directed by Kirk Alex runtime: 88 mins A review for Lunch Meat is a review for us all. I’m sure my insights here will echo those of everysoul fortunate enough to have ridden the unshakable homegrown fiend of a ride that is Lunch Meat. Watching it seems to synchronize the viewer into some larger, undefined … More Schlock & Gore: Lunch Meat (1987)
BLESS THIS MESS The Basement on a Hill is returning as a podcast! While that is awesome, and we wish them all the luck and success in the world, The Basement on a Hill podcast and The Basement on a Hill blog have become two separate brands. So, going forward, The blog will now be … More Announcement: Name change!
As we stand on the doorstep of October, I’m excited about the number of new horror movies we are going to be treated to in the next few weeks. I saw a trailer for Hell Fest a month or so ago and thought it looked like fun. I then forgot about the movie until earlier … More In Theaters: Hell Fest
Five piece anthology from Michael Ballif and James Morris is a fun love letter to the horror genre and has enough fall flavor to allow the nostalgia factor to kick in. There’s a thin connecting thread throughout that never feels forced and plenty of talent on both sides of the camera. There will be some … More Fresh Cuts: The Witching Season (2015) (USA)
Where am I? When am I? I think I may have shuffled this mortal coil ten minutes in and now I’m in purgatory in front of a movie screen. Am I alone? Was I ever alone? I’m not sure anymore…I don’t think I ever was. Madagascar…what the hell did you do to me? The film … More The Merits of Sin: Lolovokatra 2 (2000) (Madagascar)
directed by Howard Ziehm (as Linus Gator) runtime: 78 mins Vinegar Syndrome I love a good anthology. And who doesn’t!? There’s Creepshow and it’s vastly superior sequel, there’s the often overlooked Asylum, there’s the perfect Halloween anthology Trick ‘r Treat…I could go on. Today’s anthology will challenge your sanity, as it has slithered into my … More Schlock & Gore: Star Virgin (1979)
I’m not sure how to go about this. I’ll let Saint Nicolas of Cage start me off. “Weirdo hippie types” “Bikers and gnarly psychos” I’ll warn you right off the bat that there will be major SPOILERS in this review. I highly recommend checking the film out and then coming back if you want to … More Fresh Cuts: Mandy (2018) (USA/Belgium)