Psychotronic Challenge 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 31: American Gothic

DAY 31. THE GOLD WATCH: One set in a retirement home or elderly community. A fitting wrap-up, eh? John Hough quietly has become one of my favorite directors to seek out. His Hammer effort, Twins of Evil, is one of the best late era films that the studio would make, the perfect blend of Hammer's… Continue reading Psychotronic Challenge 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 31: American Gothic

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 30: Don’t Panic (1988)

DAY 30. IT'S YOUR SPECIAL DAY: Brutal birthdays. It appears like director and screenwriter Ruben Galindo Jr. wanted to make his own version of A Nightmare On Elm Street but somewhere along the way he decided to he'd like to make a Mexican version of an American teen sitcom, too. Honestly, if you told me Ruben… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 30: Don’t Panic (1988)

2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 17: Option 2: In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I Murders (1988)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes reviews for B&S Movies. Day 17 Evil in Broad Daylight: Scary stories aren't just for the night time Tracy Keenan Wynn is the gold standard in screenwriting and teleplays.… Continue reading 2019 Psychotronic Scarecrow Challenge: Day 17: Option 2: In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I Murders (1988)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12: Maniac Cop (1988)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. Beyond being the CEO of Blue Underground, Bill Lustig will get a forever pass just for making the films Maniac and the three movies in this series. I mean, Bruce Campbell, Tom Atkins and Robert Z'Dar in the same movie? And it's written… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12: Maniac Cop (1988)

Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)

Remember Sleepaway Camp, a movie whose shock ending disturbed everyone back in 1983? Well, Angela is back -- this time played by The Boss's sister Pamela Springsteen -- and a counselor at a new camp. Of course, she (that's the pronoun I assume that she prefers) just can't stop killing everyone. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ElfM0Jlp94 Renee Estevez -- in… Continue reading Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 1: Guinea Pig 6: Mermaid In a Manhole

DAY 1. SLIP INTO SOMETHING CHALLENGING: Ease into 2019's list by watching something with a lot of slime, body goop or questionable muck in it. Wiggle your toes in the gooey glory.  Sure, I could start off easy. But I've already watched Street Trash, The Stuff and Society, the two movies that most make me think of slime… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 1: Guinea Pig 6: Mermaid In a Manhole