Independence Week

Paradise Lost? Found It: Discussing the Importance of ‘Behind the Mask’

Paradise Lost? Found It: Discussing the Importance of ‘Behind the Mask’

Tweet Investors and studios are hardly interested in anything related to horror, they see the horror genre as a joke meant for those of low intelligence or for teenagers with raging hormones. Horror is not seen to be intelligent or culturally relevant. That is until people like Friedkin, Carpenter, or Polanski fight to get their hands […]




The Mutilation Man Returns to VHS in Stark Raving RED

The Mutilation Man Returns to VHS in Stark Raving RED

Tweet We have to talk about a release about to hit your VCR in full on blood red VHS.  ANDREW COPP’S THEMUTILATION MAN!!! Haven’t seen it? Me neither, but it’s got some kick ass packaging that demands you give it a try. It’s  a limited release which means if nothing else you’ll be the only […]




This Halloween Make Sure You DON’T LISTEN IN THE DARK

This Halloween Make Sure You DON’T LISTEN IN THE DARK

Tweet Something has been totally lost in our Halloween traditions. Yes, we carve and light our Jack O’ Lanterns. We trip the light trick or treat. We get dressed up and wander the streets trying to steal candy from little kids… strike that from the record. You know what we very well don’t do? Tell […]




Indie Week: A Few Words With Sam Qualiana

Indie Week: A Few Words With Sam Qualiana

Who can take a Great White? Make it swim through snow? So it’s tearing up the extras and the blood begins to flow…Sam Qualiana can.




Scarlet Fry’s Junkfood Horrorfest (2007) Review

Scarlet Fry’s Junkfood Horrorfest (2007) Review

Tweet Scarlet Fry’s Junkfood Horrorfest is a collection of insanely short films (most clocking in under 10 minutes apiece) that is being released on the 18th by Chemical Burn.   The movie features Calico Cooper as a druggie looking to score some product, but instead is given a videotape.  So after dispatching of the man who […]




Dr. Shock, Or: How I Learned to Love Independent Movies

Dr. Shock, Or: How I Learned to Love Independent Movies

Tweet “Hey couch potatoes it’s me, Dr. Shock, your Midnight Mental Maniac, your Marauder of Mayhem, your Lieutenant of Lunacy, your Prince of Puns!” So began many a Saturday nights on WUPW Fox 36 in Toledo, Ohio when Dr. Shock’s X-ray Chiller Theatre hit the airwaves.  From 1989 till 1992 Dr. Shock and his cast […]




Let’s Do The Time Warp Again: An Interview With Warlock Home Video Founder Chris Seaver

Let’s Do The Time Warp Again: An Interview With Warlock Home Video Founder Chris Seaver

Tweet In the 1980’s, in the heady days of the Video Boom, a new innovation in technology completely changed the way the film industry operated. Independent cinema was suddenly capable of being truly independent, with the power to create motion pictures finally placed into the hands of literally everyone and anyone who may have wanted […]




Little Shops of Horrors: D-tritus (The Birth of Green Art)

Little Shops of Horrors: D-tritus (The Birth of Green Art)

Tweet Art is something that can never be properly defined, and it can always be found in different forms (Film, Paintings, Music, etc.). Art moves with the human race, by commenting on what we have become, and where we are potentially going. We, as a race, have become consumed by technology (for better or for […]




I Sold My Soul to Satan (2010) Review

I Sold My Soul to Satan (2010) Review

Tweet I’m guilty of sometimes judging a book by it’s cover, especially when it comes to low budget horror flicks. Blockbuster’s shelves are lined with insanely cheesy cover art or awful titles, and I did the same thing when I first looked at I Sold My Soul to Satan. Who would name their movie that? […]




August in October: TOETAG Pictures Just Raped Your VCR

August in October: TOETAG Pictures Just Raped Your VCR

Tweet You go to your local mom and pop video store (you can tell this is a dream sequence already). Inside you find an astounding number of offbeat titles that titillate and astound your eyeballs.  The proprietor of this establishment has his finger on the pulse of the independent film scene and has every art house film from the […]