Tag: ’80s Horror

Celebrating Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Celebrating Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Happy anniversary to one of my favorite horror movies! Halloween III: Season of the Witch was released on this date in 1982. Written and directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, this is the only movie in the franchise that does not feature Michael Myers (though he does make a cameo appearance — we briefly see Halloween … Continue reading Celebrating Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Happy Birthday, Jason Voorhees!

Happy Birthday, Jason Voorhees!

Today is a high holy day for slasher fans, dearest fiends: Friday the 13th of October. A lot of you will probably be getting your Jason on today – please let me know in the comments how you're celebrating! I will probably watch the original, which emerged victorious in this year's Summer Camp Slasher Movie … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Jason Voorhees!

Monster Monday: An American Werewolf in London

Monster Monday: An American Werewolf in London

Happy Monster Monday! Today’s monster comes from one of my favorite movies: An American Werewolf in London. David (David Naughton) and Jack (a scene-stealing Griffin Dunne) are backpacking through England when they are attacked by a werewolf. Jack is killed; David survives, but he now carries the curse of the werewolf and begins to transform … Continue reading Monster Monday: An American Werewolf in London

Monster Monday: Ghostbusters

Monster Monday: Ghostbusters

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today I have a slew of monsters for you from the endlessly quotable classic Ghostbusters. (I'm just doing original recipe Ghostbusters today. I actually enjoyed the remake a lot, but if I did a post on that movie I would just bombard you guys with Holtzmann gifs, so it wouldn't exactly qualify … Continue reading Monster Monday: Ghostbusters

Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps

Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from one of my favorite movies: Night of the Creeps, a fantastic homage to '50s B-movies directed by Fred Dekker and starring my man Tom Atkins as Detective Ray Cameron. This is my favorite role of his, which is saying a lot. I don't think I've written much … Continue reading Monster Monday: Night of the Creeps

Happy Birthday, Maestro!

Happy Birthday, Maestro!

Rejoice, horror fans, for today is the birthday of Dario Argento, the legendary Italian director responsible for classics like Deep Red, Opera, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, and Suspiria. Argento has made some damn scary films, but his virtuosity doesn't end at eliciting screams from the audience. He is a master stylist with a breathtaking … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Maestro!