Tag Archives: black and white

Interview With Graham Skipper, Star Of ‘Dementia Part II’

After speaking with Najarra Townsend, star of the film Dementia Part II, I couldn’t wait to pick the brain of her co-star, Graham Skipper. I loved his role in the film, and I wanted to know more about what went into it. PopHorror: So to get started, I see you’ve …

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Slamdance 2021 Movie Review: Jurgis Matulevicius’ ‘Isaac’ (2021) Is A Web Of Guilt

A man stands menacingly in front of a defeated, restrained man in a dark garage.

Guilt is always a complex emotion with a lot of nuance. Survivors guilt, deep guilt over a life changing mistake, guilt over neglecting a partner… guilt can manifest (and be handled) in a lot of ways. At its core, Jurgis Matulevicius’ directorial debut, Isaac (also known as Izaokas) uses it …

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Spider Baby, The Maddest Story Ever Told – Lon Chaney Jr, Sid Haig, and the Beauty of Schlock and Insanity

On Christmas Eve 1967, Jack Hill’s Spider Baby, The Maddest Story Ever Told (AKA Cannibal Orgy, The Maddest Story Ever Told) introduced us to the delightfully demented Merrye family. Elizabeth, Virginia, and Ralph are the last members of a wealthy, reclusive, and horribly inbred family cursed with a disease that …

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‘Happy Endings Are A Rarity’: A Prison of the Mind – Movie Review

Stemming from trauma and multiple fears of the outside world, agoraphobia is arguably the most severe irrational fear, causing such debilitating affliction that one cannot leave their own home. This phobia has been used as a focal point in many films and series, including Citadel (2012), The Last Days (2013) …

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Interview with Vito Trabucco, Director of ‘Never Open the Door’

With the horror genre, there’s always a new and upcoming director, producer, writer, or actor making waves in the horror community. Vito Trabucco is all of these. He is known for his movies such as Hooligan’s Valley (2005), Slices (2008), Bloody Bloody Bible Camp, and most recently Never Open the Door …

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The Mad Monster (1942) – Retro Review

Who is The Mad Monster? Is it the slow-witted gardener injected with wolfman serum by a mad scientist? Or is it the mad scientist himself? I’d do with the latter option. After all, the gardener (Glenn Strange) as a human is essentially harmless, and as a wolfman, he is like …

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