[Podcast] From Beyond (1986) – Episode 129 – Decades of Horror 1980s

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“It ate him… bit off his head… like a gingerbread man!” Dr. Crawford Tillinghast (Jeffrey Combs) is mystified by the powers of creatures coming from The Resonator in From Beyond. The second HP Lovecraft adaptation from writer/director Stuart Gordon didn’t blow up cult audiences nearly as much as Re-Animator upon its initial release. Yet, this feature adaptation is […]

“H.P. Lovecraft’s The Beast in the Cave” (2016): Uncanny Horror Short Offers Subterranean Terror

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Red Headed Revolution Pictures and director Cameron McCasland follow up last year’s multiple-award winning cryptozoological fright offering Tailypo (reviewed here) with another creepy creature feature, H.P. Lovecraft’s The Beast in the Cave. Larry Underwood – also known by his horror-host alter ego Dr. Gangrene – adapts the screenplay from a very early short story by Lovecraft, […]

“The Call of Charlie” (2016): Lovecraftian Horror Meets Romantic Comedy in Witty Ensemble Cast Short

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Being set up by friends for a blind date can have its own unique set of horrors, but when one of the potential suitors involved is an ancient, evil deity from deep beneath the sea, it’s a different situation altogether. Director Nick Spooner’s horror comedy The Call of Charlie tackles that situation exactly, with hilarious […]

“Innsmouth” (2015): Female-Fueled Horror Short Tackles Striking New Ground in Its Approach to Lovecraft

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  Director/cowriter/actor Izzy Lee offers a fresh, bold, intriguing take on H.P. Lovecraft’s works with her horror short Innsmouth. Whereas the famous author usually peopled his stories with male characters and shied away from sexual content, Lee gives a strong feminist approach to the proceedings and adds a striking erotic spin, as well.   Diana […]

“Bride of the Re-Animator” (1989): Pieces are great, but Bride falls apart in the end

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Note: The Bride of Re-Animator is 27 years old. There will be some minor spoilers in this review. Bride of Re-Animator is the 1989 follow up to the 1985 gonzo horror comedy classic Re-Animator. This time around, Brian Yuzna, producer of the first film, takes over directorial duties from Stuart Gordon. He is joined by original […]

[Podcast] Bride of the Reanimator – Episode 82 – Decades of Horror 1980s

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“I created what no man’s mind nor woman’s womb could ever hope to achieve.” – Dr. Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs) returns for Bride of the Re-Animator as he and Dr. Dan Cain (Bruce Abbott) return Miskatonic University Hospital to further explore their terrifying experiments with reanimating the dead. Thomas Mariani and Doc Rotten tackle another gruesome horror film from the […]

[Comic Review] ReAnimator #1-4 from Dynamite Entertainment

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Seduction of the Innocent: The Gruesome Magazine review of ReAnimator #1-4  from Dynamite Entertainment. Hello, again, Grue-believers! Your old pal Chad again with this week’s creepy comic review! I love ReAnimator. Love it. One of my favorite horror films ever. Stuart Gordon’s genius mix of dark comedy and utter horror even outdid Lovecraft’s original story […]