Fear Itself: Echoes (2009)

Directed by Rupert Wainwright.  Written by Sean Hood.  Starring Aaron Stanford, Eric Balfour and Camille Guaty. Plot: a nice man discovers that he was a sadistic killer in a previous life I really like Aaron and Eric, but this sucked.  It had no point.  When he finds out he was a killer in a previous … Continue reading Fear Itself: Echoes (2009)

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Fear Itself: The Spirit Box (2009)

Directed by Rob Schmidt.  Written by Joe Gangemi.  Starring Anna Kendrick and Martin Donovan. Plot: a dead school girl contacts 2 of her classmates during a seance to help her find her murderer This is another one I watched alone, but wish I hadn't.  Made me jump. From the director of Wrong Turn, comes this … Continue reading Fear Itself: The Spirit Box (2009)

Fear Itself: Chance (2009)

Directed by John Dahl.  Written by Rick Dahl and Lem Dobbs.  Starring Ethan Embry. Plot: Chance is down on his luck and when he meets his doppelganger things don't exactly get better Aside from the fact that there's a doppelganger, I can't tell you much without giving things away.  All I can really say is … Continue reading Fear Itself: Chance (2009)

Fear Itself: Something With Bite (2009)

Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson.  Written by Max Landis.  Starring Wendell Pierce. Plot: a vet is bitten by a large animal and begins a transformation Wilbur Orwell, vet, family man, gets bit by a werewolf that is brought into his practice.  When people start turning up dead, Wilbur thinks it could be him doing it, … Continue reading Fear Itself: Something With Bite (2009)

Fear Itself: Skin and Bones (2008)

Directed by Larry Fessenden.  Written by Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan.  Starring Doug Jones, Molly Hagan, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brett Dier and Gordon Tootoosis. Plot: rancher, Grady Edlund, returns home after being lost in the woods for days and his family notices that he isn't quite right Well, I love Doug Jones, but I hate dead … Continue reading Fear Itself: Skin and Bones (2008)

Fear Itself: Community (2008)

Directed by Mary Harron.  Written by Kelly Kennemer.  Starring Brandon Routh and Shiri Appleby. Plot: a young couple move into a gated community with a horrible secret From the director of American Psycho, comes this frightfully dreadful episode of Fear Itself.  The writer, Kelly Kennemer, borrowed all the worst bits of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" … Continue reading Fear Itself: Community (2008)

Fear Itself: New Year’s Day (2008)

Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.  Written by Steve Niles and Ben Sokolowski, based on the short story "Dead Time" by Paul kane.  Starring Briana Evigan, Niall Matter, Zulay Henao, Corey Monteith and J. LaRose. Plot: a young woman wakes up, hung over, on New Year's Day, to an apocalypse In this episode, we follow a … Continue reading Fear Itself: New Year’s Day (2008)

Fear Itself: Eater (2008)

Directed by Stuart Gordon. Written by Richard Chizmar and Johnathon Schaech, based on a short story by Peter Crowther.  Starring Elisabeth Moss and Russell Hornsby. Plot: 4 officers at a police station have more than they can handle in a serial killer/"eater" The main character reminds me a bit of myself.  She knows a ton … Continue reading Fear Itself: Eater (2008)

Fear Itself: In Sickness and In Health (2008)

Directed by John Landis.  Written by Victor Salva.  Starring Maggie Lawson, James Roday, Marshall Bell, William  B. Davis, Sonja Bennett and Christie Laing. Plot: a bride recieves a note on her wedding day warning her that the person she's marrying is a serial killer The first few weeks of the show were anything, but fun.  … Continue reading Fear Itself: In Sickness and In Health (2008)

Fear Itself: Family Man (2008)

Directed by Ronny Yu.  Written by Daniel Knauf. Starring Clifton Collins Jr., and Colin Ferguson. Plot: a husband and father switches bodies with a serial killer This episode wasn't bad.  Collins Jr. and Ferguson are both really good actors.  And what can I tell you about the plot?  Nothing else really.  A good man switches … Continue reading Fear Itself: Family Man (2008)