31 NIGHTS OF HALLOWEEN – 7 – Boils and Ghouls – Tales from the Crypt (1989-1996/crea. William Gaines/USA)

Horror, which over the years of history has turned from a legitimate source of entertainment into a cheap thrill in the public eye, is a genre I love. In terms of film, I love it for two distinct reasons separating any experience I get from a horror movie – If it’s not a good movie, I get honestly a great sense of cynicism tearing it apart from how it does not work, looking inside and figuring out how it represents the horror culture in the end to what always looks like its final grave. But then, when you find a real diamond in the rough, a real gem, something legitimately scary. Then you’re going to get somewhere with finding out how it makes your hair stand, your skin crawl, then you’re going to watch reactions after finding out and discover to your joy… the trick still works.

For the next 31 days, I will be giving a day by day review of select horror films in all of the spectrum, from slasher to “Gates of Hell”, from Poe to Barker, from Whale to West, from 1919 to 2014…

This is the 31 Nights of Halloween. Last night, I took forever to make my 7th Night article (largely due to not knowing what I wanted to review). So I figured I ought to make it worthwhile and do a video, which I then went on to not sleep all night to make this video. And I figured it was about time I brought up an old show from my childhood. One that wasn’t Star Trek. Or the X-Files. So here you are.

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