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‘The Exorcist’ to Tread the Boards

It’s become pretty common these days to turn scary movies into theatrical shows. It’s been done several times over the years with varying degrees of success. Now, in the shocking tradition of Evil Dead: The Musical, Re-Animator: The Musical and Legally Blonde, the film often regarded as the greatest horror movie ever made — that’s [...]

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Halloween Memories: Jen and Sylvia Soska

When deciding with whom we should finish our Halloween Memories series, the Planet Fury editorial staff unanimously agreed there could be no better closers than those groovy grindhouse gals from the Great White North, Jen and Sylvia Soska. With their mondo-cool debut, Dead Hooker in a Trunk, the Soskas proved they are two of the [...]

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Trash or Treasure—You be the judge

I came across the following video on YouTube. It purports to show “hilarious” (read: awful) trailers for probably funnier (read: worse) 1970s horror movies, mostly of the Italian persuasion. But when I watch it, all I see is a bunch of 1970s awesomeness. Now, I’ve seen some of the flicks featured here and, granted, they [...]

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Close but No Cigar—The Last Exorcism

Good exorcism movies are few and far between. Of course, there’s The Exorcist which, way back in 1973, set the bar so high that any similar film that followed was bound to suffer in comparison. Of the more recent possession flicks, only The Exorcism of Emily Rose has approached the overall quality of the The [...]

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