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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, 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 much more… read more »

Tourist Trap (1979)

The 1979 horror film Tourist Trap is a movie produced by the famous B-movie director Charles Band. The movie was released at the tale end of the 1970s so it has this palpable hybrid feeling of being an amalgam of both a horror movie squarely rooted in the sensibilities of the 1970s while at the… read more »

Creepozoids (1987)

The 1987 film Creepozoids is a science-fiction horror movie classic starring Linnea Quigley and Ken Abraham. The movie was directed by David DeCoteau and filmed on a $75,000 budget. Plot Summary In the year 1998, which was ten years after the film was made, the world has been reduced to ash after a devastating nuclear… read more »

The Toxic Avenger (1984)

The Toxic Avenger is a Troma Entertainment classic b-movie that was released in 1984. This campy cult classic is the unholy marriage between the horror and superhero genres. A film that marries bloody gore with a shameless black sense of humor that’s unapologetically juvenile. The Toxic Avenger was directed by Lloyd Kaufman and stars Cindy… read more »

Night of the Creeps (1986)

The 1986 film Night of the Creeps is a fun ’80s horror directed by Fred Dekker (who also directed Monster Squad). In the same vein as Gremlins, Night of the Creeps is a tongue-in-cheek nod to the black and white 1950s creature features like Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Starring Jason Lively, Suzanne Snyder (Weird… read more »

Lady Dracula (1978)

The 1978 film Lady Dracula is a horror film starring Evelyne Kraft produced in West Germany. Plot Summary In 1876, Count Dracula breaks into a boarding school in Austria and abducts the young Countess Barbara to his castle. Although a mob tries to rescue her, it is too late for Barbara and she is buried… read more »

Hard to Die (1990)

Hard to Die is a 1990 horror movie produced by Roger Corman and directed by Jim Wynorski and stars Karen Mayo-Chandler, Deborah Dutch, Kelli Maroney, Melissa Moore, Bridget Carney and Toni Naples. After seeing Sorority House Massacre II (a movie produced by his wife) the famous B-movie producer Roger Corman tasked the director (Jim Wynorski)… read more »

Sweet Sixteen (1983)

The 1983 film Sweet Sixteen is an American horror movie. Starring Aleisa Shirley, Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg and Dana Kimmell (from Friday the 13th Part III fame). Melissa (played by Aleisa Shirley) is a big city girl looking for a change of pace who moves to a small town in Texas to live with relatives…. read more »

Carnosaur (1993)

The 1993 science fiction/horror film Carnosaur is a Roger Corman-produced B-movie that has since become a cult classic. The movie stars Clint Howard, Jennifer Runyon, and Diane Ladd. The movie, which features a scientists genetically engineering dinosaurs to replace humans, was released four weeks before Jurassic Park and ended up grossing $1.8 million. Movie Plot… read more »

Nightkill (1980)

The 1980 film Nightkill is a horror thriller filmed in West Germany. It stars Jaclyn Smith, Robert Mitchum, and Sybil Danning. Plot Summary Katherine (played by Jaclyn Smith) is married to the sleazy businessman Wendell Atwell (played by Mike Connors). Involved with Atwell’s assistant, Steve (played by James Franciscus), Katherine knows that her husband has… read more »

Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)

The 1987 film Slumber Party Massacre II is a horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed by Deborah Brock. The film, a sequel to 1982’s Slumber Party Massacre, was followed by two other movies (Slumber Party Massacre III and Slumber Party Massacre IV). Movie Plot Summary Courtney (played by Crystal Bernard) who starred in the… read more »

Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part II: Subhumanoid Meltdown (1991)

The 1991 science fiction comedy film Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 2: Subhumanoid Meltdown is a sequel to the first film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High, which was filmed in 1986, and has become a cult classic of its own merit. The movie was followed by a third film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High 3: The… read more »

Mark of Death (2017)

After seeing some amazing interest in producer/director Matt Spease’s Then The Night Comes, Stu and I decided we needed to review another one of Dark Night Film’s recent movies, Mark of Death. The latest sequel to his Evil On Queen Street series of films, a lengthy series of movies which stretches back to seventeen years… read more »