HIDDEN HORROR FOR ST.PATRICKS DAY – Plague Town

plague-townHAPPY ST.PATRICKS DAY HORRORFIENDS! Now as horror fans whenever it is a holiday we take it upon ourselves to usually watch a horror movie involving the holiday or anything related to the holiday, and for St. Patricks day we usually watch the Warwick Davis Leprechaun movies but in all honestly I always felt those movies though can be fun usually leave a bad aftertaste after you watch them and start using your brain again. So last year for the holiday i reviewed Drew Daywalts impressive “Red Clover” so this year instead of a hidden horror involving the holiday i will instead share with you a hidden horror that takes place in Ireland instead…PLAGUE TOWN.

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In a remote village in Ireland, a shocking secret lives on with each and every baby born. It is said that all children are creatures of God…except here. Now for a group of lost american tourists trying to rediscover there Irish roots, every conception of ‘family’ will soon be sliced to pieces.

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Now Plaguetown can be seen as a run of the mill “People get lost and get killed” horror storyline but believe me it has some good points and can be worth a quick watch on the day of Green Beer. The lost american family are believable characters especially the annoying blonde daughter. The Evil deformed children are pretty creepy and very mean spirited in there kills, these little fuckers dont play around especially when one character gets his head sliced in half and another is beaten to death slowly with a hub cap while she pleads for her life. The later scene being very mean spirited and practically grueling. Director David Gregory directs with a decent sense of style and finally in the half way mark when the eyeless beauty Rosemary appears it is downright creepy, atmospheric and borderline nightmarish.

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So if youre tired of watching Leprechauns for St.Patricks Day, but want a horror film involving Ireland then give Plague Town a go, its a decent little watch. – James J. Coker

HAPPY FRIDAY THE 13TH HORRORFIENDS!!!!

jeff zHey There HorrorFiends! James J. Coker here saying Hidden Horrors would like to wish you all a Happy Friday the 13th or as horror fans have sometimes called it “Jason Day!” to help get you in the mood for all things Crystal Lake, The Hidden Horrors crew would like to direct you to two Friday the 13th movie movie we reviewed for the blog site, one being the INCREDIBLY under-rated Jason Goes to Hell reviewed by yours truly and another being the INCREDIBLY fun but neglected Friday the 13th part 6 Jason lives reviewed by Matthew McPhee.

https://hiddenhorrors.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/highly-underrated-sequel-for-halloween-jason-goes-to-hell/

and

https://hiddenhorrors.wordpress.com/2014/10/20/underrated-sequel-for-halloween-jason-lives-friday-the-13th-part-vi/

OR you could just check out this robot Chicken skit about how Jason always manages to catch up to his victims when there running. Enjoy

HIDDEN HORROR – Necrophobia

necrophobiaNow if your looking for a horror film that is so damn obscure or as we like to call it “Hidden” that most horror fans havent even heard of it and so damn “hidden” that there is hardly any talk or reviews of it on the internet! then Ive got one for you dear Horrorfiends, a very dark, depressing and damn macabre piece of 90s horror cinema that comes from the Netherlands, a 60 minute horror film called “Necrophobia”

Necrophobia is about a simple man named Mark who sadly loses his beautiful loving wife in a heartbraking and particularly nasty roadside accident. At the funeral he notices two women arguing and ends up meeting one of the mysterious women named Colette who happens to be a widow herself and like Mark traumatized and deeply hurt by her loss. They soon try to begin a new love with each other but it is filled with more death, and a “love of the dead”.

necrophobia6Now despite Necrophobia’s short running time it still packs quite a wallop for Horror fans and those wanting something depressing. The characters, story and photography are all engaging and the scenes of horror are both macabre as hell but also quite fun with eerie blue lighting, hanging rattling chains, rotting corpses strewn about, a mysterious woman having sex with those corpses! and a few gory murders including some good chainsaw scenes in there, you can tell that they made the film with a passion for horror cinema.

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necrophobia4But not only is the horror scenes great and the story and characters engaging, Necrophobia’s main horror is from the terrors of the loss of a loved one and the torment of Grief, we are treated to the torment Mark is going through philosophical dialogue to the point that the grief feels very real. And finally the ending to this rare gem is one hell of a grim and and depressing ending.

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So if you want a fun but depressing horror film made by people with a clear love of the genre while boasting to all your other horror loving friends about how incredibly unknown it is, seek out “Necrophobia” if you can………okay so I found the film on Youtube, thanks to youtuber “DEVILMAN66631” check this rare gem out below if youve got the time. – James J. Coker