DennisMy earliest memory is Regan McNeil’s head spinning around, of puking pea soup, of a bed shaking so violently the little girl on it is bounced all over the place. I remember a swollen face full of cuts. I remember a body rising slowly off the bed, high into the air.

The Exorcist was released when I was 14 months old, but I saw it at a drive-in, so it had to have been a summer re-release because the drive-in isn’t open in winter here. I don’t know exactly, and for years my mother didn’t believe that I remembered that night, until I told her I had thrown up on my pillow. I had to have been only 2 or 3, but The Exorcist is the first thing I remember in my life.

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That pretty much set the stage for everything that came after for me. I’ve been a horror junkie all my life, and horror movies are one of my passions. I love the big budget, big stars movies, but the cheap, cheesy stuff is just as good, sometimes even better.

The movies you find in Horror Corner are going to vary greatly between Hollywood blockbuster horror films and low-budget backyard affairs filmed with a Wal-Mart camera and cast filled with the director’s friends. The only sure consistency is going to be the truth. Whatever I thought of it, good or bad (and I like reviewing the bad ones most), I won’t sugarcoat it. Enjoy.

– C. Dennis Moore

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Reviews by C. Dennis Moore

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Passion of Paul Ross, The

EVERYTHING ACTUALLY HAPPENS. Main cast: Steve Bishop, Becky Byers Director: Bryan Enk This is gonna ...
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Hell House LLC

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Follower, The

YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE Main Cast: Nicolas Shake, Chloe Dumas Director: Kevin Mandiboure Found ...
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Gerald’s Game

Mike Flanagan to the Rescue. I Can't Sing This Movie's Praises Enough Main Cast: Carla ...
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Moose Head Over the Mantel, The

6 STORIES, 1 MOVIE, GOOD STUFF Main Cast: Jessi Gotta Directors: Jane Rose, Matt Gray, Shannon K. Hall, Jessi ...
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IN THE OLD DAYS, WHEN HE WAS JUST "FACE"? Main Cast: Vanessa Grasse and Sam ...
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“In 1922, a man’s pride was his land.” Main cast: Thomas Jane, Dylan Schmid Director: ...
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Diary of An Exorcist–Zero

Genre In a Rut: The True Story Main Cast: Renato Siqueira Director: Renato Siqueira There’s a ...
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Mangler, The (1995)

The Mangler Further Mangled Tobe Hooper's Already Mangled Career Main Cast: Robert Englund and Ted ...
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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)

"That's Some Nice Looking Corn" Main Cast: Daniel Cerny and Ron Melendez Director: James D.R ...
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Shawshank Redemption, The (1994) (Dennis)

"[H]ope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever ...
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Autopsy of Jane Doe, The

The Family That Coroners Together... Main Cast: Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch, Olwen Kelly Dirctor: Andre ...
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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

Every Franchise Has to End Eventually, I Guess... Main Cast: Chris J. Murray and Brit ...
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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

The Spin-Off that Killed a Franchise Main cast: Andrew Jacobs and Jorge Diaz Director: Christopher ...
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Paranormal Activity 4

Not the Best of the Series, but So Far I'm Still On Board Main Cast: ...
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Paranormal Activity 3

$52Million Opening Weekend, on a $5Million Budget: A MasterClass in MoneyMaking Main Cast: Lauren Bittner, ...
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Dark Tapes, The

More Proof Horror Is Better Out of the Hands of Studios Main Cast: Emilia Ares ...
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Paranormal Activity 2

The Surprise Hits Gets a Franchise Main Cast: Sprague Grayden, Molly Ephraim Director: Tod Williams ...
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Paranormal Activity

Proof You Don't Need to Spend a Lot to Make a LOT Main Cast: Katie ...
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Stand, The (1994)

Baby, Can You Dig This Movie?  Nope?  Yeah, Me Neither. Main Cast: Gary Sinise, Molly ...
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