up to tonight; partying with family and friends,…

The Corpse’s Five Days Of Christmas — SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT (1972)

Hello, Fellow Fans!  In the spirit of the season, we’re featuring five reviews of our favorite Yuletide-themed horrors — one a day from now until Christmas!  Enjoy! There aren’t very many films that I’ve sat through on several occasions that still chill my blood when I revisit the experience.  Theodore Gershuny’s extremely underrated Silent Night,…

MONSTER DOG (1984): Retro Review…What Can I Say?

I like to consider myself a reasonably intelligent, open-minded and receptive type o’ guy, especially where it concerns horror films; I fancy myself as something of a connoisseur of the genre, both the highbrow and low-rent (sometimes very low-rent) aspects of it.  I think (or at worst hope) that I’m pretty objective as horror film critics go, and can usually see…

DEEPSTAR SIX (1989): Retro Review…Budget Bin Undersea ALIEN

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The incredible momentum of the slasher film in the early-to-mid 1980s causes a lot of folks to overlook “creature feature” category of that era; other than Carpenter’s The Thing  in ’82, Gremlins  in ’84, and Pumpkinhead  in ’88, there’s not a lot of “monster movies” that I hear discussed much amongst lighter-weight horror fans — you know, those weird people unlike…

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