Savage Dawn (Simon Nuchtern, 1985)

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  A motorcycle gang takes over a small desert town until they piss off the wrong man! Lance Henriksen kills someone with a snake!       Let me set the scene here, folks. William Forsythe – “Pig Iron” the … Continued

Factotum (Bent Hamer, 2005) & Journal entry # 24

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I could try to pretend that I haven’t fallen face-first into a Melrose Place k-hole but when I’m not yelling at the screen, I’m mixing up a big batch of homemade tick repellent because I live deep in the woods … Continued

Island of the Living Dead (aka L’isola dei morti viventi) (Bruno Mattei, 2006)

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A group of treasure seekers shipwreck on an uncharted island inhabited by the living dead.  Considering this was Mattei’s penultimate work (followed by the equally heinous Zombies: the Beginning) one would naturally keep expectations very low as ill-fated directors in … Continued

Cementerio del Terror (aka Cemetery of Terror) (Rubén Galindo Jr., 1985)

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A group of teens revive a recently deceased serial killer via a mysterious book of rituals found in an abandoned house. Teenagers are stupid.  I went into this having very low expectations – trash and sleaze being an almost every … Continued

They Don’t Cut the Grass Anymore (Nathan Schiff; 1985)

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Two unkempt southern boys cut a swath of destruction through Long Island suburbia when mowing lawns proves to be less than fulfilling. Nathan Schiff’s third (and arguably best to date) feature is a blood-soaked romp filled with nasty mutilations, long … Continued

Recap! Rewind! Redux! July 2015

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Satan’s Blade (L. Scott Castillo Jr., 1984) – This rambling attempt to capitalize upon the early 80s slasher boom couldn’t be more of a mess. The plot involves a bank robbery which awkwardly leads into some bullshit about an evil … Continued

Exterminators of the Year 3000 (aka Il Giustiziere Della Strada, Death Warriors) (Giuliano Carnimeo, 1983)

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After a nuclear holocaust, earth’s water supply is decimated. A small group of survivors attempt to locate a well in order to replenish their dwindling reserves amidst a war-torn wasteland terrorized by a group of sadistic bandits. This Italian/Spanish ripoff … Continued

Buio Omega (aka Beyond the Darkness) (Joe D’Amato, 1979)

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Gore? Check. Necrophilia? Check. Adult breastfeeding? Check. Torture? Check. Cannibalism? Check. Depraved love & obsession? Check. This little transgressive horror ‘sploiter will knock your dick in the dirt! Duane: Ah, Buio Omega. Arguably one of D’Amato’s most notorious films that … Continued

Starry Eyes (Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer, 2014)

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A struggling young actress pays the ultimate price for fame & fortune. Jocelyn:  Over the years I’ve grown so tired of being let down by new horror films that I’ve practically altogether given up on watching them. Thankfully, bitterness & … Continued

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