July 22, 2019
Dirty Shorts: The Big Shave

Dirty Shorts: The Big Shave

Welcome to Dirty Shorts, which has nothing to do with that festering pile of laundry in the bathroom. This is a series of reviews of short horror films, with a touch of analysis and some […]
July 20, 2019
Dirty Shorts: Devil Woods

Dirty Shorts: Devil Woods

Welcome to Dirty Shorts, which has nothing to do with that festering pile of laundry in the corner. Not this time, anyway. This is a series of reviews of short horror films, with a touch […]
July 20, 2019

Dirty Shorts: Dining Room or There is Nothing

Welcome back to Barry’s Basement of Oddities, aka Dirty Shorts, or Horror Shorts, or whatever you choose to call our ongoing series of reviews of short horror films. Sometimes, we’ll have a theme, sometimes a […]
July 20, 2019
Dirty Shorts: The Birch

Dirty Shorts: The Birch

Welcome back to Dirty Shorts, our ongoing series of reviews of short horror films. Sometimes, we’ll have a theme, sometimes a stream of thought. What I’m presenting to you is part fun house ride, part […]
July 20, 2019
Dirty Shorts: The Captured Bird

Dirty Shorts: The Captured Bird

Welcome to Dirty Shorts, an ongoing series in which we present to you reviews of short horror films for your entertainment and elucidation. Entertainment and elucidation not guaranteed. Your mileage may vary. The Captured Bird […]
June 3, 2019
Dirty Shorts: Helping Johnny Remember

Dirty Shorts: Helping Johnny Remember

Want to see what happens when someone with a macabre sense of humor decides to improve a PSA from the 1950s and turns it into science fiction on bad acid? That, in a nutshell, is […]
June 3, 2019
Dirty Shorts: The Silent

Dirty Shorts: The Silent

Welcome to Dirty Shorts, an ongoing series in which we present to you reviews of short horror films for your amusement, enlightenment, and possible chagrin. We are not responsible if you fail to be amused […]
June 2, 2019
Cold by StaticX

Dirty Shorts: Cold

Welcome to Dirty Shorts, an ongoing series in which we present to you reviews of short horror films for your amusement, edumacation, and possible chagrin. We are not responsible if you fail to be amused […]
June 1, 2019
Dirty Shorts: Schrodinger's Cat

Dirty Shorts: Schrödinger’s Cat

Once again, welcome to Dirty Shorts, an ongoing series in which we present to you reviews of short horror films for your amusement, edumacation, and possible chagrin. We are not responsible if you fail to […]
May 31, 2019
Pet Sematary 2019

Pet Sematary 2019 Review (Barry’s Take)

Stephen’s take is HERE and is worth reading. Of course right now I’m here with you, so pay attention to me. Also this is SPOILER HEAVY. You’ve been warned, but if you’ve seen the poster […]
February 14, 2019
other lily

Other Lily: Horror Shorts

Other Lily: Horror Shorts Directed by David Romero The Story: A young woman falls victim to sleep paralysis and subsequently has the worst night of babysitting ever. Remember when action figures were just toys and […]
February 14, 2019
loop

Loop: Horror shorts

Loop: A horror video short review Directed by Mali Elfman The Story: A young woman wakes up, hears a noise, goes into the basement to investigate. So what? Let me introduce you to the concept of […]
February 14, 2019
tuck me in

Tuck Me In: Horror Shorts

Tuck Me In: A horror video short review Directed by Ignacio F. Rodo The Story: Bedtime. A son asks his father to look under the bed for monsters. What could go wrong? The Rundown: You […]
February 13, 2019
the cat with hands

The Cat With Hands: Horror Shorts

The Cat With Hands: A horror video short review.   To our new CHUD readers and our returning O.G.’s. I bid you…. Welcome to Barry’s Basement of Oddities Every week, dear readers, I will deliver […]
February 10, 2019
pride of strathmoor

The Pride of Strathmoor: Horror Shorts

The Pride of Strathmoor: A horror video short review. To our new C.H.U.D. readers and our returning O.G.’s. I bid you…. Welcome to Barry’s Basement of Oddities!  Every week, dear readers, I will deliver three […]
February 9, 2019
when i replaced camille

When I Replaced Camille: Horror Shorts

When I Replaced Camille (Quand j’ai remplacé Camille): A horror video short review.   To our new C.H.U.D. readers and our returning O.G.’s. I bid you…. Welcome to Barry’s Basement of Oddities!  Every week, dear […]
December 21, 2018
overlord

Overlord – bloody, violent zombie fun

Bring on the Overlord franchise. Sometimes, when going to the movies, you want to see something deep and complex, such as Suspiria or A Star is Born. Other times, however, you might just want to see a […]
December 13, 2018
The Posession of Hannah Grace

So Many Excorcisms, So Little Time: ‘The Possession of Hannah Grace’ review

I will start off this review by saying that watching cliched, bad horror movies is a guilty pleasure of mine. It has been since I was in middle school. We are entering December and it […]
December 3, 2018
the birch

The Birch: Horror Shorts

The Birch Directed by Ben Franklin, Anthony Melton. (For those of you wondering, I did check: this particular Ben Franklin is not a time traveling founding father here to save our country by making horror […]
June 11, 2017

Doomsday Reels: Resident Evil – The Final Chapter

Resident Evil dies like it lived: big, dumb, and weirdly enjoyable.
May 30, 2017

Doomsday Reels: The Handmaid’s Tale

Behind every great book adaptation is a forgettable first try.
May 15, 2017

Doomsday Reels: Dr. Strangelove

For the 100th Doomsday Reels column, we look at the grimmest screwball comedy in the history of film.
May 12, 2017

Review: Alien Covenant

Nick is back?
April 30, 2017

Doomsday Reels: The Darkest Hour

Is it possible to like a movie and find it super dull at the same time?