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Body Bags (John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper, 1993)

“A better-than-average horror anthology from two of horror’s reigning masters, Body Bags benefits considerably from an HD upgrade that’s been fleshed out with some salient supplements by Shout! Factory.” Read my review of Body Bags, out this month on Blu-ray … Continue reading

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Swamp Thing (Wes Craven, 1981)

“Swamp Thing lurches onto Blu-ray looking better than ever, complete with an impressive roster of supplementary materials, from Scream Factory.” Read my entire review of Wes Craven’s cult fave, which drops this week on a Blu-ray/DVD set, only at Slant … Continue reading

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Something is Rotten: A Nightmare on Elm Street (Wes Craven, 1984)

“According to Shakespeare, there was something operating in Nature, perhaps inside human nature itself, that was rotten. ‘A canker,’ as he put it. Of course, Hamlet’s response to this, and to his mother’s lies, was to continually probe and dig … Continue reading

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The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 (Wes Craven, 1985)

“Those hills may still have eyes, but only the hardiest fans should have their eyes on The Hills Have Eyes Part 2, an indifferent Blu-ray release from Kino Lorber.” Read my review of Wes Craven’s bottom-scraping sequel, out recently on … Continue reading

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Wes Craven’s THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and Antonio Margheriti’s INVASION OF THE FLESH HUNTERS (aka CANNIBAL APOCALYPSE)

What struck me most last night at Retrofantasma, watching The Last House on the Left in a theatrical venue, was a purely technical aspect. It’s long been common coin that Wes Craven’s grindhouse poison pen letter to the American family … Continue reading

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