31 Days Of Halloween: VHS Edition #31 The Video Dead

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Halloween is all about getting in the mood, so I thought that I would countdown my favorite VHS horror covers that put me in the mood for the season. Obviously, I am a big monster fan and tend to lean towards those kind of films in the fall. However, that isn’t always the case. There may be some stuff in here you have never seen before so I hope you enjoy.

# 31 The Video Dead 1987

One of the great all time box art pieces has a zombie clawing at you from out of a TV. What’s cool is that it seems like just another piece of exploitative art that something you won’t see. Wrong…

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Event Review: Knott’s Scary Farm Halloween Haunt

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Knott’s Scary Farm reopened this year with its usual attention to detail. An absolutely fantastic opening night ceremony that featured effects as cool as the stage production of Wicked. The Green Witch was in top form as she opened the gates and invited us into the terror. Having added a whole new experience this year entitled Special Ops: Infected, this was sure to be a night to remember. Continue reading

Review: Paranormal Diaries: Clophill

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The ruins of old St. Mary’s Church in Clophill has been a site for Devil worship and paranormal activity for decades. The investigation into this area and the goings on around it is the basis for the film Paranormal Diaries: Clophill.

A team of investigators head to St. Mary’s Church to answer once and for all, what is the source of all the evil that takes place here. Since the time of the Black Death, people have performed satanic rituals, grave robbing, and body snatching among other atrocities. This should be a terrifying experience, but it’s not. Continue reading

First Trailer For Blumhouse’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown

I’ve been excited about this for a year and now it is upon us. Blumhouse is bringing The Town That Dreaded Sundown and its Phantom Killer back in a big way. Part sequel to the original film and part remake all based on fact. I can’t wait for this. This is another killer that spree killed and disappeared (though one theory is that he became The Zodiac Killer). Anyway, food for thought.

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