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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, E. Danny Murphy, Linnea Quigley (1980s scream queen royalty), Christopher George and Vanna White (best known for her long-standing role on… 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. The movie stars Linnea Quigley, Brinke Stevens, Robin Rochelle, and Michelle Bauer. The film has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary A trio of frat boys follow around a sorority called Tri-Delta, and the girls catch them… 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 (1982)

The 1982 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, Herschel Mays, and Christian Feazell, with the famous B-movie actress Linnea Quigley in one of her first small… 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 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 five notable… 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 »

Blood Diner (1987)

Blood Diner is a 1987 dark comedy and horror movie directed by Jackie Kong and starring John Barton Shields, Tanya Papanicolas, Rick Burks and LaNette LaFrance. This is the sort of B-movie that ticks all the right boxes, a film to satisfy even the most promiscuous movie fan. You might be thinking “this sounds great, but… read more »

Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

The 1987 film Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 is a Christmas-time horror classic. The movie stars Eric Freeman and Elizabeth Kaitan. The film is heavy on flashbacks, using almost 30 minutes of footage from the original film, Silent Night, Deadly Night. Plot Summary Years after the first movie took place, Ricky Caldwell (played by Eric Freeman)… read more »

Motel Hell (1980)

The 1980 film Motel Hell is a comedy horror film. A satire of modern horror films, the movie was directed by Kevin Connor and stars Rory Calhoun, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod, Wolfman Jack (as Reverend Billy). Fun fact, Motel Hell also stars John Ratzenberger (a complete unknown commodity at the time) in a small, yet… read more »

Sorority House Massacre (1987)

The 1987 film Sorority House Massacre is a horror film. It was produced by Roger Corman and written & directed by Carol Frank. Although it was released as a critical flop, it has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary A little girl named Beth (played by Angela O’Neill) has her entire family killed by… read more »

Breeders (1986)

The 1986 horror/science fiction film Breeders is a movie starring Teresa Farley, LeeAnne Baker, Lance Lewman, and Frances Raines and directed by Tim Kincaid. Plot There’s a violent rapist marauding the streets of New York City preying on innocent, unsuspecting women who just happen to all be virgins. The mystery of these violent attacks becomes… read more »