Tag: classics

Phantasm: Ravager – Reggie the ice cream man does not mess around

{Cross-posted to Three Imaginary Girls} “I could really go for a Rocket Pop right now” So begins the saga of Reggie in Phantasm: Ravager, the fifth — and apparently final — installment of the Phantasm universe. The pony-tailed ice cream truck driver has been on a journey to defeat The Tall Man and save his friends from

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The Shape wishes you a Happy Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! For my “trick” today, I got to experience catastrophic hard drive failure, and have spent all day trying to restore and back-up files. So uh, yeah. I’m behind on my 31 Days of Horror postings – and there’s no chance of catching up tonight. It’s cool to just pretend November is still October,

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The Masque of the Red Death

At some point during my daily teenage video store raiding, I made a point to see everything Vincent Price was in, but I somehow didn’t remember seeing The Masque of the Red Death. And since this Roger Corman-directed film was on the list of “100 Horror Films to See Before You Die” at the Can’t

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Poltergeist

31 Horror Movies I Own #7: Poltergeist “You moved the headstones, but not the graves!” Another Tobe Hooper masterpiece, Poltergeist is one of those rare horror movies that ages well. Despite its 1982 filming date, it doesn’t really feel that dated (unless you pay attention to the electronics…) and still holds up. The story of

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Hellraiser

31 Horror Movies I Own: #1, Hellraiser I suspect that if you weren’t a teen or preteen when Clive Barker’s Hellraiser hit the horror scene, you’d view it now and think “This is fucking dated and cheesy and not scary at all”…and you’d be half-right. There’s no denying that it’s dated. 1987 was a fine

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