Category: Creepy/Horror

30 years later: Cannibal Holocaust

Considering we are a PG-13 website, this is the only picture from the film I feel comfortable posting. I'm not kidding.

30 years ago, Cannibal Holocaust was unleashed upon the world.  It went on to become one of the most controversial movies ever…no small feat, considering it came from the same country that gave us everything from Salo to Suspiria.  Hit the read more link for a look back at this blood-soaked classic.

Note: There are some story spoilers (not that you’d watch Cannibal Holocaust for the story, ha!)

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ThanksKilling mini-review

Made for under $3,500 and with a runtime of a little over an hour, ThanksKilling is ultra low-budget film making at its badly-acted best.

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Penumbra

Originally conceived as a tech demo and recently given a new-found bump in popularity thanks to the Humble Indie Bundle, Penumbra is arguably not only the scariest game series, but possibly the scariest piece of media ever developed.

Note:  Although there are three entries in this series, unless otherwise noted, most of this review focuses on Overture, the first entry.

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The Crazies

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A good remake involves taking an original film and recreating it as if it was originally produced today.  From this perspective, The Crazies is one of the better remakes in recent memory.

Note: Spoilers for the remake and the original are in this review.

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Shutter Island

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If Martin Scorsese’s latest film shows us anything, it’s that Scorsese needs to make more films like Shutter Island.

Note: Spoilers! (Don’t worry though, the end is discussed but not revealed)

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Pandorum

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Although it appears cliche at first, Pandorum is one of the best scifi/horror films in recent memory.

Note: minor spoilers ahead

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A Haunting

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There are many TV shows that explore stories of paranormal encounters, but A Haunting on Discovery Channel is one of the better ones out there.

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Rainy Day Movie: Man, Woman, and the Wall

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Rainy Day Movie is a feature here on Living With a Nerd that provides short insights into movies and series that you should save for a rainy day.  In this edition of Rainy Day Movie, we take a look at the unique and at times graphic Japanese movie Man, Woman, and the Wall.

Note: Major character spoilers ahead, however no plot spoilers ahead

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The Evil Dead (1981)

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The fifth and final entry in our Week of Horror series is The Evil Dead, a horror film from 1981 that launched the careers of Sam Raimi and Bruce Campbell.

Note: Minor spoilers ahead.  Some NSFW images inside

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The Shining (1980)

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The fourth entry in our Week of Horror series is The Shining, a classic 1980 film directed by Stanley Kubrick.

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