From Beyond 1986
What I love most about this movie is the way it honestly makes my stomach turn at times. Like, I'm getting queasy just thinking about certain scenes. S
I absolutely live for shit like this! Low budget regional filmmaking with some of the best homegrown gore effects ever put to video. The Nightbeast himself is a marvel of creature design and bad tailoring. Every human character in this sleazoid odyssey is dumber than the last, making the most idiotic decisions, and spouting half baked dialogue with about as much personality as a wooden shoe. It's all done with so much love and dedication to the craft, you can't help but relish every moment.
Evil Dead Trap 1988
An exquisite splatter nightmare from Japan, with heavy doses of italo-lunacy and Cronenbergian body horror for good measure. Evil Dead Trap is somehow both utterly unique AND wears its influences dangling from its gore soaked sleeves. Theres a mean streak cutting straight down the films gooey center, elevating it to a level of cruelty which really caught me by surprise. There are moments throughout which are genuinely pretty disturbing, with the violence going way beyond what I was expecting, much…