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Shock (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Though it seems that he’ll never get the credit that he truly deserves, Italian director Mario Bava was truly one of the most influential and important filmmakers of all time.  While he spent most of his long career making genre films, Bava was also an artist who put his own unique stamp on the horror […]

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Deathdream (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Bob Clark’s 1972 film Deathdream opens with American soldier Andy Brooks (played by Richard Backus) on patrol in Vietnam.  When he’s suddenly shot by an unseen sniper, he hears his mother’s voice calling out to him, telling him that he promised to come home.  With the voice filling his head, Andy closes his eyes. Sometime […]

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Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I have often read about a low-budget horror film that was released in the mid-70s.  The film was advertised as being “a film that could only have been made in South America … where life is cheap!”  The title of that film was Snuff and I’ve never seen it (nor do I have much desire […]

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The Last Resort (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The Last Resort is a low-budget horror film from 2009 that tends to show up on Chiller a lot.  It’s a low-budget film about annoying people who, largely as the result of their own stupidity, get trapped in a really bad situation.  It’s a movie that many people dismiss but I’ve always found it to […]

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The Nun (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

When talking about the 2005 Spanish horror film The Nun, it’s best to admit one thing from the start.  This film has got an absolutely terrible ending. It seems to be the unwritten rule of modern horror that every movie has to have a “shocking” twist that’s revealed during the film’s final 10 minutes.  Occasionally, […]

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The Devil Inside (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

As a film reviewer, I usually try to introduce my readers to good films that they might otherwise miss.  However, sometimes, you see a film that’s so bad, bland, and/or boring that you simply have to speak up to prevent anyone else from wasting their time watching it. The Devil Inside is one such film. […]

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The Black Cat (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

For my first horror review of October, I want to tell you about a movie that was directed by one of my favorite Italian filmmakers, Lucio Fulci.  That movie is the unjustly neglected Gato nero, or the Black Cat. In The Black Cat (loosely — and I do mean loosely — based on Edgar Allan Poe’s short story), the great […]

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Dracula A.D. 1972 (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I don’t know about you but I love the old school Hammer horror films from the 60s and 70s.  These are the films where iconic actors like Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing played characters like Dracula and Baron Von Frankenstein.  At the time they were released, they were considered to be quite risque but, seen […]

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Alone With Her (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I recently watched the 2007 horror film Alone With Her and I have to say that I’m surprised that this film isn’t better known.  It’s probably one of the better horror films that I’ve seen recently.  I say this despite the fact that it’s a “found footage” horror film, that is the entire film is […]

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The Hearse (Review by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I feel no shame in admitting that I love horror movies.  I don’t think that’s any secret to anyone who has ever read my reviews on this site or over at Through The Shattered Lens.  When I’m feeling so restless that I can’t sit still or focus, all you have to do is give me a horror […]