Death Ship a Mildly Chilling Cruise for Nostalgic Horror Fans

No, it’s not Ghost Ship. And no, Ghost Ship is not a remake. This is the largely forgotten 1980 thriller, Death Ship. If you’re a certain age, and grew up in the 80s, you may have caught this one on late-night television. Like the eerie 70’s cult classic, Shock Waves, Death Ship is another horror […]

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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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Ghosts of Mars: Too Campy Or Not Campy Enough?

Nobody’s perfect. Even the best have an off-day once in a while. Critics and horror fans alike regard John Carpenter as one of the genre’s greatest filmmakers. Certainly, the praise is well placed. Carpenter’s filmography includes bona fide classics – Halloween, The Thing, and Escape From New York. And his smaller movies – Assault on […]

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