Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Help Fund Caesar & Otto's Paranormal Halloween!


If you've been a reader of this blog, then you've already heard of my favorite comedic horror duo in indie horror, Caesar & Otto! And if you haven't seen Summer Camp Massacre or Deadly Xmas, I suggest you get on it right now...well, not right this second...we need you to help them fund their third film and you gotta keep reading! I adore these two and I've been waiting on them to take on the greatest time of the year, Halloween! Here's a short summary of the film from their indiegogo page:

Caesar & Otto's Paranormal Halloween is loving, yet comical tribute to so many of the films we grew up with. Taking on everything from Halloween to the Shining, the Amityville and well beyond. But it's also our chance to show the audience the history behind these characters. Where do they come from, and give a deeper understanding of just who they are. But what makes this indiegogo campaign different from the rest is the following: 
A short, yet untitled Caesar and Otto bonus film to be shot in tandem with Paranormal Halloween. The first fully interactive crowdfunding experience where you the audience will choose the title, dialog, and most every detail on screen. All proceeds go to Caesar & Otto's Paranormal Halloween.

That's right folks, not only will Caesar & Otto be starring in a feature film this time, but a short film that YOU will help create through the funding! How? The perks!!! If you've ever donated to an indiegogo project, then you know that depending on how much you give, you get a different "perk" as a thank you. These perks put YOU in charge! You can have them read a message from you in the credits, have your voice heard in the short, or even have Caesar call you for a 10 minute chat! You can even get a cameo appearance, be killed onscreen, or have your very own DVD commentary! Or if you're REALLY broke and just wanna help out, you can donate $1 (ANY little bit helps people!).

So where do you go to find out more and donate? Click below! Remember folks, ANYTHING helps and being that I've watched their films from the start, I can tell you EVERYTHING given will go directly towards the making of this film!

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/caesar-otto-s-paranormal-halloween

Friday, July 18, 2014

eXXXploitees Giveaway Winner!


And the winner of their choice of shirt from the fabulous eXXXploitees is...Cory Carr!!! 

Congrats to Cory for winning our eXXXploitees T-shirt giveaway!!! And a HUGE thank you to eXXXploitees for giving us the opportunity to host this contest! Check out all of their AMAZING shirts at https://www.etsy.com/shop/eXXXploitees and keep checking DBH for our next giveaway!!!

Sunday, July 13, 2014

It Came From Netflix:Bubba Ho-Tep(2003)

By Eric Polk-
File this under the 'better later than never' tab. Bubba Ho-Tep has grown into such a strong cult following that doing a straight review of this is rather useless. What I would like to say is Bruce Campbell does an awesome impersonation of Elvis, perhaps the best. This movie is hilarity wrapped in a scare flick. Ossie Davis has JFK was the perfect complement to Campbell it could have been horror comedy's answer to Clint Eastwood/Morgan Freeman had Davis not passed away in 2005. How the ancient Egyptian entity extracts his souls is rather...ummm...cleansing.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Dollar Bin Splurge of the Week:Deliver Us From Evil(2014)

By Eric Polk-
Priests, possessions, exorcisms. We have seen this over and over and over and over again in the 40 + years since the release of The Exorcist. The bodice has been ripped and raped in nearly every conceivable way from direct knock offs from foreign lands to blaxplotation to direct sequels to....you get the picture. While many of these movies fall flat, there are a few that rise above the burning holy water such as this movie.

Friday, July 4, 2014

Dollar Bin Horror Spotlight (AND Giveaway!) - eXXXploitees

Hey everyone! I know it's been too damn long since I posted a giveaway (or even posted for that matter) but hopefully the sheer awesomeness of these shirts will make up for it...


Chris Sink is a man of many talents. He's a painter (his true crime ones of Ed Gein and Albert Fish being my favorites), he's a tattoo artist out of  Louisville, and he makes killer T-shirts from films that are hard to find shirts of! eXXXploitees is his company and he makes thick, high quality 100% cotton shirts printed with plastisol ink. Each shirt is hand screened and features designs from horror, exploitation, grind house, sleaze, and cult films. Do you know how hard it is to find a shirt for fucking "Manos: The Hands of Fate"? Who the hell makes that!?! Well, Chris does as you can see below!

