Category Archives: Horror

The Howling (1981, 91 minutes, Rated R) 2.5 out of 5 stars

This is one I had somehow managed to miss when I was a kid, and being a huge Joe Dante (The ‘burbs, Gremlins) fan, I was really looking forward to it. Not to mention it was co-written by John Sayles. … Continue reading

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Stake Land (2011, 98 minutes, Rated R) 3.5 out of 5 stars

Fairly original mix of a vampire and apocalypse movie. A must-see if you’re a fan of vampire/horror movies, and a pretty solid recommendation even if you’re not. Following an unexplained global plague that results in the vast majority of civilization … Continue reading

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Near Dark (1987, 99 minutes, R) 2.5 out of 5 stars

Disappointing western/vampire yarn from the now famous (and Oscar-owning) Kathryn Bigelow. She also co-wrote it. This movie has gained quite a cult following over the years and is one I have long looked forward to finally seeing. It didn’t work … Continue reading

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Antichrist (2009, 108 minutes, Unrated (would be NC-17)) 1 out of 5 stars

Wow, where to start. A fantastic mess of a movie. I’m a huge Willem Dafoe fan but he can really pick some stinkers. That I am willing to forgive him for being in both this and Boondock Saints (I almost … Continue reading

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