Jim Laskowski

Jim Laskowski

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Horror film fanatic. Keeping a diary of what I am watching.

Favorite films

  • The Shining
  • House of Flesh Mannequins
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • Deep Red

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  • Dr. Phibes Rises Again

    ★★½

  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes

    ★★★★

  • Lamb

    ★★★

  • The Lighthouse

    ★★★½

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  • Dr. Phibes Rises Again

    Dr. Phibes Rises Again

    ★★½

    Taking place three years after the conclusion of The Abominable Dr. Phibes, the moon and stars align and he wakes up from his embalmed sleep. He realizes that during the past three years, his home is destroyed and his invaluable Egyptian scroll containing the instructions to life eternal has been stolen. His plan: to steal back the scroll, go to Egypt and claim eternal life for both Victoria and himself, and kill anyone who gets in his way.

    Dr. Phibes…

  • The Abominable Dr. Phibes

    The Abominable Dr. Phibes

    ★★★★

    Seeking revenge for his beloved wife’s death on the operating table, Dr. Phibes unleashes deadly plagues from the Old Testament to kill each of the doctors who botched his wife’s surgery.

    Vincent Price is in rare form as Dr. Phibes, the vengeful husband of the late Victoria Phibes, who happens to be presumed dead after a fiery car crash after his wife’s funeral. Alive, but horribly disfigured, he uses facial prosthetics and a device attached to his neck that allows…

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  • Hatchet II

    Hatchet II

    ★★★★

    Marybeth recruits the help of Reverend Zombie and a band of hunters to go back into the swamp in order to retrieve her dead family and to get revenge on Victor Crowley.

    This follow up to Adam Green’s Hatchet (2006) isn’t quite as funny as the original and is certainly a hell of a lot more brutal. Still, it has its comic moments and is a whole lot of fun. In this go around, Marybeth is lovingly portrayed by horror icon Danielle Harris with Kane Hodder and Tony Todd reprising their roles as Victor Crowley and Rev. Zombie respectively. Nice sequel to the cult classic original.

  • Deep Web XXX

    Deep Web XXX

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Some guy decides that he is going to look at “extreme” videos on the infamous Deep Web.

    When Unearthed Films came out with “Too Extreme for Mainstream” films, the expectation is that the films should be pretty hardcore. This film was fairly lame. Nothing remotely hardcore here except for maybe one 10 second scene:

    Segment 1: If this is considered extreme, holy cow, I was a wild child in my 20s and 30s. I did plenty of this and more…