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Horrific Rent

Posted in Classic Horror, Evil with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 15, 2015 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

Abattoir

Do you remember the 2015 horror film Abattoir, a story about an urban legend concerning a house where “horrific tragedies” occurred? Yep, me neither. I have enough horrific tragedies in my own apartment building (i.e., overflowing top floor toilets, neighbors not wiping their feet before they come in, recyclables mixed with yard waste in the dumpsters…)

Cursed life aside, Abattoir (French for “slaughterhouse”) now has a prequel in Dwelling, wherein a chick buys a the aforementioned haunted house in order to make contact with the spirit world. This has something to do with an unresolved horrific issue concerning her sister. (She probably took her blouse without asking.)

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All of which begs the question – how does one make contact with the dead should a cardboard cellphone (i.e., Ouija Board™) not be handy? According to the psychic upstairs who can’t seem to jiggle the handle, a mirror – preferably black – of course. All doorways to Hell are black in color. Duh.

So if you see horrific things when you look in the mirror, you either need to see Dwelling – or get a new mirror.

P.S. I tagged this one back in the ancient days of July 2015 and mentioned that it was supposed to be released before the end of the year. That was a huge big fat stinking lie as the release date has been bumped to the future days of 2016.

Workplace Vampires

Posted in Classic Horror, Evil, Ghosts, Misc. Horror, Vampires with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2015 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

Bloodsucking Bastards

A great metaphor for the corporate world, Bloodsucking Bastards, a new movie about vampire bosses in the workplace, is a horror comedy that bites a little too close to the bone for a lot of us dayjobbers. (Oh, hey – I just got my own joke. Sweet!)

Here’s how they do it…

Bloodsucking Bastards follows Evan Sanders, a dutiful employee stuck at a soul-killing corporation with his beautiful girlfriend Amanda and slacker best friend Tim. Evan’s world crumbles when Amanda dumps him and his boss hands his coveted promotion to his longtime nemesis.”

Bloodsucking Bastards

“As officemates start going through disturbing changes and bodies begin to pile up, Evan must find a way to stop the evil brewing amidst the cubicles, win back Amanda, and rescue his workplace pals before his life and career go from dead-end…to just dead.”

I know, not a lot to go on here. But the trailer is funnier than all get out, so check it out on that Internet dealie thing. BSB is looking at a Fall release on DVD, VOD and LOL.

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No humor in the upcoming Dwelling (releasing sometime 2015). If the movie is as bleak as the trailer, then your life will be filled with some sort of, I don’t know, bleakness – at least for the 90 minutes you’re watching it.

And go: “A young couple deliberately moves into a haunted house to contact the other side. Their conduit for the supernatural, a painted black mirror, proves to contain a malevolent presence hell-bent on bringing harm to their new family.

I liked it better when they called it Poltergeist.