31 Days of Halloween — Day 14: The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) — by Dr. Shock

HMP Serpent and the rainbowEditor’s Note: Dave “Dr. Shock” Becker is a host on Horror Movie Podcast and the Land of the Creeps horror podcast. He is also the mastermind behind DVDInfatuation.com, a movie review blog where he is watching and posting one review every day until he reaches at least 2,500 movie reviews. Follow Doc on Twitter: @DVDinfatuation.

The Serpent and the Rainbow, a 1988 horror film directed by Wes Craven, does more than simply weave a fascinating tale about voodoo and black magic; it enters the world of dreams and nightmares, presenting images that are simultaneously wondrous and terrifying.

After hearing the story of Christophe (Conrad Roberts), a man who rose from the grave years after being pronounced dead, an American pharmaceutical company sends anthropologist Dennis Alan (Bill Pullman) to Haiti to look into a drug (used primarily during voodoo rituals) that turns common, everyday people into zombies. Continue reading

Horror Movie Podcast Ep. 071: A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985) and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) – Franchise Review Part 2 of 5

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Happy Halloween this month, and welcome to HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies. Even Freddy ones… This is Episode 071, and it is the second installment of our five-part NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET FRANCHISE coverage during October 2015. In this episode, we delve into some wacky and wild analysis of A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985) with special guest ChrisRobo of the Rotten Rantings horror podcast, which has now become the Casual Encounters comedy podcast. And we also bring you a rip-roaring review of A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) with special guests Mattroid and STATION from The Sci-Fi Podcast. Continue reading