Author Archives: Shawn Francis

About Shawn Francis

Movie collector and horror writer.

Evil In The Time Of Heroes (2009) U.S. DVD

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I saw a trailer for this flick back in 2009 or 2010, but I didn’t know it was a sequel to the other Greek zombie movie, Evil (2005, aka Το Κακό), and after seeing this last night I’m wondering now … Continue reading

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The Devil’s Rain (1975) Blu-Ray

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Ah, The Devil’s Rain, I became familiar with this through a show called, That’s Hollywood, I believe, narrated by Happy Day’s Tom Bosley. Back when I was a kid, though, horror movies weren’t my thing, but I was sometimes exposed … Continue reading

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The Green Slime (1968) Warner Archive Blu-Ray

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I had read a lot of movie monster books when I was a kid and thought, for some reason, I was now aware of just about every monster and scifi movie ever made, obviously I wasn’t, and these surprises tended … Continue reading

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The Vampire’s Ghost (1945) Olive Films Blu-Ray

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I only discovered this movie when Olive Films announced they were releasing it on DVD and bly-ray, and my curiosity was piqued by that weird title. To me that title hints at a possible tale of psychic vampirism, and I … Continue reading

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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981) Shout Select Blu-Ray

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Recounting a ‘memory movie’ before I launch into the formal review of it is what I generally do, but this recounting is going to be painfully short because there’s nothing extraordinary about when I first saw it. I caught it … Continue reading

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Into The Night (1985) Shout Select Blu-Ray

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I’ve been a big fan of Jeff Goldblum for as long as I can remember. Hitting up his IMDB page I was trying to remember what was the first thing I ever saw him in, and what stood out was Tenspeed … Continue reading

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The Lift (1983) & Down (2001, aka The Shaft) DVD/Blu-Ray Combos (Limited Editions)

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I saw Down, under its alternate U.S. title, The Shaft, on cable back in the mid-2000s. I was only peripherally aware of a Dutch “horror” flick called, The Lift, decades before that, but until Blue Underground announced the bluing of … Continue reading

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