31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 17 – Motel Hell (1980)

Motel Hell is utterly bonkers but ALSO AMAZING. Farmer Vincent Smith (Rory Calhoun) and his younger sister Ida (a brilliant Nancy Parsons) live on a farm and also run a motel - 'Motel Hello' - on the same land; the 'o' in the neon sign flicks on and off, so we know we're on sinister … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 17 – Motel Hell (1980)

Horror cult classics #3 The Greasy Strangler (2016)

An absolute riot, you won't have seen ANYTHING like Jim Hosking's debut The Greasy Strangler. There's also images that won't leave your brain, mostly involving Big Ronnie (a fan-bloody-tastic Michael St. Michaels) and a gigantic prosthetic. Big Ronnie and his very strange son Big Brayden (Sky Elobar) are disco tour con artists and pro 'bullshit artists'. … Continue reading Horror cult classics #3 The Greasy Strangler (2016)

Horror cult classics #2 – Phenomena (1985)

Also known as Creepers, Phenomena is one of our favourite Dario Argento movies as it's just so batshit crazy. Yep. even more than a normal Dario Argento film. Starring a young Jennifer Connelly as protagonist Jennifer Corvino, we also have a killer chimpanzee, a fantastic point-of-view shot from the perspective of a fly and Donald Pleasence … Continue reading Horror cult classics #2 – Phenomena (1985)