Critters 2 (1988)

Directed by Mick Garris.  Written by Garris and David Twohy.  Starring Scott Grimes, Lin Shaye, Cynthia Garris, Don Keith Opper, Terrence Mann and Sam Anderson. Plot: eggs left behind on Earth, hatch and attack Grover's Bend once again In Critters 2, the town of Grover's Bend actually blames Brad (Grimes) because when he comes back … Continue reading Critters 2 (1988)

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Critters (1986)

Directed by Stephen Herek.  Written by Herek and Domonic Muir.  Starring Dee Wallace, Scott Grimes, Lin Shaye, M Emmet Walsh, Billy Zane, Ethan Phillips, Terrance Mann and Don Keith Opper. Plot: a race of small, furry aliens come to Earth to make a meal out of the people of a small farming town. This is … Continue reading Critters (1986)

Death On Demand (2008)

Directed by Adam Matalon.  Written by Matalon, Kevin Burke and Brian O'Hara.  Starring Anne McDaniels, Krista Grotte, Jerry Broome and Elisabeth Jamison. Plot: 6 people compete in a web broadcast contest (while in a haunted house, of course) and someone starts killing them This is a small, little movie filled with giant inconsistencies.  It kept … Continue reading Death On Demand (2008)

Aftershock (2012)

Directed by Nicolas Lopez.  Written by Lopez, Eli Roth and Guillermo Amoedo.  Starring Eli Roth and a whole bunch of other people that I'm not sure why they said yes. Plot: after partying in Chile, a group of traveler's night gets really, really bad after an earthquake hits Okay, this might be long, but stay … Continue reading Aftershock (2012)

The Prowler (1981)

Directed by Joseph Zito.  Written by Glenn Leopold, Neal Barbera, Mark Edward Edens, Michael Edens, Eric Lewald and Sarah Higgins.  Starring Vicky Dawson, Christopher Goutman, Farley Granger and Lawrence Tierney. Plot: an unknown killer in WWII fatigues, stalks and kills a bunch of college kids during a school dance This overly dramatic slasher is just … Continue reading The Prowler (1981)

The Task (2011)

Directed by Alex Orwell.  Written by Kenny Yakkel.  Starring Texas Battle, Alexandra Staden, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Marc Pickering and Victor McGuire. Plot: a group of reality show contestants must survive the night in a haunted jail I was pleasantly delighted with this movie.  Within twenty minutes we had humor, whole characters, a clown, rules and an … Continue reading The Task (2011)

Stung (2015)

Directed by Benni Diaz.  Written by Adam Aresty.  Starring Benni Diaz, Matt O'Leary, Jessica Cook, Clifton Collins Jr. and Lance Henriksen. Plot: killer wasps turn a fancy garden party goers into upper class prey First thing I should say is that this movie is nasty as hell.  Do not eat while watching.  Second thing is … Continue reading Stung (2015)

Friday the 13th (2009)

Directed by Marcus Nispel.  Written by Damian Shannon, Mark Swift and Mark Wheaton.  Starring Jared Padalecki, Derek Mears, Danielle Panabaker, Amanda Righetti, Travis van Winkle, America Olivio, Arlen Escarpeta, Ryan Hansen, Aaron Yoo and Ben Feldman. Plot: Two different groups of kids encounter Jason in this brutal remake. This isn't your typical Jason, he is … Continue reading Friday the 13th (2009)

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

Directed by Ronny Yu.  Written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift.  Starring Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Katharine Isabelle, Jason Ritter and Christopher Marquette. Plot: Freddy has been forgotten, so he wakes Jason up to help him scare the kids because if they're scared they will remember and Freddy can kill again … Continue reading Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

Split (2016)

Written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.  Starring James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, Jessica Sula and Betty Buckley. Plot: 3 girls are kidnapped by a man with multiple personalities I don't know how many times I've said this, but DJ doesn't usually do psychological horror.  And he didn't do this one either.  I … Continue reading Split (2016)