Wednesday, December 18 2013
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
Tuesday, April 23 2013
Watching Phantasm II is like having a horrifying nightmare: we may become restless and frightened during the dream, but when we wake up we are able to realize the absurdity of the situation.
Sunday, April 14 2013
John Dies at the End feels like a collaborative effort between David Cronenberg, Richard Rodriguez and Eric Rohmer… with the screenplay written by William S. Burroughs.
Sunday, May 23 2004
Combining conventions and clichés from Westerns and horror films, Bubba Ho-tep is as much about how stories get told as it is a story in itself.
Wednesday, September 24 2003
Bubba Ho-Tep has everything one might expect from a movie directed by Don Coscarelli (the Phastasm series) and starring Bruce Campbell.
Friday, March 29 2013
(A) fright fan's fever dream laced with a healthy dose of '80s high concept camp creeps.
Monday, October 6 2008
It arrived during the final phases of classic '70s horror, an era that had seen The Exorcist, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and Halloween