Fun With Tongues: ‘Amityville 2: The Possession’ (1982)

Isn’t it just the worst when you’re a priest trying to perform an exorcism, and the demon you’re trying to exorcise turns into a hot lipstick wearing woman who proceeds to taunt and tease you with her tongue?

Amityville 2: The Possession is definitely better than it has any right to be, and maybe the hot girl’s tongue is one of the reasons.  I’m grasping at non-existent straws at this point, but let’s all watch that tongue in action below as Father Adamsky (James Olson) finds himself on the receiving end of it.

Review: Creep (2015)

2015 has surprisingly been a pretty solid year for horror movies so far, especially the crop of independent entries like It Follows and We Are Still Here.  One of my most anticipated indie horror offerings has been Creep, the latest addition to the found-footage craze.  I’m a bit nauseated with that whole subgenre, but I was hoping Creep would act as my Pepto-Bismul and make me feel better.  And you know what?  It did!    Continue reading

My Heavy Metal Horror Fix: Terry From ‘The Gate’ (1987)

I woke up in a bit of a heavy metal mood this morning, so naturally I had to find one of the most heavy metal movie clips ever to satisfy my urge!

A bit overselling was going on there, but yes – nothing says heavy metal like Terry (Louis Tripp) from the 1987 horror movie aimed for kids, The Gate.  He really does love his Sacrifyx album and more specifically, he loves putting his rainbow-colored bedsheet on his head while he recites the spoken word of The Old Gods.  Might want to lose the rainbow-colored bedding if you want to keep your metal reputation intact, Terry.  There are a lot of things I love about The Gate and that scene is definitely one of them.  The other would be the one below that includes a creepy old zombie guy, a bunch of miniature demons, and a Barbie doll being used as a weapon.  Trifecta!

It’s Random ‘Behind-The-Scenes’ Pic Time!

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Ed Harley (Lance Henriksen) and his good friend Pumpkinhead (1988)

Sunday Bloody Sunday: ‘Creepy Clown Attack’ From ‘Ghoulies’ (1985)

Nothing says a fun Saturday night like watching Ghoulies.  Yeah, I said Ghoulies.  I live a depressing life, but that’s not the focus here.  The focus is on the fact that Ghoulies actually has a few good parts in it and isn’t just a clever poster with a slimy bald green monster popping up out of the toilet with the equally clever tagline “They’ll Get You In The End!” attached.

On this week’s Sunday Bloody Sunday, I’m spotlighting one of my favorite and creepiest scenes from 1985′s Ghoulies and of course it involves a clown because I don’t like clowns.  Actually, this is more of a clown/jester hybrid that ends up being a green sharp-toothed monster underneath.  No, it doesn’t make any sense, but it sure is fun to watch!

Review: We Are Still Here (2015)

The housing market is booming right now, and it’s the perfect time to buy!  Just be careful if you come across an old house that used to be a funeral home and awakens every 30 years or so to murder whatever family is living in it.  Hey, it can happen.  And happen it does in the new independent haunted house offering, We Are Still Here.   Continue reading

So, ‘Halloween’ Is Returning In ‘Halloween Returns’?

Good news for all of you Michael Myers and Halloween fans who are also fans of the 1989 Wes Craven ‘so bad it’s good’ movie, Shocker!  It looks as though the upcoming reboot/redo, Halloween Returns, will indeed have Michael Myers on death row and being sent to the electric chair while two vengeful onlookers watch him about to die.  Horace Pinker, anyone?

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I have to say that even after the bad taste that was left in my mouth from Rob Zombie’s Halloween II (I actually didn’t mind the first one), I’m onboard with another Halloween reboot.  The good news is that as previously reported, it won’t be in 3D and looks to be a standalone entry as well.  Directed by Marcus Dunstan (The Collector, The Collection) and also written by him and Patrick Melton, this could surprisingly breathe new life into the franchise IF the following steps are properly taken:

-  Get a good mask.  At least the Rob Zombie films had that going for them. 

-  Don’t overthink the plot.  We don’t need any satanic cults running around this time.  We get it….Michael Myers is evil.  It doesn’t need to be overstated. 

-  Less is more.  Make it scary.  I’m all for bringing back the subtleness of Michael’s character (popping up in the background of shots, minimal but effect score, etc). 

-  No Jamie Lee Curtis cameos, please.  I love the woman, but her time in the Halloween franchise died when she did in that awful Halloween: Resurrection crapfest. 

- Speaking of that crapfest – no unnecessary rapper cameos.  My condolences to Busta Rhymes.

Underrated Horror Movie Masks: Babyface From ‘The Hills Run Red’ (2009)

Sorry for getting your hopes up if you read the title of the post and are expecting 80′s/90′s R&B singer Babyface somewhere in here.  This post isn’t about him, but is all about one of my favorite underrated horror movie masks from the 2009 flick, The Hills Run Red.

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Yes, that is indeed Babyface up there, an inbred creation who likes to kill people and rape girls.  A real charmer!  But I’m not here to play psychologist about all of his apparent issues – I’m here to talk about that bad ass mask!  I have a slight fear of creepy porcelain dolls, so right away I was on board with what Babyface wears to cover his ugly mug.  The mask itself is pretty creepy and if it wasn’t for Sophie Monk’s striptease scene in the movie, it would have stole the show.  It did do enough scene stealing to justify getting it’s own post though, so if you want to see Babyface in action, click on the link below!

Dammit.  Wrong Babyface!  But that was a pretty sweet jam back in the day. Here’s the sadistic rapey Babyface from The Hills Have Red having some fun with dismemberment:

Ebay Find Of The Week: Critters Earrings

Guys, why wait 9 months to scramble to find that perfect Valentine’s Day for that special lady in your life?  Here I come to save the day again because all of your gift troubles are now solved with these luxurious Critters earrings!

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Yeah, it’s a slow news day so you get a post about Critters earrings.  But anyway – over on Ebay right now you can grab a pair of these beauties that were apparently hand crafted and hand painted.  From the look of them though, you might want to strengthen your earlobes because they could possibly weigh them down and cause some damage.

Critters has always been a favorite movie of mine since the day it came out in 1986 (the sequels not so much), so if I was trying to surprise the female horror movie lover in my life, this might be the way to go!  Who the fuck am I kidding, no it wouldn’t.  But if you want to roll the dice, head on over HERE and grab your pair while they’re still available!

Monday Bloody Monday: ‘Olivia’s Transformation’ From ‘Evil Dead’ (2013)

What better way to kick the week off then with some self-mutilation, a needle in the eye, and a good head bashing?  Oh sure – a delicious bowl of Fruity Pebbles would be just as satisfying, but watching the transformation of Olivia in Evil Dead from 2013 is even more satisfying.

Kudos to the sound design department on this movie for the sound effects of Olivia (Jessica Lucas) sawing away at her face with a piece of glass.  Not exactly the sexiest thing in the world, but it almost beats the fact that she peed her pants earlier in the scene.  Leave it up to a horror movie to make a sexy girl unsexy in a matter of seconds.  But anyway, this scene was definitely the tipping point for me as far as appreciating and applauding this remake of the original The Evil Dead from 1981, which in itself was a big feat considering my love for that original.