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The Slayer (1982)

I’m a little bit country, I’m a little bit rock and roll. Yeah, I like my movies gory and scary. As time passes, I’ve discovered a camp of moviegoers who find gore scary and sometimes prefer the sharp end of a blade to a shot of a bomb under a table, ticking away. Far be [...]

The Last Horror Film (1982) Review

Vinny Durand (Joe Spinell) is a delusional taxi driver who dreams of making a big screen horror movie with the ultra-famous Jana Bates (Caroline Munro). Disregarding some relentless teasing from the neighborhood losers and after his mother asks him to “quit talking the crazy talk” Vinny heads off the Cannes Film Festival to woo Jana [...]

Don’t Go In The Woods (1982) Review

Being the rabid slasher freak I am, I sometimes find myself defending all sorts of movies. I can usually find a far-fetched excuse which will explain why the victim-to-be took a flashlight instead of a gun. But once in a while I’ll come across a movie that cannot be defended. One such title is Don’t [...]

Visiting Hours (1982) Review

Lee Grant stars as a tough fem news woman fighting to save a battered woman from prison. Grant’s activism sets off a maniac (Michael Ironside), is attacked, and spends the rest of the film in a hospital. Ironside follows Grant to the hospital to finish the job. William Shatner is Grant’s TV producer and Linda [...]

Sweet Sixteen (1982) Review

The tranquility in a small Texas town is shattered by a series of brutal murders. Sheriff Burke (Bo Hopkins) and his kids (Friday the 13th III’s Dana Kimmell and Last American Virgin’s Steve Antin) have to catch the killer before the town erupts due to racial tension between the rednecks (lead by Don Stroud) and [...]

Honeymoon Horror (1982) Review

Frank discovers his wife, Elaine, and best friend, Vic, having an affair. After a struggle, the two lovers leave an unconscious Frank in a burning cabin. Five years later, three newlywed couples visit Honeymoon Island to celebrate wedded bliss. What the happy couples and new owners, Elaine and Vic, don’t realize is a crispy hatchet [...]