Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Written and directed by George A. Romero.  Starring Ken Foree, Tom Savini, David Emge, Gaylen Ross, Scott Reiniger and George Romero for a hot second. Plot: a group of people seek refuge in a shopping center after the zombie apocalypse breaks out This movie was a great follow up to the classic that is Night … Continue reading Dawn of the Dead (1978)

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Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Directed by George A. Romero.  Written by Romero and John Russo.  Starring Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman and Kyra Schon. Plot: a group of people board themselves up inside a farmhouse when they "zombie" apocalypse breaks out In 1968, a legend was born and the zombie as we know him today came … Continue reading Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Body Bags (1993)

Directed by John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper.  Written by Billy Brown and Dan Angel.  Starring John Carpenter, David Naughton, Debbie Harry, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Sam Raimi, Sheena Easton, Stacy Keach, Tobe Hooper, Tom Arnold, Wes Craven and Twiggy. Plot: a coroner tells us 3 unrelated stories of horror involving his recent cadavers Gas Station … Continue reading Body Bags (1993)

Episode 50 (2011)

Directed by Joe and Tess Smalley.  Written by the Smalleys and Ian Holt.  Starring Josh Folan, Chris Perry, Natalie Wetta and Kieron Elliott. Plot: 2 TV crews team up for a special episode of a paranormal TV show Me and DJ generally love the "inspecting haunted asylum" movies.  Not sure why, but we do.  We … Continue reading Episode 50 (2011)

6 Movies We Hate

Occasionally, a movie is so terrible that even we can't watch it - at least not for a second time.  We also don't feel like going through the same rating rigmarole when we know the movie doesn't stand a chance of getting anything higher than a 10.  So, every now and again I'll tell you … Continue reading 6 Movies We Hate

47 Meters Down (2016)

Directed by Johannes Roberts.  Written by Roberts and Ernest Riera.  Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt and Matthew Modine. Plot: 2 sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean It's a shark movie.  If you want a big explanation you should look elsewhere.  Because it's a shark movie.  It's … Continue reading 47 Meters Down (2016)

Absentia (2011)

Written and directed by Mike Flanagan.  Starring Catherine Parker, Courtney Bell, Doug Jones, Dave Levine and Justin Gordon. Plot: 2 sisters discover that a tunnel is the link to several disappearances This movie is very hard to describe.  It's sort of part crime drama, part horror film which is why DJ didn't really like it.  … Continue reading Absentia (2011)

Bait (2012)

Directed by Kimble Rendall.  Written by John Kim and Russell Mulcahy.  Starring Xavier Samuel, Julian McMahon, Sharni Vinson, Dan Wyllie, Phoebe Tonkin and Lincoln Lewis. Plot: a freak tsunami strands shoppers in an Australian supermarket with a hungry Great White shark In a supermarket, clerks, shoppers, thieves, cops and a couple who just wants to … Continue reading Bait (2012)

Dracula Untold (2014)

Directed by Gary Shore.  Written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless.  Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, Charles Dance and Noah Huntley. Plot: a young Vlad must become a monster in order to save his people In order to save his village and 1,000 boys from being taken and turned into soldiers, … Continue reading Dracula Untold (2014)

Needful Things (1993)

Directed by Fraser C. Heston.  Screenplay written by W.D. Richter, based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King.  Starring Max von Sydow, Ed Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, J.T. Walsh, Amanda Plummer, Don S. Davis and Lochlyn Munro. Plot: a strange shopkeeper comes to town with seemingly everything everyone needs, but the prices are … Continue reading Needful Things (1993)