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BAD TASTE (1987) – Episode 185 – Decades of Horror 1980s

“Now what are you dirty hooers doing on my planet?” Hooers. That’s Kiwi for the world’s oldest profession if you know what we mean and we think you do. Join your faithful Grue-Crew – Crystal Cleveland, Chad Hunt, Bill Mulligan, and Jeff Mohr –  as they check out the wonder that is Peter Jackson’s first […]

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[Podcast] Dead Alive (1992) – Episode 10 – Decades of Horror 1990s

“I kick ass for the Lord!” Father McGruder (Stuart Devenie) kicks some zombie ass in the defining example of ‘divine intervention.’ Peter Jackson’s cult classic Dead Alive  (or  Braindead  for international audiences)  has been a mainstay of the zombie genre for 25 years. The zany horror/comedy takes the example of Sam Raimi and builds layer […]

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[Podcast] The Frighteners — Episode 03 — Decades of Horror 1990s

“When a man’s jawbone drops off it’s time to reassess the situation,” a declaration from Judge  (John Astin) that says it all. No, you’re not the only one seeing ghosts and haunted houses in your small town. So is Thomas Mariani as he brings you another trip  into the horror filled decade that is the […]

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“Deathgasm” (2015): A Wild, Fun, Bloody Ride Set to the Tune of Heavy Metal

In Deathgasm, a  new horror comedy from New Zealand, a recent high school transfer, a dropout, and two geeks form a metal band that they  decide to name DEATHGASM (lower case is for pussies) after rejecting Murder Boners, Toothed Vagina, Maggot Sperm, Cannibal Unicorn, and SSSSSSSSSSSSS. In short order, they stumble upon the ancient “Black […]

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“I Survived a Zombie Holocaust” (2015): Cheekiness and Charm Abound in New Zealand Horror Comedy

Since Peter Jackson’s early films, along with  efforts from other filmmakers such as those behind  Black Sheep (2006), New Zealand has had a solid track record with producing horror comedies that worked in both aspects of this subgenre, which is not an easy feat. The past year or so has seen releases that pleased both […]