Monday, 31 December 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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The end of the year is upon us. Overall 2012 has been a seldom year for Horror but hopefully 2013 has more to offer us.

Friday, 28 December 2012

My Best & Worst Films Of 2012

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2012 hasn't exactly been the best year to be a Horror fan. In this list I'm going to give you a run-down of my best & worst of 2012.

Monday, 24 December 2012

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

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Hey there Horror Fiends! Well its been a heck of a year for 'Raz's Midnight Macabre'. I hope you've all enjoyed what I've done so far and hopefully I'll have some great things lined up for you in 2013.

Friday, 21 December 2012

"Hellraiser" Franchise Review

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This months franchise review for SomeWhatNerdy has been the "Hellraiser" franchise 


Wednesday, 19 December 2012

SomeWhatNerdy: The Horror Section

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As you'll probably have noticed each month I post up that I've done a franchise review for the website SomeWhatNerdy.

Monday, 17 December 2012

Xmas Horror Films

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Christmas Horror films, I absolutely love them! I'm a big fan of seasonal themed Horror films, some may call it a guilty pleasure but I don't feel guilty about it at all.

Friday, 14 December 2012

Horror Review: Silent Night (2012)

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The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Real Life Horror: Henry Lee Lucas

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Henry Lee Lucas was an American criminal, convicted of murder in 11 different cases and once listed as America's most prolific serial killer.

Monday, 10 December 2012

William Castle: Master Of Gimmicks

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William Castle is a name which still brings a grin to faces of many Horror fans, his films are still loved and admired to this day.

Friday, 7 December 2012

Horror Review: Monster A Go-Go! - "Transylvania-Mania" (2012)

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Well here's a first for "Raz's Midnight Macabre", I've reviewed many Horror films and a few books and comics but this time it's my first review of an album.

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Icon Of The Month: Ingrid Pitt

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That's right, this month Hammer Horror beauty, Ingrid Pitt, is my icon of the month.

Monday, 3 December 2012

"The Exorcist" Franchise Review

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This months franchise review for SomeWhatNerdy has been the "The Exorcist" franchise

Friday, 30 November 2012

The Rosemary's Baby Curse

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There are a few films that have had the 'cursed' tag placed on it over the years, "Rosemary's Baby" seems to be one of the less talked about these days but I still find it intriguing.

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Horror Review: Bigfoot War (2010)

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Jeff Taylor was an ordinary boy growing up in the small town of Babble Creek, North Carolina, until one night his life was changed forever when a sasquatch brutally murdered his family. Taylor fled the town, hoping to leave the painful memory behind. Years later, after two tours of duty in the Iraq War, he's back in Babble Creek seeking vengeance.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Horror For Children: Why I'm Glad To See It Back

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Kids Horror, you either love it or loathe it. Me, I'm glad to see it making a come back and let me tell you why.

Friday, 23 November 2012

Zombie Apocalypse: What's Your Soundtrack?

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Seeing as it's the end of the week I thought that instead of my usual long winded rants about the Horror genre I'd have a bit of fun.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Horror Review: 15 - An Exploration Of Human Violence (2011)

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On April 15th, 2011, film-makers Jack Hamill and Brenda Hill were hired to make a documentary about serial killer Edward Payne. 3 weeks later Jack Hamill’s partially decomposed remains were found in an abandoned field outside the small town of Happy Valley, Oregon. An investigation into the crime led the police to a farmhouse on the edge of town. What they found there would shake the tight knit community to the core.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Real Life Horror: Ted Bundy

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Theodore Robert "Ted" Bundy was an American serial killer, rapist, kidnapper, and necrophile who assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during the 1970's and possibly earlier. He confessed to 30 homicides committed in seven states between 1974 and 1978; the true total remains unknown, and could be much higher.

Friday, 16 November 2012

An Interview With Fangoria Editor-In-Chief: Chris Alexander

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Here we have a chance to talk to Chris Alexander, the Editor-In-Chief of one of the most popular horror magazines, "Fangoria".

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Horror Review: Trilogy Of Terror (1975)

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Three bizarre horror stories, all of which star Karen Black.

