80s, Horror, Thriller

The Vanishing (1988)

AKA Spoorloos AKA L’homme qui voulait savoir AKA The movie whose title they seemed to change for every country it showed in Yes. Another movie brought to you by TCM. You all should really be watching more of this channel. They’ve really got some good stuff on. Anyway, The Vanishing is yet another Critierion release […]

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70's, Dead Things, Horror

The Iron Rose (1973)

AKA La rose de fer Okay, this is sort of funny. So I’m watching this on TCM. It’s about 10 minutes in and the two main characters are on their first date and biking around town (and I am incredibly bored. More-so because it’s late and I didn’t know I’d be watching subtitles, but I […]

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20s, Demons, Horror?, Silent

Haxan: Witchcraft Through The Ages (1922)

Ah, yes, a silent horror movie that has nothing to do with Dracula. All you silent movie haters may now flee or stay and be educated. Haxan examines the nature of witchcraft, witches, and those who sought to destroy both. It’s a bit odd as it’s part documentary, part dramatization. The first is done through […]

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70's, 80s, Horror?, Monsters, Mutants

Screamers (1981)

AKA The Island of Fishmen (1979) AKA Fish Men AKA Something Waits in the Dark AKA Island of Mutations WTF? Who are you? You weren’t in my movie. Also, your disclaimer is s*&# In 1891, the survivors of a sunken prison ship find themselves marooned on an uncharted, volcanic island somewhere in the Caribbean Sea. […]

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*shrugs*, 90s, Comedy, Monsters, Mutants

Freaked (1993)

The more I look at this DVD cover, the more I dislike it. It’s got too much Randy Quaid and not enough Freaks. I don’t really read anything about the movies TCM is going planning to show on Friday nights. The most I do when I go to their website is look up the schedule. […]

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70's, Comedy, Dead Things, Ghosts, Horror, Horror?

Hausu (1977)

AKA: House This is yet another gem that I discovered thanks to late-night viewings of TCM. I sat down for something they classified as horror, and instead I was treated to something that was a bizarre mix of horror, comedy, and action all mixed together to form some psychedelic, epileptic-inducing explosion of Japanese cinema. And, […]

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60s, Games, Horror?, Uncategorized

She Freak (1967)

TCM showed She Freak some time ago. I watched it then, but admittedly, my attention really wasn’t on it. I don’t remember what it was I was doing, but whatever it was it was more important than the movie. Anyway, when it showed back up in the schedule I was happy to sit down and give […]

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80s, Child Killers, Ghosts, Horror, Occult, Supernatural

Family Reunion (1989)

AKA: Terror in Sutterville, AKA: Picknick in Ghost City It’s Christmas Eve and the Andrews family is going on a little road trip. Their patriarch, Tom, is a little uneasy due to a recurring nightmare he keeps having every year around this time  about some sort of cult that gets killed. But he’s willing to […]

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70's, Horror, Vampires

Ganja and Hess (1973)

AKA, Blood Couple, AKA Double Possession, AKA Black Evil, AKA Black Vampire, and AKA Blackout: The Moment of Terror (*Whew* I think that’s all of them) Ganja and Hess tells the story of Dr. Hess Green, an anthropologist. Dr. Green takes on a new assistant (played by the Director, Bill Gunn) and invites him to […]

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