The movie so..."nice"...they had to name it twice!...literally, it's fucking hands in spanish...
Chris likes to keep the designs old-school and simple and in his own words, here's why:

"What I try to do with my shirts is to offer designs that aren't widely available. It seems like every is either doing the exact same designs, or they're doing more comedic takes on them. While I don't think there is anything wrong with that at all, and I do own TONS of those shirts myself, I just started to miss the days of simple one or two color, straightforward designs. I think that stems from growing up in the punk rock scene in the late 80's, when that was mostly what you found. Simple, straight up designs in either black or white ink, hand screened nice and thick, on good quality shirts. Not a cheap transfer on a thin shirt. I also started to notice that there were a lot of movies that didn't have shirts available, so one day I thought "Why not do them myself?". I started with a few and then I noticed that people started asking me where I got them, and if I would make one for them. And so here I am... haha."

And the prices are just right. Starting at $20, you can get great shirts from your favorite grindhouse flicks. Personally, my favorite is Mark of the Devil (the top pic), but any one of them would be a treat to own...which is exactly what will happen to one lucky DBH reader!!!



eXXXploitees has generously given one lucky DBH reader the chance to receive their choice of any one shirt from the eXXXploitees's Etsy store in their choice of size. All you have to do is go to the store (https://www.etsy.com/shop/eXXXploitees), make the toughest decision of your life and choose your favorite design, then come back to this post and comment which shirt it is with your NAME and EMAIL ADDRESS! PLEASE remember to leave an email or I will not be able to contact you! The winner will be chosen randomly (I pull names out of my magical hat of free shit) and announced/contacted on July 18th (in two weeks). I will put your name in the hat twice if you "Like" their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/exploitees). Add to your comment here that you liked them so I know. Remember, the contest ends July 18th so enter, share with your friends, and good luck! A HUGE Thank You to Chris and eXXXploitees for allowing us to do this giveaway and for making some of the most kick ass underground shirts out there!!! Buy them NOW!

Check out the shop at
https://www.etsy.com/shop/eXXXploitees

Check out Chris' art and tattoos at
http://www.sync1134.com/

"Like" eXXXploitees at
https://www.facebook.com/exploitees

Friday, June 6, 2014

The Girl Who Played With The Dead Debuts Tonight!!!!


If you found last night's interview with Wrestlecrap's Blade Braxton and movie director Cory Udler...stimulating... then you will enjoy their latest movie adventure The Girl Who Played With The Dead.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

On The Next Episode of DBHR...

It is the dirtiest interview in the history of DBHR this week! Join Rhonda and Eric as they interview THE legendary Blade Braxton of Wrestlecrap.com and Wrestlecrap Radio and director/writer/producer Cory Udler as they discuss their latest film The Girl Who Played With The Dead, debuting this Friday night online. Plus, the Reaper celebrates her latest birthday. How did she live it up? Join us tomorrow night starting at 7pm EST or by calling 1-877-552-4073.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ericdescent/2014/06/05/dollar-bin-horror-radioepisode-112-rhonda-plays-with-the-dead

Warning:This episode will contain strong language, filthy sex talk, and psychological nudity. You've been warned!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Dollar Bin Horror Spotlight - The Puppet Monster Massacre

A group of teens are challenged to spend a night in the Wagner mansion on the edge of town. Little do they know the owner has concocted a monstrosity in the basement and plans to make the hapless teens the creature's first big meal.

I have been wanting to see this for a while now since I heard about it at Cinema Wasteland a few years back (didn't get it then cause I ran out of money...shit happens when I drink). Luckily, Dustin Mills (writer, director, and character voice of the film) was at the latest OSS zombie walk and I finally had a chance to grab a signed copy. I went into this film already having an image in my head of what I thought the film would be...one of those "so bad, it's good" types. But I was way off...the film is actually GOOD good! Like, REALLY well done and not funny because it's bad, but funny because it's actually fucking FUNNY! Yes, it is an indie horror comedy and yes, it's all puppets and CGI backgrounds, but it's not a cheese-fest at all. It's very well written, the characters are hilarious (ESPECIALLY Grandpa), and the puppets look fantastic (even the puppet boobs were impressive)! I actually had to pause the DVD to catch my breath when Grandpa first came on screen cause I lost it! And the penguin...definitely NOT from happy feet! Oh, and the bunnies...I can't even say it cause I don't want to spoil anything, but I almost fell off my couch. I love how the dvd extras have 3 commentaries and the rejected puppet ideas for the monster so you can see and hear how things came together. Plain and simple, if you haven't seen The Puppet Monster Massacre, you should...no, you must! You can get the dvd for just $10 from http://dmp.storenvy.com/ and it's worth every damn penny!


P.S. This guy almost made me piss my pants twice...best fucking part of the movie right here!

