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GOING TO PIECES: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SLASHER FILM
by Gary Schultz
Starz Entertainment offers a not-to-be-missed documentary on this
beloved subset of the horror genre.


THE DEVIL'S RAIN by Amanda Giarratano
Camp 70's horror big fun thanks to over-the-top performances by veterans
William Shatner and Ernest Borgnine.

EVIL by Gary Schultz
An over-the-top gorefest from Greece.

FEED by Del Harvey
Very disturbing little shocker from down under. A real stomach-turner.

GOING TO PIECES: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE SLASHER FILM
by Gary Schultz
Starz Entertainment offers a not-to-be-missed documentary on this beloved subset of the horror genre.

HEAD TRAUMA by Amanda Giarratano
Indie shocker tries hard to deliver real psychological chills.

NEXT DOOR by Amanda Giarratano
Odd 'n quirkly little foreign entry, with some awfully good atmosphere and acting, but little else to recommend it.

TWISTED SISTERS by Del Harvey
Just like Dee Snyder, these little girls are nasty. Really nasty.

28 DAYS LATER by Jonathan Shapiro
New horror film best of mediocre harvest.

ALIEN - DIRECTOR'S CUT by Jerome de Groot
The bitch is back!

ALIEN APOCALYPSE by Steve Anderson
The great Bruce Campbell in a low-budget alien infestation extravaganza!

ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK by Ben Beard
True 70's sexploitation-horror hybrid, with few shocks but lots of flesh.

ALL SOUL'S DAY by Barry Meyer
...more like April Fool's Day.

AND NOW THE SCREAMING STARTS by Barry Meyer
Dark Sky Films re-releases some classic 70's British horror films, including this little gem.

ANOTHER HEAVEN by Del Harvey
A spirit, consumed with evil, must exist in the body of another host in order to fulfill its insatiable bloodlust in this Japanese supernatural thriller.

ANTHROPOPHAGOUS by Barry Meyer
Anybody hungry? This guy sure is!

ARACHNIA by Joe Steiff
If you like big, hairy spiders, and babes with big ones that aren't hairy, you'll love this new DVD release.

ASYLUM by Barry Meyer
Another of Dark Sky Film's re-releases, this was a pretty scary little treat once upon a time.

AVERE VENT' ANNI by Barry Meyer
Naked hippie chicks go on a bloody spree. Or, as some of the boys say down at the local pub, "Good times. Good times."

THE BEAST by Barry Meyer
Lurid 70's re-telling of the Beauty and the Beast tale is more prurient than fantasy.

THE BEAST OF BRAY ROAD by Steve Anderson
Thanks to Leigh Scott, one of Wisconsin's wild werewolf tales has made it to a DVD near you!

THE BEAST MUST DIE by Barry Meyer
Black werewolves were around a lot in the '70s. Nobody talks about 'em now 'cause they just ain't cool anymore. You dig?

BLACK BELLY OF THE TARANTULA by Barry Meyer
Barry sez, "Another twist on the old Italian Gallo."

BLACK CHRISTMAS by Barry Meyer
The tag line on the poster reads: "If this doesn't make your skin crawl, then it's on too tight."

BLADE by Del Harvey
It's the best version of a comic book translated to the big screen or, as Wesley Snipes put it, "Shaft killin' vampires."

BLADE II by Del Harvey
This sequel is as good, and maybe even better, than the first.

THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT by Kate Bishop
The hype that is The Blair Witch Project.

BLOOD BATH by Barry Meyer
Wacky, wacky stuff from that exploitation-meister, Joel M. Reed, and featuring the lovely PJ Soles.

BUBBA HO-TEP by Gary Schultz
Have you seen the best Indie horror film of 2003?

CABIN FEVER by Gary Schultz and Barry Meyer
Good gore from a young filmmaker who understands the traditions and makes them fun to watch all over again!

CASTLE OF BLOOD aka DANSE MACABRE by Ben Beard
60's classic with scream queen Barbara Steele.

CEMETERY MAN (1994) by Del Harvey
Early horror film from one of Dario Argento's protege's is better than his master's best!

CHAINSAW SALLY by Gary Schultz
Low budget horror with some suprise star turns from a few legends of horror.

CHERRY FALLS by Barry Meyer
If you haven't had it...you've had it. At Virgin High, it's put out or die.

