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The Incubus (1982) Review

A rapist is stalking the quiet streets of Galen. The town doctor (John Cassavetes) and sheriff (John Ireland) are horrified by the vicious crimes and perplexed by the strange evidence left at the crime scenes. The doctor discovers the attacks only occur when Tim, his daughter’s boyfriend, has nightmares. Is Tim responsible, or is there [...]

Humongous (1982) Review

In 1946, a woman is raped during a Labor Day party. 36 years later, a group of teens become stranded on Dog Island after their yacht hits some rocks. The group quickly discovers there is something worse than wild dogs living on the island. While watching Humongous, slasher fans should look for the many Scooby-Doo [...]

SOV Summer: Boardinghouse (1982) Review

*Note: I wrote this review before Code Red’s release of this incredible film. For those of you unaware of who exactly to blame for the shot-on-video sub-genre, look no further than director David Wintergate who made the first SOV flick, Boardinghouse. It would be easy enough to attack the poor Mr. Wintergate for creating such [...]

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982) Review

One of the biggest criticisms levelled at the slasher is its supposed misogynistic tendencies. Many have stated that its need to cater for the teenage male market who would make up the majority of its audience would force filmmakers – who were also male – to fill the screen with scantily clad young females

The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)

For every studio-produced slasher to emerge during the early eighties (especially throughout the genre’s heyday of ’80-’83) there was a batch of independently made features. The Dorm That Dripped Blood was such a film.

The Last Horror Film – Uncut Special Edition DVD (Review)

Vinny Durand (Joe Spinell) is a taxi driver with an unhealthy obsession (is there any other kind?) for actress Jana Bates (Caroline Munro). He wants her for a movie he’s making. Of course, like a pre-cursor to 70% of horror fans you meet on the internet, he has no actual plan in place to make [...]