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Terror TWOsdays: AGFA and Film Detective Restorations of EFFECTS and VOODOO BLACK EXORCIST

[Editor’s Note: We have a new graphic header for the column. I hope you like it!] Effects (1980) Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the “killings” in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a “snuff” film. Director Dusty Nelson may have gotten his…

Thank God for Harry Guerro: Garagehouse Unearths Mickey Rooney’s Lost Slasher, THE INTRUDER

As a film, The Intruder wasn’t necessarily a favorite I’ve seen this year. In fact, it wasn’t even one I would rank anywhere close to my favorites. However, I am so thankful for it and for its release. Every moment I watched, I felt myself smiling, beaming with pride perhaps, for someone from my hometown…

Finding God at the Grindhouse: Vestron’s THE UNHOLY Takes on Spiritual Warfare and the Reality of Evil

I don’t know exactly what I believe about the Devil. Fallen angel? Malicious overlord? Bullshit myth? All are highly possible. However, I know I have felt darkness and evil. I know that I have felt a heaviness that can only be described as demonic. I know that I believe in spiritual warfare… that much I’m…

We Caught Up with Harry of GARAGEHOUSE and EXHUMED… He’s Pretty Awesome

You may have noticed me blab about releases coming out via a boutique releasing company called Garagehouse Pictures hailing from my home city of Philadelphia. If you haven’t keep watching, because they’ve got many more that interest me releasing in coming months. And, I’ll be reviewing their latest, a 1962 regional horror comedy called The…

Scandal Always Followed LULU BELLE

Lulu Belle is a quintessential 1940s era film. Dorothy Lamour shines as the titular nightclub singer who gets swept off her feet by a young attorney (George Montgomery). The attorney, George, throws away everything for Lulu, but Lulu’s actions drive him to do the unthinkable, and he lands himself in prison as a result. Dorothy…

Slow-Ass Chases Never Looked So Good: Arrow’s PSYCHOMANIA Special Edition Blu

There are very few movies with cooler ideas than Psychomania. Bikers back from the dead, raising hell in the English suburbs. It is the type of film that I have seen a few times, but only saw it under other names and awful prints. Fortunately for exploitation fans everywhere, Psychomania has received the Arrow Video…

Grant, Sinatra, and Loren Star in the Classic THE PRIDE AND THE PASSION

The film industry loves romance. Love infiltrates every genre. It’s in big budget action and in small budget horror. It’s in comedies of all shapes and sizes (not just the ones with a “rom” tacked on front). The near-universal applicability of this tango between two people isn’t surprising, or even a bad thing, as it’s…

Things That Make You Go “Huh”: WILD IN THE STREETS

My reaction as the ending credits began to roll on Wild in the Streets was something like, “Huh.” Ninety-seven minutes of film had passed by my eyes, building up some really interesting ideas, some unique characters, and some oddly still-relevant political satire, only to turn the whole movie into an awkward punchline. “Huh,” pretty much…

The Allstate Guy and His “Identical” Brother

Vincent Towers has murdered his father. The police suspect him, but they don’t have enough evidence to prove it. They’re closing in. Unbeknownst to everyone in Vincent’s social circle, he has a nearly identical half-brother, Clay. After his father’s funeral, Vincent invites Clay to come out to stay with for the week at his home…

Free Comic Book Day Contest

Seeing as we posted no new content last week and are total slackers, let’s start this week with a CONTEST! Saturday is FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, a day where everyone should head to their local comic book store and get FREE COMIC BOOKS! Before we go any further, watch this: In honor of FREE COMIC…