Directed by: Vick Campbellruntime: just a lil over 2 hrs. I have vague memories of channel-surfing during the more dreary mornings of the summers of my youth. It was on one such occasion that I would happen upon the Spanish channel, and see a soap opera resplendent with occult themes and imagery. The episode was … More Review: Black Roses Symphony (2019)
Directed by: Gerald Cormierruntime: 87 mins I believe it was the legendary Irish sportsman Shaquille O’Neal who famously said “necessity is the mother of invention.’ Well in 1990 a man named Gerald Cormier found it absolutely necessary for this world to have a movie where Frankenstein’s monster rips exploding farts. But if you asked me … More Review: Franky and His Pals (1990)
Directed by: David R. Williams, Tilke Hillruntime: 83 mins The struggles of being a creative… Not creating takes so much out of us. Sometimes the stars just aren’t aligned for our visions to come to fruition. That can lead to various forms of depression, and some visceral trips to dark places. But creating isn’t always … More Review: Rust Belt Driller (2022)
Directed by: Matt Jaissleruntime: 72 mins. I know I’ve been inactive for awhile. I had to go away. During that time I’ve learned and grown. Yeah, it’s true! And I’ve watched such awe-inspiring features as TITANIC 666 and SORORITY SLAUGHTER. Yet I realize I haven’t been here to provide you the chuckles and yuks you’ve … More Review: The Necro Files (1997)
The Merits of Sin…The Book Spook du Jour alum and oddball cinema connoisseur Brennan Dortch has published his first book, which is a mighty doozy mind you, and so I figured it would behoove me to say a few words: There’s a shit ton of heart and a severe lack of narrative control which is … More The Merits of Sin…The Book
It’s that time again. We’ve completed yet another rotation around the sun. Some of Spook du Jour’s finest have compiled their end-of-year lists here and here, signaling the termination of 2018. Time rolls on like the paddywack man. Where was I going with this? AH YES! 2019! 2019 Promises more of what you love! Interviews, … More Spook of the Union – A Letter From the Editor
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 are nearing the end of the first quarter of The site’s resurrection, I thought it would be nice to offer a little update to our readers and supporters. We have had thousands of unique visitors and views in the last 3.5 months, which is outstanding! I am personally impressed with all this little … More The Updates on a Hill
Now you can support the blog by picking up a rad T-shirt designed by Jason “Evil” Covelli especially for this blog! More shirts to come in more colors, but for now it’s this black on white classic that you can pick up right here right now Your support means everything. Stay slime, and be RAD at … More TEES NOW AVAILABLE!
WIP PRODUCTIONS LAUNCHES NEW GENRE FEATURE FILM ‘AMAZON HOT BOX’ Writer/ Director of FRANKENSTEIN CREATED BIKERS and Writer/ Director of SPACE BABES FROM OUTER SPACE create their own domestic distribution model with latest film. ATLANTA – Mar. 27, 2018 –Work In Progress LLC has completed the genre feature AMAZON HOT BOX. The film, written and … More Surprise Film Announcement! AMAZON HOT BOX