Ben Nagy reviews ‘Exists’: Vehicular slaughter of juvenile Sasquatch leads to poor campout experience
We can’t do a round of woods flicks without getting the tall creature with the oversized tarsals involved, so to close out this month’s reviews, we’re due for a Bigfoot flick. The number of flicks featuring Sasquatch I’ve looked at is well into the double digits, and we set forth the minimum requirements for a […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Animal’: Genetically mutated wildebeest/wolf/bear/boar hybrid makes people hole up in a cabin in the woods
As our annual month in the woods flicks winds down for another annum, Animal, a 2014 flick by director Brett Simmons (You Might Be the Killer), found its way onto the Screening Room’s screen and from the jump, it REALLY aspired to be a John Carpenter flick. They even used the same opening credits font […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘The Village in the Woods’: Aspiring pub owners meet Druidic cabal looking for lunch
A couple decide that they’re going to reopen this inherited shuttered inn/pub called The Harbour in the latest woods flick we’re checking out, aptly titled The Village in the Woods because the action occurs in a village and it’s in the woods. But the woods do not play that much of a role in this […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Backcountry’: Some days you get away from the bear, and some days the bear gets you
Two unprepared young people in love meet a mean bear, which ruins their camping trip, in 2014’s “Backcountry.”
Welcome to the wildest part of the year where we celebrate flicks that take place out in nature — usually in the woods. Communing is optional, yet highly encouraged. There will be special guest appearances by big hairy monsters, the gratuitous use of outdoor implements for things that they’re not normally intended and leaves a’falling. […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘CarousHELL 3’: Duke the Unicorn fights a maniacal bunny as trilogy achieves closure
Homicidal unicorn Duke returns to battle vicious killer rabbit reanimating corpses. Eyepatch pizza guy joins the chaotic sequel filled with stabbings, beheadings, and unicorn-rabbit combat.
Joe Bob brought the scariest freakin’ demonic horror anthology to traumatize Darcy so she’d have a wicked story to impress all the lame kids who just watched Hocus Pocus again.
The gang wrapped up the season with Romero’s least perfect zombie flicks, but hey – gun-toting, tune-listening, lovable Bub still delivers the zombie goods with gory splatter perfection.
Jamboree Totals: BBQ, Bigfoot sightings, and hubcap honors! Behind-the-scenes chaos turned epic with airport runs, massive mutant lines, and a super surprise guest. WINNING!
In his 60 years here on this planet, Baltimore-area director Don Dohler also had his eyes on the stars. The filmmaker ignored budgetary and regional limitations and ended up producing 14 flicks in addition to directing 11 of em — mostly science fiction and monster flicks — including Alien Factor, Alien Factor 2 and Nightbeast […]