Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Written and directed by Dan Gilroy.  Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Natalia Dyer, John Malkovich, Tom Sturridge and Daveed Diggs. Plot: a satirical thriller where the art world elite pays a huge price for essentially stealing a dead man's artwork The movie starts off by introducing a lot of pretentious people … Continue reading Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

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Truth or Die (2012)

Directed by Robert Heath.  Written by Matthew McGuchen.  Starring Tom Kane, Liam Boyle, Jack Gordon, Jennie Jacques, David Oakes, Jason Maza and Florence Hall. Plot: a group of teens are held hostage by a psychopath that forces them to play a game of truth or dare On Halloween night, some teenagers are lured to an … Continue reading Truth or Die (2012)

The Tenant (2010)

Written and directed by Ric La Monte.  Starring J. LaRose, Bill Cobbs, Jenn Sterger, Sylvia Boykin, Georgia Chris, Ashley Totin, Justin Smith, Randy Molnar and Michael Berryman. Plot: 20 some years after a doctor does some horrible experiments, a group of people get stuck in his closed down asylum with a deformed freak Now, I … Continue reading The Tenant (2010)

Gothika (2003)

Directed by Mathieu Kassovitz.  Written by Sebastian Gutierrez.  Starring Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penelope Cruz, Charles S. Dutton and John Carroll Lynch. Plot: a psychiatrist wakes up in the very mental institution she works at, accused of killing her husband Dr. Miranda Grey (Berry) works at a mental hospital.  She believes that at least … Continue reading Gothika (2003)

The Mummy (1999)

Directed by Stephen Sommers.  Written by Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle and Kevin Jarre.  Starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Kevin J. O'Connor, Jonathan Hyde, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo, Erick Avari and Patricia Velasquez. Plot: an archaeological dig awakens a mummy who reeks havoc while searching for the reincarnation of his long lost love This is … Continue reading The Mummy (1999)

Berserker (1987)

Directed by Jefferson Richard.  Written by Richard and Joseph Kaufman.  Starring Greg Dawson, Shannon Engemann, Beth Toussaint, Mike Riley, Joseph Alan Johnson, John Goff, Rodney Montague, Oscar Rowland, Beverly Rowland and George "Buck" Flower. Plot: teenage campers flee from an undead Viking warrior Berserkers are real.  At least, in Old Norse legend they are.  They … Continue reading Berserker (1987)

Phantasm (1979)

Written and Directed by Don Coscarelli.  Starring Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Michael Baldwin, Kathy Lester and Ken Jones. Plot: a teenage boy, his brother and some friends face off against The Tall Man, a mysterious grave robber with an arsenal of terrible weapons. When I talk about the plot, I'm speaking in the … Continue reading Phantasm (1979)

Murder in the Dark (2013)

Directed by Dagen Merrill.  Written by Merrill and Chris Wyatt.  Starring Luke Arnold, Phil Austin, Yann Bean, Kiran Deol, Samrat Chakrabarti and Mary Kate Wiles. Plot: a group of young people camping in Turkey play a party game that turns deadly Filmed in Italy, not Turkey, this movie follows a group of people playing "Murder … Continue reading Murder in the Dark (2013)

End of Days (1999)

Directed by Peter Hyams.  Written by Andrew W. Marlowe.  Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Tunney, Gabriel Byrne, Kevin Pollack, Udo Keir and C.C.H. Pounder. Plot: Satan has returned to earth in the body of Gabriel Byrne and he's looking for Robin Tunney to bear his child, the anti-christ In 1979 a baby is born that is … Continue reading End of Days (1999)