Happy Monster Monday, kiddies! I have a treat for you today: The Shaft, AKA Down, AKA the preeminent film in the English-language Killer Elevator subgenre. Dutch filmmaker Dick Maas directed it as a remake of his 1983 film De Lift. I haven’t seen the original, but unsurprisingly it is generally regarded as far superior to … Continue reading Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)
Today is my birthday, kiddies, so I leave you with the trailer for one of my horror-filled birthday traditions, a trailer that Edgar Wright had to have been thinking about when he made his Grindhouse masterpiece Don’t!: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OEalmOJsvM0 Stay creepy, kiddies!
Ten years ago today, Grindhouse was released to a cruel and uncaring world that did not see it for the gem that it was. I saw it on opening weekend, and I was one of only three people in the theatre. Despite the sparse audience, it remains one of my favorite movie-going experiences. Grindhouse has … Continue reading If you…are thinking…of reading this blog alone…DON’T!