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, Dance Dance Dance, Horror, Slasher, Thriller

Killer Workout (1987)

We open on a young woman named Valerie, a model who has just learned that she’s set to appear on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine. Valerie is trilled. But her agent (manager?) has told the magazine she’s got a hell of a tan, so she rushes off to the nearest spa for a little late-night tanning session. But something goes horribly wrong (gasp!), the machine malfunctions and she ends up fried to a crisp.

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80s, Horror, Slasher

The Mutilator (1984)

AKA Fall Break Poor Ed Jr. has a troubling past. When he was but a wee lad, a gun-cleaning mishap with his father’s rifle resulted in him accidentally shooting his mother in the back. After that his father, Big Ed, was never the same. Fast forward a few years and Ed Jr. is now in […]

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70's, Comedy, Horror, Horror?, Slasher

Theatre of Blood (1973)

Edward Lionheart, a classically trained actor, takes sinister revenge on the guild of critics whose reviews savaged him, causing him to loose the Best Actor of the Year award to a young upstart. He’s going to make them pay, damn it. And he’s going to do it via the most relevant and horrible theatrical device […]

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