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Tobin Bell ‘Saws’ into Days!

Published March 19, 2016 by biggayhorrorfan

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Men, women, renowned, unknown, rich, poor…Tobin Bell’s legendary Jigsaw in the popular Saw series chose his victims without prejudice.

Tobin Bell, Jigsaw’s acclaimed portrayer, is bringing that same undiscriminating nature to his current role of the murderously misguided Yo Ling, the father of longstanding hero John (Drake Hogestyn), on the Gothic, crime tinged soap opera (and my personal favorite) Days of Our Lives. Tobin 3

Suffering from some mysterious illness that is turning his insides to mush, Yo Ling has kidnapped John and his son Paul (Christopher Sean), who just happens to be a homosexual, to provide him with a variety of antidotes. John’s blood will hopefully cure him while Paul’s strength, once the youth is brainwashed, will aid him in his predatory schemes.

Here, working with a quiet and precise calm, Bell perfectly enunciates Yo Ling’s preposterous plans while bringing them an air of credulity and menace that a lesser actor would never have been able to manage. The intense and emotional underplaying of Hogestyn and Sean has also helped to sell this (frequently ludicrous) tale, but patient viewers may ultimately be most glad that Paul, whose double minority status as a gay Asian (along with Sean’s compelling sensitive work) has endeared him to many, has finally been given something substantial to do after months of relative inactivity.Tobin Paul

Meanwhile, terror freaks better hurry to get their taste of danger in the afternoon as Bell is, unfortunately, wrapping up his Days appearances on March 22nd.

Until the next time…SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!

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(Bad) CGI Fridays: Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York (2007)

Published March 21, 2014 by biggayhorrorfan

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When is it too darn hot? Well…when visiting Jamaica in the off season or, perhaps, when a tropical phenomenon attacks the East Coast.

Yep, in 2007’s Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York, the city that never sleeps bubbles and warps beneath some of the worst technical lava effects ever put on top of celluloid! As an overzealous scientist tapping into the earth’s core, perennial bad guy Michael Ironside (Scanners, Visiting Hours) steals the show, here. Meanwhile (Christine princess) Alexandra Paul leads the rest of the over earnest cast.

disaster zone 2The best moment in this Sci Fi masterpiece? When one of Costas Mandylor’s (Saw series) sand hog worker’s guts spill out due to volcanic laced water – a surprising moment of grue in this fairly tame production.disaster zone 3

Runner up: When a group of friendly homeless guys expire due to the gases emitted from the build up of the eruption. Some dudes just can’t catch a break, no?

Oh, well. Until the next time – SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan!

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Betsy Russell Talks Saw

Published August 23, 2013 by biggayhorrorfan

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For all those who can’t say they saw this at Flashback Weekend 2013 in Rosemont, IL – Big Gay Horror Fan provides a couple brief video clips featuring genre icon Betsy Russell (Cheerleader Camp, Angel II, Camp Fear).

Below, this scream goddess talks the Saw legacy and even gets surprisingly vulnerable for fans.

Until the next time – SWEET love and pink GRUE, Big Gay Horror Fan – AKA –www.facebook.com/biggayhorrorfan!