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  • Reviews

    Long Island Cannibal Massacre (1980)

    Originally published in Bleeding Skull! A 1980s Trash-Horror Odyssey. At seventeen, I bought a four-track cassette recorder. My dream was to write and record songs in the style of Nirvana and…

  • Reviews

    Devil’s Kiss (1975)

    Open up! The Devil is comin’ at ya with a big, wet (French) kiss! The French. You just can’t stop ’em. Every time I turn around, a new vintage trash-horror film…

  • Reviews

    Dracula, Prisoner Of Frankenstein (1972)

    John Lennon opened the caustic and cleansing “Plastic Ono Band” with the library sound effect of a solitary church bell. The early minutes of Jess Franco’s Dracula, Prisoner Of Frankenstein utilize…

  • Reviews

    Night of the Skull (1976)

    Sometimes, all you really need is a rubber skull mask and a dark, rainy night. Imagine Jess Franco directing a script by Andy Milligan. There would be period costumes, whipping, and…

  • Reviews

    Blood Orgy Of The She-Devils (1972)

    Spiritual lightning has struck again. Walking home from my train commute, I was seized by psychic thunderclaps, revealing themselves as screeching female voices. “Find the Dance Costumes By Eros! Find the…

  • Reviews

    Playgirls and the Vampire, The (1962)

    The Transylvania Chamber of Commerce just opened their second bottle of French cognac tonight. They’re celebrating because they’ve figured out a surefire way to drum up some cash-flow during the tourist…

  • Reviews

    Blood Of The Vampires (1971)

    Poor Eduardo. With Blood of the Vampires, fab director Gerry De Leon returns for his second and final atypical vampire film for Hemisphere Pictures. Like The Blood Drinkers (1966), De Leon…

  • Reviews

    Blood Drinkers, The (1966)

    After 90 minutes of duotone dreams, I’m certain of one thing: The Blood Drinkers is a vampire film like no other. Director Gerry De Leon, a Hemisphere Pictures/Blood Island mainstay, steeps…

  • Reviews

    Graveyard Of Horror (1971)

    After watching this movie for 86 minutes, I have no answers. But I’m not alone — the synopsis on the back of the DVD case couldn’t even get the facts straight.…

  • Features

    Bloody Backyard Magic: Nathan Schiff Speaks

    You’ve got one minute. One minute to scour the caverns of your brain, in search of the greatest example of successful, zero-budget, strange filmmaking enthusiasm that ever dared to load a…

  • Reviews

    Hands Of Blood (1974)

    I love being caught off guard. Chances are slim, but every once in awhile, an unheard-of film jumps up and slaps me in the face. Hello, Hands of Blood. Movies like…

  • Reviews

    Weasels Rip My Flesh (1979)

    Among the moldy cardboard and layers of dust in the back corner of your attic lies a box of mysterious old Super 8 reels, all shot way before you were born…

  • Reviews

    Beach Girls And The Monster, The (1965)

    Summer is here! It’s time to surf!! AND DIE!!! Richard just graduated from college. He works with his father Otto at a science lab. After a car accident paralyzes his friend’s…