A CHRONICLE OF CORPSES by Barry Meyer
Not a bad first effort, but still needs some work.

CITIZEN TOXIE by Gary Schultz
Troma's Everyman superhero of the garbage heap is back on DVD, and he's better than ever!

COLLEGE GIRL MURDERS by Gary Schultz
Groovy '60's horror with dumb girls being murdered. Dig.

CONJURE by Steve Anderson
Imagine a really bad direct-to-DVD movie. Now imagine one worse than that...

CUP OF MY BLOOD by Steve Anderson
MTI's has a great little horror tale here. Steve sez: "Check it out!"

DARKNESS FALLS by John Flores
Why is it so hard to make a good horror film?

DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978) by Gary Schultz
Gary takes a look at the classic before launching into the remake.

DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004) by Gary Schultz
Incredibly good remake works very well.

THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW by Coco Delgado and Hank Yuloff
Great SFX & cookie cutter plot.

DEAD 7 by Barry Meyer
Is your number up?

DEAD AND BREAKFAST by Steve Anderson
Funny zombies Diedrich Bader, Jeremy Sisto, David Carradine, and Gina Phillips have a bloody good time!

THE DEADLY SPAWN by Barry Meyer
An 80's creature feature splatter classic.

THE DEAD NEXT DOOR by Barry Meyer
Captured in all its Super8 glory, here's J.R. Bookwalter's zombie classic.

DEADTIME STORIES by Barry Meyer
Another DVD horror festival of fun and gore.

DEATHBED by Barry Meyer
What can you say about a movie with a title like this?

DEATHWATCH by Sally Hales
Grudy horrorshow from downunder has great cast but little else to recommend it.

DEMON SUMMER by Barry Meyer
Sometimes, no-budget backyard cinema can be pretty fun.

DETOUR by Gary Schultz
Bad ju-ju when a young group of ravers takes a wrong turn in the desert.

THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE by Joe Steiff
Director Guillermo del Toro gives us a truly frightening little ghost story.

THE DEVIL'S REJECTS by Gary Schultz

DIA DE LA BESTIA by Del Harvey
This campy Spanish import has a twisted sense of black comedy and wit that make it fun to watch and a "classic," of sorts.

DISTURBANCE by Amanda Giarratano
Disturbingly bad...

DOG SOLDIERS by Del Harvey
A surprisingly good horror film from Britain and an excellent little werewolf tale all on its own.

DRACULA 2000 by Robert Bach
Updating the classics, with some nice twists and jolts along the way.

DRACULA - PRISONER OF FRANKENSTEIN by Barry Meyer
Sort of updating the old Universal films with a sleazy angle.

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE by Barry Meyer
A reinvention of the classic tale for a new generation.

EDDIE PRESLEY by Barry Meyer
Eddie has left the building, and he's trying to get back in.

EIGHT-LEGGED FREAKS by D. Patrick Seitz
Just out on Video/DVD, this homage to those 50's giant bug flicks is good fun.

ENTRAILS OF A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN by Barry Meyer
Yet another nasty splatter flick from Japan.

ENTRAILS OF A VIRGIN by Barry Meyer
Japanese horror that's more gore than story.

ETERNAL by Barry Meyer
How can a film about lesbian vampires be so boring?

ETERNAL BLOOD/SANGRE ETERNA by Del Harvey
Chilean/Spanish horror film about goth kids to take a role-playing game about vampires a bit too far.

THE EVIL DEAD by Gary Schultz
The best horror film of the 80's, which just happened to spawn the careers of Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell.

THE EYE by Alexander Rojas
A ghost story from the Pang Brothers, who brought us Bangkok Dangerous.

THE FANGLYS by Barry Meyer
According to the box cover, "The Legend comes alive!"  I sure hope so.

FEAR ITSELF by Barry Meyer
Apparently, there is something more to fear than fear itself... really bad movies!

FEARDOT.COM by Joe Steiff
Good cast can't save stinker.

FEED by Del Harvey
Very disturbing little shocker from down under. A real stomach-turner.

FINAL DESTINATION 2 by Hank Yuloff
Death is back...and funnier than ever.

THE FORSAKEN by Del Harvey
Not bad, but the sequel should be better...

