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Babysitting for Satan: House of the Devil (2009)

  “This one night changes everything for me…” I remember when horror used to take it’s time. Before Mtv and seizure inducing editing, a story was allowed to unfold at its own pace, take its time to build up atmosphere… (Read more)

This place is creepy and it’s somber too…”Horror Hotel” (1960)

    “For Whitewood, time stands still!” In late 1960, on a forgotten stretch of earth, a beautiful young blonde woman from out of town rents a room in a small out of the way hotel and brutally stabbed at… (Read more)

Girls who suck: Caged Virgins (1973)

“You cannot be both virgin and vampire!”  Click… Click…Bang…Bang and that’s how the film Caged Virgins opens up, with a female clown pointing a gun at you. Ok, you’ve got my attention. Two female clowns and a leather clad male… (Read more)

Death of the hard copy world

I once told someone that as we die, our world dies with us. I truly believe that. Large department store chains slowly disappear, having been eaten up by the big two mega-chains. As one executive elegantly put it; you have… (Read more)

Retro Review: Barbara Steele in Danse Macabre (1964)

“Your blood will be our life!” Black and white horror movies are great. The first film I’d like to look at is 1964’s Danse Macabre aka Castle of Blood, starring Barbara Steele. A striking Italian-French  film directed by Antonio Margheriti. The… (Read more)

The Death and Rebirth of Horror TV

  The golden years of horror TV In the 1970’s and 80’s the local independent station KTLA (now the CW) used to show the old Universal Horror films. For one week, twice a year, the viewer was treated to Frankenstein,… (Read more)