By 1971, American revisionist westerns and their Italian equivalents had pushed the boundaries of cinematic violence and nihilism to previously unheard of limits. Anyone looking to market their movie as […]
There was a time not long ago when Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS and its sequels enjoyed a sizable cult following among hardcore fans of sicko sexploitation. But their […]
Why do I think A New Beginning is the best Friday the 13th and Jason Lives is the worst? Here are five reasons.
OK, I’m concluding my rankings of all the movies from Arrow Films’ exhaustive Herschell Gordon Lewis box set.
What better occasion than a global pandemic to look back on the halcyon days of sleaze, when a button-down businessman with $23,000 and a camera could unleash bloody havoc on an unsuspecting public.
While “Hellraiser: Revelations” may have been a slap dash production, the work of effects artist Gary J. Tunnicliffe kicks ass.
The Night God Screamed is an underloved, neglected little horror/exploito trash culture grab bag from 1971. It’s the type of threadbare production that perfectly encapsulates scuzzbucket Americana without really trying. […]
I’ve noticed an attitude among modern horror fans that puzzles me. These days it seems like even the most voracious gorehound is put off, appalled, upset, even outright angered at the depiction of household pets meeting grisly ends in horror movies, despite general delight in unchecked savagery inflicted on human beings. Why is that?