Monday, 12 November 2012

Creepy Kids Of Horror

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Why is it that kids in Horror films terrify us? Is it because kids are seen as a symbol of innocence? Is it because deep down we all fear our children will be murderers? Whatever the reason may be there's no denying that kids in Horror films are terrifying.

Friday, 9 November 2012

Straight To Video: The Stigma Has Changed

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There was once a time when the label 'straight-to-video' was frowned upon, it carried a stigma of being cheap trash. Well times have changed and so has the stigma.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Horror Review: Bazooka Jenn's Craft Attack

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Now this is usually where I review a Horror film, or even a book or comic. Well this time I have the honour, for the first time, of reviewing Horror products.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Icon Of The Month: Maila Nurmi

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That's right, this month Horror host Maila 'Vampira' Nurmi, is my icon of the month.

Friday, 2 November 2012

"Alien" Franchise Review

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This months franchise review for SomeWhatNerdy has been the "Alien" franchise  

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

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IT'S FINALLY HERE, HALLOWEEN IS FINALLY HERE!!!!

31 Days Of Horror - Day 31: Trick 'R Treat (2007)

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Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 30: 1408 (2007)

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A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Monday, 29 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 29: Wolf Creek (2005)

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Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive.

Sunday, 28 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 28: Panic Button (2011)

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Four young people win a competition of a lifetime, an all expenses paid trip to New York courtesy of a social network. As they board the private jet, they are asked to take part in a new on-line gaming experience.

Saturday, 27 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 27: Urban Explorer (2011)

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Anxious to explore the mysterious hidden world under metropolitan Berlin, an international group of four urban explorers hires a local guide, Kris, who leads them into the maze of escape tunnels and subterranean fortifications under the city.

Friday, 26 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 26: Spiral (2007)

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A reclusive telemarketer, whose dysfunctional friendship with his boss is alleviated when a whimsical co-worker enters his life. But as he begins to sketch his new friend's portrait, disturbing feelings from his past threaten to lead him down a path of destruction.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 25: Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

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Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone.

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 24: They Live (1988)

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A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 23: The Children (2008)

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A relaxing Christmas vacation turns into a terrifying fight for survival as the children begin to turn on their parents.

Monday, 22 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 22: Little Deaths (2011)

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Composed of three disturbingly sensual and terrifying short narratives, unified by the twin themes of sex and death.

Sunday, 21 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 21: The Serpent And The Rainbow (1988)

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An anthropologist goes to Haiti after hearing rumors about a drug used by black magic practitioners to turn people into zombies.

Saturday, 20 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 20: Asylum Blackout (2012)

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A group of cooks at an asylum for the criminally insane get locked in with the inmates during a massive thunderstorm.

Friday, 19 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 19: Flatliners (1990)

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Medical students bring themselves near death; their experiment begins to go awry.

Thursday, 18 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 18: The Zombie King (2012)

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Trapped in their town the locals must fight for their lives against a zombie invasion, But there is more to it than they think.

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 17: The Strangers (2008)

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A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants.

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 16: Botched (2007)

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During a heist in Russia, a professional thief finds himself dealing with serial killers, insane hostages, double-crossing psycho Russian hardmen and the real possibility of a horrible death.

Monday, 15 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 15: House On Haunted Hill (1959)

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Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his 4th wife, Annabelle, have invited 5 people to the house on Haunted Hill for a "haunted House" party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.

Sunday, 14 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 14: Doghouse (2009)

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A group of men head to a remote village to help one of their friends get over his divorce; when they get there, though, they discover that all the women have been infected with a virus that makes them man-hating cannibals.

Saturday, 13 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 13: Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

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Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Friday, 12 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 12: The Hills Run Red (2009)

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A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real.

Thursday, 11 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 11: In The Mouth Of Madness (1994)

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An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 10: Flight Of The Living Dead: Outbreak On A Plane (2007)

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On a routine red eye flight, a renegade group of scientists has smuggled a container holding a fellow scientist infected with a deadly virus which reanimates the dead. While the plane crosses through violent thunderstorm, and no place to land, the flesh-eating zombies quickly spread the virus. The passengers and crew must fight for their lives stranded in the air with no way out.

Tuesday, 9 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 9: The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

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On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.

Monday, 8 October 2012

31 Days Of Horror - Day 8: Carriers (2009)

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Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus.