Posts tagged Gus Trikonis

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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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THE EVIL: A Low-Budget Lesson In High-Effect Scare Tactics

Haunted house movies are always a smart bet for low budget filmmakers.  They need not have tricky opticals or a huge budget to make one: all it takes is a good narrative hook, some convincing actors, a convincing location and the do-it-yourself knack to pull off a few homespun special effects.  The only real limit More >