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Late Summer Reviews

Posted in entertainment, Halloween, horror, Horror Movies, Reviews, slasher movies, thriller with tags , , , on September 2, 2016 by chrisdsav


Rob Zombie’s new movie is GOOD its original in some ways. It’s like the Dangerous Game and he mentions this in the making of Q&A at the end of the movie. It’s not the crazy over the top nutty film that was Lords of Salem. I would compare it to The Devil Rejects with a more beginning middle and end. A group of friends get capture on Halloween night by Malcolm McDowell and his aristocratic formal wear wearing psychos. They are ten forced for the next 12 hours to play 31 and have to survive a death maze of killer clowns. It’s a huge list of who’s who in his movies with returning favorite Sherrie Moon Zombie and Meg Foster  and Jeff Daniel Phillips. I’ll do a more extensive actor list in another post about Rob Zombie actors. This is Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 meets the Running Man. If you love his music and want a decent not so over the top action flick for Halloween, then check out 31 you won’t be disappointed.


Don’t Breath 

From the team that brought us The Evil Dead remake comes a movie so intense and with such a crazy secret it makes you rethink anything you didn’t like about the Evil Dead. Three friends try to break into the home of a Blind Gulf War vet and get more than they bargained for when he knows his home so well he can pick them off one by one. Stephen Lang is fantastic in this role as a the hero/villain/ not sure what to make of him after you learn what’s in the basement. I don’t want to give too much away but the best scenes are in the dark. You see the characters really trying to adjust to the darkness with their pupils really wide eyed and trying to find light it makes for an eerie experience that makes you feel like you’r there with them.


Kubo and the 2 String

That same studio that gave us Paranorman and Coraline and Box Trolls delivers another amazing weirdly done but still kick ass stop motion animation movie. This time the Art Director of those previous film Travis Knight directs this cool little film. If I had to rank Kub it would come behind Paranorman as my favorite from Laika. A boy goes on a journey to stop his grandfather by reassembling an ancient armor worn by his late father. Along the way he meets a Bug Night and a monkey and fights his even twin aunts played with such creepy voice over by Rooney Mara. They have those V for Vendetta style masks that look super creepy. Matthew McConaughey and Charlize Theron are fantastic  as Monkey and Beetle. ” If I’m called Beetle and your Monkey why is he not called Boy?” Best line in the movie.  The newcomer played Art Parkinson who plays Kubo is really good in his role.

My only problem with this movie and the other two above is NO ONE IS SEEING THEM we just want to be spoon fed fuckign Ghostbusters remakes like mindless drones who cant think for ourselves. What the fuck go see Kubo its an amazing story with great characters and not talking fish finding each other which we saw 12 years ago. 31 and Don’t Breath are original horror movies but nope lets go watch the same stupid crap Blair Witch movie coming out in two weeks over and over again. Get off your ass and support some art.

All these movies are playing at Blackstone Valley Cinema De Lux in Millbury MA.

30th Anniversary of Friday the 13th Part 6 Jason Lives

Posted in 80s, directors, entertainment, Friday the 13th, horror, Interviews with tags , on August 5, 2016 by chrisdsav

Check out my first article on Dread

Thanks to Steve Barton for giving me a chance with this interview with the Director of Friday the 13th part 6. Written interviews are much harder than talking but it was a great lesson in writing.

Mental Health

Posted in entertainment, horror, Interviews, models on July 31, 2016 by chrisdsav

Tonight on Radio of Horror we have two guests first Ben Cresciman (Writer / Director) of the Thriller Sunchoke on the show with us. Then I have a very special guest Lilah Rose, model and mental health instructor. She will be discussing Depression and Anxiety and other problems of Mental Health. She is a part time erotic model and big help for those people suffering from personal problems. She her self suffers from mental health as I do and it will be a great conversation about how to deal with it.




Film Dungeon Commentary

Posted in 80s, Dracula, DVD, entertainment, horror, Horror Movies, Marvel, movies, vampires with tags , , , on July 26, 2016 by chrisdsav

Hey guys for the last couple of years I been doing something with various guests called Film Dungeon Commentary where I sit down with someone and we talk about a film while watching it. this is not a parody riffing MST3K style commentary. this is just for fun, if you have seen the movie before and want to learn something extra about it. So far I have done , Bram Stokers Dracula, The Andromeda Strain, Trick r Treat, Howling 2, Fright Night Part 2, and Blade. Coming up next, The Beyond, Marvel’s Animated Doctor Strange, Man Thing and a  as yet undecided George Romero Movie.

Here are some of the commentaries I have done below check them out and leave a comment or two.




Posted in 80s, entertainment, horror, movies, news, Technology with tags , , on July 22, 2016 by chrisdsav

Japan’s Funai Electric, which claims to be the world’s last VCR manufacturer, says it will cease production of the machines this month.This company is the only one producing the machine today and parts are getting harder to find.


I had my first VCR when I was living in Germantown MD in 1987. My father had bought one from Service Merchandise and spent the night setting it up, reading over the manual trying to program the clock, this was advance stuff back then. Now its plug in and hook up an HDMI cable to a blu-ray player or Playstation 4. My last use of a VCR was in 2012 showing my ex gf Batman Mask of the Phantasm I had that VHS copy since I was 14, I gave it to my son who I showed Godzilla vs Space Godzilla in 2010 on a VHS. I held onto the devise till the summer of 2012, and left it at an old apartment for the next tenet.

