Film Review: THE FINAL GIRLS (2015)

The Final Girls (2015) Stage 6 Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson When Max (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends reluctantly attend a tribute screening of an infamous ’80s slasher film that starred Max’s late mother (Malin Akerman), they are accidentally sucked into the silver screen. They soon realize they are trapped inside the cult classic movie and must...

Film Review: KILLER RACK (2015)

Film Review: KILLER RACK (2015)

Apr 28, 2017

Betty (Jessica Zwolak) is a woman suffering from self esteem issues. Surround by big breasted woman, her modest bust size keeps her from the recognition she works hard for. Tired of being ignored and ashamed, she seeks out plastic surgery from the help of Dr. Thulu (an obvious nod to Lovecraft despite the misspelling – it should have been Dr. Thulhu),...

Film Review: VIRUS: EXTREME CONTAMINATION (2017)

Film Review: VIRUS: EXTREME CONTAMINATION (2017)

Feb 3, 2017

  In this Italian horror science-fiction film by way of Kosovo, director Domiziano Cristopharo and writer Antonio Tentori channel their inner Lucio Fulci to deliver an extremely loose interpretation of one of H.P. Lovecraft’s most defining works, The Colour Out of Space. Several years after a meteorite crash lands on a farm in Kosovo, an Italian scientist...

Film Review: THE RIFT (1990)

Film Review: THE RIFT (1990)

Dec 15, 2016

  One of the greatest treasures in the world of cinema, well, b-movie cinema, is the crop of amazingly awful films that scrambled to capture the hype of Alien and Aliens. Some of these films are classics in the realm of “so bad it’s good” and The Rift is certainly no exception. Dino De Laurentiis had already created a b-movie ripoff of Alien, the 1989...

Film Review: HELLRAISER: THE SCARLET BOX (2016)

Film Review: HELLRAISER: THE SCARLET BOX (2016)

May 29, 2016

    Hellraiser, in any home video format, has never seen this level of prestige and care as is presented in this sold out box set from Arrow Video. Pinhead, and the films to which he stars, is one of the most iconic villains in horror history. In this collection, Arrow has set out to provide the most definitive collection of Hellraiser material centered around...

Film Review: LEVIATHAN: THE STORY OF HELLRAISER & HELLBOUND – HELLRAISER II [Hellraiser Retrospective] (2015)

Film Review: LEVIATHAN: THE STORY OF HELLRAISER & HELLBOUND – HELLRAISER II [Hellraiser Retrospective] (2015)

May 28, 2016

    Leviathan is a vast collection featuring the voice and opinion of almost every person that was directly involved in the making of both Hellraiser and its sequel Hellbound: Hellraiser II. I say almost because there are two very large, glaring omissions. The first being Clive Barker, who at the time was incredibly ill and unable to be interviewed. The second...