It’s the last day of the year 2008, and this marks the first year that we’ve been reviewing films. Well, it hasn’t been a full year – we started this current incarnation of the website on March 8th, 2008 with our first review of Larry Cohen’s “The Stuff” (note to ourselves – review more Larry Cohen films!). Anyhow, since it’s the end of the year, we figured if you really wanted to you could browse around the site and look at all the stuff we’ve covered, but if you’re the lazy type like us, this condensed view of some of our highlights and lowlights might be right up your alley. In this post you’ll find some clips and summary of our highest rated films and lowest. So… without further adieu, let’s get on with the show:
Halloween night is a time for watching horror movies, or tv shows about horror movies. I was getting a little tired of what I was seeing around all the cable networks, so I decided to dig into my own extensive catalog and take a chance on a horror movie I hadn’t seen yet. After hemming and hawing, I came across the Jag Mundhra directed 1988 film Hack-o-Lantern (aka Halloween Night). I looked at the synopsis on IMDB, and it read “A kindly old grandfather is actually the leader of a murderous satanic cult which sacrifices its victims on Halloween.” Kindly old grandfather is actually the leader of a murderous satanic cult? You don’t say? Yep, that sounded like my kind of movie, and a perfect way to cap off a Halloween night.
Take a biker movie, throw in a satanic cult and werewolves and mix it all together and you get Michel Levesque’s (Sweet Sugar, The Gravitational Bed) grindhouse flick “Werewolves on Wheels”. This one stars Steve Oliver (Peyton Place) as the leader of the bikers, “Adam”, with a short part by Severn Darden (Mother, Jugs & Speed,) playing the satanic priest with the annoying voice, “One”. Continue reading “Werewolves on Wheels”