Category Archive: Classics

Dec 21

GSB Flashback: THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW (1988)

Thanks to Graveyard Shift Sisters and Black Girl Nerds for hosting a #FridayNightHorror Live Tweet of The Serpent and the Rainbow, or else I probably wouldn’t have revisited this under-rated Wes Craven classic for who knows how long. Bill Pullman plays Dennis Alan, who hears about a ritual in Haiti that turns people into Zombies.  It’s …

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Oct 23

Scream-A-Day No.23 – IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE (1958)

A rescue spaceship is sent to Mars to save the sole survivor of a prior exploration mission.  But there’s also an uninvited guest.  And IT is looking forward to the on-flight snacks – people.  Today’s Scream-A-Day is a classic that not everybody knows about, but I suggest watching – IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE. …

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Oct 15

Scream-A-Day No.14 – MOTEL HELL (1980)

It’s always scary when a horror movie features a brother and sister act.  And a great classic sibling pair comes from this Scream-A-Day with plenty of vacancy – MOTEL HELL! Vincent runs a road side stand where he sells vegetables and fritters.  Everybody loves the fritters because they’re so tasty.  Him and his sister prepare …

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Oct 14

Scream-A-Day No.13 – The Brain from Planet Arous (1957)

I’m all about the horror with monsters and crazed people running about, killing teenagers.  But for a Scream-A-Day on a Sunday evening, I like to go old school with something that kids can get a kick and a scare out of.  So in light of that, I give you THE BRAIN FROM PLANET AROUS.  Monsters …

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Oct 13

Scream-A-Day No.12 – CARRIE (1976)

We have one week before the remake of this Stephen King 70s classic comes out in theaters starring Chloe Moretz. Normally I’m leery of remakes, especially horror classics.  But I like Moretz in all of her work, and Julianne Moore is going to kill it as Carrie’s deranged fanatic mother.  But I’ll talk about that …

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Oct 11

Scream-A-Day No.11 – Nightmare on Elm Street

If you haven’t seen NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST. I want you to go to the chalkboard and write “I will be a better Horror Fan” 1000 times.  Because any person that sees themselves as a horror fan, and hasn’t seen this Scream-A-Day hall of fame flick, is just not doing it right. Summery – After …

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Oct 10

Scream-A-Day No.10 – SON OF INGAGI (1940)

  A doctor hides a missing link named N-Gina in her house that she found in her work in Africa.  She also has a heart to help a young newlywed couple.  Today’s Scream-A-Day is actually a piece of African-American horror cinema history – SON OF INGAGI.  It’s considered the first Horror film written and directed …

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Oct 07

Scream-A-Day No.7 – NIGHT OF THE COMET (1984)

Regina and Samantha are two girls that just want to have fun, meet boys and not have to work dead end job!  But after a freak meteor shower lights up the sky, they just want to try and live!  Luckily, through accidental circumstances, they didn’t experience the NIGHT OF THE COMET! This quirky horror mixes …

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Oct 06

Scream-A-Day No.6 – THE INVISIBLE MAN (1933)

It’s amazing that only a couple of decades after film really got moving, and only a few years after sound was introduced, this very early sci-fi horror was an achievement in special effects. Back in 1933 you didn’t have that many films that tried to pull off the things they did in – THE INVISIBLE …

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Oct 04

Scream-A-Day No.4 – DOCTOR JEKYLL AND SISTER HYDE (1971)

I must admit that I haven’t seen this film for many years.  And even then, it was on Television.  But because I love dropping classic and under-rated horror films in you guys (and Scifi / Fantasy of course), I always tell people they should check out – DOCTOR JEKYLL AND SISTER HYDE. Unless you haven’t …

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