Tag Archives: 80s

Robin’s Seventh Week #23 Recommendation: The Funhouse (1981)

I mentioned The Funhouse briefly in my earlier post on Some Guy Who Kills People. Director Tobe Hooper hit a grand slam with the horror epic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and had success later with Salem’s Lot and Poltergeist. This … Continue reading

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Robin’s Fifth Week #23 Recommendation: TerrorVision (1986)

Tired of the same ol’ horror story? Slashers, ghosts, and ghouls got you down? Then let me introduce you to a little known cinematic gem: TerrorVision. It’s the simple story of a loving family living in a simple home designed … Continue reading

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Robin’s Fourth Week #23 Recommendation: Alone in the Dark (1982)

No, this isn’t the recent stinker with Christian Slater, this is something much better. OK, marginally better. On the surface, Alone in the Dark is a basic horror story about a group of psychopaths who break out of an asylum … Continue reading

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Robin’s Third Week #23 Recommendation: Popcorn (1991)

This is the first and only movie I watched because of the tagline. I can still clearly remember the announcer saying, “Popcorn. Buy a bag, go home in a box.” Although that is a lousy reason to see a movie, … Continue reading

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Robin’s First Week #23 Recommendation: Sleepaway Camp (1983)

What was the fascination with summer camp in the 80s? I mean, I attended summer camp then and I don’t remember it being all that memorable — mostly rampant mildew, bad food, and boring singalongs. However, in the 80s, other … Continue reading

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