1980s

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    Hidden Gems: Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

    Few films have ever been able to leave me in awe the way that 2010’s Beyond the Black Rainbow. Feeling as if Satan had directed 2001 instead of Kubrick, the film is a visceral, otherworldly experience in a league of its own. Yet, it’s been shrouded in obscurity. I can’t really figure out...
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    The Franchise Files – ANOES 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

    What. A. Comeback. I’ve already discussed my utter contempt for the second film in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise. While it’s not totally surprising that the film was a trainwreck given the rushed production and lack of participation by Wes Craven, what is surprising is that the franchise was able to come...
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    Night of the Creeps: Fred Dekker’s 1986 Classic

    Night of the Creeps, starring the ever-masculine Tom Atkins, has more quotable moments than possibly any ’80s movie ever. In fact, there are parts of me that think Fred Dekker wrote this movie simply to give Atkins an overload of one-liners. And in doing so, the phrase “Thrill me” will...
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    Yuletide Fear: 8 Holly Jolly Christmas Horror Films

    I love Christmas. I love absolutely everything about the holiday season. But at the same time, I don’t want to fully take a break from my steady diet of horror films. Thankfully, I’m not the only person in the world to think like this. There’s a whole plethora of...
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    The Franchise Files – Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

    Generally, when time travel is introduced in a later entries to a franchise, it feels forced and contrived. What better way to continue a series then by sending characters off into different dimensions or different times? In the fourth Star Trek film, The Voyage Home, time travel is explored....
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    Lake Nowhere (2016) – Review

    In Lake Nowhere, a group of teens travel to a lake, called – uh, what’s it called again? I didn’t catch the name. It doesn’t matter. This group of teens soon find themselves at the violent hands of a masked murderer named – I think, the Masked Maniac? Masked Murderer? Who...