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  • The Curse of the Werewolf

    The Curse of the Werewolf

    ★★★

    Curse Of The Werewolf has all of the beautiful sets and locations, gorgeous, busty women, and period charm that I've come to expect from Hammer's classic horror films, but it's missing one thing: Christopher Lee and/or Peter Cushing. I would have even settled for Paul Massie or Ralph Bates. I simply wasn't bowled over by Oliver Reed in the lead role. For what it's worth though, I enjoyed the story and was glad that it strayed a bit from the…

  • Scarecrows

    Scarecrows

    Some bank-robbing ex-mercenaries are making their escape in a small, hijacked airplane when one of their group double-crosses the others and parachutes away with the spoils of their robbery. The others circle back and pursue the traitor to a remote farmhouse surrounded by fields adorned with scarecrows which are actually demons...or something. You can probably imagine where things go from there.

    There were moments of fun in Scarecrows, but largely the movie feels like a meandering slog. There is virtually…

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  • Harbinger Down

    Harbinger Down

    ★★

    I’m a big fan of horror films, but I’m a HUGE fan of monster movies. The more disgusting, unusual, and bizarre the monster, the better. Among my favorite films of all time are the likes of Alien, Aliens, Predator, John Carpenter’s The Thing, Tremors, The Fly, etc. So naturally, when I discovered the Kickstarter campaign for Harbinger Down (a practical effects driven monster movie made by some of the special effects guys who helped bring several of the aforementioned classics…

  • Death Wish

    Death Wish

    ★★★

    After his wife is beaten to death and his daughter is orally raped to the brink of insanity by Jeff Goldblum, New York City architect Charles Bronson takes to the streets to put a stop to violent crime in his neighborhood armed only with a revolver and his mustache. That's essentially the entire plot. Bronson, whose character used to be a fairly passive individual, grows a profound, yet misguided set of balls as soon as he finds himself with a…