Posts tagged Bert Dragin

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Digi-Schlock: THE EVIL/TWICE DEAD (Shout! Factory DVD)

The two-fer discs in Shout! Factory’s line of “Roger Corman Cult Classics” releases have mostly fallen into a com­fort­able pat­tern of link­ing two of the lesser-known titles in Corman archive together via sim­i­lar ele­ments.  Their pair­ing of The Evil and Twice Dead main­tains this trend.  It brings together two haunted house films from two dif­fer­ent More >

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TWICE DEAD: A Schizoid Spook-Show In The Genre-Splice Mansion

One of the most enter­tain­ing trends in schlock film­mak­ing is the genre-splice approach.  This refers to a film that takes two dif­fer­ent types of pop­u­lar story con­cept that don’t seem to go together and splices their ele­ments to cre­ate a new hybrid that will hope­fully offer dou­ble the enter­tain­ment value (and profit poten­tial).  However, it More >