FRANKENSTEIN REBORN by Steve Anderson
Who would ever have thought they could actually resurrect the story of Frankie. The monster, not the singer. Sheesh.

GHOSTHOUSE by Barry Meyer
Italian-American produced screamer serves up some decent thrills.

GHOST SHIP by Joe Steiff
Few chills on this sinking ship.

GHOSTS OF MARS by D. Patrick Seitz
...falls victim to bad 'Carpentry.'

GHOUL SCHOOL by Barry Meyer
Well, the kids weren't really learning anything, anyway...

GINGER SNAPS (2000) by Del Harvey
Good low-budget entry in the werewolf category takes an interesting perspective from a pair of Goth girls with a morbid obsession.

GODSEND by Joe Steiff
Another disappointing would-be horror story.

THE GRUDGE by Gary Schultz
See the original and skip this sham remake.

HALLOWEEN: RESURRECTION by Yasmin Hunt
Series entry No. 8 and Mike Myers is still a cut-up

THE HAUNTING (1963) by Del Harvey
One of the greatest horror films of all time. Thank you, Ms. Harris.

THE HAUNTING (1999) by Phillip Bender
Lily Taylor is about the only good reason to see this overblown remake.

THE HAZING by Del Harvey
Two reasons to watch this one: Tiffany Shepis and Nectar Rose.  Or, is that four?

HELLBOY by Joe Steiff
Del Toro's second foray into comic book land not so good.

H. G. WELLS' THE WAR OF THE WORLDS by Barry Meyer
A low-budget masterpiece!

HIDE AND CREEP by Barry Meyer
Low-budget wonder will make you laugh.

HOLLOW MAN by Wayne Case and by Hank Yuloff
Director Paul Verhoeven has a smashing good time with special effects in this one.

HOLLYWOOD VAMPYR by Barry Meyer
These Hollywood Vampire wannabe's get dressed and play Lestat.

HORROR FILMS: THE DECLINE OF FEAR by Del Harvey
Whatever happened to fun in horror films? Del wants to know.

HOUSE OF THE DEAD by Josh Gloer
"Dead" describes this lame film perfectly.

THE HOUSE OF FRIGHTENSTEIN by Barry Meyer
Classic comedy featuring all your favorite monsters from this 70's Canadian TV show.

HOUSE OF WAX by Molly Keil
Old classic with master villain Vincent Price still a favorite.

ICE QUEEN by Steve Anderson
MTI's latest features a special lady who will make your blood run cold.

I DRINK YOUR BLOOD by Gary Schultz
Classic 70's horror flick is resurrected for your DVD viewing pleasure.

I'LL BURY YOU TOMORROW by Barry Meyer
...
For today I'm just too darned busy.

IN A GLASS CAGE by Barry Meyer
Controversial arthouse horror film.

INNER SENSES by Del Harvey
Leslie Cheung's final film is a surprisingly effective little shocker.

INSIGHT OF EVIL by Barry Meyer
Something has come back!

INVITATION by Steve Anderson
Maybe you should pass on this one...

IT WAITS by Barry Meyer
But you shouldn't...

JACK O'LANTERN by Steve Anderson
Splitter-splatter everywhere...it must be Halloween!!!

JASON X by Del Harvey
It's okay...he just wants his machete.

JEEPERS CREEPERS by Del Harvey
A nightmare in rags...

JEEPERS CREEPERS 2 by Del Harvey
A big thumb down from this reviewer.

JOHN CARPENTER'S THE THING by Chad Byrnes
Our resident horror meister Chad Byrnes takes a long hard look at John Carpenter's "Thing."

KILLERS 2: THE BEAST by Del Harvey
When the lone survivor of a gruesome massacre awakens in a mental hospital, she discovers she has some pretty powerful personal demons to contend with if she's going to get out alive.

KING KONG by A.K. Rode
And still the Eighth Wonder of the World, as a recent screening at American Cinematheque proves.

THE LAST SHARK by Barry Meyer
Blatant rip-off of you-know-what actually has some redeeming qualities.

LEMORA: A CHILD'S TALE OF THE SUPERNATURAL by Barry Meyer
Barry sez, "Another twist on the old Italian Gallo."

LOST SOULS by Hank Yuloff
Not even the beauty and talent of Winona Ryder can save this lost soul.

