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  • The Green Inferno

    The Green Inferno 2013

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2015 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The Italian cannibal subgenre is not known for its great storytelling or filmmaking. In fact, the highlights of this subgenre consist of Cannibal Holocaust, Cannibal Ferox, and Jungle Holocaust, and that's about it. The others aren't even worth mentioning, honestly. The Green Inferno is Eli Roth's love letter to these films, and it's the first Roth film that I can say I like unequivocally. It is a shame, then, that it tries so hard to outdo its cannibal predecessors in…

  • Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things

    Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things 1973

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 20 Sep, 2015

    "It takes an artist to deal with the devil."

    Ignore the reviewers who are unfortunate enough to not "get" this movie. Children Shouldn't Play with Dead Things is an amazing movie. It is not for people who require constant action to enjoy a movie. The majority of the zombie action doesn't occur until well into the film. But that's okay, because writer/actor Alan Ormsby's dialogue is so witty and the acting is so good. Anya Ormsby in particular is brilliant…

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  • Sleepaway Camp

    Sleepaway Camp 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 May, 2014 4

    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because I'll never forget renting the VHS from the video store years ago. I was young and didn't have access to the Net back then, so I knew absolutely nothing about this movie when I picked the box up off the shelf. The lack of photos from the movie on the back cover didn't help either, but the phony letter from a frightened camper printed on the back in…

  • Dreamaniac

    Dreamaniac 1986

    ★★½ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2013 17

    I don't know why this movie gets as much hate as it does. Sure, it's bad, but it's also fairly amusing, which I think was intentional. Often it seemed like 'Dreamaniac' was supposed to be a horror-comedy, and not many people seem to pick up on that. I'm going to guess that a big reason this movie doesn't have a cult following like 'The Last Slumber Party' is because horror fans are generally comprised of straight men. 'Dreamaniac' was directed…