After Midnight (1989)

Written and directed by Jim and Ken Wheat.  Starring Ramy Zada, Jillian McWhirter, Pamela Segall, Marc McClure, Judie Aronson, Penelope Sudrow, Alan Rosenberg and Marg Helgenberger. Plot: a college professor invites his students over to his house to sway scary stories while studying fear. First story:  The Old Dark House - A couple gets stranded … Continue reading After Midnight (1989)

Torture Garden (1967)

Directed by Freddie Francis. Written by Robert Bloch (based on his own short stories). Starring Burgess Meredith, Jack Palance, Barbara Ewing, Beverly Adams, John Standing, Maurice Denham, Michael Bryant, Michael Ripper, Ursula Howells and Peter Cushing. Plot: Dr. Diablo (Meredith) takes five customers into a special exhibit to warn them of their "evil" futures. Five … Continue reading Torture Garden (1967)

V/H/S/94 (2021)

Segments written and directed by Simon Barrett, Chloe Okuno, Ryan Prows, Jennifer Reeder and Timo Tjahjanto. Starring Kimmy Choi, Anna Hopkins, Kyal Legend, Christian Lloyd, Brendan McMurthey-Howlett, Nicolette Pearse, Christian Potenza and Budi Ross. Plot: a SWAT team raids a warehouse and finds a bunch of dead bodies and a series of bizarre and disturbing … Continue reading V/H/S/94 (2021)

8 Movies to Stay Away from This Halloween Season

This October, as usual, we want to put up some of the best movies we've seen in recent days. But right now we're going to give you eight movies that you should stay away from. Run away from. Far, far away. Because they're weird, nonsensical and should never have been made. Mirror Mirror (1990) This … Continue reading 8 Movies to Stay Away from This Halloween Season

V/H/S 2 (2013)

Directed by Simon Barrett, Jason Eisener, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto and Gareth Evans. Written by Barrett, Tjahjanto, Evans, Jamie Nash and John Davies. Starring Barrett, Wingard, Lawrence Michael Levine, Jay Saunders, Mindy Robinson and Fachri Albar. Plot: a college student's mother hires a P.I. (Levine) to track down her son - … Continue reading V/H/S 2 (2013)

Southbound (2015)

Plot: 5 interlocking tales of terror follow the fates of travelers on a desert highway. The first story, written by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and directed by Radio Silence, is about two guys who are chased by some sort of spirits. Well, the road starts to loop taking them back to the same place over and over … Continue reading Southbound (2015)

Quicksilver Highway (1997)

Written and directed by Mick Garris. Based on "Chattery Teeth" by Stephen King and "The Body Politic" by Clive Barker. Starring Christopher Lloyd, Matt Frewer, Raphael Sbarge, Silas Weir Mitchell, Bill Nunn, Veronica Cartwright, Clive Barker, Cynthia Garris and John Landis. Plot: a travelling showman, Aaron Quicksilver, tells two tales of horror to random people … Continue reading Quicksilver Highway (1997)

Alien Zone (AKA The House of the Dead) (1978)

Directed by Sharron Miller. Written by David O'Malley. Starring John Ericson, Ivor Francis, Judith Novgrad, Bernard Fox and Burr Debenning. Plot: a cheating husband (Ericson) caught in a storm, seeks refuge with a mortician (Francis) who tells him four stories about people who have wound up in his establishment. Right off the bat, I want … Continue reading Alien Zone (AKA The House of the Dead) (1978)

All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)

Written and directed by husband and wife, David Ian McKendry and Rebekah McKendry.  Starring Amanda Fuller, Brea Grant, Constance Wu, Jocelin Donahue, Jonathan Kite, Katie Parker, Maria Olsen, Mark Kelly, Matt Long, Megan Duffy, Michelle DeFraites and Stephanie Drake. Plot: a couple on an awkward date go to a strange theater to watch a series … Continue reading All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)