Creepshow (1982)

Mike Matei / October 20th, 2009

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  • April 9, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    Stephen King is my Maine man! He is considered a legend among us Mainers!

    • chris jackso

      August 19, 2015 at 1:21 am

      yo you sound like an asshole who is way too proud of his hometown, and its Maine of all places lol

  • DickyMoe

    May 22, 2010 at 7:03 pm

    Has anyone read “The Colour Out of Space” by H.P. Lovecraft? I think the second story in this movie is based on that tale, but since I haven´t seen the movie yet, I cannot tell.

    It would make sense, since Stephen King is a fan of Lovecraft´s work.

    “Maine man”… How didn´t I come up with that one?

    Great review!

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        October 8, 2013 at 1:47 pm

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  • May 27, 2010 at 7:44 am

    Creepshow is creeping me out 8D, but its funny,… You should make an review of the second movie from Creepshow xD
    The second episode in the film is so funny,
    “OH NO!!! AN OIL SPOT, RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!!” XD Hahaha, im so laughing by thinking about it 😀
    But a good review you did here Rolfe

  • nerd fan117

    May 29, 2010 at 4:44 am

    GREAT REVEIW

  • Nyleao

    June 17, 2010 at 11:08 pm

    weird, there is this fair that comes to my neighborhood once a year, and there is this ride that petrified me as a kid called “Creepshow” i didnt ride it for 7 years after the first one, because of my memories as a child. i recently rode it again…it sucks as a ride. so i think i avoided this movie with the memories of my childhood in the back of my mind, now i realize it has about the same resemblence as shitpickle, and pikachu

  • DarkMagicianAVPFan

    July 13, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    There is another horror film that uses this format: Trick ‘r Treat.
    It has 4 stories (5 if you count the pre-main title scene) that all interconnect.
    It’s a really good film (my personal favorite horror film) that most people who’ve seen it say that Trick ‘r Treat will be watched along side Carpenter’s Halloween every October 31st.

  • nygiants10

    August 15, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    Trick R Treat was awesome, maybe it will get a special in a upcoming Mooonnnster Maadddnesss

  • Piranhatron3000

    August 19, 2010 at 4:36 pm

    Isn’t the little boy with the comic books Stephen King’s son?

  • Chie

    August 23, 2010 at 8:10 pm

    I love this movie!!! I remember seeing this in the theatre. My mom didn’t want me going as I was about 12 and my future boyfriend thought it looked stupid. While my mom didn’t discover I sneaked into a showing (Ahh, the days when knowledge of cursive, great typeset and a forged parental note could get you into an R flick) until later, I convinced my boyfriend to see it and he loved it and later on my mom watched it and she loved it.

    The Crate is my favourite segment, I think even if Adrian Barboobs gets on my nerves sometimes.

    Also Pirahnatron, yes, the boy is Stephen King’s son Joe Hill.

  • BOBtheBarbarian

    August 29, 2010 at 8:37 pm

    i dont know, i tried watching this one a while back, i got through the first 2 stories then i fell asleep, and i remember the first story was boring as all hell, just a piece of shit.

  • alex21

    September 6, 2010 at 9:25 am

    I have see the Creepshow 2 and I like all the episodes but I have never see the first creepshow.from the above video the first creepshow it is like more good.I check out in my videostore.Thanks cinemassacre.

  • GialloHorror

    October 4, 2010 at 9:16 am

    One of my top 10 favorite horror films!

    I, absolutely, LOVE E.G Marshall in “They’re Creeping Up On You”

    The music is AMAZING! Not to mention, the creators of this film made, the television series, “Tales From The darkside” which ran from
    1983-1988 and it was a HUGE part of my childhodd.

    “I’ll be dipped in shit if that ain’t a meteor” LOL! Stephen King is GOD!
    The 3rd story was the one that scared the shit out of me.

    “Creepshow 2” (1987) wasn’t bad, but it pailed in comparison with the original
    Tom Atkins RULES!!

  • EddieBu

    October 21, 2010 at 7:14 am

    God as a child my mom watched this all the time…I hated it

  • SodamYat

    November 19, 2010 at 12:50 pm

    Tom Savini is an egotistical asshole, but he did a lot for practical effects when they were still being used. Creepshow is a beautiful example where the practical effects brought something to the table that CG has yet to develop.

    Nice review.

  • December 25, 2010 at 7:44 am

    I own this on VHS ♥ I’ve watched it numerous times since I was like 5 and it scared the hell out of me, I’ve loved horror films since then on. I love this and Tales From The Darkside! Tales From The Darkside does a similar thing with the short stories, my favourite is Inside The Closet, the monster in that story is apparently called Lucy and was in a recuring nightmare I used to get that your video Dragon In My Dreams reminded me of.

  • December 25, 2010 at 8:34 pm

    Wierdest thing, Tales From The Darkside is on the horror channel at 2:45.

  • February 26, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    I’ve never seen this one .,. I’m totally trying to find it..

  • April 11, 2011 at 6:05 am

    I still think Creepshow 2 is just as awesome as the first one. I love the line “Thanks for the ride lady!”

