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  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch
  • Gothic
  • Phantom of the Paradise
  • Dawn of the Dead

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  • Mad God

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  • Alligator 2: The Mutation

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  • Alligator

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  • The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake

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  • Mad God

    Mad God

    β˜…β˜…Β½

    As a piece of art, I have tremendous respect for this movie. it took over 30 years to make, but you’d never know it based on how seamless most all of it is. The movie lacks any conventional narrative and flows through one weird pocket of this universe to the next. There is a through-line for this journey, but the overall narrative experience is lacking, and that’s where the mid rating stems from. Despite the craftsmanship on display, I often…

  • Alligator 2: The Mutation

    Alligator 2: The Mutation

    β˜…Β½

    More a remake than a sequel, and not a very good remake, even by early 90’s sci-fi b-movie standards. You get the rehashed plot with more underhanded business dealings and less alligator action. Any of the interesting plotting in Alligator is abandoned along the way. We do get Richard Lynch, Dee Wallace, Steve Railsback, and Kane Hodder, which is nice. It’s not the worst film any of them made (Nukie is an impossible bar to surpass for Railsback), but it…

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  • Saving Christmas

    Saving Christmas

    Β½

    This is free on Amazon Prime and I still feel like I got ripped off.

  • The Beyond

    The Beyond

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    β€œAnd you will face the Sea of Darkness, and all therein that may be explored...”

    This is the bar by which all other Italian horror are measured. The gore is beyond excessive. There’s some delightfully violent moments, like the execution of the warlock. If that’s all the movie offered though, this would probably be a three-star effort.

    But it’s so much more. The cinematography is gorgeously foggy and dark, and that score is one of the finest out of Italy.…