Drive-In Asylum Holiday Horror special is out!

This issue has got it all. By all, I mean holiday movies like The Dorm that Dripped Blood, Last Stop on the Night Train, Terror Train, Silent Night Bloody Night, Santa's Slay, Batman Returns, New Year's Evil, Home for the Holidays and Black Christmas. I contributed a bunch to this issue, including all new reviews of Elves, Santa Claus vs. the Devil and Tales from the Crypt that are… Continue reading Drive-In Asylum Holiday Horror special is out!

BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Piranha II: The Spawning (1981)

Any movie that starts with a couple taking off their scuba equipment to make love underwater inside sunken ship and then being devoured by a school of mutant flying piranha before a James Bond style graphics sequence is immediately going to rocket to the top of any to watch list there is. Get ready: Pirahanha II:… Continue reading BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Piranha II: The Spawning (1981)

BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Piranha (1978)

Piranha almost never made it to the theater. Universal Studios had considered obtaining an injunction to prevent it from being released, particularly as they had Jaws 2 out that year, but the lawsuit was called off after Steven Spielberg himself gave the film a positive comment (he also called the film the "best of the Jaws ripoffs"). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9rLKMjbJGU… Continue reading BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Piranha (1978)

BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Mako: The Jaws of Death (1976)

The Florida based director William Grefe has brought many swamp-tinged bits of exploitation goodness -- or badness -- to the screen, such as Alligator Alley, The Wild Rebels, The Hooked Generation and so many more. As one of the first films made to take advantage of the shark craze in the way of Spielberg's success, this film's sympathetic view… Continue reading BASTARD PUPS OF JAWS: Mako: The Jaws of Death (1976)

Mandao of the Dead (2018)

Jay Mandao (Scott Dunn) may not be rich, but he's living comfortably off of his late father’s cereal royalties. He just wants to be left alone, but has to take care of his adult nephew-in-law, Jackson (Sean McBride). Now with Halloween close, Jay has been suffering from strange dreams and learning that he can project… Continue reading Mandao of the Dead (2018)

Grotesque (1988)

Sometimes, you encounter things on Amazon Prime that you feel were made for just you. Take this 1988 forgotten horror movie, which stars Linda Blair and Tab Hunter as family members at war with a gang of street punks while something even more terrifying waits in the wings. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mfenBtoqBvw An insane woman tells a deformed… Continue reading Grotesque (1988)