Stinger Review

Stinger is a 1988 science fiction horror novel written by Robert McCammon and published by Pocket Books.  Set in the remote town of Inferno, Texas, an alien creature descends from the stars in search of another.  He then traps the town and ravages the land causing death and destruction in his wake, unleashing an army of horrible mutations…until the people rise up in a final, desperate battle for survival and for the fate of the planet. Positives: Great characters Great, well-written story Good pacing Violent, intense, and gory Great setting…

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Fear Review

Fear is a 1988 horror novel written by R. Patrick Gates (Grimm Memorials), published by Onyx.  The story follows the small town of Quarry, Massachusetts who’s residents become possessed by a malevolent force that turns them into killers. Positives: Good characters Interesting story Good writing Negatives: Lackluster characters Spotty writing Plot:  Set in the small town of Quarry, Massachusetts the story mainly follows a psychic boy named Denny and a widower named Pat.  The two begin witnessing that their family, friends, neighbors, and other residents of Quarry begin succumbing to…

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Fright Night Part 2 Review

Fright Night Part 2 is a 1988 horror comedy directed by Tommy Lee Wallace, starring  William Ragsdale, Roddy McDowall, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen, Jon Gries, and Russell Clark.  Set as a direct sequel to 1985’s Fright Night the plot follows Charley Brewster (Ragsdale) who, now a college student, encounters a group of vampires led by a beautiful woman, Regine Dandridge (Carmen), who is seeking him out for revenge for the death of her brother. Positives: Good antagonists Good performances Good use of practical effects Good use of make-up effects Good…

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