Monthly Archives: August 2010

SAW Greeting Cards Written by John “Jigsaw” Kramer

this week i’m re-watching the entire SAW series, and while doing so i’ve given some serious thought to the film’s antagonist, jigsaw. in addition to being a serial killer, jigsaw is a man of many, many talents. he is a … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of August 31st, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy) Tormented (2009) An emotionally tortured teenager returns from the grave and promptly makes life hell for those who ostracized him, in this jet-black horror comedy with echoes of Carrie At the center of the British secondary school … Continue reading

As a Format, VHS Kinda Sucked

last night i caught bits of a twitter debate about the relative merits of vhs tapes versus dvd. back in the day i had a gigantic vhs collection, and i look back on it with fond nostalgia. however, around 1999, … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of August 24th, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy) Survival of the Dead (2009) A group of rogue soldiers seek shelter from the zombie apocalypse on scenic Plum Island, only to become caught up in a bitter feud between two warring families. Sarge Crocket (Alan Van … Continue reading

Horror Community Highlights – August 20, 2010

[thumb][/thumb] Visceral Visionaries: Krystal Fancey Beck The Vault of Horror “Our irregular look at artists throughout the universe of horror returns this time around with a gifted illustrator who has truly made the most of her prodigious talents, channeling them … Continue reading

The Crazy Old Kooks of Horror

When it comes to character types in horror films, the final girls and their assorted sidekicks get most of the attention. But what would horror films be without the ubiquitous crazy old kook? Without them we’d all be DOOMED, I … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of August 17th, 2010

the highlight of this week’s releases is THE LOST SKELETON RETURNS AGAIN, the sequel to larry blamire’s hilariously unique parody of 1950s b-movies, THE LOST SKELETON OF CADAVRA. if you haven’t seen the latter, seek it out… if you have, … Continue reading

Ki-Ki-Ki Ma-Ma-Ma

happy friday the 13th! because i’m a giant dufus, i forgot to plan ahead and write some new content for this super-special holiday… so instead, here are a few links to some of our old friday the 13th related posts … Continue reading

Horror Film Quotes With The Word “Pants” Inserted: Near Dark Edition

“It ain’t what’s goin’ on, son. It’s what’s comin’ off. Your pants. Clean off. ” ~ Severen “You’re not gonna look so good… with your pants ripped off.” ~ Jesse “I’m down to my last inch of pants!” ~ Severen … Continue reading

Horror DVD Releases – Week of August 10th, 2010

(descriptions from BestBuy) Sea of Dust (2009) First time director/screenwriter Scott Bunt pays tribute to the classic Hammer Studio films of yesteryear and the stylish shockers of director Mario Bava with this gruesome tale of an oppressive evil that washes … Continue reading