MAGDALENA: POSSESSED BY THE DEVIL by Barry Meyer
Germany's answer to The Exorcist.

THE MANGLER REBORN by Steve Anderson
A franchise best left in its grave.

MANIACTS by Del Harvey
New on DVD, the story of two crazy - in fact, certifiable - killers in love. Awwww.

THE MONK by Barry Meyer
Franco Nero fools around with a nun he shouldn't oughta.

THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES by Michael Julianelle
Third rate X-Files wannabe.

THE MUMMY RETURNS by Hank Yuloff
Biggest 3-day opening in history? Why?

NIGHT OF THE CREEPS by Del Harvey
"Good news, girls. Your dates are here! The bad news is, they're dead!"

NIGHT TRAIN MURDERS by Barry Meyer
A shocking horror flick with some real substance.

THE ORDER by Chris Wood
Heath Ledger is The Sin Eater in tepid horror flick.

THE OTHERS by Michael Julianelle
Suspense tale needs 'other' ending.

OZONE by Barry Meyer
This stuff will blow your mind.

PATH OF EVIL by Steve Anderson

PITCH BLACK by D. Patrick Seitz
Diesel fuels intense outer space horror film.

PLANET OF THE APES (2001) by Jon Bastian
You'll go bananas for Tim Burton's much-anticipated monkey business.

PLANET OF THE APES (1968) by Barry Meyer
Where man is beast, and beast is king.

POLYMORPH by Barry Meyer
Gore, gals, and fun galore!

THE PROPHECY by Del Harvey
Gabriel: "I'm an angel. I kill newborns while their mamas watch. I turn cities into salt. And occasionally, when I feel like it, I tear little girls apart. And from now 'til kingdom come... the only thing you can count on... in your miserable little existence... is never understanding why."

QUEEN OF THE DAMNED by Jon Bastian
Damned queen!

RED COCKROACHES by Steve Anderson
Pretty good little indie horror filck, according to Steve.

RED COCKROACHES by Barry Meyer
Barry sez this is one to watch.

REDNECK by Barry Meyer
Barry asks the musical question: "Do they call them 'rednecks' in Italy?"

RED RIDING HOOD by Gary Schultz
Updated adaptation turns this gory fable on its bloody ear.

RESIDENT EVIL by Joe Steiff
Milla's cute, but can she survive the filmy scum that is Resident Evil?

RESIDENT EVIL 2 by Clint Fletcher
2004 can claim yet another surprisingly good sequel.

THE RING by John Flores and Hank Yuloff
Pretty good horror story thanks to director/stars.

SACRED FLESH by Barry Meyer
Sexually perverse, unless the Vatican decides to change some of its policies.

SALEM'S LOT by Del Harvey
This straight to cable (TNT) film actually packs some genuine thrills and, in this reviewer's opinion, is even better than the original.

SAW by Gary Schultz
Love it or hate it, this one gets under your skin.

SAW II by Gary Schultz & Ben Beard

SCARY MOVIE 2 by Ashley Cook
Wayans sequel as good as the first?

SCARY TRUE STORIES by Steve Anderson
Collection of Japanese horror tales actually quite entertaining...if you like the crap scared out of you.

SCHOOL OF THE HOLY BEAST by Barry Meyer
Nunsploitation, mutilation, sexploitation, and all that crazy S&M stuff.

SCREAM 3 by Wayne Case
'Scream 3' is, surprisingly enough, a real...er, scream.

SEED OF CHUCKY by Clint Fletcher
Well... at least Jennifer Tilly's nice to look at.

SERIES 7 by Joe Steiff
Scary but all too real concept makes for a great film.

SHAUN OF THE DEAD by Jerome de Groot
Great low-budget parody of a horror classic.

THE SIXTH SENSE by Kate Bishop

SLEEPLESS (2001) & SUSPIRIA (1977) by Del Harvey
Dario Argento is considered a "master" by many. I just can't figure out why!

SOMETHING TO SCREAM ABOUT by Barry Meyer
Spend some quality time with some of the best scream queens of the 80's and 90's.

SOUL SURVIVORS by Joe Steiff
Wes Bentley & Eliza Dushku meet the dead.

SOYLENT GREEN by Jon Bastian
Early 70s sci-fi predictionary tale remains frighteningly true today.

