Tag Archives: Suspense

The Prowler (1981) Review

Another day, another slasher film.  During my regular rounds of combing the information superhighway for the most underrated and forgotten orphans of my beloved genre, it dawned on me that I had yet to pay humble tribute, in the form … Continue reading

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The Wraith (1986) Review

I should really change the name of our site to “Alex shows you why the only movies you ever really need to see were made from about 1979 to 1989.”  That’s not true, because some great movies came out before … Continue reading

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Maniac (1980) Review

Maniac was a pretty controversial film when it was released, and now that I can finally say I have seen it in its entirety, I can certainly understand why it was zeroed in on as a prime target by worried … Continue reading

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An Interview with Jamin Winans

Recently I had the pleasure of conducting a lengthy and detailed interview with the main mind behind 2009’s hottest and most talked about independent movie, INK.  For those of you who are unaware of this momentous achievement of a film, … Continue reading

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The House on Sorority Row (1983) Review

Judging by the title and the posters for The House on Sorority Row, most people would cast it aside as just another in the long line of mindless, exploitative slashers where buxom college beauties meet their untimely doom at the … Continue reading

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Necronomicon (1993) Review

Necronomicon is a lesser-known entry into the peculiar sub-division of horror known as the anthology film.  If you are unfamiliar with anthology flicks, they often house 3 or more short stories with a framing device often referred to as a … Continue reading

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Hell Night starring Linda Blair (1981)

Hell Night doesn’t look like much on the surface.  A slasher released in the heyday of slasher-mania, it also throws its hat into the ring of the “fraternity/sorority initiations gone wrong” sub-genre which saw many young, perky, and nubile young … Continue reading

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Treevenge – watch the full sixteen minutes of carnage!

Been a while in between posts for me here on midnight showing, but I assure you I will get up off my lazy ass and write some original material for you supportive guys and gals very soon. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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The Beyond (E tu vivrai nel terrore – L’aldilà 1981) Review

There are really only two ways to tell a good scary story.  There is the horror outside, such as a clearly defined slasher or a creature, and the horror within,  where who you can trust is often in doubt, even … Continue reading

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Angel of Death (2009) Review

Every decade has had its definitive action directors, and with the 00’s waning down, it’s time for action junkies look for the next big thing in slam-bang cinema.  Unfortunately, it looks as if cgi based, bigger-than-life, product placement garbage is … Continue reading

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