Here at the Basement, we haven’t spoken much of haunts. With haunted house season upon us, I figure it’s time to rectify that! Well it just so happens that I have an “in” when it comes to the haunt scene. My paternal uncle, Mike Ross, proudly runs the Sinister Sidney Haunted Trail Attraction, an acclaimed … More Interview: Haunt Maestro, Mike Ross
My son turned five years old this past weekend so we decided to change things up a little bit for this week’s episode. I’m a musician at heart and love several types of music. As a child, the first thing that I remember really grabbing my attention in movies is the music. Earliest memories of … More [Show Notes] #81 The Basement Scores
“This is a story of those in the twilight time–” Oh yeah? “Once human, now monsters,” Rad! “In a void between the living and the dead.” Limbo! Fuck yea! “Monsters to be pitied, monsters to be despised,” Sick! “A night with the ghouls, the ghouls reborn from the innermost depths of the world.” The host … More Schlock & Gore: Orgy of the Dead (1965)
When I was a kid I loved Chucky, I actually asked Santa for a Good Guy doll 2 years in a row, sadly Santa never brought me my own friend to the end, but never fear, at the age of 16 I bought myself a life sized Chucky and Tiffany doll from Spencer’s, … More Stand by Your Man: The true story of a girl who wouldn’t give up on the Child’s Play franchise.
As residents of Omaha, NE, sometimes I think we take for granted how lucky we are. Sure, there’s the corn and beef and football and brutal winters and unbearable summers, but trust me, we’re lucky. You may not think of Omaha as being a mecca for cinema, but did you know that not even Los … More Drafthouse of Horrors Returns!
We continue our sequels theme on this week’s episode by talking about follow-ups that were… let’s say “less than” the one directly before. Below is NOT a list of horrible movies, rather, a list of sequels some like and some don’t and where to find them. Demons 2 (1986, Lamberto Bava) I am a HUGE … More More Streaming Sequels, Pt. 2: The Reckoning
When our buddy Sean McCarthy texted me with an idea for a topic a couple months ago I was intrigued. He had an idea for a concept where we would discuss sequels that were remarkably worse than the movie that came directly before it. I loved the idea, but I knew (because I don’t like … More [Show Notes] #80 Sequel Drop-Offs: Alien 3