The Taint (2010) – Film

“The Taint”

#31 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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After the water supply is tainted by an experimental chemical, the men of  the world are turned into misogynistic monsters intent on killing all women.  Phil O’Ginny and Misandra fight to survive in this violent new world. Continue reading

Re-Animator Trilogy – Film

#28, 29, 30 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

“Re-Animator” (1985)

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Med student, Dan Cain, gets a new roommate, the brilliant and mysterious Herbert West.  Soon, Dan becomes involved in West’s morbid and bazaar experiments trying to reanimate the dead. Continue reading

Dead in Tombstone (2012) – Film

“Dead in Tombstone”

#27 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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A outlaw gang overruns a small town in the Old West.  The Jefe, Guerrero, is betrayed and murdered by his brother and the rest of the gang.  Guerrero goes to hell and makes a deal with the devil to deliver the souls of the murderers who betrayed him to be released from his own damnation.   Continue reading

Monster Man (2003) – Film

“Monster Man”

#26 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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Adam is driving cross country to the wedding of a girl he’s had a crush on for 10 years.  He finds out that his estranged friend, Harley, has hitched a ride hoping that they can repair their friendship, since the girl was the reason for their falling out.  Eventually they pick up Sarah, a sexy hitchhiker.  They find themselves being pursued by a monster truck and stumbling across strange situations and stranger people.  Continue reading

Russell Mulcahy’s Tale of the Mummy (1998) – Film

“Tale of the Mummy”

#25 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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A cursed Egyptian prince, Talos, is awakened and begins collecting the parts he needs from the decedents of his followers  so he can be resurrected at the planetary alignment.    While the archeologists who wakened him and the cops investigating the murders Talos leaves in his path must try to stop him. Continue reading

Return of the Killer Shrews (2012) – Film

“Return of the Killer Shrews”

#24 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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After more than 50 years, Thorn Sherman returns to the island where he battled killer shrews.  He takes a TV producer to join the crew filming a reality wildlife show to the island, only to find that the killer shrews are thriving, due to the machinations of his old nemesis. Continue reading

The Killer Shrews (1959) – Film

“The Killer Shrews”

#23 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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On an small, isolated island, a scientist working on solving overpopulation by making humans smaller, accidentally creates giant shrews.  Now he, his daughter, his assistants, and the captain of a boat are trapped on the island during a hurricane and must survive not only the storm, but the killer shrews. Continue reading

John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns (2005) – TV

“John Carpenter’s Cigarette  Burns”

#22 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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An eccentric, wealthy, film collector with a terminal illness hires a talented, but nearly bankrupt, theater owner with a torrid past, to find a print of an infamous movie, “Le Fin Absolue du Monde” which was long believed destroyed.  The only screening of this film had driven its audience into madness and murder.  Continue reading

Lair of the White Worm (1988) – Film

“Lair of the White Worm”

#21 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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Archeologist, Angus Flint, discovers the skull of  a giant serpent, possibly the D’Ampton Worm of local folk legend, while excavating the ruins of a convent, now a Bed & Breakfast run by the Trent sisters.  The eccentric and mysterious  Lady Sylvia Marsh returns to her manor, Temple House, after an extended absence.   Soon, people start acting strangely and disappearing.  As Angus and James D’Ampton decide to investigate these strange occurrences, they discover that the Worm was once worshiped as a god by a cult. Continue reading

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) – Film

“Repo! The Genetic Opera”

#20 of the 31 days of horror challenge.  (These reviews will be more raw due to the nature of the challenge.)

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A young girl, afflicted with a genetic disease in a dystopian world obsessed with genetic perfection, searches for a cure and instead finds that all her life has been built on deception.  With the assistance of a grave robber, a blind opera singer and the machinations of the bitter, manipulative, evil owner of GeneCo,  and an overbearing father with a terrible secret, she discovers whether or not she is bound by her genetics or if her choices will set her free. Continue reading