80s, Comedy, Horror, Horror?, Kids Film, Monsters, Movies, Sci-Fi

TerrorVision (1986)

TerrorVision is about an alien garbage heap/pet/ball of slime, that in the process of being destroyed gets dematerialized and accidentally gets broadcast into some poor yuppie’s satellite dish. Chaos and slimy deaths ensue. Actually the characters were already pretty slimy to begin with. The monster just helped them along into their more natural state of being. […]

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80s, Bugs, Drama, Horror, Movies, Mystery, Thriller

Phenomena (1985)

The daughter of a famous actor is sent off to a boarding school in remote Swiss city. While there Donald Pleasance informs her that she has psychic insect powers that enable her to communicate with the creepy crawlies of the world and she uses these powers to pursue a local serial killer who is slaughtering young woman in and around the school.

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80s, Drama, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Slasher, Supernatural

The Boogey Man (1980)

Lacey and Willy’s mother kicks them out of the house one evening so she can have a booty call with her creepily silent beau, who walks around in a wife beater and wearing women’s hosiery over his head that he refuses to take off (The movie credits refer to him as “The Lover”, but I […]

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80s, Dead Things, Ghosts, Horror, Movies, Mystery

Death Ship (1980)

A cruise ship, on its voyage home, is rammed by an unknown vessel and destroyed during the night. The nine survivors lie adrift for a while in the vast ocean before coming upon a rusty old freighter that seems to appear out of nowhere. The survivors manage to board the ship, only to find it covered in cobwebs and suspiciously deserted.

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80s, Action, Mook

Blastfighter (1984)— Movie Reviews by a Mook

This time, the movie poster definitely captures some of what happens, like vehicle explosions. For a mix of hixploitation and revenge cinema set in the woods, there are a surprising number of cars and trucks that get blown up. Yet there is only one rainstorm and no lightning, so I feel a little let down. […]

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