‘Happy Birthday to Me’ (1981): Twisty early 80s slasher

Wanna feel stupid, like you can’t properly follow the plot of a simple 80s slasher film, only to have the ending spell it out for you? I’ve got a movie for you! Continue reading “‘Happy Birthday to Me’ (1981): Twisty early 80s slasher”

‘Out of the Dark’ (1989): Campy horror thriller with red herrings aplenty

Kinda creepy, kinda fun, kinda funny…it’s a treat if you’re in the right mood for it. Continue reading “‘Out of the Dark’ (1989): Campy horror thriller with red herrings aplenty”

‘Ghost Story’ (1981): Early 80s attempt at refined, classic horror

Ghost Story, the glossy, high-end 1981 horror flick from Universal and director John Irvin, makes its Blu-ray debut thanks to Shout! Factory’s Scream Factory line. Continue reading “‘Ghost Story’ (1981): Early 80s attempt at refined, classic horror”

‘Nightmares’ (1983): 4 scares for the price of 1

More hits than misses in this vintage 1980s four-part suspense/sci-fi/supernatural/horror anthology. Continue reading “‘Nightmares’ (1983): 4 scares for the price of 1”