Friday Night At The Home Drive-In: I Bury the Living (1958)

Poster for I Bury the Living (1958)I Bury the Living (1958) by #AlbertBand
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”Out of a time-rotted tomb crawls an unspeakable horror!”

#Horror #NotQuiteClassicCinema

I remember telling a friend sometime back in the ‘90s that I had watched I Bury the Living (1958).

“That’s a good one,” he said.

”Yes, it is,” I agreed.

That simple exchange really sums up this movie well. My friend and I are both fans of “bad movies”, as we sometimes call them. And the really bad ones can sometimes be some of our favourites. But every once in while, while scouring the bargain bins for obscure B-movie delights, we stumble upon a movie that transcends the “bad movie” moniker and proves itself to be actually deserving of praise. I Bury the Living is one such movie. Continue reading

Trash or Terror Tuesday: Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992)

Poster for Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992) Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992) by #JohnPatterson

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Residents of new homes experience strange phenomena and find out that their houses are built on a former cemetery.

Based on a #TrueStory !


It’s time for #TrashOrTerrorTuesday

…when I examine a film that’s been languishing in my personal library to determine if it is #Trash or #Terror

– or more importantly, if it deserves to stay in my collection.

And so, out from the dusty shelves of #VHS tapes & DVDs comes…

Grave Secrets: The Legacy of Hilltop Drive (1992) is a made-for-TV horror film – but not from the golden era of the ’70s and early ’80s. As one might expect, it’s not as good as many of those older films, but it’s not as bad as some of the junk that’s been pumped out more recently, either.  It was probably very influenced by Poltergeist (1982), and – likewise – it’s nowhere near as good as that, but… Continue reading