Video Nasties

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Tweet With the zombie invasion brought on by George A. Romero’s seminal “Dawn of the Dead” Bruno Mattei’s “Night of the Zombies” (aka “Hell of the Living Dead”, “Virus”, “Zombie Creeping Flesh”, “Zombie 4”…I think that’s it) brought to the screen a film rich full of horrible use of stock footage, zombie clichés, and a serious violation of background […]




My Quick Guide To Summer Horror Movies

My Quick Guide To Summer Horror Movies

Tweet Summer is upon us,and it’s hotter than hell out there. So what better time to take a look back at some classic “summer” horror movies.  This list is in no particular order, it was just an idea I came up with yesterday that sounded like fun.  All movies I am sharing are from my […]




Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Tweet Last week Blue Underground unleashed on the masses the  Lucio Fulci classics Zombie (1979) and The House By The Cemetery (1981) on blu-ray.  Being an avid horror fan I’m used to having my favorite movies released every couple years in new collectors sets and special editions.  This is the first time either of these […]




Video Nasties: House By The Cemetery (1981)

Video Nasties: House By The Cemetery (1981)

Tweet   I’ve often equated watching the best of Lucio Fulci’s horror films with being buried alive in a cemetery after dark. They’re that hopeless, that claustrophobic, that suffocating. They’re fiercely nihilistic and overwhelmingly nightmarish. And, best of all, they positively reek of rot. The stench of decay and deterioration practically wafts right through the […]




Video Nasties: The Driller Killer (1979)

Video Nasties: The Driller Killer (1979)

Tweet 1979 was the year.  The Iran Oil Crisis was in full swing, Sony unveiled The Walkman, The Boomtown Rats were climbing up the charts, and a then beardless child was born who would go on to start The Blood Sprayer.  1979 was also the year that a young filmmaker named Abel Ferrara began upon […]