90s, Horror, Mystery, Slasher, Uncategorized

Kolobos (1999)

Kyra and four new acquaintances answer an ad in the newspaper looking for potential participants (“freeloaders”) in some sort of documentary style experiment that will film all of their interactions while living together. So, it’s basically The Real World before all that crap got popular. What Kyra’s fellow lodgers don’t know is that she has some documented mental issues that she’s been working through and even has even been taking some medications for them. But whatever specter she may have hovering over her mental state seems rather mute when the posh residence they’re staying at goes into lock-down mode, trapping them inside with a bunch of laser tripped booby traps and a dark, faceless figure that seems intent on killing them one by one.

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

New Year’s Evil (1980)

So not too long ago I stayed up extra late (or really early depending on how you look at it) to watch one of TCM’s late night/early morning showings. I’ve noticed on Fridays that after the Underground is over they usually show another movie very similar to the first. So after catching the end of […]

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

You Better Watch Out (1980)

(AKA Christmas Evil, AKA Terror in Toyland) The story opens on a young boy named Harry on Christmas Eve. After Harry tells his younger brother about Santa (via a very heart warming ‘memory sequence’), his brother tells him he doesn’t believe in Santa, so Harry goes downstairs (to prove him wrong I guess) and sees […]

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Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Horror?, Modern, Monsters, Slasher

Thankskilling (2009)

A group of five perpetually brain-dead college students find themselves the target of a 500 year-old, foul-mouthed, wise-cracking, necromanced, murderous turkey while on Thanksgiving break. Now it’s a race against time to not only save themselves, but to also figure out some way to stop the feathered fiend before he turns his evil eye on […]

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80s, Comedy, Horror, Horror?, Occult, Slasher

Psycho Cop (1989)

A small-town policeman readies himself for a busy day by going through his daily routine of praying at a bloody, pentagram-covered alter and then ritualistically washing his hands in blood. Then he puts on his hat and gloves and goes to work. His first task is to kill a newly married couple who just stopped […]

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80s, Horror, Horror?, Slasher, Supernatural

Blood Theatre (1984)

AKA: Movie House Massacre The final night of a downtrodden theatre in the 1930s (?) isn’t going so well for the theatre owner. The place is about to be converted into a movie house, and the last performance before the conversion has only attracted a whopping 18 people. On top of that, he’s been disrespected […]

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

The Prowler (1981)

AKA: Rosemary’s Killer In 1945 a love-struck GI is sent a ‘Dear John’ letter by his girlfriend while he’s serving overseas. The lonesome GI takes it in stride, forgives her and starts to rebuild his–…Just kidding. He comes home and stabs his ex and her new beau through the chest with a giant pitchfork during […]

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Thriller

A Blade In The Dark (1983)

AKA: La Casa Con La Scala Nel Buio Musician Bruno is doing a score for an upcoming horror film. His director is notoriously secretive about the endings of her films, and as this is Bruno’s first time scoring a horror movie, she wants him to be able to capture the right mood. So the studio […]

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