The Lure is a 2015 Polish horror musical directed by Agnieszka Smoczyńska and written by Robert Bolesto. The film is a reworking of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale The Little Mermaid, with inspiration drawn from Smoczyńska’s experiences. The Lure currently holds a 6.3 on IMDb, and an 86% on the tomatometer. The film was fairly … More Repulsive Reviews: The Lure (2015)
Happy Halloween! This week it’s a rap cuz the well is dry a new keg to tap, a new fish to fry I found this feature from an indiegogo campaign I reached down into my wallet and made it rain And now the movie is real and it’s on my shelf Someone give me a … More Schlock & Gore: The Barn (2016)
Mockingbird is a 2014 found footage style horror film written and directed by Bryan Bertino (better known for The Strangers). The film currently holds a 4.1 on IMDb and a 21% on the tomatometer, scores that are both well deserved. Mockingbird builds you up, lets you think you’ve discovered a gem, something so rare in … More Repulsive Reviews: Mockingbird (2014)
Horror Sleaze Trash is a zine-centric publication based in Australia that focuses on more subversive material that I have been following for a couple years now. Ben John Smith is its unhinged editor-in-chief. He is a reflective sort that may have ended up a maniac if not for his family that keeps him grounded (pure speculation). … More Interview: Ben John Smith of Horror Sleaze Trash!
Director: Doug Robertson Runtime: 88 mins. DISCLAIMER: Hauntedween is not about a haunted penis. What else isn’t Hauntedween? Is it— Satanic? No. Ghostly? No. Ghoulish? No. Zombified? Nope! Porky’s, but with more blood? YES! So it’s basically a lazy sex comedy with slasher elements and you know what? I didn’t hate it. The whole thing … More Schlock & Gore: Hauntedween (1991)
Nekromantik is a 1987 German exploitation film directed by the notorious Jörg Buttgereit. The film has gained quite the reputation, being controversial for obvious reasons. With a 5.2 stars out of ten stars on IMDb, and a disappointingly low 50% on the tomatometer, it’s clear that not everyone is nearly as crazy about this film as … More Repulsive Reviews: Nekromantik (1987)
When I started writing for this blog, I did not expect to be interviewing my heroes. Once again my expectations have been rocked as I was able to hold congress with Joseph Ziemba. Joseph is a wealth of schlock knowledge, and has a passion for passion projects. If there is a movie out there about … More Interview: AGFA director, Joseph A. Ziemba!
With the new blu-ray release of the Street Trash from 88 Films coming out, I thought I’d revisit the gooey gem, and boy am I glad I did. Street Trash is James M. Muro’s directorial debut, and the film is written by Roy Frumkes. I think it’s safe to say Muro’s career has gone downhill … More Repulsive Reviews- Street Trash (1987)
This week I had a chat with Lucy “Furr” Roxia. Lucy is a clown-loving, straight jacket-wearing, spaghetti-eating, drag performer who hails from Lincoln, Nebraska. She has a show coming up on Friday the 13th at The Alley, info below. We had ourselves a little ghoul talk about our horror crushes, and got sidetracked by my … More Killer Instinct; Interview with Lucy Roxia
Director: Beverly Sebastian Runtime: 93 mins. Maybe I should drink more. There are some great seasonal ales in the shops right now. Pumpkin drinks and the like. Or, perhaps I should have something harder. Bottom shelf. Old Crow or Cutty Sark. Or, I could go all Hunter S. Thompson on some Wild Turkey or pull … More Schlock & Gore: Rocktober Blood (1984)