Doc Manson

Doc Manson

Doctor | Podcaster | Horror Movie Fiend | Host of Horrid: A History of Horror Movies

Half stars are for cowards.

Favorite films

  • Evil Dead II
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Godzilla
  • Ghostbusters

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  • The Exorcist: Believer

  • Evil Dead Rise

    ★★★★

  • The Barn Part II

    ★★★

  • Terrifier 2

    ★★★

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  • No One Will Save You

    No One Will Save You

    ★★★★

    Really fun alien invasion flick. Full of all the standard grey alien tropes, but feels fresh. The movie puts the aliens front and center in a way that you don’t often see. Really enjoyed the lack of dialogue. Enjoyed the implications of the ending, but was let down by the execution of the final scene.

  • Out There Halloween Mega Tape

    Out There Halloween Mega Tape

    ★★★★

    Better executed than the WNUF Halloween Special, with improved pacing. I prefer the haunted house matter of the original film over the aliens theme here. Still, a well done nostalgia fest!

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  • Ghosts of Mars

    Ghosts of Mars

    So bad it’s fun, but not so bad it’s good.

  • Girls Nite Out

    Girls Nite Out

    ★★★

    Pretty good for a nearly forgotten slasher film. The cast is energetic and fun enough to watch, and the movie really only gets dull towards the end. 

    The premise is a killer dressed as the school mascot (a bear) kills a bunch of coeds during a weekend long, campus wide scavenger hunt. The killer is unnerving enough, and more misogynistic than many. There’s little more terrifying than a costumed bear jumping out at you from the shadows while screaming sexual…