Movie Review -- Jack Palance in Attack! (1956)

Movie Review — Jack Palance in Attack! (1956)

It’s easy to think all 50s movies are bland, conformist, patriotic pap, but this intense World War II drama has a surprising amount of bite, and it stars a young Jack Palance at his seething best. It’s also got one…

A Non-T-Shirt Donation Method

If you’re interested in donating to help out with the medical expenses, but don’t want a t-shirt, you can use the button below. The funds will go into a special Paypal account used only to help pay for medical expenses….

Help My Dad Fight Cancer, Get an Awesome T-Shirt

Help My Dad Fight Cancer, Get an Awesome T-Shirt

In September of 2015, my father found a lump on the side of his neck. A few weeks later, it was confirmed as a cancerous tumor. He’s ready to take on whatever treatments are necessary (and believe me, none of…

31 Days of Nightmares  -- Goodnight Mommy & The Witches' Mountain

31 Days of Nightmares — Goodnight Mommy & The Witches’ Mountain

So much hype and anticipation, so much disappointment. Goodnight Mommy I was really psyched to see Goodnight Mommy. The trailer was weird and creepy and hinted at dark secrets. The trailer was better than the actual movie. The silver lining…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Halloween: Resurrection, Young Frankenstein, Return to House on Haunted Hill, and The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

31 Days of Nightmares — Halloween: Resurrection, Young Frankenstein, Return to House on Haunted Hill, and The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

I know I’ve slipped off schedule a little bit, but here’s a four-pack of horror movies to get us back on track. Young Frankenstein There’s not much I can say about this comedy classic — we were due to see…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Silent Night, Deadly Night & Willow Creek

31 Days of Nightmares — Silent Night, Deadly Night & Willow Creek

A slasher classic and a movie so bad it wouldn’t even be fun on Mystery Science Theater. Silent Night, Deadly Night I’d never seen this exploitation classic before, although I love the idea of scary Christmas movies. Are there any…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Unearthed & The Battery

31 Days of Nightmares — Unearthed & The Battery

Sometimes you watch movies that are probably going to be terrible in hopes of finding a hidden gem. Not today. Unearthed This is a movie about a giant sea monkey. Seriously. It’s some kind of alien monster that went into…

31 Days of Nightmares -- Elvira's Haunted Hills & Memorial Valley Massacre

31 Days of Nightmares — Elvira’s Haunted Hills & Memorial Valley Massacre

Another two-fer tonight, with a movie that isn’t scary, but is awesome, and one that’s nowhere close to either. Elvira’s Haunted Hills This movie is a real hoot. Definitely rent this if you see it on the rack at your…

31 Days of Nightmares -- It Follows & The Purge: Anarchy

31 Days of Nightmares — It Follows & The Purge: Anarchy

It’s a 2-for-1 special tonight with a rewatch of my favorite horror movie of the last five years and a sequel with surprising strength. It Follows I went to see It Follows at the theater — I have a habit…

31 Days of Nightmares -- 2015 Edition

31 Days of Nightmares — 2015 Edition

For the last few years I’ve been watching one horror movie every night for the entire month of October, and last year I started reviewing each of them. Now that I’ve got the site up and running again, what better…

Some of My Favorite Horror Movies

Some of My Favorite Horror Movies

The excellent fellows from the Stuff You Should Know podcast asked me out of the blue the other night if I could list my favorite horror movies. Can I list my favorite horror movies?! Is a bear Catholic? .@robotviking Grabster,…

The Best Things George R.R. Martin Created (That Aren't Game of Thrones)

The Best Things George R.R. Martin Created (That Aren’t Game of Thrones)

Creating an epic, sprawling fantasy series like A Song of Ice and Fire seems like an author’s life’s work, but it’s certainly not the only thing George R.R. Martin has achieved. His short stories and novels were taking us to…

Remember Inside UFO 54-40, the Unwinnable "Choose Your Own Adventure"?

Remember Inside UFO 54-40, the Unwinnable “Choose Your Own Adventure”?

Trapped aboard a huge alien spaceship, you wander the corridors and meet weird aliens for all eternity, endlessly seeking a utopia you can never reach. Kind of heavy stuff for a 1980s Choose Your Own Adventure book. But it was…