Tag: Archived Review

Zombie Holocaust aka Doctor Butcher M.D. (1980) – By Baron Craze

When the cannibal subgenre found the reign of its terror nearing the end and they witnessed the strong rise of the dead, with creation of more zombie films, producer Fabrizio De Angelis (The Beyond [1981]) decided why not combine the two genres, hence creating Zombie Holocaust. In the process, the Italian gore saturation of explicit…


The Wax Mask (1997) – By Baron Craze

When one sees the names Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento joining to together to work possibly on new horror projects, many across the horror genre have great aspirations for the future project. However, death played the spoils, as intended director Fulci passed on, March 13, 1996 (at the age of 68) and it crippled the…


20 Million Miles to Earth (1957) – By Baron Craze

When one hears the name Ray Harryhausen they either say who’s that or know of his masterful special effects skills, honoring and respecting his contributions to cinema, especially in both the horror and sci-fi genres. A classic creation of his which features Ymir, the beast from Venus celebrates its 62nd  anniversary in the film 20…


It’s in the Blood (2012) – By Baron Craze

When a horror fan mentions the name Lance Henriksen a flood of films come to mind such as Aliens (1986) and lately many b-movies, but as a quality actor, the performance, comes with intensity and passion for  each role and never fails in the delivery, and the same goes for his character Russell in It’s…


Willow Creek (2013) – By Baron Craze

Found Footage films seem to have earned a lasting impression on the horror genre, and the staying power always increasing mainly due to the fact of the cheapness for successful production, for wallets of budding filmmakers, however a strange element when a noted filmmaker, such as Bobcat Goldthwait enters into the subgenre with his version…


The Beyond (1981) – By Baron Craze

Attention: Only the true hardcore horror fans need apply here, as anyone familiar with the powerful and incredible visual presented in the Italian horror cinema, they already know about The Beyond, as a masterpiece to both Fulci fans and elements of extreme excessiveness. This movie doesn’t hold anything back, delivering gore, and strives forward providing…


Exeter (2015) – By Baron Craze

Marcus Nispel, director of retelling stories such as Frankenstein (2004) the television movie and then moving to mastering remakes of horror greats of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) and Friday the 13th (2009), storms forth with an original horror story from writer Kirsten McCallion called Exeter. Although the plot falls into the trappings of a…


Wild Beasts (1984) – By Baron Craze

Some horror fans have a special love for killer animal movies, Food of the Gods (1976) or Day of the Animals (1977), where beasts of all types really become the stars and upstage the actors or stomp on them depending on the situation. Hence, it brings us to Wild Beasts, from director Franco Prosperi, now…


Exists (2014) – By Baron Craze

Eduardo Sanchez, a talented filmmaker, brings to life screenwriter Jamie Nash’s creation, (they both previously worked on Altered [2006]) which strangely adds more into the found footage market which he long ago helped to advance greatly with his movie The Blair Witch Project. Herein another film dealing the existence of Bigfoot and claiming on the…


Hotel Inferno (2013) – By Baron Craze

Director Giulio De Santi, known for his thrilling gross theatrics, presents his film Hotel Inferno, filmed in a first person perspective, which follows a narrative storyline and yet feels strangely familiar. Noting that JeruZalem (2015) took on this concept of first person filming (POV), only a few others have braved the new technology, namely the…