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)
We’re just a little over a month away from the release of the new Halloween film and I thought it would be fun to marathon through the entire franchise. The plan is to watch every movie and give my thoughts immediately afterwards, these aren’t intended to be full reviews although some may be closer to … More Franchise Fun: Halloween Marathon
I’ve recently taken to imposing myself in Magnetic Magic’s business. That is to say, I’ve made them aware of me and how obnoxious I am, which may be to my benefit or my detriment. Regardless, when I discover a cool company, I like to get the skinny on how they do it and why they … More [Interview] Magnetic Magic!
The last vacation I took with “da boyz” was probably 5 years ago. Just a handful of idiots getting drunk till the sun came up and the bonfire was reduced to a lump of smoldering remains. A little fishing, a few gallons of cheap beer and a chance to get away from the people and … More The Merits of Sin: Blood Lake (1987) (USA)