100 Feet (2008)

After killing her abusive cop husband, Mike, Marnie returns to New York to serve the remainder of her manslaughter sentence under house arrest. But Mike's vengeful ghost isn't done taunting her in this gripping supernatural thriller. Meanwhile, Mike's ex-partner keeps close tabs on Marnie, who must wear an ankle bracelet that doesn't allow her to escape -- let alone move past a 100-foot radius.

I had come across this a time or two on Netflix but based on the limited description of it, I didn’t bother with it. Then I came across a review on another horror review blog... Continue reading

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

A re-imagining of the 1984 slasher classic about Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who crosses the boundary between dreams and the waking world to gut his victims with his razor-sharp blade-fingered glove. As Nancy and her friends fight for their lives, they also uncover clues to a shocking secret from their past.

First off, let me say, I’m not a huge fan of the original Nightmare on Elm Street series. Yes, I grew up in the 80s with Freddy, Jason and Michael. But for some reason I just never liked the ANOES series very much... Continue reading

Chain Letter by Christopher Pike (Book Review)

When Alison first read the chain letter signed "Your Caretaker," she thought it was some terrible sick joke. Someone, somewhere knew about that awful night when she and six other friends committed an unthinkable crime in the desolate California desert. And now that person was determined to make them pay for it. One by one, the chain letter was coming to each of them ... demanding dangerous, impossible deeds... threatening violence if the demands were not met. No one out of the seven wanted to believe that this nightmare was really happening to them. Until the accidents started happening — and the dying... Continue reading

Creepshow 2 (1987)

In an homage to the works of EC Comics the rotting but amiable Creep introduces this anthology of three gruesome tales written by the master of horror, Stephen King. In the first story, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry. And in the third, a hit and run woman is terrorized by the hitchhiker she accidentally killed...

I rented this movie a LOT as a teenager, I loved it. For some reason I didn’t see the first one until I was in my mid to late 20’s, and I wasn’t a huge fan of it... Continue reading

Dead Man Walking by Marty Shaw (Book Review)

Griffin knew watching an inmate being put to death wouldn't be fun, but he never expected Callahan to return as something less than human. Now Griffin, along with a handful of officers and inmates, are trapped within the walls of a prison as a legion of the walking dead stalk them for food. The choice is simple - fight back or die.

Seeing how this is a short story, there isn’t all that much to write about in response to how I liked the story other then saying I loved it... Continue reading

Fear Island (2009)

A group of friends arrive at a secluded island cabin for a weekend getaway. After a night of music, drinking and getting re-acquainted the friends are shocked to find the cabin's caretaker murdered and the only boat off the island gone. Stranded on the island they become the prey of a mysterious killer who seems bent on revenge for something . . .

The movie starts out with a girl huddled in the woods covered in blood with a knife. Police close in on her and she is taken to be questioned. Right from the get-go we are told everyone else is dead. Geeze, way to ruin it Continue reading

Friday The 13th by Simon Hawke (Book Review)

It was going to be a fun summer at Camp Crystal. The young counselors were getting ready for it while they joked about the scary rumors attached to the isolated camp. But evil was waiting in the shadows as the sun set. The laughter turned to screams...the easy living to agonized dying. For the light had gone and the wind was howling and it was -- Friday The 13th. This is the novelization to the hit Horror movie Friday The 13th.

These novelizations to the Friday The 13th movies are one of the hardest items to win on Ebay. Unless you are willing to spend $75+ for a good copy... Continue reading

Funland by Richard Laymon (Book Review)

A growing group of leering, belligerent punks known as the Trolls are intimidating fun-seekers at the coastal amusement park Funland, and some of the local teens blame the Trolls for a series of missing persons and decide to fight back late one night. But what’s really behind the disappearances is waiting for them all in the funhouse. . .

I have read quite a few Richard Laymon books before I started reviewing novels here on the site and if you don’t know anything about the author or his books, then you should know that most of the time they involve multiple killers who love... Continue reading

Ghoul (2012)

When a couple goes missing among the gravestones of the local cemetery, the legend of a horrific ghoul begins to seem more like reality than myth. Timmy and his friends are forced to confront their worst fears when they unearth long-buried secrets.

I picked this movie up from Redbox based on the description. I had a couple free movie rentals and figured what the heck, if it was bad I got it for free so it was no big deal. I honestly thought it would be fun because it sounded to me like a mix between Stand By Me and IT. It wasn’t... Continue reading

I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

[rating:4/5] In this horror remake, young writer Jennifer finds life at her rented retreat perfect for working on her first novel. But her enthusiasm is shattered by her vicious rape. Now, the local thugs responsible will face an excruciating fate, as she brutally kills each and every one of them.. Continue reading

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