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Review: Death Doll (1989)

Review: Death Doll (1989)

Obscurity is my middle name. Dustin Obscurity Ferguson. “Death Doll” is one of those films, SO obscure that it remained practically unheard of until just the last few years. Only released on VHS in Poland and the U.K., “Death Doll” was the one and only feature directed by William Mims.

DVD Review: Intruder (1989) Unrated Director’s Cut

Movie: A night shift for the clerks and shelvers at a suburban supermarket is going to be their last. Not just because it’s soon closing for good, but because someone is using the Deli tools to butcher the crew. “Half Off” indeed. Scott Spiegel’s Intruder is an underrated slasher due to the infamous mangling it [...]

Offerings (1989) Review

1989 was full of uncertainty. Like George Michael’s sexuality for instance, and this oddball black comedy slasher. Offerings was a regional horror movie shot in Oklahoma and is a total rip-off of Halloween. However, it also likens itself to Rob Zombie’s remake by giving the killer a motive. It’s also a little bit like Prom [...]

Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989) Review

With fans having waited five years for a Sleepaway Camp sequel, director Michael A. Simpson rewarded them by delivering two!

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989) Review

Jason Takes Manhattan is perhaps the most hated of all Friday the 13th films, particularly amongst the die hard fans. Its promise of Mr. Voorhees marching around the Big Apple, hacking his way through yuppies and tourists, failed to deliver

SOV Summer: Las Vegas Bloodbath (1989)

Las Vegas Bloodbath was one of my first introductions into the bizarre world of shot on video mayhem. I am from Sin City and this movie was floating around my fair weather town back in the early 90s, thanks to the infamous Mascot Video Store, which was owned by the even more notorious Ray Dennis [...]