Category: Archived Reviews

Madman (1981) – By Baron Craze

The late director Joe Giannone truly created a seriously fun slasher film for the average viewer to thoroughly enjoy and never looked back, taking cues from the industry and fan base, he originally set out to make a Cropsey killer legend movie, however The Burning (1981) beat him to the punch, hence the designing of…


The Mutilator (1984) – By Baron Craze

The mid-eighties the horror genre truly was an interesting time, the slasher genre had a slowdown, but preparing for unsuspecting rebirth with the release of A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984, and creating two stars Robert Englund and Johnny Depp, while creating another chapter in Wes Craven’s life. It also had the home video…


The Creature Below (2016) – By Baron Craze

When one thinks about underwater horror theme movies, many have the continuing nightmare of sharks, and it occurs far too much, the fear of the beasts appears more like those in Finding Dory than real life, aside from the suspense of The Shallows (2016). However, when an independent movie takes on the subject of a…


Harbinger Down (2015) – By Baron Craze

Alec Gillis, a special effects maestro responsible for creating many creatures to terrorize innocent film-goers minds for years, finally takes the step back behind the camera and into the chair of the director and served as a writer too, his longtime friend Tom Woodruff Jr. as a producing partner. Harbinger, a fishing vessel, helmed by…


All Cheerleaders Die (2013) – By Baron Craze

All Cheerleaders Die, a film from directors Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson indirectly intended their film to a targeted portion of the horror comedy market by attracting audiences ranging from high school seniors to young college students, for that this is not a typical horror fans film. It will not appeal to the gore-hounds or…


The Thing from Another World: Ready for the Invasion – By Baron Craze

Since its release 68-years ago of this year 2019, the film is a fan favorite with the hardcore sci-fi and a portion of horror fans remembering this movie with a fondness for what it presented then as incredible storytelling and a new venture in the b-movie market. Now an overwhelming majority will recall seeing and…


Sorority Horror House (2012) – By Baron Craze

When one see’s the name Anthony C. Ferrante attached to a project originally called American Horror House, likely playing off the popularity of American Horror Story series, the interest is piqued, however, to find out that he was a former horror writer for Fangoria magazine, listed as screenwriter for a TV-Movie with a TV-14 rating…


Sloppy the Psychotic (2012) – By Baron Craze

Sloppy the Psychotic, comes from the deranged and twisted creative mind of director Mike O’Mahony (A Dark Place Inside [2014]) who also stars as Sloppy as well as providing the writing for the screenplay and many of job titles for this independent film. While I had received the DVD to view the film, a special…


Tarantula (1955): Still Crawling – By Baron Craze

During the 1950s the horror movie industry took to the atomic age like bees to honey, with incredible monstrous tales, while people worldwide contemplating the fears of nuclear holocausts, it was a great moment for filmmakers to exploit the fears of many, something the genre has hardwired into the psyche of the fans. Tarantula marks…


The St. Francisville Experiment (2000) – By Baron Craze

Director Ted Nicolaou, a master of low-budget horror films whose most recent film came out in 2012 known as DevilDolls and started his journey with TerrorVision (1986), takes on the found footage genre with a brief 79-minute film, called The St. Francisville Experiment, concerning the historical figure Madame LaLaurie’s horrid life. The filming takes place…