Happy Friday!

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My amazing DVD collection!

This is the mother load!  MY PRECIOUS……

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The Beast Within (1982)

The Beast Within is a movie I always would pass-by in the mom & pop stores and would think about renting, but just end up putting it back down. It always struck me as a cheapie werewolf flick that would dissapoint me. The story synopsis as given on the back cover is something along the lines that a woman is raped by some monster and gives birth to the creatures son, who years later starts to show signs that it is a monster too. However, that’s not the entire story, and I found myself enjoying this trashy little gem. Continue reading

S&Man (2006)

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S&Man (pronounced Sandman) is a psuedo-documentary following the exploits of writer-director J.T. Petty as he delves into the underground horror scene. Petty starts off the film narrating the story of a local urban legend of a video voyuer in his hometown who was unable to be prosecuted due the victims not wanting to press charges because the videos of them would have to be screened in court. Petty describes his admiration for the voyuer being able to get away with this and wanted to make a documentary about him. This admission, while most likely untrue, sets the tone for the film. Not only that, it indicates the viewer as an accessory for watching this. However, Petty put the cart before the horse and got the funding before his intended subject. The peeper turned down Petty’s attempts to film him, so Petty decides to switch gears and focus on another dark territory: fake snuff movies. Continue reading

Mothers of Horror

Since Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and the remake of Charles Kaufman’s Mother’s Day was finally released this week, I thought now is a good time to talk about some of my favorite mothers in horror films.  This is by no means a comprehensive list, just a few who come to mind.  Let’s all take this time to tell these mother’s how much we love and cherish them for the memories they have given us! Continue reading