I have watched several Hollywood remakes of Asian horror but I had never seen their originals. My very short opinion is that this flick is very creepy. Cheers to Arrow Video for making Pulse available in the states.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Pulse – Arrow Video"
Long-time reader will note, when I made my Top 15 of 2016 I stopped myself from adding many region-locked releases & Donnie Darko pulled the short straw.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Donnie Darko – Arrow Video"
Caltiki: The Immortal Monster Director: Riccardo Freda and Mario Bava Screenplay: Filippo Sanjust and Riccardo Freda Minutes: 76 Year: 1959 Score: 6.73 Release: Arrow Video There are two names which immediately jump out at me when I think if Italian horror/sci-fi flicks, Dario Argento and Mario Bava. There are more, they may be better, but […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Caltiki: The Immortal Monster – Arrow Video"
Madhouse Director: Ovidio Assonitis Screenplay: Ovidio G. Assonitis, Stephen Blakeley, Peter Sheperd, and Roberto Gandus Minutes: 93 Year: 1981 Score: 5.8 Release: Arrow Video Let’s talk about evil twins, or Spook’s Beard, if you will. Is it cheap, melodramatic, or a bad choice? Perhaps, heck yeah, and Nope. In the past six months I have […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – Madhouse"
Sometimes you can sum up a film in a single shot and a viewer who will undoubtedly become a fan will see it and press play.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Brain Damage"
House Director: Steve Miner Screenplay: Ethan Wiley Minutes: 93 Year: 93 Score: 5.53 Release: Arrow Video HOUSE: TWO STORIES I love these terrible movies. I really do. After people realized that you could have an entire genre of comedic horror film it took the 1980s to a whole new level. This is only exaserbated when […]Read more "Blu-ray Review – House: Two Stories"
There is something magical about motorcycle flicks. I don’t know if it is the rumble of the bikes or the forethought that there will definitely be a chase scene. There is a level of cool that drips off of many biker films that are not well manifested in other films. Psychomania is no different; you do have to chip away a little extra fluff to get to it though.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Psychomania"
Hellraiser | Hellbound: Hellraiser II | Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth Director: Clive Barker | Tony Randel | Anthony Hickox Screenplay: Clive Barker | Peter Atkins | Peter Atkins Minutes: 94 | 97 | 93 Year: 1987 | 1988 | 1992 Score: 7.20 | 7.07 | 5.87 Release: Arrow Scarlet Box I mentioned this set […]Read more "Hellraiser: The Scarlet Box"
Shinjuku Triad Society | Rainy Dog | Ley Lines Director: Takashi Miike Screenplay: Ichiro Fujita | Seigo Inoue | Ichiro Ryu Minutes: 100 | 95 | 105 Year: 1995 | 1997 | 1999 Score: 6.00 | 6.67 | 3.33 Release: Arrow Video WARNING: I cannot recommend that you buy this boxed set. I wish I […]Read more "Black Society Trilogy – Blu Ray"
Director. Larry Stewart Screenplay: Charles Pratt, Jr Min: 97 Year: 1984 Score: 4.87 Release: Arrow Video November 8th, 2016 The Film Have you ever wondered what would happen what would happen if you poured the popular slasher films of the 1980s into a blender, set it to high, and left it on for two hours? […]Read more "The Initiation"