Like most, I wasn’t familiar with Kolobos until many years after the independent horror film was quietly released direct to video in 1999. It didn’t help that the title is difficult to pronounce and even harder to remember; Kolobos is a word cryptically uttered several times throughout the movie, but its meaning — left unexplained […]
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Ah, Ghoulies – the other, other Gremlins knock-off. This label is something of unfair misnomer, as the first Ghoulies film was in production at the same time as Joe Dante’s classic film. This little franchise that could sit on a porcelain throne of cult appreciation alongside other Tiny Terror pictures like Critters and Troll. The […]
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Actor/filmmaker Bob Balaban made his directorial debut with this underseen gem of childhood fear and suburban horror. 1989’s Parents isn’t the first horror film to use the setting of middle class America to study the rot that hides underneath, but it is a particularly eerie and bleakly funny one. The story is simple: little Michael […]
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Oh boy. Munchies (1987) is…something. Produced by the beyond prolific and legendary Roger Corman and directed by Tina Hirsch, Munchies is a late 80s rip-off of Gremlins – one of the slew of similar films to follow in the wake of the 1984 Amblin classic. Corman is known for cashing in on any hot film or […]
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We revisit The Curve… a Matthew Lillard horror movie you might’ve missed… Scream is rightly regarded as a classic these days, but that was not the case following its release in 1996. Much like Saw a decade later, the derision toward Scream had little to do with the original film; it largely stemmed from the […]
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The death of a celebrity can hit hard, but fans can find solace in the art they leave behind. In the case of Meat Loaf, who passed away last week, his legacy includes one of the best-selling albums of all time (1977’s 14-time platinum Bat Out of Hell) and the ultimate cult movie (1975’s The […]
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As uncertain as everything might feel right now, we can always count on horror to overcome the odds and stay a part of our lives. The genre has been prolific in recent years, and 2021 was no different. This year alone saw a number of high-profile horror releases as well as smaller ones. Many of […]