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Tomorrow night at 7pm EST!!! It's THE ANNOUNCEMENT The Madness has been waiting for...It is the next eviloution in the biggest movie watching contest on FB...Join Rhonda Kachur, Eric, and special guests Head Hauntress Elizabeth Katheryn Gray and Dr. Terror James Harris for what is sure to be a special evening...Join in the fun by calling in at 1-877-552-4073.

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ericdescent/2014/05/22/the-announcement-madness-style-2014

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

On The Next Episode of DBHR...

We are celebrating 109 episodes this week on DBHR!!! Join Rhonda and Eric as they finally discuss the two horror movies they love more than a machete to the eyeball.Plus, Eric's take on Plan 9 From Outer Space, and, in the brand new cold monologue segment, Eric compares sports team management to the Hollywood studio machine. Join us by calling 1-877-552-4073!

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

On the Next Episode of DBHR...

If you thought DBHR was over, we're afraid we've got bad news! Because we WILL be on the air tomorrow night at 7pm EST. Join in the fun by calling 1-877-552-4073...http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ericdescent/2014/05/08/dollar-bin-horror-radioepisode-108-when-the-crap-hit-the-bin

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Lean Into It-The Newest Short Story from Eric Polk


Sup Reaps! Eric here to let all of Reapling Nation know about my latest short story, Lean Into It, now available on smashwords.com for just 99 cents. Will Gibbons-A man whose life is centered around a lousy job, an abusive, belligerent aunt, baseball, food, and his weight.When he sees multiple ads on T.V. for a new weight loss clinic in town, he decides to give it a try. But what Will is about to find out is that sometimes, the solution, such as liquid Heet poured into an open wound, is worse than the symptom. If you'd like to purchase a copy for just 99 cents, just click the link below.

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/433961

Friday, April 18, 2014

It Came From Netflix:Martyrs(2008)

By Eric Polk-
The past decade or so, France has been a major player in our beloved horror genre powered by the New French Extremity movement, producing such films as the awesome Haute Tension, Frontiers, Sheitan, and the highly controversial Martyrs.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

DBH Review:Tourist Trap(1979)


By Eric Polk-
Netflix is both good and bad for the film buff. Their selection is vast, yet at times it can be frustrating to see the phrase 'short wait', 'long wait', or(the worst)'very long wait'. The classic Tourist Trap falls into the third category. However, turns out Charles Band from Full Moon Productions has decided to take this and many other horror/drive-in fare under his very own streaming service. Now, being this is a blog based on movies on the cheap, I'd much rather collect a physical copy, which I did and I wasn't disappointed.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Dollar Bin Splurge of the Week:Oculus(2014)

By Eric Polk-
It's awfully scary when a film is backed by the folks at WWE Studios. I don't mean this as a euphemism. It's very scary when a film is backed by WWE Studios. The list of 'movies' released by Vincent Kennedy McMahon and friends is a who's who of crap with the exception of 2006's See No Evil. The recently released Oculus, however, strives where others have failed because this movie is actually watchable.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

It Came From Netflix:The Cannibal Man(1972)

By Eric Polk-
If you've followed the site, then you probably know about the Halloween Horror Movie Madness and its yearly themes. Last year, we slunk into the greasy stain of the Video Nasties. For the horror newbie, the Video Nasties were a number of films distributed on video cassette over in England in the early 1980s that were criticized for their violent content by the press, social commentators, and various religious organizations.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rhonny Reaper's Review of "My Mini Chucky Dolls Presents: Burnt Chucky"!


If you haven't heard of My Mini Chucky Dolls yet...listen up! My Mini Chucky Dolls are 100% hand-made mini replicas of everyone's favorite killer doll, Chucky (duh)! Italian artist Ilario Vitasevic doesn't leave any detail out of these little bundles of terror...even the shoes have the bottom details like in the movie! Below is a short video review I did today and an interview with the artist himself. I hope you all take a minute to go to his Facebook (Click here) and take a look at just how special these little masterpieces are!



