31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 13 – Society (1989)

Alas, our copy of Invasion of the Body Snatchers didn't work last night so we had to move on to another recommendation and exemplary piece of body horror - Brian Yuzna's Society, which stars Baywatch's Billy Warlock. Warlock is Bill Whitney, part of a wealthy Beverly Hills family who seem to have it all. However, … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 13 – Society (1989)

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31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 3 – Hellraiser (1987)

We're bringing out the big boys now with Clive Barker's 80s horror classic Hellraiser which introduced us to the legendary character of Pinhead and his fellow Cenobites. Over 30 years have passed in Hellraiser history (it originally started life as Barker's 1986 novella┬áThe Hellbound Heart) and it still has such sights to show us. It's … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 3 – Hellraiser (1987)

31 scary movie moments – 23) The blood test in The Thing (1982)

John Carpenter's The Thing is completely terrifying, with body horror to the max. Kurt Russell's R.J. MacReady leads the men stuck at an Antarctic research station whilst they struggle to survive 'The Thing' - an alien lifeform that takes control of its host and resembles them. So you never know who the alien could be … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 23) The blood test in The Thing (1982)

31 scary movie moments – 9) Dead by dawn in Evil Dead II (1987)

Sam Raimi's cult horror classic is a laugh riot - a high octane, relentless blaze of black comedy, in your face gross-out and a formidable performance by lead actor Bruce Campbell. Boy, does he get put through it. It's really bloody funny. BLOODY funny. Whether it's Ash's (Campbell) severed hand attacking him, laughing lamps or … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 9) Dead by dawn in Evil Dead II (1987)

31 scary movie moments – 2) ‘Demons’ (1985) coming up the stairs

Lamberto Bava's wonderful, self-reflective 80s' Italian horror classic has a select group of punters invited to a private horror movie showing only to become prey to the Demons. It's all set to a great heavy metal soundtrack too, with Motley Crue and Saxon amongst the treats. It's a gross-out gory flick with so many disturbing … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 2) ‘Demons’ (1985) coming up the stairs