HAPPY DEATH DAY is fun, hip & refreshing!

Surely you've heard about the new horror film Happy Death Day by's only slaughtering the box office competition at the moment (looking at you, Blade Runner 2049).

Admittedly, I'm not the eager, trailer-seeking movie nerd that I was back in my teens, so my first exposure to any HDD related came when I saw the trailer play before 2017's It.  I knew right away that HDD was right up my alley.  It came across as Groundhog's Day meets, well, any '90s teen slasher.  I was excited, to say the least.

So fast forward to last Saturday (October 14).  I finally sat down to watch HDD.  And I was pleasantly surprised how seriously it doesn't take itself serious (if that makes sense).  With seemingly all modern horror movies taking a super dark, serious-in-tone route, it was nice seeing a horror movie, a slasher at that, just sit back and fun with its characters and audience.

Now I need to talk about the film's star, Jessica Rothe, for a moment.  Initially, s…

Fright-Rags drops their Shelly the 13th tee!

It's official: Fright-Rags has truly outdone themselves this time.  A freakin' Shelly tee?!  Are you kidding me?

But that's not at all, as well as this new F13 Part III tee, they've got a few more new releases this month as well, including some Trick 'r Treat goodies.
October is upon us, and Fright-Rags is helping horror fans celebrate in style with new apparel from Trick 'r Treat, Hocus Pocus, The Worst Witch, Mr. Boogedy, and Friday the 13th Part III.

Fright-Rags' new collection dedicated to Michael Dougherty's Trick 'r Treat is highlighted by the Samhain combo pack. Limited to only 31, the set includes a Trick 'r Treat lighted foam pumpkin, hand-carved by renowned pumpkin artist Ian Fetterman, and a T-shirt designed by Ralf Krause. Shirts, hoodies, and baseball tees with Krause's artwork can be purchased separately. Another Trick 'r Treat shirt designed by Chogrin and custom-knit crew socks are available as well.

Fright-Rags has ne…

THE SNOWMAN prize pack giveaway!

Want to win a prize pack for the upcoming thriller The Snowman?  Just take the quiz below and hit me up on Twitter (@nickmeece) with your results to be entered!


Best of luck!

The Snowman hits theaters October 20.

CULT OF CHUCKY is bat-shit insane & awesome!

Well, today's the day...Cult of Chucky has hit DVD, Blu-ray and VOD.  And guess what?  I've seen it!  I've had Cult pre-ordered for almost three months now, and I was super stoked to finally receive it.  Now let's get past all this fluff and jump right into it...

*Minor spoilers!

The film opens up with Andy (Alex Vincent) on a date with a girl who is questioning his love of guns.  Of course, Any denies a "love" for them and insists they're only for protection.  He also correctly presumes that the girl has already Googled him and knows about his past.

I loved Curse of Chucky and especially Andy's cameo at the end, so it's really nice to his character brought back and expanded on in this seventh installment.

Back at his place, we see that Andy still has Chucky's severed shotgun-blasted head, which he tortures periodically.  There's also a few cool throwbacks to the previous films hanging around Andy's place (like a framed Kent Military A…

LEATHERFACE is pointless, but not all bad.

I sat down yesterday and watched Leatherface, the prequel to 1974's The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and 2013's Texas Chainsaw 3D.  I had heard a lot of mixed reactions for Leatherface on social media, mostly tipping the negative side of the scale.

Despite retconning the entire series and muddying up the timeline, I am a fan of Texas Chainsaw 3D -- so, yeah, I was a little bummed out when I found it this new one was a prequel to the '74 classic.

I had medium-to-high hopes, though, because the director duo previously made a fantastic and tension-heavy film with Inside.

And, well, here was my initial tweet regarding my first thoughts...

I’m 4 minutes and 48 seconds into Leatherface (2017) and, man, this is a bad movie. — Nick Meece (@nickmeece) September 26, 2017
Yeah, the opening was that bad.  However, the film did manage to get a little better.

A little.

In what I can only argue is a completely pointless and unnecessary film and adds absolutely nothing to the mythology of th…

Fright-Rags has new HALLOWEEN II & HALLOWEEN III goodies!

If you're a fan of Halloween II and/or Halloween III: Season of the Witch (or just horror tees in general), then Fright-Rags is your Santa Claus.

Check out their all-new H2 and H3 goodies!
Whether you prefer Michael Myers or Silver Shamrock, Fright-Rags has something for all fans of the Halloween franchise with the Halloween II and Halloween III: Season of the Witch collections.  They feature a whopping eight shirts - four from each film - including classic poster artwork, brand new designs, and art styled after vintage advertisements. The poster designs are also available on Fright-Rags' custom black and orange baseball tees.

Eight new enamel pins are available as well. There are five Halloween II enamel pins, including a depiction of Nurse Jill's death scene with sliding action. All three of Halloween III's killer masks have been turned into enamel pins, each housed in a miniature mask box.

Always thinking outside the box, Fright-Rags has recreated Budd's Hadd…
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