Q: How did you get started making miniatures?
A: I have always been keen on making handmade things… Since I was young, everytime I saw a funny cartoon or a movie character, I tried to replicate it to make my very own action figure, so it’s kind of a natural skill!
Q: Why Chucky dolls?
A: Where do I start? When I was 3 my mom introduced me to the Child’s Play saga. She’s a BIG fan of horror movies and she passed me this passion till the very beginning of my growth. A few years later I totally forgot about Chucky when in 2003, I happened to watch on TV the movie “Bride of Chucky”, which reminded me about all those “hidden” memories of my childhood. That’s the year my first Mini Chucky Doll came to life: a stitched (and horrible) Chucky from CP4, totally made out of air-dry clay, with very bad paper clothes colored with pencils and embarrassing hair made of cotton. But I was 10 years old so it’s kinda “acceptable”. During the years I never tried to make miniatures again. Everything changed when I first heard about “Curse of Chucky”. I was so excited for that upcoming movie that I started to search for as much info as possible about that, which led me to search for some Chucky items to buy on the internet, but I couldn’t find something I really liked (and the only pieces nearly good are so damn pricey!). That’s why I started making Chucky miniatures, so that everyone can have a good piece of art without paying big money!
Q:Can you take us through the process of making a doll?
A: Sure! Well… everything starts with a draft paper of the project I’m going to realize. I use it to set the proportions and to have a general idea on how to start. I then split the project in several days, each one corresponds to a specific phase: There’s the “Making Phase” where I just create every single piece of the body, or the “Clothes Phase” where I make the sweaters, the overalls etc. Once every piece is baked, I can proceed with the most difficult (and funny) part of the process: the head. It takes me at least 4 hours to make every head as detailed as possible, and I use a lot of different techniques for every detail (like the melting plastic from the eye, the burnt hair, etc.) so I have to wait for the first paint job to dry before starting with the next one. After the head is completed, I start working on the body, ripping it and burning it (with acrylic colors and real fire). When everything is ready, I can finally assembly all the pieces, making sure the miniature doll stands by hiself. The final phase is all about the Good Guys Box, which I compose by folding it accurately and putting a layer of transparent paper for the window.
Q: What kind of materials do you use?
A: I use different kinds of materials. For the body (torso- arms and legs) I use air-dry clay. For the other pieces like hands- shoes- eyes- head and knives I use polymer clay (Fimo or Cernit). To make the clothes I use common tissues (customized by me), while for the hair I use a synthetic wig.
Q: What other dolls are you planning?
A: Right now I’m working on my second miniature, the “Good Guys Chucky” doll from the original Child’s Play. It was supposed to be ready in early March, but I had some problems in finding the materials and there’s been a delay. It’s gonna come out in early April! As for my future plans there’s not much to say… Well, maybe just a couple of things! Even if I didn’t plan to make a Tiffany miniature doll yet, I already bought some leather and various tissues for the wedding dress! I still don’t have a date, but I’ll definitely work on it in the future! One news I’m excited to tell you is about a Limited Edition “Child’s Play 2” Chucky inspired by its design at the end of Child’s Play 2, when he’s melted to the platform truck before being poured with the hot plastic. In this limited series of miniatures (there’s gonna be only 4 of them) Chucky is presented with a “knife-hand” wrapped with tape (like in the movie) and his body is melted to the platform truck with real moving wheels! There’s no date for this one too, but it’s gonna come sooner than you think!
Q: How can people find out more and where should they go to order?
A: For more information please visit the Facebook page www.facebook.com/mychuckydolls If you’re interested in buying one of my miniatures, please send me a PM always on the Facebook page. Thank you for the interview!

A HUGE thank you to Ilario Vitasevic for the interview and for making one of my favorite new pieces in my doll collection! Now after watching the video, I said I'd post some pics for comparison below just so you can see how detailed this doll actually is. I cannot wait for the new dolls he has coming out soon and I hope you all take a look at his page for even better photos and updates!




For being an approx. 3 inch doll,  I think this is one of my favorites!!!

Rhonny Reaper XOXO

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

DBH Review:The Bay(2012)

By Eric Polk-
As you may or may not know, I'm not a huge fan of  many found footage movies. If I'm watching them in the theater, I usually become sick because of all the shaky camera work. At home, they're just way too pristine too really indulge me. They're not Dario Argento! Anyway, there are a few I like such as Quarantine and The Blair Witch Project. I can also add this movie directed by Barry Levinson to the small list.

Monday, March 10, 2014

DBH Review:The Walking Dead "Still"

By Eric Polk-
Whenever I write a review for a TWD episode, it means it's either brilliant or hideous which has been the story of this series. Give credit where credit is due, however. When it hits, it goes 500 ft into the water. When it misses, you feel as if you've lost an hour of your life you could have devoted to cleaning the lint tray in the dryer. I know I'm late writing this review since it covers Still, please accept my apology, Reapling nation.

Monday, March 3, 2014

DBH Review-Familiar(2012)

By Eric Polk-
Recently, producer Zach Green asked me to review this short film for the website. Always searching for some new horror to enjoy, I took a peak.