Category Archives: Movies

Twelve Hours of Terror: Society

Society (1989), dir. Brian Yuzna. Wildstreet Pictures. The penultimate film is Brain Yuzna’s directorial debut. Released in Europe in 1989, but not seeing an American release until 1992, Society is…

Twelve Hours of Terror: Demons

Demons(1985), dir. Lamberto Bava. DACFILM Rome. The fifth offering is the oddest of the lot so far. Demons, directed by Mario’s son Lamberto and produced by the legendary Dario Argento,…

Twelve Hours of Terror: Twitch of the Death Nerve

Twitch of the Death Nerve (1971), dir. Mario Bava. Hallmark Releasing Corp. The fourth showing of horror is the legendary giallo film, Twitch of the Death Nerve, also known as…

Geek Theories: Luke, Not Anakin, is the Chosen One

Yeah, I know, I’m writing about Star Wars, which is probably the most played out topic for geek discussion since Kevin Smith started beating it to death with a shovel…

Twelve Hours of Terror: An American Werewolf in London

An American Werewolf in London (1981), dir. John Landis. Universal Pictures. The third slice of horror is the 1980’s classic An American Werewolf in London.  We open with two American…

Twelve Hours of Terror: Messiah of Evil

Messiah of Evil (1973), dir. Willard Huyck & Gloria Katz. International Cine Film Corp. The second offering of terror is a rarely seen gem from the same minds behind American…

Twelve Hours of Terror: The Burning

The Burning (1981), dir. Tony Maylam. Miramax Films. Regular readers may recall that we covered the Belcourt Theater’s 12 Hours of Terror last year. Sadly, circumstance prevented a return trip…

How the “Playing with Comedians” Trailer Premiered at Dexcon

or, How a Room Full of Gamers Can Give a Guy a Heart-Attack by Frank G. Hablawi On July 4, 2012, Dexcon 15 opened its doors to more than 1,500…

Playing with Comedians

While several professional standup comedians were working on their material at a northern NJ recording studio, they came upon some fellow podcasters enjoying a role-playing game. What follows is a…

Movie Review: Dark Shadows

Is Dark Shadows a good movie? I’ve seen worse. While this may be damning with faint praise, it does come across at best as a fan tribute to the classic…