Monthly Archives: July 2009

The Prey Part Four: Lori Lethin Interview

Lori Lethin was a mainstay of episodic television in the 80s, appearing in everything from The Dukes of Hazzard to Hill Street Blues. But it was her genre work that earned her cult status (although her role on Charlie’s Angels … Continue reading

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Lori Lethin: A Retrospective in Pictures

Lori was definitely in the some of the most fun slashers of the 80s. I recently interviewed her and during that time, I took a look back at her three big films and thought they deserved a nice little gallery! … Continue reading

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Dribbler Pre-Order & Story Info

A teenage athlete named Stanley (Greg Calpakis, TV’s COLD SQUAD) is a waterboy for a high school basketball team. Stanley wants to make the team, but the coach (TV funnyman Fred Travalena) rejects him as a worthless player and sends … Continue reading

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H2 Plot Breakdown From Start To Finish

Read at your own risk, I provide this report from a test screening monkey with no confirmation or disclaimer, for the expressed purpose that you can waltz into the theatre with plausible deniability if you don’t like the sound of … Continue reading

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The Mutilator (1985) Review

Sometimes slasher films fail to live up to their titles – The Toolbox Murders, The Driller Killer, Nail Gun Massacre and countless others were nothing more than yawn-inducing drivel.

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Scavolini vs. Savini – Nightmare In a Damaged Brain

When I spoke to Romano Scavolini back in September 2007, he still insisted that the special effects for his notorious video nasty Nightmare (more commonly referred to as Nightmare in a Damaged Brain) were designed and created by makeup legend … Continue reading

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Graphic Horror – Slasher Merchandise

As well as toys, the other thing we horror geeks refuse to give up are our comics. There’s something about seeing limbs hacked to pieces and intestines being spewed out onto the floor that makes for an entertaining read.

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Figures of Evil – Slasher Merchandise

Most fans get into slasher films from a young age, and it was no surprise that studios and toy companies have exploited this over the last twenty-five years with countless attempts at shameless merchandise. I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) Review

After three successful, if somewhat critically mauled, feature films, Paramount finally decided to lay their lucrative Friday the 13th franchise to rest with what promised to be The Final Chapter.

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Scream (1996) Review

By the mid-nineties, the slasher film seemed like a bad dream. ‘Horror’ had become a dirty word and filmmakers were instead producing what had become known as ‘psychological thrillers.’

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