Tag: Jessia’s Laws of Horror

Monster Monday: Blood Sand

Monster Monday: Blood Sand

Happy Monday, fiends! I'm especially excited about today's movie, because it is a prime example of the Piñata Principle: today's monster comes to you from Blood Sand, AKA Killer Beach, AKA The Sand. In the movie, a group of teenagers get drunk and stupid on a beach. The drunkest and most stupid among them find … Continue reading Monster Monday: Blood Sand

Monster Monday: Satan’s Little Helper

Monster Monday: Satan’s Little Helper

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from one of my favorite "What the hell is this?" video store finds: Satan's Little Helper. It has such a good title that I have been tempted to decree one of Jessia's Laws of Horror in its honor, but unfortunately I have been disappointed by movies with similarly … Continue reading Monster Monday: Satan’s Little Helper

Video Store Nostalgia

Video Store Nostalgia

As film and television markets move increasingly toward streaming services, fans have wider and wider access to horror fare. For the most part, this is a wonderful thing — you don't have to live in New York or Los Angeles to be able to see the newest indie horror sensation, and your viewing schedule isn't restricted … Continue reading Video Store Nostalgia

Monster Monday: Piñata

Monster Monday: Piñata

Happy Monster Monday! Today I'd like to introduce you to one of Jessia's Laws of Horror: a film's quality is inversely proportional to the number of title changes it undergoes after its theatrical release. I call this the Piñata Principle. When I saw this movie on opening night, it was called Piñata. (Shockingly, my friend and … Continue reading Monster Monday: Piñata