14th Jul2017

‘Ghost Asylum’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Jessica Morris, Kaiwi Lyman, Jeff Adler, Jamie Bernadette | Written by Danny Draven, Shane Bitterling | Directed by Danny Draven Danny Draven, who some genre fans will know as the director of Hell Asylum, Deathbed and other low budget fare, is back behind the camera for Ghost Asylum – a cheap (and audience-screwing) retitling of […]

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17th Jun2017

‘Return to Horror High’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: George Clooney, Maureen McCormick, Vince Edwards, Brendan Hughes, Scott Jacoby, Lori Lethin, Alex Rocco | Written by Bill Froehlich, Mark Lisson | Directed by Bill Froehlich In 1982 Crippen High School was the scene of a series of brutal murders and yet the killer was never caught. Now a low budget film crew that […]

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24th Mar2017

DVD art for ‘Unhinged’ remake revealed

by Phil Wheat

Last month we brought you news on the forthcoming remake of the former video nasty Unhinged, which UK distributor 88 Films, along with ITN Distribution have picked up for a release in the fourth quarter of this year on DVD and VOD. The film comes from Proportion Productions, a new UK filmmaking shingle who have […]

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06th Jan2017

‘Hands of Steel’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Daniel Greene, Janet Agren, John Saxon, Claudio Cassinelli, Geroge Eastman, Roberto Bisacco, Andrea Coppola, Donald O’Brien, Amy Werba | Written by Sergio Martino, Elisa Briganti | Directed by Sergio Martino As someone who grew up reading The Dark Side magazine I was privileged to be made aware of a myriad of genre films that, […]

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28th Jan2016

‘Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Shannon Tweed, Bill Maher, Adrienne Barbeau, Karen M. Waldron | Written and Directed by J.F. Lawton The men want their avocados; the evil feminist cannibal piranha women have control of the avocado jungle, what will we do? That’s right; send Shannon Tweed in to save the day. If you think that’s corny then you […]

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21st Jan2016

‘Evilspeak’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Nathan Smith

Stars: Clint Howard, R.G. Armstrong, Joe Cortese, Claude Earl Jones, Haywood Nelson, Don Stark, Charles Tyner, Hamilton Camp, Louie Gravance, Jim Greenleaf, Lynn Hancock, Loren Lester | Written by Eric Weston, Joseph Garofalo | Directed by Eric Weston From the 1970’s and 80’s to now, one thing will always be a sad constant: bullies will […]

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16th Nov2015

‘Blastfighter’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Valentina Forte, George Eastman, Stefano Mingardo, Ottaviano Dell’Acqua, Massimo Vanni, Elizabeth Forbes, Carl Savage, Michele Soavi, George Williams | Written by Luca De Rita, Massimo De Rita, Morando Morandini Jr., Dardano Sacchetti | Directed by Lamberto Bava Number four in 88 Films Italian Collection, Blastfighter is one of those movies that, at […]

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14th Nov2015

‘Zombi Holocaust’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O’Neal, Donald O’Brien, Dakar, Walter Patriarca, Roberto Resta | Written by Fabrizio De Angelis, Romano Scandariato | Directed by Marino Girolami (aka Frank Martin) One of the bizarrest horror films to come out of Italy in the early 80s, Zombi Holocaust is – as the title […]

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29th Mar2015

‘Night Train Murders’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Irene Miracle, Laura D’Angelo, Flavio Bucci, Gianfranco De Grassi, Macha Méril, Enrico Maria Salerno, Marina Berti, Franco Fabrizi | Written by Roberto Infascelli, Renato Izzo, Aldo Lado, Ettore Sanzò | Directed by Aldo Lado With some of the recent releases from 88 Films they’ve delved into the Video Nasty vaults and picked out a chosen few for Blu-ray releases.  […]

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23rd Mar2015

‘Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Gunnar Hansen, Linnea Quigley, Jay Richardson, Dawn Wildsmith, Michelle Bauer, Esther Elise, Tricia Burns, Fox Harris, Jimmy Williams | Written by Fred Olen Ray, T.L. Lankford | Directed by Fred Olen Ray he United Kingdom has an infamous history when it comes to censorship. The debacle of the eighties with many films, either good […]

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23rd Mar2015

‘The Bogey Man’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Suzanna Love, Nicholas Love, Ron James, John Carradine, Raymond Boyden, Felicite Morgan, Bill Rayburn, Llewelyn Thomas | Written by Ulli Lommel, Suzanna Love, David Herschel | Directed by Ulli Lommel 88 Films have really been treating horror fans well lately with their recent titles and they are keeping that trend going with their latest release in their […]

