Rebecca Rinehart

James L. Conway’s ‘The Boogens’ (1981) Turns 40 – Retro Review

The Boogens

When horror fans talk about little movie monsters from the ’80s, they most likely mention Gremlins, Critters, Ghoulies, or maybe even Hobgoblins. However, before any of those delightful mini-terrors ever graced the silver screen, we had The Boogens, subterranean, fanged, turtle-like creatures who dwell in the underground tunnels of a …

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[EXCLUSIVE] Todd Sheets’ ‘Final Caller’ (2020): Terror Is On The Line – Movie Review

Final Caller

Over the last year, Director Todd Sheets (House of Forbidden Secrets 2013 – read our review here) and his folks over at Extreme Entertainment have been cooking up their next installment of gore and mayhem in secret. Just announced is Final Caller, which promises to give Sheets fans a throwback …

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‘Scare Package’ (2020) Movie Review

scare package

The hilarious and delicious horror anthology Scare Package is coming to Shudder on June 18th, however, it had a special live premiere last night via the Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs. It was directed by Mali Elfman, Courtney Andujar, Hillary Andujar, Anthony Cousins, Emily Hagins, Aaron B. Koontz, Chris …

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Tour Of Camp Crystal Lake: 40 Years Of ‘Friday The 13th’

Friday the 13th

Last September 13 (and it was FRIDAY!), I was fortunate enough to spend an entire day at Camp No Be Bo Sco, the Boy Scout camp where the orginal Friday the 13th was filmed in 1979. My friend, Jeff Seeman, invited me to do some location shooting for his upcoming …

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Damian Maffei and Hannah Fierman Set to Go ‘On Location’

The new horror film On Location is the first feature length film from LRB Productions and also is being produced by beloved scream queen Felissa Rose (Angela from Sleepaway Camp). On Location follows a business that conducts tours of infamous horror movie locations.   Drawing in fans from all over, “Terror …

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‘The Mutilator’ (1984) Retro Review: We’re Going On A… Fall Break!

The Mutilator

In the 1980s, no special occasion was ignored by horror filmmakers. Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Friday the 13th, New Year’s Eve, Mother’s Day… they all had their time in the spotlight. However, Buddy Cooper decided one important time of year was being ignored: Fall Break. So, he took a group of …

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Michael Moutsatsos’ ‘The Butcher’ (2019): Los Angeles Has A New Maniac – Movie Review

The Butcher

Filmmaker Michael Moutsatsos (Stalkerazzi 2013) is a self-proclaimed movie nerd and horror geek. Channeling such films as Maniac (1980), Hostel, and The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, he crafted a beautiful love letter to the grindhouse genre with 2019’s The Butcher, which will be available later this month on the Avail …

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A Year Before ‘Home Alone,’ We Had ‘Deadly Games’ (1989) – 30 Years Later

I always am drawn to horror films that are foreign, resurrected by Alamo Drafthouse, or have myriad alternate titles.  Deadly Games OR Dial Code Santa Claus OR Game Over OR 36.15 code Pere Noel is a French holiday-themed film from Filmmaker Rene Manzor (The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles TV series) that …

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Blood In The Snow 2019 Movie Review: ‘Dead Dicks’ (2019)

Dead Dicks

Despite being billed as a horror comedy, Dead Dicks begins in a confusing way with a very serious PSA about suicide followed by a man killing himself with a plastic bag. Yet somehow, the team of Chris Bavota (Minutes Past Midnight 2016) and Lee Paula Springer (Even The Darkness Has …

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