The Schlock Pit

From the Pens of Matty Budrewicz & Dave Wain


DVD & Blu-ray Reviews

Puppet on a Shoestring: Andrew Jones talks Robert the Doll

'There's a new Puppet Master in town' screams the cheeky tagline from the third Robert the Doll movie; ironically, Andrew Jones may well be the natural successor to Charles Band, and here he tells Dave about his love for Full... Continue Reading →

Slasher.Com (2017)

Matty takes a look at the Jewel Shepard-starring Slasher.Com; a bawdy schlock pile-up currently stalking the shelves of your local supermarket.

Blu-ray Review: Nightmare Sisters (1988)

Cult helmer David DeCoteau’s perky scream queen vehicle makes a grandiose Blu-ray debut courtesy of Vinegar Syndrome.

Storefront Theatre Collection #2 (1971 – 1976)

There’s something seedily enigmatic about Vinegar Syndrome’s STOREFRONT THEATRE COLLECTION boxsets, the second volume of which has just landed on DVD. If you browse the latest twelve-strong assortment of hardcore quickies, the frequency of question marks punctuating the year of... Continue Reading →

Special Effects (1984)

“Murder, madness, suicide. That’s what stars are made of today. It’s the glorification of the nobody”. Larry Cohen and social commentary are as inseparable as yin and yang, and while the prolific New Yorker peppered the majority of his films... Continue Reading →

Killjoy’s Psycho Circus (2016)

2017 will see the publication of a new book on Charles Band’s Full Moon Pictures. Assembled and co-written by Dave Jay, author of Empire of the Bs, Matty Budrewicz and I were honoured to contribute a couple of chapters which... Continue Reading →

All Through the House (2015)

The Christmas horror movie has always seemed an underpopulated genre to me, especially when you consider how ripe the subject matter is for exploitation. With the PTA-led protests that surrounded the mid-eighties release of Silent Night, Deadly Night though, we... Continue Reading →

Off Piste (2016)

“We’re not too keen on the artwork provided by the distributors” say Jack in the Box Films on their Facebook page about OFF PISTE, a movie they produced. Gilt Edge Media’s sleeve design is certainly eye-catching, but it’s not particularly... Continue Reading →

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