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Blood for Dracula (1974) - Movie Poster

Blood for Dracula (1974) – A Different Look for the Count

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars

As a huge fan of the vampire genre, and huge fan of Dracula, I find myself almost universally revolted most adaptations of the ...
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Carnival of Souls (1962) - Movie Poster

Carnival of Souls (1962) – A Psychological Journey

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Carnival of Souls is a an obscure psychological thriller that is creeping up some Internet top horror movie lists. The Criterion Collection released ...
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Zombie - Movie Poster

Zombie (1979) – A Descent into Italian Horror

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars

A shrouded body rises from the dead. A man, silhouetted against the sun, points a revolver and shoots. “The boat can leave now… ...
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Zombie Holocaust (1980) - Movie Poster

Zombie Holocaust (1980) – A Memorable and Gory Forgery

Overall: 1.5 out of 5 stars

Anyone that has succumbed to the curse of loving horror movies quickly learns that getting a fix is a problem. In the United ...
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Tourist Trap - Movie Poster

Tourist Trap (1979) – An Unconventional Slasher

Overall: 3 out of 5 stars

By 1979, the slasher revolution prepared to launch into full swing. John Carpenter has just released Halloween. Friday the 13th loomed right around ...
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The Iron Rose (1973) - Movie Poster

The Iron Rose (1973) – A Dark Love Letter from France

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars

Reaching deep, I set out to find a list of obscure horror movies on the Internet. To my distress, I found many lists ...
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Jason X - Movie Poster

Jason X (2002) – Could Have Been Bloody Worse

Overall: 2 out of 5 stars

Sequels, if they aren’t bad by the 5th installment, they certainly bad by the 10th. Hopes are not high for Jason X. For ...
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Evil Dead (2013) - Movie Poster

Evil Dead Remake (2013) – Butchering a Classic

Overall: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Call me a skeptic.  Some movies should never be remade. I consider The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to be nearly perfect in its execution ...
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The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) - Poster

The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) – Definitive Hammer

Overall: 4 out of 5 stars

The story of Frankenstein has been adapted as often as any other story in Hollywood. Despite the re-telling of this tale, the image ...
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3 on a Meathook (1972) - Movie Poster

3 on a Meathook (1972) – Great Title, Bad Movie

Overall: 0.5 out of 5 stars

If there is anyone that can be considered an inspiration to modern horror films, the Butcher of Plainfield, Ed Gein makes that claim ...
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The Incredible Metling Man (1977) - Movie Poster

The Incredible Melting Man (1977) – Indulgent Fun

Overall: 3.5 out of 5 stars

The only thing better than a nuclear age sci-fi movie from the 50’s is the is a nuclear age sci-fi movie from the ...
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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) - Movie Poster

They Are Lying to You – Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars

There is no bar higher than the one set by the 1974 classic, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (TCM). This film continues to blow ...
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