  • DanceOf TheMidnightCandles

    April 23, 2011 at 12:05 am

    Honestly thought Creepshow 2 was decent. The Oil Spot short was honestly the best. I know it seems kind of stupid to think about but it’s not like attack of the killer plants is any better. I thought the oil spot short was very suspenseful, imagine being stuck on a barge with your closest friends who are being sucked into this big black spot that no one really knows what the fuck it is.

  • SpiritSoldier

    April 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    The second story is very loosely based on H.P. Lovecraft’s The Colour Out of Space in the minimalist of ways. I have read that it was a tribute to lovecraft cause King is a fan.

  • x1PMac1x

    June 11, 2011 at 2:55 am

    THE CRATE! Such an epic little horror story collection. I used to read the comic and see the movie over and over as a kid. The ladies at the library probably should have just given me the comic since I checked it out so much. Cool stuff. 🙂

  • penpan

    August 29, 2011 at 5:54 pm

    I saw this when I was a kid and it terrified and delighted me!

  • Zombie Goat Fetish

    October 16, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    I always show people this movie, you be surprised how many horror fans have never heard of it.

  • October 23, 2011 at 1:10 am

    trick r treat was an extremely well done anthology horror. The stories were all interesting and pretty entertaining. Maybe u should do it for another monster madness!

    • Erwinator

      February 14, 2012 at 4:50 am

      and the Pumpkin kid (or what’s his name? ) is really cute and cool 🙂

  • Omega Corpse

    October 26, 2011 at 1:51 pm

    I believe that The Black Dahlia Murder mad a music video based on this 😮

  • DaveMcGrath

    January 21, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    was blown away to hear James say something could be “too nasty” but that pleased me at the same time. Just proves even horror critics can have a threshold for bad taste/good taste.

    It seems to be a risk we take. Particularly with the 80’s genre films since they seem to try to outdo each other with the excessive gore. That we may end up watching a scene that we really may wish we never saw.

    One of the worst things I saw was from a film I cannot recall the name of. A teen boy goes insane while home with his grandma and little sister and he slowly gets more and more dangerous… At one point he throws their pet cat into the fireplace and at the age of 4 this was very traumatic for me. It is strange the things in horror films that effect us each differently.

    Good video as usual. And thank you for the heads up! XD

  • March 4, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    I used to watch this all the time as a kid in the eighties.  I loved but the roaches always creeped me out!
     

  • March 4, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    I used to watch this all the time as a kid in the eighties.  I loved it, but the roaches always freaked me out a little. 

  • Tekkenfan

    May 31, 2012 at 6:53 am

    Leslie nielson is dead now

  • ptbibble25

    June 2, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    At first I didn’t see what James meant when he said the final clip was nasty when I first saw it but then I began to think about it and YUCK!

  • JasonVoorhees

    August 13, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    You should review the Twilight Zone movie, James!

  • caitseith

    October 11, 2012 at 4:53 pm

    Leslie Nielsen sure did a better job than Robin Williams in Insomnia.

  • peter Mcmanus

    April 16, 2013 at 1:15 am

    I really like this movie. it may be my favorite horror movie because im into comedy and this movie really illustrates that with “lonesome death of Jordy Verill.

  • Nick Beaman

    August 28, 2013 at 8:35 am

    I don’t know, I thought Creepshow 2 was actually pretty damn good. Not necessarily as good as the first one, but still memorable and enjoyable.

  • Billy Blanks

    October 8, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    THANKS FOR THE RIDE LADY!!! That quote stuck with me for most of my life..hahaha.

  • October 30, 2013 at 4:40 pm

    The last one is definitely my favorite! I remember when I was a kid and every afternoon there is a show hosted by Coffin Joe here in Brazil (which was called “Cine Trash”) where he showed up a different B-movie every day. I remember I was eating a snack and drinking milk precisely at that part that the doctor is eating a bowl of cereal… FROM HELL! It was disgusting. It’s the only time i ever remember almost throwing up because of a movie.

  • May 9, 2014 at 12:37 pm

    love this station my new number 1 in th e world

  • September 13, 2014 at 10:03 pm

    This is such a great horror anthology, Zenescope’s Grimm Tales of Terror is very much in the same vein and very good, full written review here: http://fronttowardsgamer.com/2014/09/13/grimm-tales-of-terror-3-review-comics/

  • Henry Vargas

    September 27, 2014 at 7:40 pm

    This was on TV every Halloween when I was a kid. Great movie!

  • March 26, 2015 at 6:06 am

    I was surprised by Nielsen Being a bad guy too. you can skip Creepshow 2 but it has one must watch story The Raft.

  • rodster6

    September 3, 2015 at 6:22 pm

    I’d love to see you do a review of the Amicus Tales From The Crypt and Vault of Horror movies.

  • Stephanie Cutrere

    October 7, 2015 at 2:43 am

    The story “They’re creeping up on you” is a nice if sickening example of Social Commentary about the greed and selfishness of Wall Street type people even though it’s in a confined “Clean” space.

  • noah Thomas

    October 26, 2015 at 1:02 am

    Odd how horror comics, and horror in general, was lumped together with porn. There really was a concern that horror would corrupt and damage the mental health of kids, desensitizing and desecrating them into psychopaths, cannabis-sniffers and cannibals.

  • Jacob Boeve

    May 28, 2016 at 11:31 am

    I really do NOT like Stephen King…

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