Blu-ray Review: HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME

Canadian 80’s Cult Classic is Superior to its Many Slasher Peers One of the signature horror films produced by legendary Canadian studio and distributor Cinepix, J. Lee Thompson’s 1981 shocker HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME often gets lumped into the post-FRIDAY THE 13th slasher cesspool but it’s much more than that. Cinepix creative braintrust John Dunning […]

Gruesome Charisma: A Valentine to 1993’s SKINNER

A serious look at the unique 1993 Ted Raimi serial killer shocker Any movie that contains a rare leading turn from perennial bit parter Ted Raimi, and that features Ricki Lake and controversial skin flick starlet Traci Lords among its supporting cast has to be special. Has to be. So believe me when I tell […]

COVER PREVIEW: DELIRIUM #6 Goes Crazy for Kinski and Freaky for Franco!

Prolific Eurohorror auteur Jess Franco made over 200 films in his wildly erratic, fascinating career. Among them is the visually splendid, extremely violent and intense 1976  retelling of JACK THE RIPPER, starring the one and only madman of the arthouse Klaus Kinski as Dr. Orloff/The Ripper. DELIRIUM has an exclusive new interview with legendary European […]

BLU-RAY REVIEW: STAGEFRIGHT

By Jerry Smith Michele Soavi’s 1987 film STAGEFRIGHT is a favorite to many horror aficionados and now the Italian classic gets the Blu-ray treatment from Blue Underground with this release and boy oh boy, does it look better than ever. Following a somewhat troubled musical number that ends up being quite the deadly experience, STAGEFRIGHT […]

UK DVD REVIEW: UNHINGED

by Matty Budrewicz 88 Films dig their heels further into the UK genre market this week by unleashing yet another cult favourite, with Portland indie journeyman Don Gronquist’s moody slasher mystery UNHINGED receiving a welcome DVD reissue. It’s without doubt a step up from any previous disc too, from Platinum’s discount PAL VHS transfer, to […]