Hood of Horror (2006) – Film

“Hood of Horror”

Movie #11: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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This is Snoop Dogg’s version Tales from the Crypt, an anthology film with a hip-hop twist and directed by Stacy Title.   Continue reading

Lumber Vs Jack (2014) – Film

“Lumber Vs Jack”

Movie #9: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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When Jack Woods discovers that his estranged wife, Jill, has disappeared, he discovers that the lumber company he worked for had genetically modified and irradiated the trees they planted and now the trees are attacking the people.   Continue reading

Faust (1926) – Film

“Faust”

Movie #8: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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This German, silent-era film is based on Johann Wolfgang Goethe’s classic tale.  A wager is made between the demon, Mephisto, and an Archangel for the fate of mankind.  Should Mephisto be able to corrupt the soul of the the alchemist, Faust, evil shall rule the Earth.   The story, though a tale of good vs evil, really explores doing the wrong things for the right reasons.   I fully appreciate the story for what it was at the time it was written, and then later filmed, it really shows how far we have grown in our societal mores.

Visually, the film is haunting, and with the score, it’s almost hypnotic.  The first 30 minutes passed and I barely blinked, it was so beautiful.  The special effects are fantastic and hold up wonderfully.   This film had the highest budget for its time, and it shows.

Although it drags in some areas,  I was not expecting a nearly 2-hour epic when I chose this, but was pleasantly surprised.

They Bite (1996) – Film

“They Bite”

Movie #7: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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Sea Creatures attack a little coastal town while a group of filmmakers are trying to film a porn movie. When some photos get mixed up because the director, Mel Duncan and the Ichthyologist Mel(ody) Duncan are staying at the same motel, the producer decided he wants a fish themed porno.

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Chawz (2009) – Film

“Chawz”

Movie #6: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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The “crimeless village” Sam-mea-ri starts having some excitement when a  grave is found dug up and the remains spread about, and Officer Kim and his family movie there just in time to be swept up in it.    Continue reading

All Souls Day – Dia de los Muertos (2005) – Film

“All Souls Day – Dia de los Muertos”

Movie #5: 31- Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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After getting into a car accident trying to avoid a funeral procession, Alicia and Joss become stranded in a mysterious little town in Mexico, on their way to Alicia’s parent’s home, on Dia de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead.   They become swept up in the village’s haunted history. Continue reading

Little Shop of Horrors (1960) – Film

“Little Shop of Horrors”

Movie #4: 31-Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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At Mushnik’s flower shop in Skid Row, Seymour Krelborn is trying to live his dream of growing things.  He starts a seed, grows a rare plant, which he names Audrey Junior, after his love interest, his co-worker, Audrey Fulquard.  Such an exciting, exotic new plant brings a rush of interest, fame, and business to the flower shop, but to keep Audrey Junior healthy, Seymour is forced to take awful, sinister actions.  Continue reading

Hellbilly (2003) – Film

“Hellbilly”

Movie #3: 31-Days of Horror Challenge 2018

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Day 3 Hellbilly (2003)
 
Another Prime find. Micro budget. Shorter than I expected, less than an hour, I probably should have paid more attention to that when I selected it. As it is advertised as Massimiliano Cerchi’s lost work, perhaps it was an unfinished project that someone found and released without trying to finish or polish it, but that’s just speculation and conjecture.

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Killer Nerd (1991) – Film

“Killer Nerd”

Movie #2: 31-Days of Horror 2018

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I stumbled across this on Amazon Prime and didn’t realize it was picked up by Troma until I went to find a trailer to post. That made it much easier to describe as it is exactly what you would expect from a, early 90’s Troma release.

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