As a horror memorabilia collector, I’m always on the lookout for the next little nugget that I can put next to my Clint Howard autographed VHS copy of Ice Cream Man. A while back, I remember stumbling upon a ‘limited edition’ clamshell VHS copy of the 2009 movie The House Of The Devil. Sadly, it sold out before I could grab one, but it looks like there are now 7 left up on the Gorgon Video website!
I always loved the big clamshell VHS cases. Sure they were bulky and sometimes wouldn’t fit on your shelf, but there’s something about the nostalgia of them that gets a thumbs up from me every time. And add to that the fact that The House Of The Devil is one of my favorite horror movies from the last decade, and this is a win-win combination! So if you would like to snatch up one of the last 7 remaining copies, head on over to the Gorgon Video website HERE and go for it. And then head to eBay and grab a VHS player so you can play it.
There’s something refreshing about hearing the word throwback. Especially when you’re talking about horror movies. My ears perk up like an excited dog, because I immediately transport myself back to the days of old, musty smelling, small town VHS rental spots where everybody knew your name. Kind of like Cheers, but with dingy clamshell VHS cases instead of frosty beers. And the new Sci-Fi/Horror hybrid, Almost Human, is the definition of throwback. Continue reading →