Trailer Tracks: The Beastmaster (1982) – Don Coscarelli

I remember seeing this when First Choice, or Super Channel, can’t remember which, had a free weekend on. I loved the fact that this guy could communicate with animals in a much cooler way then Doctor Dolittle, and he had a sword! Come on!!! Don Cosarelli would become a favorite director (I still geek out…

The Mind Reels Chats with Don Coscarelli

  Fan Expo, already a weekend ago, is still fresh for Sue and I because of all the amazing people we got to meet and chat with. Thanks to our friends at Anchor Bay Canada, we even got to sit down with legendary director Don Coscarelli, to chat about his films, all of which are…

Fan Expo Day 4

  The great thing about going to cons with Sue Maynard is that we complement each other so well, just like on our show. She’s the schedule, I’m the map, and it works out brilliantly. As we went into Day 4 of Toronto’s Fan Expo, we learned that the key word for this year was…

John Dies At The End (2012) – Don Coscarelli

Phantasm, Bubba Ho-Tep, yup, even Beastmaster… Don Coscarelli has always been a cult fave director, and he’s had my attention since 1982, when I saw Beastmaster on First Choice (on one of the free weekends).  I remember as a kid sitting in my bedroom in CFB Borden, reading comics on my rug, and seeing an…

Phantasm (1979)

A year before Mrs. Voorhees (spoiler I guess) started her bloodbath at Crystal Lake, and 5 before d haunting nightmares, another frightening character was killing people and haunting others in their dreams. The Tall Man (Angus Scrimm). In Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm, the Tall Man is a wickedly imposing and frightening figure who stalks our heroes…