If you're a slasher fan that likes Blu-rays, this January wants to decimate your wallet, with the back to back releases of both Halloween (2018) and Hell Fest, which both hit theaters last fall but met decidedly different fates, with David Gordon Green's revival of Michael Myers proving to be the series' most successful sequel by a mile and Hell Fest... well, it's not the ALL TIME lowest grossing slasher in wide release (that would be Popcorn), so there's something. Granted, there was never any scenario where Hell Fest would have made the same kind of money as Halloween (which had an established brand, an iconic actor returning to her most famous role, and a better release date to cash in on the season), but the marketing for Gregory Plotkin's original theme park-set slasher was bland at best, enticing only the hardcore to come check it out. (SPOILERS FOR BOTH FILMS FOLLOW!) Thankfully, those who DID see it - for the most part - agree that it was a fine return to the slashers of … [Read more...] about Collins’ Crypt: HELL FEST Gives Us The Anonymous Slasher Michael Myers Can Never Be
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Ho! Ho! Ho! Ya filthy animals! The Holiday Season is one for families, fuck-offery and generous frivolity, and we here at BMD deemed it appropriate to share what we thought might be great gifts for the weirdo nerds in your life. Being the pop-soaking sponges we are, it was difficult not to dream up those presents we wish were wrapped up under our own trees and bushes, and then hurl them down your fireplace for good measure. Because you're alright, and we're alright, so let's have an alright Christmas together. Alright? In considering your pocketbook, we made sure to try and keep these ten suggestions at a reasonable price point, because balling on a budget is what we're all about. We've also included links in the titles of all these potential presents, just in case you wanna make an impulse buy or three. But don't break the bank, you gift-giving mongrels... ***** True Indie: Life and Death in Filmmaking (by: Don Coscarelli) There are few genre pioneers whose … [Read more...] about It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: The BMD Holiday Gift Guide Has Arrived!