The Schlock Vault

Escape from Area 51

“Escape from Area 51” is a funny sci-fi comedy that embraces all its campiness with no shame and doesn’t disappoint.

Eaters (2015)

"Eaters" is equal parts "Texas Chainsaw Massacre," "Children of the Corn" and "Wrong Turn" — if only it exhibited the same originality or intensity.

Kill Me Three Times

A pretty standard thriller movie made special by the presence of Simon Pegg as assassin Charlie Wolf.

Beam Me Up, Scotty: My Work Here is Done.

It's highly illogical to imagine a world in which Leonard Nimoy is no longer with us, but in countless ways he will forever stay with me.

Blacula (1972)

Viewed today, “Blacula” does make you squirm at times, but for the most part — and largely because of William Marshall — it is a fun vampire flick to watch.

Blood Surf (2000)

“Blood Surf” is neither “Big Wednesday" nor "The Endless Summer,” but for Schlock lovers it’s a movie that rides high on a wave of blood and gore. Gnarly, dude.

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12 Days of Schlockmas: A 2014 Countdown

'Tis the season for making a list and checking it twice, and here in the Schlock Vault is no exception. Merry Schlockmas to all, and to all a bloodstained night.
Deborah Harry and Matthew Lawrence retelling "Hansel and Gretal"

Tales from the Darkside (1990)

"Tales From The Darkside" rides the wave of 1980s anthology horror, but the stories seem to be too little, too late despite the "King" and "Romero" tags.