70's, Child Killers, Dance Dance Dance, Dead Things, Horror, Occult, Supernatural, Uncategorized, Vampires

Lemora: A Childs Tale of the Supernatural (1973)

Lemora is the tale of 13 year old Lila Lee. Lila’s father is a dangerous and wanted man, a gangster who’s currently on the run after murdering Lila’s mother and running down the little old lady down the street. But when Lila receives a letter telling her of her father’s near death, she decides to go and forgive him, and winds up going on a journey that will threaten to corrupt her, body and soul.

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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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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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70's, Comedy, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

Yet another gift from TCM. Their little “TCM Underground” (which technically doesn’t exist anymore even though they keep showing ‘cult classics’ in the same time slot) movies bring me such unexpected joy. Anyway, The Town That Dreaded Sundown follows the local sheriff’s department and a Texas Ranger as they try to discover who’s been terrorizing […]

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80s, Horror, Monsters, Mutants, Uncategorized

C.H.U.D. (1984)

C.H.U.D. is the story about how four individuals, a photographer, a model, a police captain and a reverend/soup kitchen worker, all get sucked into a massive missing-persons case that turns out to be a huge government conspiracy involving death, toxic waste, cover-ups and a group of very hungry, sewer-dwelling mutants. All hail our Chunky Soup […]

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Horror, Occult, Supernatural, Uncategorized

City of the Dead (1960)

AKA, Horror Hotel In 1700s Massachusetts, a woman named Elizabeth Selwyn has been accused of being a witch and is about to be burned at the stake. As the flames lick her heals, thunder booms overhead and Elizabeth swears fealty to the Devil, cursing the town of Whitewood while the crowd cheers her demise. Little […]

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Uncategorized

Shadows Run Black (1984)

Originally posted on Movie Reviews by a Mook:
Kevin Costner is in this movie as a main character, but he wasn’t even listed in the credits. Seriously, he’s completely left out. They remembered Ambulance Driver #1 but not him. Shadows Run Black is a “crime thriller” which is really just a slasher film that doesn’t…

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