STIGMATA by Jon Bastian
One of a string really bad horror/supernatural films that came out late in '99.

STIR OF ECHOES by Del Harvey and Midge Wilson, Ph.D.
Bacon drips in this overfried skillet of ghosts, extrasensory perception, and cheap shock effects.

subHUMAN by Gary Schultz
Canadian import and low budget, it's not half bad!

SWITCHBLADE ROMANCE, aka HIGH TENSION by Del Harvey
This one is grisly, edge-of-your-seat scares.

THEATRE OF BLOOD by Jon Bastian
Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, Murder, Mayhem and Shakespeare. What more could you want in a film?

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE by Gary Schultz & Josh Gloer
Remake of the classic slasher film comes up short.

THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE by Chad Byrnes
Chad bites into a classic and shows how it's a cut above your average (im)morality tale.

THIRTEEN GHOSTS by Hank Yuloff
This ghost story gives you thrills.

THRILLER: A CRUEL PICTURE by Barry Meyer
Wonder where Tarantino gets his ideas? Wonder no more, my friend.

TOMIE: REPLAY by Del Harvey
Regenerative powers taken to the extreme provide the impetus for this horrible little flick.

TRAPPED by Barry Meyer
Mix up some moonshine with a little murder and you'll have a danged good time.

TRILOGY OF TERROR (1975) by Jon Bastian
Twenty-five years ago, you couldn't turn around without bumping into a Karen Black project. Seeing her performances in Trilogy of Terror will make you wonder why she disappeared.

TRILOGY OF TERROR: RE-RELEASED by Jon Bastian
Another of Dark Sky Film's re-releases, this TV terror is a joy to behold all over again.

13th CHILD - LEGEND OF THE JERSEY DEVIL by Del Harvey
Based upon America's oldest monster myth, and starring Cliff Robertson and Christopher Atkins.

TWISTED SISTERS by Del Harvey
Just like Dee Snyder, these little girls are nasty. Really nasty.

UNDEAD by Barry Meyer
MTI's latest features a special lady who will make your blood run cold.

UNDERWORLD by D. Patrick Seitz
Underworld underwhelms.

URBAN GHOST STORY by Del Harvey
This dramatic ghost story from Scotland chooses wisely to depend upon characters in telling the story of a young girl's dealings with a ghost.

VALENTINE by Wayne Case
Exhilarating horro film fails to peak much inspiration.

VAMPIRES VS. ZOMBIES by Barry Meyer
A fast and convoluted splatter horror action vampire lesbian story.  Whew!!

VAN HELSING by Gary Schultz
Summer's first big adventure (ho hum) extravaganza.

THE VAULT OF HORROR by Barry Meyer
Brentwood DVD's 10-pack includes some popular classics, like Romero's The Night of the Living Dead, Hammer's The Satanic Rites of Dracula, and Vincent Price's The House On Haunted Hill, plus some cult classic titles like Silent Night, Bloody Night and Don't Look in the Basement.

VERSUS by Del Harvey
Fun little experiment in genre-blending pits Yakuza gangsters versus zombies to effect.

VICIOUS by Gary Schultz
Horror icon Tom Savini stars in this latest direct-to-DVD horror flick.

VULGAR by Jon Bastian
A little something for the evil-hearted clown in all of us.

WELCOME TO ARROW BEACH by Barry Meyer
Lawrence Harvey's final film and directorial debut is the story of a psycho-sexual pervert. Fun!

WEREWOLVES ON WHEELS by Gary Schultz
Big, bad bikers who become werewolves by night. Either way, I don't want my daughter dating none of 'em!

WHAT LIES BENEATH by Wayne Case
Big budget and high-powered talent produce only a few chills in this should-be shocker.

WHITE DOG by Barry Meyer
Directed by Samuel Fuller and written by Curtis Hanson? Oh, yeah...

WILLARD by Coco Delgado
That gnawing suspicion: rat's tale is wicked fun.

WOLF CREEK by Alexander Andrew Dowd
You'll want to check out this "best of the bunch" from a recent spate of mediocre horror films.

WRONG TURN by Del Harvey
Better than Freddy vs. Jason, but what isn't? This is the newest entry in the slasher genre and it's better than most.

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