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25th Feb2015

‘Mother’s Day’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tiana Pierce, Nancy Hendrickson, Deborah Luce, Frederick Coffin, Michael McCleery, Beatrice Pons, Robert Collins, Peter Fox, Marsella Davidson, Kevin Lowe | Written by Charles Kaufman, Warren Leight | Directed by Charles Kaufman When three young women take a trip into the country to get away from the hectic city life they find themselves taking […]

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24th Feb2015

‘Don’t Go In the Woods’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jack McClelland, Mary Gail Artz, James P. Hayden, Angie Brown, Ken Carter, David Barth, Larry Roupe, Amy Martell, Tom Drury, Laura Trefts, Alma Ramos, Carolyn Braza, Frank Millen, McCormick Dalten, McCormick Dalten, Cecilia Fannon | Written by Garth Eliassen | Directed by James Bryan Sometimes horror films rely one one thing…and that is gore, […]

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21st Feb2015

‘Slaughterhouse’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Joe B. Barton, Don Barrett, Sherry Leigh, Bill Brinsfield, Jason Collier, Dave Fogel, Jeff Grossi, Hank Gum, Linda Harris, Jane Higginson, Joel Hoffman, William Houck, Courtney Lercara, Tom Normand, Lee Robinson | Written and Directed by Rick Roessler When it comes to the Eighties we tend to have rose-tinted glasses when it comes to […]

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24th Nov2014

‘Trancers’ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Tim Thomerson, Helen Hunt, Michael Stefani, Art LaFleur, Telma Hopkins, Richard Herd, Anne Seymour, Biff Manard, Miguel Fernandes | Written by Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo | Directed by Charles Band It is fair to say that Charles Band makes some interesting movies, most of them B-movies with a cult charm.  As fans we love them for […]

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19th Nov2014

‘The Toxic Avenger 2′ Blu-ray Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Ron Fazio, John Altamura, Phoebe Legere, Rick Collins, Rikiya Yasuoka, Tsutomu Sekine, Mayako Katsuragi, Shinoburyu, Lisa Gaye, Jessica Dublin, Jack Cooper | Written by Gay Partington Terry, Lloyd Kaufman | Directed by Michael Herz, Lloyd Kaufman Troma films have never been described as masterpieces and I don’t think that they would ever dream of […]

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18th Oct2014

Review Round-Up: The Pigman from Das Cabinet to The Void

by Phil Wheat

With so many films released on the run up to Halloween it’s been hard to keep up with reviews, so we’re going to play catch-up with another review round-up looking at some recent releases in brief. This time round we have reviews of Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari, Saints & Soldiers: The Void, The Island […]

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16th Oct2014

‘Girl in Gold Boots’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jody Daniels, Leslie McRae, Tom Pace, Chris Howard | Written by Art Names, Leighton J. Peatman, John T. Wilson | Directed by Ted V. Mikels Pardon the blasphemy, but Jesus H. Christ, who the hell decided it would be a good idea to release Ted V. Mikels WORST film on DVD? The bigger question […]

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16th Oct2014

‘The Killjoy Collection’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Angel Vargas, Trent Haaga | Written by Carl Washington, Douglas Snauffer, Tammi Sutton, John Lechago | Directed by Craig Ross, Tammi Sutton, John Lechago In the late 90s/early 2000′s there was a distinct new trend in the horror genre: that of “urban horror”. A genre that brought urban black cinema, and all-black casts, together […]

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14th Oct2014

‘Unhinged’ DVD Review (88 Films)

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Laurel Munson, Janet Penner, Sara Ansley, Virginia Settle, John Morrison, Barbara Lusch, Bill Simmonds | Written by Don Gronquist, Reagan Ramsey | Directed by Don Gronquist There are horror movies that I would watch just because they were named on the Video Nasty list, this is because I’ve always had an interest in these […]

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07th Oct2014

‘Scream Queens: Horror Heroines Exposed’ Review

by Phil Wheat

[EDITORS NOTE: Given that we’ve already reviewed the Vinegar Syndrome release of Graduation Day and both discs are virtually identical bar the extras, we thought we’d review the MAJOR difference between the two Blu-ray releases – the bonus feature on the UK disc, the documentary Scream Queens: Horror Heroines Exposed] It’s fair to say I’m […]

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17th Sep2014

88 Films announce Slasher Classics Collection: Wave 2

by Phil Wheat

The first wave of 88 Films’ Slasher Classics Collection hasn’t even hit stores yet and the company have released details of “wave 2″ – including four worldwide Blu-ray premieres, each debuting with new HD scans from the original materials approved by the directors themselves! Check out the press release below, as well as the awesome […]

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