Babysitter Wanted (2008)

[rating:2.5/5] When she takes a job babysitting a young boy for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling outside the windows. Angie gets the drop on the would-be killer, but quickly discovers that her nightmare has just begun. Continue reading

Brain Dead (2007)

[rating:1.5/5] In this low-budget horror flick from director Kevin Tenney, a sleepy fishing port town is consumed with terror when a small crater crash-lands nearby and releases a slimy parasitic agent that transforms the residents into brain-eating zombies. Cornered in an abandoned fishing lodge, six strangers are forced to band together to stave off the blood-sucking monsters clawing the walls outside. Continue reading

Devil (2010)

[rating:2.5/5] In this edgy thriller, Det. Bowden must not only save five people trapped in an elevator -- a mechanic, a young woman , an old woman, a guard and a salesman -- but he must act fast because the devil is among them. Drew Dowdle and John Erick Dowdle direct M. Night Shyamalan's story, which explores the notion that there are no coincidences. Continue reading

Ghost Hunting: True Stories of Unexplained Phenomena from The Atlantic Paranormal Society (Book Review)

The Atlantic Paranormal Society, also known as T.A.P.S., is the brainchild of two plumbers by day, paranormal investigators by night: Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson. The duo can be seen on SciFi's Ghost Hunters. Here you can read the stories of some of their most memorable investigations. Featuring both cases depicted on Ghost Hunters and earlier T.A.P.S. adventures never told before now, this frightening collection will challenge everything you thought you knew about the spirit world.

I don't really review books much. But after reading this I really felt I had to say something. So, here is a reprint of what I recently wrote on Camp Blood's Forum. The first few chapters are a little interesting, they tell of different haunted locations that were not featured on the show, but its only 2-3 pages per case. I suppose for some there isn't too much to go in depth with, but in a few of the stories they don't continue on with the obvious...such as chapter 5... Continue reading

Ghosts of Rosewood Asylum by Stephen Prosapio (Book Review)

Zach Kalusky, host of Sci-D TV's Xavier Paranormal Investigators, is ecstatic when he's given the opportunity to explore the most haunted site in Chicago for a Halloween Special: Rosewood Asylum, a place plagued by decades of mysterious fires and unexplained events. It's Zach's dream investigation- but there's a catch: the network forces Xavier Paranormal Investigators to partner with their rivals, the Demon Hunters. Now, Zach must fight for both his show's integrity and his team's loyalty while trying to protect his own secret: that he, himself, is possessed.

About the only sort of movies these days that can scare me... Continue reading

Grave Encounters 2 (2012)

For people who don't believe the events of the first film, Grave Encounters, film student Alex Wright is out to prove them wrong. Alex is as obsessed with the first film as the 20 million people who viewed its viral trailer on YouTube. While he and his friends research the events and visit the real psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film, they find themselves face-to-face with unspeakable evil, banking on the hope that their knowledge of the original film will help them survive the sequel.

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Hatchet 2 (2010)

[rating:3/5] Boasting an all-star horror movie cast, this old-school slasher follows terrorized Marybeth (Danielle Harris) as she escapes from the bayou inhabited by Victor Crowley (Kane Hodder), a vicious murderer whose outward deformities hide an even more twisted soul dedicated to slaughter. Determined to avenge the murders of her family, Marybeth reunites with sinister Rev. Zombie (Tony Todd), then returns to the gore-filled swamp to hunt her nemesis. Continue reading

Haunted Massachusetts by Cheri Revai (Book Review)

[rating:3.5/5] Massachusetts is home to many strange and ghostly stories handed down for generations, from vengeful witches and tragic ghosts to UFOs and monsters. This book tells the best stories of the state by region. Featuring: The Legend of Lucy Keyes, The Dover Demon, The Black Flash, The Lizzie Borden House and North America’s First UFO. Continue reading

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

For Kirsty Cotton nightmares never end. Still fresh in her fevered memory are her father's skinned corpse, the evil machinations of her uncle Frank's reanimated body and the unspeakable perversity of the Cenobites. But the worst is yet to come. From beyond the Outer Darkness, from the darkest regions of the imagination comes Hellbound: Hellraiser II.

So this time around the daughter from the first movie is locked up in a loony bin because of what happened to her in the first film. She has a couple funny lines, especially “you have got to destroy that mattress!!” just the way it was delivered cracked me up. Anyhow we get a little recap of the end of the first movie right in the beginning... Continue reading

Hellraiser (1987)

A couple move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother (and his wife's former lover) - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to three demons, the man's been brought back to life by a drop of blood on the floor. Soon, he's forcing his former mistress to bring him human sacrifices to complete his body.

I know I’ve seen this movie before but I didn’t really remember it except for a funky looking dude in an attic. I saw it many many years ago as a teenager and I just didn’t get the fascination with it. Recently the movie channels have been playing the first three so I decided to DVR them and attempt to get into them again… Continue reading

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