Fresh a Deliciously Dark Horror Comedy

This year has promised some big horror movie titles for fans. To date, Scream and Texas Chainsaw Massacre have already dropped. Later in 2022, Morbius, The Black Phone, and Jordan Peele’s Nope hit theatres. And maybe you heard there’s another Halloween sequel coming our way. Still there’s plenty of room for sleeper hits. Just this […]

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Five (More) Underrated Slasher Movies for Horror Fans

In one of the inaugural posts here on The Abominable Dr. Welsh, we looked at five underrated slasher movies. We know all the big ones – Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Scream, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But during its ‘Golden Era’ in the 1980s, movie studios were churning out slashers […]

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The Wolf of Snow Hollow Bares Its Teeth … And a Wry Sense of Humor

In a year where COVID-19 disrupted everything, major and minor movies alike saw limited theatrical releases or missed the cineplex altogether. One of those movies – The Wolf of Snow Hollow – proved to be one of the year’s hidden gems. United Artists gave the little horror comedy a limited theatrical release alongside its debut […]

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On The Third Day of Christmas: Krampus Sees You While You’re Sleeping

Apparently, quite a few Krampus movies exist out in wild. No, the number of these anti-Santa Claus movies doesn’t quite approach the volume of poorly made Bigfoot movies. Without exception, these movies are uniformly terrible – rip-offs of the one and only Krampus movie that matters. Several years ago Legendary Pictures teamed with Michael Dougherty […]

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Slaxx a Good Fit for Horror-Comedy Fans

Horror movies have been skewering big, nasty corporations for decades. Remember the Weyland-Yutani Coporation from the Alien franchise? Vincent Price foolishly thought he could escape death while his poor subjects perished at the hands of the plague in The Masque of the Red Death. Horror icons John Carpenter (They Live), Wes Craven (The People Under […]

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Bordello of Blood Proves That Dennis Miller Is No Billy Zane

Following the modest box office success of Demon Knight, Universal Studios booked another feature-length date with The Crypt Keeper. In fact, Universal apparently saw a lot of potential in the Tales from the Crypt franchise. Rumor has it that they had their eyes set a trilogy. And that’s when Bordello of Blood happened. No one […]

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Lake Placid a Fun Update Of B-Killer Animal Movies

Maybe it was the impending fear of Y2K, but the summer of 1999 was a memorable one for horror movies. Both The Sixth Sense and The Blair Witch Project hit theatres over the summer months. And Deep Blue Sea surfaced amidst the hot summer months, while Stir of Echoes closed out the season. Of course, […]

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Boys From County Hell: Irish Horror-Comedy Puts Dracula Legend On Its Head

Fun little piece of trivia – Dracula author Bram Stoker was Irish. It’s a fun tidbit that Irish writer and director Chris Baugh puts to good use in his horror-comedy, Boys From County Hell. But if Baugh uses Stoker’s Irish legacy, it’s only as a springboard to tell his own story. What Boys From County […]

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