Tag: 80s throwback

Friday the 13th (1980) – By Baron Craze

Since there’s over 187 film reviews of the flick, and likely every cinematic fan, especially the horror fiends, fans, and gurus it is thoroughly impossible to discover anything new about this creation, add-in all the books, interviews, documentaries and convention morsels and appears everything that can be and has been said. Therefore, why toss another…


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,…


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…


The Prowler (1981) – By Baron Craze

It’s likely that if one were asking any horror fan when was the heyday of the glorious gore slasher cycle they excitedly announced the eighties, to be more precise it’s the early 80s. Shortly after both Halloween (1978) and Friday the 13th (1980) releases, the floodgates opened the blood splattering countless slashers flicks all following…


Lost After Dark (2015) – By Baron Craze

Director Ian Kessner presents his first horror film feature co-written with Bo Ransdell, lining up a film as a tribute design with an emphasis on retro-grade horror classic buffet style of 80’s slasher films, keeping diehard fans pleased with the authentic style and homage to other legends in the genre. They never overthink the concept…


Sleep No More (2018) – By Baron Craze

Director Phillip Guzman, known for Dead Awake (2016)  creates another sleep theme nightmarish tale set back in the 80s, originally entitled 200 Hours, rather than Sleep No More (which, sounds eerily similar the themes carried over from A Nightmare on Elm Street), released by RLJE Films. One aspect for not using the 200 Hours, likely…


Pool Party Massacre (2017) – By Baron Craze

Drew Marvick, directed, wrote, starred and wore a few other hats during the production of this fun and bloody passion for the slasher subgenre. He implemented the three key aspects often found in these movies nudity, sex and violence (not necessary in that order, but very common) all to make a slasher standout among countless…