The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #7: The Brain

The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #7: The Brain (1988) (Prime) 62 1980’s Horror Movies in 62 Days. A Giant Man-Eating Brain Plans to Take Over The World by Hypnotizing TV Viewers. Somewhere between Halloween 3 and They Live, The Brain probably should have done better box-office wise, but does have a small cult following today. The effects were fun, the plot had a nice element of satire, and didn’t lag much. Add to that a decent budget, the film looks better than average. The only big problem was the lead. He was miscast. He’s supposed to be … Continue reading The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #7: The Brain

The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #6: The Pit

The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #6: The Pit (1981) (Arrow) 62 1980’s Horror Movies in 62 Days. A weirdo kid finds a pit full of demons, goes on killing spree to feed them. At first, I kinda liked the weirdo, only child, loner kid who finds The Pit as I check a lot of those boxes. Where they lost me was the tonal change when the weirdo kid gleefully starts killing for the demons. I mean, anytime you start make deals with demons or killing for demons, chances are, things are not going to go well for … Continue reading The Fiesta 13 1980’s Horror Movie OctoVember Challenge #6: The Pit