The Hitchcock film Hitchcock didn’t make. It’s amazing that modern trailers, which are half as long as this one, somehow give so much more away. The blender with equal parts suspense, romance, and comedy deserves a truth-in-advertising award. Charade is on my short list of the best damn movies ever made.
New Year’s Evil (1980) [Trailer]
New Year’s Evil is a better-than-average slasher flick if you ask me. I featured it in July of 2016, which really doesn’t seem that long ago, but here we are: on the brink of 2018. Happy birthday, world.
Alien 2: On Earth (1980) [Trailer]
Starcrash (1979) [Trailer]
I don’t think I’ve ever seen Starcrash, but it looks like a lot of fun so long as booze is involved.
Pieces (1982) [Trailer]
I can say with almost 100% certainty I’ll be featuring Pieces for this year’s 31 Days of Gore. As always, there’s a countdown to the big day in the right sidebar (unavailable on mobile, unfortunately). I have a feeling this year’s is going to be the best yet.
Alien Dead (1980) [Trailer]
Another winner from Fred Olen Ray. I haven’t seen it. I don’t want to see it. I’ll probably watch it anyway. This is because A) that’s a brilliantly bad title and B) I’m stupid.
I forgot to do Midnight Movie last Friday. It totally slipped my mind. I’ll probably feature Lawnmower Man 2 this week.
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Best news you’ll hear all month: Scream Factory is in the middle of their summer sale. Everything in the catalog is half off until June 19th. I’ve never featured it here, but The Resurrected is one of the better Lovecraft adaptations so it’s nice to see it get the factory’s treatment. And if you know what you’re getting into, Dark Angel (it was called I Come in Peace when I saw it on HBO or Cinemax many moons ago) is a steal at eight bucks. Dolph Lundgren and Brian Benben is such an intriguing combination, it really doesn’t matter if it works or not—just marvel at the fucking thing.
After two unbearably busy weeks, I have an unexpected day off. Time to marathon a bunch of stupid movies.
Angel Heart (1987) [Trailer]
Angel Heart is one of the best horror movies ever made. Read more of my thoughts on it here.
Ghost in the Machine (1993) [Trailer]
Despite the generic trailer with Aliens music, Ghost in the Machine is an entertaining ride. See a dog hump a table. See a kid elbow-drop a digital ghost. See director Rachel Talalay put together a sequence in a crash-test facility that’s wild and unpredictably hilarious.
Here are my full thoughts on the movie. The trailer above doesn’t do it justice.
The Visitor (1979) [Trailer]
The Visitor is an insane movie with a killer cast. Here are my thoughts from when I saw it in 2015.
Evilspeak (1981) [Trailer]
Evilspeak is a fun little horror movie. I featured Scream Factory’s Blu-Ray version for 31 Days of Gore over a year ago. Check it out.
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I finally saw Get Out. I’ll post my thoughts on it this Friday.