2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 31: Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Day 31 of the Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge is 31. In the Graveyard. The graveyard seems a fitting place to end a journey. But for some it might just be the beginning...ZOMBIES!!! How did it take so long for this, one of my favorite movies of all time, to make it to the site? This is… Continue reading 2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 31: Return of the Living Dead (1985)

WATCH THE SERIES: A Nightmare on Elm Street part one

I'll admit it. I'm guilty. I've unfairly maligned this franchise because of where it ended up versus where it began. And it's time that I rectified that situation. Over the past few weeks, I've been watching them all over again from the beginning and have come to change my opinion. Well, at least until the… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: A Nightmare on Elm Street part one

WATCH THE SERIES: Fright Night

Fright Night was the first modern horror film I ever watched. I remember painting in my parent's kitchen and my father telling me not to be afraid and just watch it with him. It's a great start -- combining the Hammer films that I loved that didn't scare me with new school special effects and metacommentary.… Continue reading WATCH THE SERIES: Fright Night

2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 19: Night Train to Terror (1985)

Today's Scarecrow Psychotronic challenge is 19. VHS DAY. Watch something on the greatest physical format known to psychotronica. If you don't have access to a VCR watch something originally shot on video.  While I don't have Night Train to Terror on VHS, my copy has been bootlegged from one, complete with tracking issues and multiple gen quality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0BjR44XvMk… Continue reading 2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 19: Night Train to Terror (1985)

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

First off, there are no dinosaurs in this movie. There is, however, plenty of happy go lucky island music, a large amount of nudity, cannibals and gore. It's also called Cannibal Ferox 2, but isn't this a better title? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXdh9UAQRPo Michael Sopkiw, the star of 2019: After the Fall of New York, plays an American paleontologist… Continue reading Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

GRANDSON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIE WEEK: The Midnight Hour (1985)

With so much of television now just fodder for streaming services, we may never have the days of Halloween specials and strange movies like this ever again. The world is a worse place for this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lppIONZVsb0 Originally airing on ABC on Friday, November 1, 1985, The Midnight Hour is all about five teenagers causing hijinks in Pitchford Cove.… Continue reading GRANDSON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIE WEEK: The Midnight Hour (1985)

EVEN MORE FUCKED UP FUTURES: Wheels of Fire(1985)

Cirio H. Santiago sure has some interesting movies in his oeuvre: TNT Jackson, Vampire Hookers, Stryker, Hell Hole, Caged Fury, The Sisterhood, Demon of Paradise and many, many more. Today, we're here to talk about his take on post-apocalyptic movies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ6PyfwBHmA "If you thought Max was mad -- meet Trace!" Trace is looking for his sister, Arlie (Lynda Wiesmeier, Malibu Express) and finds… Continue reading EVEN MORE FUCKED UP FUTURES: Wheels of Fire(1985)