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  • Scarecrow

    Scarecrow 2002

    ★★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2015 6

    As soon as Scarecrow began, I was really dreading it after three dismally disappointing killer-scarecrow movies, but after the initial 30-minutes of super cheesy dramatics and 30-year-old high school students, the movie turned into the comedic slasher movie I needed, resulting in the perfect ending to my killer-scarecrow-athon.

    If you enjoy late era-NOES Freddy Krueger/Chucky/Leprechaun, then you'll probably get a kick out of Scarecrow. The final hour of the movie is chock-full of one-liners, puns and interesting murder sequences (with…

  • Scarecrow

    Scarecrow 2013

    ½ Watched 24 Oct, 2015 7

    False advertising!! Don't call your movie Scarecrow if all you got is a super lame, PS2-graphics shadow demon!! Shame on you, SyFy!

  • Hallowed Ground

    Hallowed Ground 2007

    ★½ Watched 24 Oct, 2015

    The most interesting thing about Hallowed Ground is that there's a 10-year-old Chloë Grace Moretz trying SO HARD to force out a good cry in a scene, that it made me laugh really hard.

    The most fucked up thing about Hallowed Ground is that the entire plot of the movie revolves around a haunted scarecrow wanting to impregnate the outlander with his scarecrow cum, yuck!

    The most obvious thing about Hallowed Ground is that it's straight-to-DVD-garbage.

  • Husk

    Husk 2011

    ★★ Watched 24 Oct, 2015

    I ♥ killer scarecrows and I've been chasing that Scarecrows high since I first saw the film, but, sadly, I'm not sure if any scarecrow movie will ever live up to that first experience; this does not mean that I will stop searching.

    Husk had promise considering the production value, a great location in the middle of a corn field with very decent special effects, but, unfortunately, someone forgot to breathe life into this movie. It's an empty, hollow film…

  • Coherence

    Coherence 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 23 Oct, 2015

    +1 for grown-ups.

  • Night Vision

    Night Vision 1987

    ★★★ Watched 23 Oct, 2015 5

    Shortly after Michael Krueger [what a name!] directed Mind Killer (in the same year, actually), he released Night Vision.

    Night Vision is about a young guy from Kansas named Andy, who moved to the city (presumably New York but it's never verified, the characters just drop hints through dialogue like - "Does this city ever sleep?") in hopes to absorb as much as possible for his work, you see, Andy's a writer and he hopes to find inspiration through new…

  • Mind Killer

    Mind Killer 1987

    ★½ Watched 22 Oct, 2015

    Besides the fact that Mind Killer took about 55-minutes to turn into a horror film, I was really put off by the lonely dork turns into a disgusting, murderous monster because hot babes aren't interested in him plot. Boo-fucking-hoo, boys! It's like a dismal manifestation of the worst stuff found on /b/. I would have been way more interested in a movie exploring the very obvious sexual chemistry between Larry and Warren.

  • The Runestone

    The Runestone 1991

    ★★★ Watched 22 Oct, 2015 3

    The Runestone is a straight-to-video oddity involving Norse mythology in New York City, starring Alexander Godunov (Die Hard goon), William Hickey (Tales from the Darkside), and Peter Riegert as a Pez-eating, Godzilla-loving, foul-mouthed detective; the two main characters aren't anyone I'm familiar with, there's a Matthew Broderick substitute and a woman who just looks like every generic woman in '90s television/made-for-tv movies.

    The movie is a real mixed bag, it takes about 43-minutes to pick up, there's a constant struggle…

  • The Kiss

    The Kiss 1988

    ★★★ Watched 21 Oct, 2015

    The Kiss somehow managed to be both infuriating and entertaining at the same time, leaving me constantly on the verge of loving and hating it, which was mostly an uncomfortable struggle. I hate being a Gemini, but at the same time I love being a Gemini--this is just a taste of the twin's divisive power-shift-balancing act.

    On the entertaining end of the spectrum, The Kiss has decent special effects, a hilarious evil cat puppet, and a great glimpse of 1980s…

  • Servants of Twilight

    Servants of Twilight 1991

    ★★½ Watched 21 Oct, 2015

    Servants of Twilight is directed by Jeffrey Obrow (who is one-half of the duo behind The Kindred and The Dorm that Dripped Blood), but Stephen Carpenter was still a collaborator, as he helped Obrow write the adaptation from the Dean Koontz novel.

    Grace Zabriskie was an obvious choice to play the leader of a religious cult who are after a 6-year-old boy who they believe is the Antichrist, because she is the right amount of ominous and weird, I just…

  • Future Shock

    Future Shock 1994

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Oct, 2015 2

    Future Shock is a horror anthology with three segments and a wraparound consisting of Martin Kove (Karate Kid) acting as a psychiatrist/hypnotist treating three patients (who are the narrators/protagonists of each segment).

    The first segment stars Vivian Schilling who I automatically associate with Uncle Joe Estevez and her mere presence on the poster art really made me apprehensive. Thankfully the quality of Future Shock was leagues above Soul Taker or Terror Eyes. Vivian's character is left home alone after her…

  • Evil Toons

    Evil Toons 1992

    ★★★½ Watched 19 Oct, 2015 3

    "How come this guy never won an academy award?" - Dick Miller after turning off A Bucket of Blood (which he starred in in 1959).

    Evil Toons is a horror comedy, strong emphasis on comedy, directed by Fred Olen Ray. While the movie has very few scenes with the evil cartoon who was released from the Necronomicon after an incantation was spoken aloud, it does have a lot of pun-heavy/deadpan/absurd humor that makes me laugh (and makes me love Fred…