Monthly Archives: August 2001

Jeepers Creepers

A new Boogeyman in town It may be a bit early to call this one a horror classic, but Jeepers Creepers has a lot of the same spirit of invention and old fashioned scare tactics as Halloween, if you can … Continue reading

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Nutcracker: An American Nightmare VHS

Dance of the sugar plum psychosis The Nutcracker story has always been one of the more disturbing Christmas tales for me. The image of the madly staring figure in military dress is bad enough, but even worse is the focus … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Daughter / Son of Dracula DVD

Vampire offspring Universal double feature For the 2001 crop of Universal Monsters classics on DVD, they appear to be getting down to the “B-squad” titles. Thus, they’ve generously decided to give our wallets a slight break and combine this wave … Continue reading

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Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back

Dope Dealers The only characters to figure in all four of Kevin Smith’s previous pictures, Smith here gives the duo center stage in an effort to get them out of his system for good. Because of the weed references, most … Continue reading

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Conquest of the Planet of the Apes DVD

The monkeys strike back In the previous entry, Escape from the Planet of the Apes, the series was established as a vicious circle. Seemingly, the apes’ travel back in time was destined to make the future planet ruled by them … Continue reading

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Behind the Planet of the Apes DVD

Next to the Tool Shed of the Apes To celebrate the 30th anniversary of , Fox and the American Movie Classics channel produced this feature length documentary, which covers the entire series of films – plus whatever Apes spin-offs followed … Continue reading

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