Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Directed by John Harrison. Plot: a young Matthew Lawrence tells a witch (Deborah Harry), 3 horror tales to keep himself from being eaten Let's do this one story at a time, shall we.... "LOT 249"  - written by Michael McDowell, based on a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle In this story, Steve Buscemi uses … Continue reading Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

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Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

Written by Carrie Evans, Emi Mochizuki, Loni Williams and Christopher Landon. Directed by Christopher Landon. Starring : Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman, Patrick Schwarzenegger and Joey Morgan. Plot: Three scouts and a stripper try to save their town during the zombie apocalypse. We didn't feel like anyone was completely likable … Continue reading Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)

The Invasion (2007)

Directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel.  Written by David Kajganich (and still based on the Jack Finney novel).  Starring Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig, Jeremy Northam, Jeffrey Wright and Veronica Cartwright. Plot: same as always, there's aliens, we can't sleep or they take us over - however, there's no pods in this one, which I don't mind - … Continue reading The Invasion (2007)

Body Snatchers (1993)

Directed by Abel Ferrara.  Written by Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli, Nicholas St. John, Raymod Cistheri and Larry Cohen.  Starring Gabrielle Anwar, Meg Tilly, Christine Elise, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker. Plot: a teenager (Anwar) and her family move to a military base where the soldiers are acting strangely and everyone is claiming that their … Continue reading Body Snatchers (1993)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Directed by Philip Kaufman.  Written by W. P. Richter based (loosely) on the Jack Finney novel.  Starring Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy and Donald Sutherland. Plot: a group of people discover the human race is being replaced by emotionless doppelgangers This body snatcher movie is critically acclaimed and we can totally see … Continue reading Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Directed by Don Siegel.  Written by Daniel Mainwaring, based on the novel by Jack Finney. Starring Kevin McCarthy and Carolyn Jones. Plot: A doctor learns that his small town is being taken over by pod people If you want to write reviews for one Invasion, I believe you should watch ALL invasion movies.  So, that's … Continue reading Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)