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Isn’t the captain supposed to go down with the ship? Not here. He survives, and according to the poster, “would be better off dead” for doing so. Death Ship, needless to say, is a weird disaster film / supernatural horror-hybrid that is set on the high seas (and by the looks of the insane premise, “high” […]
This 1962 American independent horror film is literally an auteur production: it was written, produced and directed by Herk Harvey, as well as featuring him in the role of the spectral figure that haunts its heroine. While teaching and directing plays at the University of Kansas, Harvey started working for the Centron Corporation as a film […]
Confinement adds a bit of an intrigue to a slasher, whether it’s the high gate in Hell Night or the dreamscape of A Nightmare on Elm Street. April Fool’s Day smartly employs an island to get more mileage out of its Ten Little Indians conceit. [Check out our accompanying April Fool’s Day podcast] A group […]
During the early 1980s, primitive home computers were presented as having almost limitless capacities.You remember the ones: green text on a black screen with the kind of graphics that made Ceefax seem positively futuristic. Whether it was kids embroiled in high-tech nuclear war (War Games) or adolescents of a hornier persuasion manufacturing beautiful women in their bedrooms (Weird Science), computers were God-like in their powers, and with only a modicum of tech skills average schmoes the world over were capable of redefining the laws of physics.