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Is One Thing (Blu-ray) Better Than Another? The Thing (Scream Factory) vs The Thing (Arrow Video)

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Both Scream Factory and Arrow Video have now released John Carpenter's The Thing on blu-ray. We take a look at each of them and decide which release is the best overall.

Psycho Week Day 7: The Psycho Legacy

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Psycho Week Day 6: Bates Motel (TV Movie) (1987)

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Psycho Week Day 5: The Psycho Remake

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Psycho Week Day 4: Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)

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Psycho Week Day 3: Psycho III (1986)

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Note: This review spoils the ending to Psycho II.

Psycho Week Day 2 Psycho II (1983)

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Psycho Week Day 1: Psycho (1960)

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The Import Corner: Night of the Living Dead (1990) (Umbrella Entertainment) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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After the trainwreck that was the Twilight Time blu-ray, can Umbrella Entertainment save Night of the Living Dead from being a blu-ray joke?

Norman Bates is Coming For You!!! Are You Ready For PSYCHO WEEK?!!

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Next week, we at The Big Movie House are going to be spending a week up at the Bates Motel and we hope that you will come along with us.

The original Psycho is a huge film, not just in the horror community, but in the film community as a whole. It is considered the granddaddy of the Slasher film, and has been scaring the crap out of people almost 60 years.

We have all seen the original, and if you haven't you NEED to. But how many out there have seen, or even heard, that there were three sequels, one of which had prequel elements to it, a failed TV pilot, and a documentary about the franchise as a whole? I know that some of you out there have, but not everyone.

That's why we are here.

So come with us next week (October 22nd to the 28th) as we take a look at all of the films that make us one of the most beloved horror film franchises of all time.

SEVEN FILMS, SEVEN DAYS!!!

Slasher Hunt 2017: Red Christmas Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Red Christmas is the first slasher film in a long while that had relatable characters and a inventive killer. Going into this film I thought that we would just get the standard slasher cliches with some pretty cinematography, but I was happily wrong. While some of the characters do drive us a bit nuts, it is more realistic than some dumb character running right into the killer after being warned many times. We also know who the killer is within about fifteen minutes, but that doesn't take away from what happens in the film.

Do It, Then Die: Electric Boogaloo: The Wild Untold Story of Cannon Films Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films is a wonderful documentary that dives deep into the production company that brought us some of the best, and worst films, of the 80's. The film moves at a breakneck speed that almost requires multiple viewings just to gain every bit of knowledge the film throws at you. There are plenty of wild and crazy stories that are even worse than you think they are.

NOTE: Electric Boogaloo comes on the same disc as Machete Maidens Unleashed, which I reviewed a few days ago. That review can be found here.








Deleted And Extended Scenes (37m 22s, SD)

We get a nice selection of scenes here including some about films that I thought that they overlooked:

Michael Winner Extended / 10 to Midnight / Grace Quigley / Art House Films Extended / Tough Guys Don't Dance / Firewalker / Development of the Spider-man movie / Street Smart / Bloodsport / Captain America / Treasure of the Four Crowns / Meinheim Golan impressions / Mark's T-shirt col…

Oh My God! We Can Use Pads?: Machete Maidens Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Machete Maidens Unleashed tells the story of the Philippine Exploitation boom that happened in the late 60's and lasted until the late 70's. Films like The Big Doll House, Black Mama White Mama, and Up From the Depths were all made during this time. This doc looks at the time when stuntmen didn't use padding, little people were secret agents, and woman spent more time naked than clothed.

So Many Bad Films And Only 19 'F''s: A Look At The Films That Audiences Think Are The Worst Of All Time

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OUTLANDER!! WE HAVE YOUR WOMAN!! Children of the Corn (Arrow Video) Blu-ray Review + Screenshots

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Children of the Corn is a fondly remembered film, but I can't understand why. The does tell a simple story that people can remember, and there are a few characters that are memorable, but the film just isn't that good. I guess everyone has to have that film that they watched as a kid and loved. Children of the Corn is not that film for me, but it is for others and that is fine by me.