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Seedpeople (1992)

The film Seedpeople (1992) is a low-budget horror film produced by Charles Band. The movie was released to poor audience reception, but has since become a cult classic film. The movie is an essential rip-off of the cult classic from the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The movie stars Andrea Roth, J. Marvin Campbell,… read more »

Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

The 1985 horror film Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf is a horror movie directed by Philippe Mora and starring Christopher Lee and Sybil Danning. The movie has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary When Ben (played by Reb Brown) goes to the funeral of his sister (a former journalist) he meets a… read more »

Sharkman (2005)

Sharkman (2005), also known by the name Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy, is a sharksploitation movie created for the SyFy Channel. The movie was directed by Michael Oblowitz and written by Boaz Davidson. Plot Summary A man named Paul King (played by Anton Argirov) passes away after a battle with cancer. A few years later, his scientist father… read more »

Sleepaway Camp (1983)

The 1983 film Sleepaway Camp is a horror film written and directed by Robert Hiltzik that has become a massive cult classic. The movie was followed by sequels. The movie has a shocking and well-remembered twist ending that has become known as one of the genre’s best. Plot Summary The movie involves a summer camp, Camp… read more »

Nightwish (1989)

The horror film Nightwish (1989) is a movie written and directed by Bruce Cook. The movie stars Elizabeth Kaitan, Brian Thompson, and Jack Starrett. The film, despite it’s low budget, has become a cult classic and is acclaimed for an original, compelling story for the genre. Plot Summary A professor (played by Jack Starrett) and four… read more »

Humanoids from the Deep (1996)

The 1996 movie Humanoids from the Deep is a horror film produced as a remake of the earlier 1980 film by Roger Corman. The movie stars Emma Samms, Robert Carradine, Justin Walker, Mark Rolston, Danielle Weeks, and Clint Howard. Plot Summary A small coastal town is having problems – some unknown locals have been dumping toxic… read more »

Graduation Day (1981)

Graduation Day is a 1981 American horror film in the teen slasher genre. It was directed by Herb Freed and stars Billy Hufsey, Michael Pataki, E. J. Peaker, Denise Cheshire, Virgil Frye, Patch Mackenzie, Deborah Dutch, E. Danny Murphy, Linnea Quigley (1980s scream queen royalty), Christopher George and Vanna White (best known for her long-standing… read more »

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama (1988)

The 1988 film Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama is a horror comedy directed by David DeCoteau and produced by the famous B-movie producer Charles Band. The movie stars Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens, Michael Sonye, Robin Rochelle, Robin Stille and Michelle Bauer. The film has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary A trio of frat… read more »

Return to Horror High (1987)

Return to Horror High is a 1987 horror film directed by Bill Froehlich. Starring Vince Edwards, Brendan Hughes, Scott Jacoby, Lori Lethin, Philip McKeon, Alex Rocco, and George Clooney. Return to Horror High is a movie a bit ahead of its time. A campy tongue-in-cheek horror film…centering around a group of teenagers (a classic movie… read more »

Night of the Demons (1988)

Night of the Demons (1988) is one of my favorite campy horror movies in the whole of the 1980s. Starring Cathy Podewell, Karen Huston, Amelia Kinkade, Allison Barron, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins and last, but certainly not least, the quintessential scream queen herself Linnea Quigley. The film is one of my all-time favorites in all the entire… read more »

X-Ray (1981)

The 1981 horror film X-Ray, also known as Hospital Massacre, is a movie directed by Boaz Davidson and starring Barbi Benton. The movie was released to poor critical reception but has since become a cult horror film. Plot Summary Back in 1961, a local nerd at school leaves a card at Susan, a popular girl…. read more »

Puppet Master (1989)

The 1989 film Puppet Master is a horror film that was written by the famous producer Charles Band. The movie went direct-to-video and was the first movie in the massive Puppet Master franchise film series that ran from 1989 to 2018. The movie stars Paul Le Mat, William Hickey, and Barbara Crampton. Plot Summary In California… read more »

Psycho from Texas (1975)

The 1975 film Psycho from Texas, also known as Wheeler, is a horror movie that was filmed in El Dorado, Arkansas. The movie was directed by Jack Collins and Jim Feazell. The film stars John King III, Tommy Lamey, Herschel Mays, Janel King and Christian Feazell, with the famous B-movie actress Linnea Quigley in one… read more »

Castle Freak (1995)

The 1995 horror film Castle Freak is a movie directed by Stuart Gordon, based on a Lovecraft story. The film was produced by Charles Band. The movie, which was inspired by seeing a poster in Charles Band’s office, was released direct to video on a budget of $500,000. The movie has since become a cult… read more »

Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (1981)

The 1981 film Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker (also released as Night Warning) is a horror film directed by William Asher. Plot Summary The film begins with Billy Lynch (played by Jimmy McNichol) who lives with his overly protective aunt, Cheryl (played by Susan Tyrrell). Although he is given a scholarship to college, his aunt doesn’t let… read more »

Don’t Go in the House (1979)

The 1979 film Don’t Go In The House is an obscure horror film from the late seventies that has since become a cult classic. The movie stars Dan Grimaldi, Ralph D. Bowman, and Ruth Dardick. Plot Summary A man named Donald is a pyromanic. This comes from a tragic incident when he was younger when… read more »

Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991)

The 1991 film Scream Queen Hot Tub Party is a comedy and horror film directed by Jim Wynorski and Fred Olen Ray. The movie was famously produced in a single day, and only has a runtime of 50 minutes. That said, the movie has become a huge cult classic, successful mainly on the merit of casting… read more »

Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Return of the Living Dead is a classic 1985 horror movie with a dark sense of humor. It was a movie that was oddly ahead of its time. Every time I watch it (which happens at least once annually) it effortlessly reminds me of the cinematic era that it was born in. Return of the Living… read more »

The House on Sorority Row (1983)

The House on Sorority Row is considered one of the great classic horror movies that truly defined the tone of 80s horror films. It was an influential genre defining cinematic offering. So many horror movies that followed its release began emulating the cinematic tropes depicted in this film. The House on Sorority Row was released in… read more »

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