The Boogens (1981)

Directed by James L. Conway.  Written by Thomas C. Chapman, Jim Kouf, Bob Hunt and David O'Malley.  Starring Rebecca Balding, Jeff Harlan, Anne-Marie Martin and Fred McCarren. Plot: a small mining team awakens scaly, squid, turtle-like creatures that feed off people. Roger (Harlan) and Mark (McCarren) are part of a team reopening a mine.  Roger … Continue reading The Boogens (1981)

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Final Girl (2015)

Directed by Tyler Shields.  Written by Adam Prince, Stephen Scarlata, Alejandro Seri and Johnny Silver.  Starring Abigail Breslin, Alexander Ludwig, Reece Thompson, Cameron Bright and Wes Bentley. Plot: Veronica, a trained assassin, is put thru her final test - killing a group of sadistic boys who have killed other girls less lethal than her. 17-year-old … Continue reading Final Girl (2015)

Scanners (1981)

Written and directed by David Cronenberg.  Starring Michael Ironside, Jennifer O'Neill, Lawrence Dane, Patrick McGoohan and Stephen Lack. Plot: one powerful psychic wants to control the world and another one wants to stop him. DJ and I are not big Cronenberg fans.  That being said, we didn't really enjoy this one either.  The story is … Continue reading Scanners (1981)

Final Exam (1981)

Written and directed by Jimmy Huston.  Starring Cecile Bagdadi, Joel S. Rice, Ralph Brown, DeAnna Robbins, Sherry Willis-Burch, Timothy Raynor and John Fallon. Plot: a killer comes to a college campus and starts murdering people at random. Frankly, it's terrible.  Incredibly terrible.  The script was terrible.  The story was terrible.  The soundtrack was terrible.  You … Continue reading Final Exam (1981)

Tremors (1990)

Directed by Ron Underwood.  Written by S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock.  Starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Ariana Richards and Finn Carter. Plot: people of a small town in Nevada must defend themselves against underground creatures trying to kill them. There is no extra plot to this story.  Underground creatures are trying … Continue reading Tremors (1990)