Tag Archives: Phantasm

“As You Wish:” Looking Back At Robert Kurtzman’s ‘Wishmaster’ (1997)

As of September 19, 2022, Robert Kurtzman’s (The Walking Dead franchise) second directorial project, Wishmaster, is 25 years young. Starring Andrew Divoff (our interview) and Tammy Lauren, the film is about a young jewel appraiser (Lauren) who is given a stolen jewel to look over, one that happens to have …

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A Tribute to Don Coscarelli – Truly A True Indie

The legendary Don Coscarelli turned 68 on February 17, 2022. Honestly, I don’t think “legendary” is an embellishment in the least. Somehow, he’s the least known of the big names of his era like Carpenter, Romero, Craven, and Hooper. I always find myself saying, “Hey, did you know Don Coscarelli …

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Don Coscarelli’s ‘John Dies At The End’ (2012): Two Slackers, An Interdimensional Street Drug, And Wig Monsters – Retro Review

Ten years ago on January 23, 2012, John Dies at the End lured me in with an absolutely irresistible title. It seemed fitting that Don Coscarelli should direct it. It isn’t just a horror film… maybe more of a horror comedy, or a horror sci-fi, but not horror alone. Coscarelli …

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There’s Even More Horror Coming From Peacock This October 2021

We are all so excited for Halloween Kills, which is coming out this October on Peacock. But that’s not the only reason to keep it tuned to the streaming service. They have just announced a whole slew of horror and horror-esque films and series that they’re hosting next month. They’ve …

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Exciting New ‘Phantasm’ Gift Offered With 40th Anniversary Blu-Ray Set

To coincide with the 40th anniversary of the horror classic, Phantasm, distributor Well Go USA Entertainment is releasing a new Limited Collectors Edition Blu-Ray set of the complete film series, including a special gift. The set will include an officially authorized, full-scale replica of the original killer sphere prop! From the press …

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What The Hell Is The Tall Man? Hell Is The Tall Man! ‘Phantasm’ (1979) Turns 40 – Retro Review

On the 40th anniversary of Phantasm, it makes sense to look at one of the film’s most memorable characters… The Tall Man. Played by Angus Scrimm, The Tall Man first graced us with his towering, frightening presence in 1979 in Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm. He was always a powerful, cryptic and …

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‘Phantasm III’ and ‘IV’ Are Heading To Blu-ray This Fall

Phantasm III

Mike (A. Michael Baldwin) faces off against a mysterious grave robber known only as the Tall Man (Angus Scrimm) in Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead (1994) and Phantasm IV: Oblivion (1998). Well Go USA Entertainment sends word they’re bringing these two popular Phantasm installments to Blu-ray this …

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Take A Look Back At ‘Phantasm II’ (1988) – Retro Review

The Phantasm franchise conjured one of the most provocative and truly original storylines in the horror genre. Going off just first appearances, the movie might seem mediocre. That’s where I come in to explain why Phantasm II is a must see, even after all these years. In order to fully …

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Better Watch Out: ‘The Phantasm Holiday Special’ is Here!

Ho-Ho-Ho! Wait, what now? I did a double take myself. The guys and gals over at Darkly Films are spreading the holiday FEAR this year. This week, they unveiled The Phantasm Holiday Special: a wink and a nod parody of the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978! Check it …

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Horror’s Top 10 Deadliest Senior Citizens

When most of the world thinks about senior citizens, they imagine baking cookies, smiling, wrinkly faces and stories about walking to school uphill – both ways – in the snow. But when horror fans are asked to think about people of a certain age, the characteristics that come to mind are …

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