Devil’s Acid (2018)

You have to love the description that was in the PR email for this movie: "Brothers Johnny and Luke hold this year's haunted hot girl challenge in an abandoned prison facility deep in the forest on acid. It's a good trip until the devil shows up." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP-htQ1Qobo&feature=youtu.be Devil's Acid was written and directed by first-time… Continue reading Devil’s Acid (2018)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his rock ‘n’ roll biographies, along with horror and sci-fi novellas, on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. “The worms are waiting are waiting for you, Gladys!” If I had a nickel every time… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The Embalmer (1965)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: An American living in London, Jennifer Upton is a freelance writer for International publishers Story Terrace and others. In addition, she has a blog where she frequently writes about horror and sci-fi called Womanycom. The Embalmer (1965), aka Il Mostro di Venezia is a slow burner that fits somewhere in between the horror sub-genres… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The Embalmer (1965)

Devil’s Junction: Handy Dandy’s Revenge (2019)

Returning to the abandoned Detroit television station where they once delighted a generation of children viewers, master puppeteer Mister Jolly (Bill Oberst Jr., 3 From Hell) has brought his puppets back for one last battle with Richard Crane (Bill Moseley, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Otis from the Rob Zombie movies). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMEyU5jD6wI&feature=youtu.be This movie was shot in… Continue reading Devil’s Junction: Handy Dandy’s Revenge (2019)

PURE TERROR MONTH: De Prooi (1985)

About the Author: You can read the music and film criticisms of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his rock ‘n’ roll biographies, along with horror and sci-fi novellas, on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Don’t let the addition of this ‘80s Amsterdam-bred thriller’s inclusion alongside the American, low-brow ‘60s horrors… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: De Prooi (1985)

PURE TERROR MONTH: The House by the Cemetery (1981)

About the Author: Paul Andolina is one of my favorite people to talk movies with. If you like his stuff, check out his site Wrestling with Film.  The House by the Cemetery is an Italian horror film directed by Lucio Fulci from 1981. Fulci has been a favorite director of mine since I first started watching… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: The House by the Cemetery (1981)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Frankenstein ’80 (1972)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bill Van Ryn is the man behind the website Groovy Doom and the zine Drive-In Asylum. He's the inspiration for me to write more about movies. I've seen the movie Frankenstein '80 a number of times already, and I still can't point to any reason that it carries this title. If there is an explanation… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Frankenstein ’80 (1972)

PURE TERROR MONTH: Death Warmed Up (1984)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Roger Braden runs the Facebook group Valley Nightmares, which is all about the history of the films that played at the drive-ins and theaters in his home state of Kentucky. He's a great guy and I'm excited to read his take on this movie. Also known as Death Warmed Over and Robot Maniac,… Continue reading PURE TERROR MONTH: Death Warmed Up (1984)

Rocktober Blood (1984): A Second Look: Remembering Nigel Benjamin 1954-2019

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and B&S Movies, and learn more about his work on Facebook. Every Halloween, without fail, I pop in the (VHS, natch) copies of two of my favorite movies from my youth: Phantasm and Rocktober Blood. Then, this past Halloween… Continue reading Rocktober Blood (1984): A Second Look: Remembering Nigel Benjamin 1954-2019