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IT CAME FROM 1980x: Get Swamphead

We’re back from a brief hiatus to wow you with the might-haves-beens, has beens, once was, never weres and SOV’s (not to be confused with SOB’s). I’ve missed you dearly, but not as much as you’ve missed “dead formats” and … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: Cannibal Terror – Aesop’s Fables for Kidnappers

What can I say about the cannibal subgenre that stormed Euro cinema during the 70′s and 80′s? I love ‘em. I love ‘em when they’re good. I love them when they are not so good. I love them when they … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: We’re Back with SOCIETY. Shunting List Inside!

We’ve been on hiatus. I think that means I’ve been lazy, but to you it probably only felt like moments. Seconds even. Maybe you’ve been chomping at the bit awaiting the arrival of the latest installment of 1980x. Maybe you … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: Silent Night Deadly Night 5: The Toymaker

It’s officially Christmas Eve. That means that it’s officially the scariest damn night of the year. You should be afraid, but I suppose if the apocalypse didn’t get you what’s an obese man trying to fit down a chimney  with … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: Better Watch Out… Actually You Better Not Watch. SNDN3

The best thing about Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! is the cover, and to even suggest that it’s a great cover is solely based on the pre-shrunk SNDN branding from the original film combined with an absolute … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: Screwballs = Sex Ed for Teen Boys and Girls

When I was a kid my dad used to have tapes upon tapes of movies he had taped off TV, typically uncut and usually filled with all the “goodies” Case in point, Screwballs. Screwballs was recorded in LP format and … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980x: THE LIFT or as you call it THE ELEVATOR

IT CAME FROM 1980x has returned after a brief hiatus due to a fairly naughty little hurrican named Sandy. For no other reason other than I see folks spewing some insatiable spooge for this Dutch treat we are going to … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980X: VHS Halloween Triple Feature!!!

It’s the month of October. It’s Halloween. No, not the day itself, but tis the season. That means we need to focus on some truly excellent 80’s horror surrounding our beloved holiday. Sure we could give the rehash job to … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980X: Slaughter Tales… An S-O-V Neo-Classic Anthology Horror Made on the Lowest Budget Possible

Remember in Kill Bill Vol. 2 when David Carradine (Bill) explains to Uma Thurman (Ms. Kiddo) why he finds Superman to be the most fascinating of all super heroes? Basically he says that Clark Kent is Superman’s vision of humanity, … Continue reading

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IT CAME FROM 1980… XTRO!!!

Now that I’ve fully recovered from Italian Horror Week, it’s time to get back to 1980′s America… but not today. Today we’re going to the United Kingdom to discuss a video nasty from the 1980′s. I’m a newbie to Xtro, … Continue reading

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