Tag Archives: comedy

Shaun of the Dead

Simon Pegg’s debut to American audiences fires on all cylinders as a rollicking comedy. Yet it’s the strong characters and heart that elevates this far above most of the other horror comedies we’ve reviewed thus far.

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Student Bodies (1981)

We both found plenty to laugh at in this Naked Gun-style send-up of pre-1982 horror films.

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The Monster Squad

The three of us enjoyed chatting about this “Goonies for horror fans,” delivered like a time capsule from the 1980’s. We kinda wonder why it isn’t more popular today.

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Waxwork

As an artifact of 80’s filmmaking and the lost art of practical monster effects, Waxwork survives to deliver to today’s audience a bit of fun and a lot of truly terrible dialogue. The original premise is solid too, if a little uneven.

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Tales of Halloween

They just don’t make ’em like this anymore. We thought Tales of Halloween was a solid horror anthology that was perfect for the season.

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