LEPRECHAUN RETURNS with two very cool posters.

SyFy's new Leprechaun sequel, Leprechaun Returns, hits VOD December 11.  And honestly, I can't wait.  Yes, the absence of Warwick Davis kind of, sort of, sucks.  But what doesn't suck is that this new movie is a direct sequel to the original film.

I had actually written a Leprechaun sequel a few years back and I had the same idea: pick it up at the O'Grady farm in present day.  And that's what's happening.  I'm excited to see how they handle it and if I was close.

Two new posters have been released for the film and if you look closely, you'll notice that they're hand-drawn renderings.  How cool is that? 

The first one features the infamous well from the original film.  And the second one gives us an idea of what's in store.

You gotta give SyFy some credit...they are erasing that awful taste that Leprechaun: Origins gave everyone.

Something that has sort of gone under the radar is that original Leprechaun star Mark Holton (Ozzie) has returned to…

MM Updates: Halloween (2018), Jack-O & Van Life

Just some quick updates.  The site isn't dead, but I'm sure you knew that.  The guestbook had a huge surge the other night when a few Twitter friends stopped by and lit it up.  It's basically a chat room anyway.


Halloween (2018)I'm not writing a review but as I stated in another post, I loved the movie.  A lot.  I even pre-ordered the steel book.Van LifeI'm getting more and more curious about the whole van life movement.  It's sort of like the tiny house movement, but it's where you basically build a micro house in the back of a cargo van.  And that honestly sounds like something that is right up my alley.  I started following a YouTuber named Chrome (Vancity Vanlife) who has a sweet channel with all sorts cool goodies.Halloween NightAnother year is in the books.  The kids had a blast.  Chase went as real-world Mario and Alex went as Batman (or Batman: The Dark Knight as he says).  Lots of photos on Instagram.  I went as the Sunny the 13th killer from…

THE SPIRIT OF HADDONFIELD brings the spooky atmosphere.

I followed the production updates on the Halloween fan film The Spirit of Haddonfield pretty closely and I'm actually pretty upset with myself for not checking the film out as soon as it was live on YouTube.  But here we are, on the fifth of November, and I finally watched the short film this morning.

My quick knee-jerk reaction?  I liked it.  There were some things that I would have personally done differently, but it's mostly preferential stuff.  I wasn't a huge fan of the color grading of the film.  I felt like it was almost too washed out.  Coming from someone who has lived in the Midwest his whole life, there are greens in autumn.

The music was good.  There's one spot early on where I felt like the theme "The Shape Stalks Laurie" was a little out of place -- but maybe only because it was recycled near the end.

My last complaint: Michael Myers' mask.  More specifically: the hair.  The mask itself was fine, a Trick or Treat Studios' Halloween II m…

Fright-Rags' "Month of Myers" is here!

Holy hell...just look at all this glorious Halloween goodness!  
Fright-Rags continues its Month of Myers with new and classic apparel from Halloween (1978) and its first five sequels: Halloween II, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Halloween 4: The Return of the Michael Myers, Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

John Carpenter's Halloween collection features eight new shirts, six reprinted shirts, three pairs of socks, and a 40th anniversary enamel pin. The Halloween II collection includes a T-shirt reprint and a Nurse Jill motion enamel pin. The Halloween III: Season of the Witch collection has new baseball tees featuring the Silver Shamrock masks, plus two classic designs.

The Halloween 4: The Return of the Michael Myers collection contains four T-shirts, a pair of socks, and four enamel pins. The Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers collection offers three T-shirts and two enamel pins. Fright-Rags' first foray int…

Must Watch: The Sexy Armpit Halloween Special 2018

The Halloween season is in full swing now, and my buddy Jay at The Sexy Armpit as released his 2018 Halloween Special.
Jay conjures up a Halloween Scavenger hunt all around New Jersey with high stakes, shocks, and spooky surprises! Watch it now...

Go behind the scenes of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights HALLOWEEN 4 sets!

I came across this video that's too good not to share -- a behind the scenes walkthrough of Universal's Halloween Horror Nights Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers sets.

The video is courtesy of Halloween Daily News.  Enjoy.

I love the hell out of Halloween 4 and this looks like a lot of fun.

Quick thoughts on SUMMER OF '84.

I was mildly excited to check out Summer of '84, a slasher period piece that I had seen trailers and artwork for a while back.  Now, one can argue that the filmmakers were trying to capitalize on the enormous success of Netflix's Stranger Things, and maybe they are.  But that's okay. 

So the movie finally hit Amazon and I decided to rent it.  I had watched a couple of reviews on YouTube, all of which were very positive.  So I dug in.

And I have to be honest, I didn't love it.  Not to say I didn't like it, because I did.  But the love just wasn't there -- mostly because I just feel like horror-themed movies and TV shows that are set in the '80s are just overplayed now.  I think if it was Summer of '94, I might have loved it.

The story is good.  And the ending is actually quite great.  There's an unexpected character death and a few narrative turns that keep the movie interesting.  The acting was good for the most part and the movie was shot incredib…