I worked for a mom and pop video store in 2004 ( went out of business)  a Block Buster in 2000-2001 ( quit to join the Army)  and 2006-2008 ( fired cuz the people of Clinton MA suck and find it easy to crap all over a part time employee). At least two of these locations I still had access to VHS tapes and that was half the fun of working there FREE MOVIES to rent. I would hot my local store for VHS tapes every Friday night. This article can become why I loved rental stores more than about VCRs in no time. The point being my VCR got a lot of use and it was a $40 machine when I bought one in 1998 for my self.


My Friends Kirk, Xtine, had this to say respectively

Xtine —–“The very first movie I ever watched on a VCR was the original Ghostbusters. Not a scary movie I know, but there was one party that made me jump. It was when I took too long in the kitchen getting a snack and the “Pause” feature on the VCR had timed out. I wasn’t expecting the movie to stop and the TV to blare some random show loudly. Thank you VCR for teaching me two things. First, that watching a movie on my own sofa is the most comfortable thing ever. Second, to be efficient in the kitchen always!”

Kirk—-“it was an interesting device; movies at home, on your own time, was a great novelty, and being able to record (both to time shift commercial stuff, or maybe even rent a camcorder) was empowering. Thanks Mr. Rogers!” Mr. Rogers on Mr Rogers neighbor hood on PBS would show us how a VHS works in one episode

Bill Fulkerson from the Outside the Cinema—-“I still own one. I don’t use it often but I fire it up every now and then to watch The Friday the 13th movies.” Bill show and more information can be found here

I remember the many times using the machine to try and record episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Comedy Central back in 1991- 1994. A couple years later the DVD player would emerge.   Its been the end of an era for a while they are still sold at Best buy, Walmart, and other retail chains, VHS collecting has made these machines very much in demand. Its sad to see it end.





Magician Misty Lee

Posted in Cartoons, DC Comics, entertainment, Fantasy, Geekbabes, horror, Magic with tags , , on July 17, 2016 by chrisdsav

Tonight on the show we have the talented Misty Lee on with us to talk about Magic and Voice Acting in Video Games and more.
We will also be playing the music from John Carpenter’s Lost Themes 2 and be talking about the remake of Ghostbusters and the Netflix series Stranger Things


‪#‎ghostbusters‬ ‪#‎strangerthings‬ ‪#‎magician‬

Ghostbusters Cartoons

Posted in 80s, Cartoons, DVD, entertainment, ghosts, horror, remakes with tags , on July 12, 2016 by chrisdsav

There was an announcement a few weeks ago that we are getting a new Ghostbusters cartoon set in the future. This sounds very similar to Dan Akroyds original script for Ghostbusters which was to be set in the future, I’m sure there is no coincidence. Up to this point Ghostbusters cartoons have been hit or miss there is no denying that the Real Ghostbusters was a hit. The Extreme Ghostbusters depending on who you talk to is a hit or miss among fans. It did give us a abetter diverse cast than what we have coming out Friday.

I’m not going to go over the entire show so many other people have done that but I will point out some of the highlights of the show and my favorite episodes, including thoughts on  the Extreme. Sorry Filmmation Ghostbusters I just don’t have enough interest to cover your cartoon based on the 1970s tv show.  The Real Ghostbusters recently returned in an IDW mini series crossing them over with the ongoing story arc.


ALL EPISODES ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON HOME VIDEO however the new set does not contain all the episodes and lacks any bonus material

Collect Call of the Cthulhu

If this is not the BEST episode of the entire cartoon I don’t know what is. The Necronomicon is stolen from the NY public Library the same library seen in the beginning of Ghostbusters the movie. The guys team up with a spell caster from Miskatonic university and actually fight Cthulhu and his cult of worshipers. ” He makes Gozer look like little Mary Sunshine” Its dark its drawn well and it kicks ass go buy it now

Ragnarok and Roll

A guy depressed over losing his girl friend decides to bring about the end of the world with a magic flute than can summon some bad shit. This episode is one of the darkest ever and a touching love story. A great moment is when he comes to his senses with the help of his faithful companion his ex and the guys and cant stop Ragnarok Egon put a plan together and commands his team perfectly

The Night Halloween Was forever

Sam Hain the living embodiment of Halloween comes back to bring about Halloween forever. He appears in two episodes both equally good. They talk about the lore of Halloween and there is some cool imagery. I like the second episode more minus the Jr Ghostbusters who are annoying Sam turns the firehouse into his new headquarters.

The Boogey Man Cometh

A look into the history of Egon Spengler as he was terrified of the Boogey man now BM has a voice so raspy and creepy only Frank Welker ( Megatron, Dr.Claw Slimer) could pull it off. In the second episode Egon gets thrown off a building and nearly dies and has to come to grips with the fall but he also frees the Boogey man from  his prison. Its darker in tone I think and really hits it on all levels.

Extreme Ghostbusters

Over all this show was hit or miss I like the animation at times and its really dark and moody in almost every episode. You have the four kids being trained by Egon and its something we had hoped the 3rd movie should have been about. Alas with the Death of Harold Ramis  we didn’t get that we got ….well see it Friday


Time Life Warner put out a great box set filled with bonus material and the toons just got released on dvd again last week, but be warned its a paltry set compared to what we got in 2009. No word on Extreme Ghostbusters yet.

Stay tuned for another Ghostbuster review later this week.