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Funeral Home (1980) Review

By Chris Wright, MoreHorror.com

It’s the “Psycho” of the 1980s! I came in to this movie expecting it to be mediocre but was pleasantly surprised that it was good. This Canadian horror film has multiple overtones of Hitchcock’s “Psycho”: a creepy house with a person running this bed and breakfast not being “all there” in the head. This was released on VHS by Paragon Video and is in demand with movie collectors. It was released on DVD in 2007.

The plot is Heather goes on school vacation to her Grandmother’s recently renovated Bed-n-Breakfast to help out. We learn that Maude Chalmers’ husband disappeared and she converted his funeral home for guests to stay. Mrs. Chalmers has a man named Billy, who is mentally slow, as a ground worker. This creepy ex-funeral home isn’t so peaceful when bodies turn up dead with no just cause. The
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People Who Died: ‘Hollis’ from “My Bloody Valentine” (’81)

By J Astro

Horror fans are a unique sort of folk, because while many of us are the nicest & most generous, fun-loving people you’ll ever meet, we also delight in watching our fellow humans being massacred on TV and theater screens with alarming regularity. We deliriously cheer on the maniacs, monsters, and ill-mannered otherworldly visitors who make mincemeat out of our fictional peers, because that’s what we paid good money to see. And we’re usually less concerned with the so-called moral implications of such casually vicious entertainment than we are about how much soda or nacho chips we have left. I don’t wanna say we’re desensitized, necessarily… but we sure have grown to love our violent escapism. But what about those getting strangled, mangled, chopped up, beaten down, eaten, violently accosted, haunted, menaced, chased, threatened, and generally harassed at every turn? They do it all onscreen,
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Monster Mania 14 Swag Report

Monster-Mania stretches its tentacled appendages across the great state of New Jersey once again this coming weekend, converting man, woman, and child alike to the service of Horror!!

March 12th through 14th, Cherry Hill's Crowne Plaza will play host to your heroes of horror including...

* Dario Argento * Malcolm McDowell * Gary Busey * Eric Roberts * Mark Patton (NOES2) * Doug Bradley * Spencer Wilding (Wolfman 2010) * Jake Busey * Thom Matthews (Return of the Living Dead) * Bruce Abbott (Re-Animator) * Kane Hodder * Bill Moseley * Corbin Bernsen * Meg Foster (They Live) * Scout Taylor-Compton * William Katt (Carrie) * Chris Carnel (My Bloody Valentine 3D) * Derek Graf (Zombieland) * Terrance Zdunich (Repo! The Genetic Opera) *

A Night of the Creeps Reunion with Tom Atkins, Jill Whitlow, Jason Lively, and Steve Marshall

A My Bloody Valentine Reunion with Neil Affleck, Alf Humphreys, Lori Hallier, Helene Udy, Peter Cowper, Paul Kelman, Tom Kovacs, Rob Stein, and Jim Murchison

...and plenty more guests. Visit
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Trailer For The My Bloody Valentine Special Edition DVD!

Shock Till You Drop got an awesome new trailer for the upcoming Special Edition DVD release of the original My Bloody Valentine. What's so cool about this re-release? Finally, we get to see the movie in it's uncut form with deleted scenes and all the "gory" bits reinstated! The DVD will hit store shelves on Tuesday, January 13th, a mere few days before the remake My Bloody Valentine 3D hits screens across the country. Check out the trailer embedded below! Also, Shock's Ryan Rotten conducted a great interview with the producers of this DVD which you can read right Here!

Check out the DVD cover Here. The original My Bloody Valentine was directed by George Mihalka from a script by John Beaird & Stphen A. Miller. The 1981 horror cult classic starred Paul Kelman, Lori Hallier, Neil Affleck, Keith Knight, Alf Humphreys, Cynthia Dale, Helene Udy & Rob Stein.
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