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rhett
01-17-2013, 07:14 PM
Hey folks, I'm pleased to announce that one of our longest tenured and most active forum posters, Saskatchewan's own MorallySound, has joined us on the review staff and will hopefully be posting reviews on here with more frequency than we're all able to muster these days. He's a great proponent for horror in and around the community, and we're happy to be able to feature his voice here on one of the oldest horror film sites on the internet!

Check out his first review, a skintalizing look at the early films of Herschell Gordon Lewis here:

http://horrordigital.com/viewarticle.php?articleid=995

Welcome, buddy!

Anthropophagus
01-17-2013, 07:23 PM
Congratulations!!

crikan
01-17-2013, 07:29 PM
Congrats! And nice review.

MorallySound
01-17-2013, 07:33 PM
Thanks folks! I look forward to helping keep the reviews a little more active here at HorrorDigital, whether Blu-ray, DVD, or VHS.

Mutilated Prey
01-17-2013, 08:03 PM
Nice Guy!

buck135
01-17-2013, 08:15 PM
Excellent. I look forward to your reviews MorallySound.

Hellbilly
01-17-2013, 08:17 PM
Congrats MS!

dickieduvet
01-17-2013, 08:25 PM
Great news ;)

Workshed
01-17-2013, 08:34 PM
All right, dude!

Hatchetwarrior
01-17-2013, 08:36 PM
Congrats M.S.!!!

Mok
01-17-2013, 08:49 PM
Good news, bring on the reviews!

Paff
01-18-2013, 02:38 AM
I'm a former reviewer, and I approve of this hiring

old-boo-radley
01-18-2013, 04:26 AM
Good review, Tyler!

booper71
01-18-2013, 04:33 AM
Awesome new addition, really looking forward to the unique take.

spawningblue
01-18-2013, 08:46 PM
Awesome, congrats man. I would love to see some more reviews on here.

baggio
01-22-2013, 04:20 PM
We have reviews?


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Steel76
01-30-2013, 01:41 PM
Congrats! And great review :)

thrashard76
02-03-2013, 10:14 PM
Congrats.

indiephantom
02-05-2013, 10:37 PM
Good stuff.

MorallySound
02-15-2013, 08:55 PM
New review posted for Jess Franco's OASIS OF THE ZOMBIES (http://horrordvds.com/viewarticle.php?articleid=997). Will you be able to survive the horror hidden beneath these sand dunes or is it all just a mirage?

Paff
02-15-2013, 09:20 PM
Is it just me, or does your Oasis of the Zombies review reveal the entire plot, including the ending?

Back in my reviewing days, I used to butt heads with Dave over this all the time. I wanted a synopsis to be just a brief set up, little more than a paragraph or two. After all, we want people to buy or rent the disc, no? Not tell them the whole damn movie. Of course, there's various schools of thought on that, and some people do want the whole thing revealed in a review...

MorallySound
02-15-2013, 09:26 PM
Is it just me, or does your Oasis of the Zombies review reveal the entire plot, including the ending?

Back in my reviewing days, I used to butt heads with Dave over this all the time. I wanted a synopsis to be just a brief set up, little more than a paragraph or two. After all, we want people to buy or rent the disc, no? Not tell them the whole damn movie. Of course, there's various schools of thought on that, and some people do want the whole thing revealed in a review...

I did spoil it in this review, but I decided to review the film as a whole on this one as it's pretty simply plotted. I'll be sticking to more spoiler-free stuff in the future. It was just a personal decision for this review.

dave13
02-15-2013, 10:20 PM
Is it just me, or does your Oasis of the Zombies review reveal the entire plot, including the ending?

Back in my reviewing days, I used to butt heads with Dave over this all the time. I wanted a synopsis to be just a brief set up, little more than a paragraph or two. After all, we want people to buy or rent the disc, no? Not tell them the whole damn movie. Of course, there's various schools of thought on that, and some people do want the whole thing revealed in a review...

I was just about to read the review, but read this first. thanks for the warning. i'm of a similar opinion.

MorallySound
02-15-2013, 10:39 PM
I've updated the review to contain a spoiler warning, and I'll re-edit a spoiler-free version. I had just based my layout from a couple of previous reviews on the site, all of which were fairly spoiler-heavy. I appreciate the feedback.

Workshed
02-15-2013, 10:41 PM
The reviews on this site are top-notch, and I appreciate that I can come here, search for titles, and sit down and get lost in all these great writings. Thank you, team, for providing these for us free of charge. Writing in your free time can be a chore, and you guys do it out of the horror in your heart.

General gentle feedback: as a reader, I'd love to see more analysis and critical reviewing of the films and less plot summary. I'm not talking about MorallySound's latest (which I have not yet read--will do, pal!), but the discussion here reminded me that the reviews can sometimes be less of a critique and more of a summation of what happens in the movie. You are a bunch of smart guys, and I'd love to see you truly dissect a film, its themes, symbols, narrative structure, etc. Of course, not every film calls for this type of treatment. I enjoy watching a film and then coming here to read what someone else thought of it--maybe he or she saw something I missed, or perhaps the film was interpreted differently. I enjoy reading the reviews so much that I want to hear more from the writers and less from the film.

Just a note from a longtime reader. Regardless, keep up the GREAT work and thanks again! :joshua:

MorallySound
02-15-2013, 11:17 PM
The OASIS review is now spoiler-free! :)

mcchrist
02-20-2013, 01:11 PM
Dude, MS!!! Great review, I've been curious as hell about Black Love for years, great write-up. Congrats, man!

MorallySound
02-20-2013, 05:31 PM
Dude, MS!!! Great review, I've been curious as hell about Black Love for years, great write-up. Congrats, man!

Thanks Matt!

streetlight
02-23-2013, 11:59 PM
so are you taking any review requests? Personally I like obscure titles that aren't well known from the 70s and 80s, like the ones on Bleeding Skull

MorallySound
02-24-2013, 04:25 AM
so are you taking any review requests? Personally I like obscure titles that aren't well known from the 70s and 80s, like the ones on Bleeding Skull

I plan on bringing back some VHS reviews to this site, so yes the obscure will be getting covered. And I'm gladly open to review suggestions (PM me them) and if I am able to cover them I will.