Category: Film Reviews

DOA Review: Jurassic Prey (2015) – By Baron Craze

    CASE NUMBER #008 Another week has come upon us to return to the land of horrendous movies, which dot the graveyard of the horror genre, and to discover if their burial is best left untouched. Though with this column you can see some filmmakers have attempted the impossible with disastrous results, and this…


Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (1974) – By Baron Craze

  Let’s have a little fun with those dreaded zombies, you know the gut munching, brain snacking shuffling along classic version, not the rage induce ultra-sprinting fast ones, every fan has their favorites a top 5 or 10 listing, when it comes to the list can be – actually is very tough, mainly most think…


My Bloody Valentine (1981) – By Baron Craze

At a time when the slasher genre began its carnage of blood spraying fun in the early eighties, one film garnished the ranks as the most over-looked and underrated, with it taking a holiday largely avoided, and prime territory for director George Mihalka (The Psychic [1991]) to stake his first directorial horror claim. The most…


Piranha (1978) – By Baron Craze

If one named Twilight Zone: The Movie (1980), The Howling (1981), and Piranha to many of the hardcore horror elites and fans, they likely beam a fun grin, when asked what they have in common, some stating cool b-movies, then throw in Gremlins (1984) and overwhelmingly retort with Joe Dante. Yes! That man has created…


Graduation Day (1981) – By Baron Craze

Everyone in the horror genre, knows of the impact and the glorious years where “slasher movies” reigned as king, an easy money-maker at the box office, fueling wars with the MPAA and while 2020 will mark the 40th-annivrersdary for many of the classics such as Friday the 13th, Prom Night, Terror Train and countless others,…


Color Out of Space (2019) – By Baron Craze

Before one dives into the film there’s a few things to unpack first, among them when it comes to adapting authors their favorites among the horror genre, King, Poe, Barker and of course H.P. Lovecraft, and then there’s the understanding of cosmic horror subgenre. This last part becomes a slight confusion, for some, this is…


Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988) – By Baron Craze

I suppose most fans have a few horror comedies they enjoy from Shaun of the Dead (2004) or Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010) and for me it’s Young Frankenstein (1974) or Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), then again any Abbott and Costello movie. Then there’s campy and cheesy entries namely Cassandra Peterson’s alter…


Mon Mon Mon Monsters (2017) – By Baron Craze

Always curious when a filmmaker comes from a different discipline or craft steps forward, following their dream and passion, hence that’s Giddens Ko, a novelist from Taiwan, with his second feature film, on the powerful subject of bullying. When it comes to this topic there’s plenty to choose from the dramatic Bully (2001) to the…


Blackenstein (1973) – By Baron Craze

Severin Films release a buried 1973 horror movie Blackenstein, from director William A. Levey (Hellgate (1989)) which attempted to cash in on the blaxploitation of Blacula (1972) however fails badly, with a movie of dullness and sluggish pace. Nevertheless the more important aspect of the film is actually found in the special features surrounding the writer…


The Relic (1997) – By Baron Craze

Authors Douglas Preston and Lincoln Childhad had their novel The Relic adapted into a b-movie creature feature, that serves the audience with creeps and enlighten entertainment, which incorporates cultural mythology, a mystery-story and superstition, yet omits key portions of the actual novel, while combining several characters into a few people, and finally switching the storylines…