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posted by Barry Goodall | July 6, 2012 | Feature, News, Shopping

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We’d like to welcome to our advertising family “The House of Mysterious Secrets.” HOMS offers some of the coolest horror merchandise including shirts, toys, books, magazines, comics, music and more. Check out their latest exclusive Phantasm shirt below.
Another House of Mysterious Secrets Exclusive shirt! Very limited print run and only available here! The Tall Man from the iconic film series Phantasm is death personified! The dark figure which haunts your dreams and nightmares! He can never be stopped!
Mar

posted by Barry Goodall | March 29, 2012 | News

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Our friends at www.superstrangevideo.com have gotten the exclusive rights to offer the 15th Anniversary of Midnight Blue on DVD. Midnight Blue is the twisted tale of a a mysterious woman  who runs the ultimate con on a poor unsuspecting executive Martin, played by Damian Chapa. Martin is a banker on a business trip when he is proposition by an apparent high-class call girl. She ditches him the next morning and he hires a detective to help find her only to meet her again at a party at his bosses houses. All isn’t what it appears to be and millions of dollars are up for stake. It’s a Hitchcock means Skinamax tale of betrayal and hidden lies. Also starring Dean Stockwell, Harry Dean Standon and Steve Kanaly.

Jan

posted by Barry Goodall | January 18, 2012 | Feature, News

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We received this letter today along with a delicious pecan pie wrapped in a used Wonderbread sandwich bag. We are currently working with local police to resolve this matter and find out how to get more pie.


To: Lost Highway



I’m not rightly sure who I need to direct this to, but I figure it only fair I let y’all know what happened.
It was an accident, really; I mean; this broad was crazy! She came in to the diner, muttering something about patty melts and proper place settings, and plopped herself down in a booth. I went over and gave her a cup of coffee, and ran down the specials. She ordered Bubba’s Barnyard Slaughter breakfast, which isn’t unusual at 3am; folks tend to crave chicken fried meats in the night, so it didn’t ruffle my petticoats. What did raise my eyebrow was the way she cut her eggs; all symmetrical and weird. I had other tables to tend to, so I didn’t pay her too much attention. I dropped her check, and the next thing I know, she was gone, her money on the table. Exact change, no tip! That pissed me off a little, but it happens.


Anyway, I’m taking the garbage out around 4:45, and I hear a ruckus at the dumpster. I turned the corner, and there she was, throwing bags and stuff into MY dumpster! I hollered at her, and she turned on me.


She looked wild, man! All sweaty and breathing heavy- Her eyes were crazy! She smiled all wide and toothy at me, and said something like she’d “be just a minute,” and kept on tossing stuff from this huge bag in to the garbage- and it was a nice bag, too; lots of nice pockets and things- I got closer to her, and hollered at her again to just go on, split, sister! and that crazy fool, she pulled a friggin butcher knife on me!


I told her to be cool, I wasn’t looking for a fight, she just needed to scram, I wouldn’t call the cops or nothing! She wasn’t listening, and she came at me, big as Christmas! I swung that bag of swill I was carrying right into her, and it busted all over her. Coffee grounds, cigarette butts, food… oh, it was nasty! She screamed and dropped her knife, she fell to her knees in all that yucky stuff, and looked at me. Before she could say or do anything, Bubba cracked her skull with his skillet. I guess the racket made him come outside to see what was going on, and he won’t abide by anyone pulling a stunt like that at his diner.


Well, nothing we could really do at that point, she was worm food. I looked through her bag, and some of what she was putting in the trash; it looked like she had been on the lam for a while. Lots of newspaper clippings and prescription bottles. There was also this huge binder full of movies and articles and stuff, where I found your email address.


So, long story short, Donna Bleed has shuffled off this mortal coil. I couldn’t help but notice she wrote about crazy movies, there’s a whole list here I guess she was planning to watch; and if there’s one thing I love, it’s a drive-in movie; so I figured since I’m indirectly responsible for smashing her brains in, and directly responsible for wrapping her body in visqueen and sticking it in the walk-in freezer, I could take up her slack for y’all.


Don’t worry; Aside from this letter here , we fry-o-lated all her other stuff, except for that swanky bag and her car. I’m more than happy to watch movies so other folks don’t have to!
If y’all are ever in the neighborhood, stop on by; we’re always open, and the pie is to DIE for!


Blood and Kisses,
Die-Anne Takillya

Oct

posted by Barry Goodall | October 5, 2011 | News

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Super Strange Video has become our movie store of choice for those rare, and often impossible to find B-movie video treasures that we review on the site. Whatever your taste in cult films are, we’re pretty sure they will have something for you and your halloween viewings. Be sure to visit Super Strange Video, and check out their impressive selection of B-movies, and TV shows from the 50’s to the 90’s. Also, don’t forget to tell them the guys from Lost Highway sent ya’.

ALSO RIGHT NOW! There’s a great promotion for the Darna collection. They’re the VERY RARE AND VERY STRANGE DARNA FILMS! An exclusive offer from Super Strange Video. Check them out.

Darna at Super Strange Video

Sep

posted by Barry Goodall | September 13, 2011 | News

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Texas Chainsaw Halloween Hootenanny October 28th. Our friends at Scott Ford’s Drive-in will be hosting a super 8mm of Texas Chainsaw in St. Louis, MO. You can meet Grandpa from the original TCM! Visit http://www.scottfordsdriveingraphics.com/ for more info and remember the saw is family.

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