Scanners (1981)

Written and directed by David Cronenberg.  Starring Michael Ironside, Jennifer O'Neill, Lawrence Dane, Patrick McGoohan and Stephen Lack. Plot: one powerful psychic wants to control the world and another one wants to stop him. DJ and I are not big Cronenberg fans.  That being said, we didn't really enjoy this one either.  The story is … Continue reading Scanners (1981)

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Tremors (1990)

Directed by Ron Underwood.  Written by S.S. Wilson and Brent Maddock.  Starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Michael Gross, Reba McEntire, Ariana Richards and Finn Carter. Plot: people of a small town in Nevada must defend themselves against underground creatures trying to kill them. There is no extra plot to this story.  Underground creatures are trying … Continue reading Tremors (1990)

Pumpkinhead (1988)

Directed by Stan Winston.  Written by Winston, Mark Patrick Carducci, Gary Gerani, Richard Weinman.  Based on a poem by Ed Justin.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kerry Remsen, Kimberly Ross, Cynthia Bain and Joel Hoffman. Plot: Ed (Henriksen) summons a demon after his son is killed by a bunch of teenagers in a … Continue reading Pumpkinhead (1988)

Sorority House Massacre (1986)

Written and directed by Carol Frank.  Starring Angela O'Neill, Wendy Martel, Pamela Ross, Nicole Rio, John C. Russell, Marcus Vaughter, Joe Nassi and Vinnie Bilancio. Plot: an innocent girl is targeted by an escaped mental patient at a sorority house. This movie is strange.  The beginning is all in slow motion and it's about Beth … Continue reading Sorority House Massacre (1986)

6 Movies To Just Say No To

The following movies all have star power, but we don't know why.  Seems like the stars should've kept their power for something a little better. I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in This House (2016)   In this movie Ruth Wilson (don't know why she agreed to it) comes to take care of an elderly … Continue reading 6 Movies To Just Say No To

Bloody Birthday (1981)

Directed by Ed Hunt.  Written by Hunt and Barry Pearson.  Starring Downtown Julie Brown, Melinda Cordell, Jose Ferrer, Andy Freeman, Elizabeth Hoy, Billy Jayne, Lori Lethin, K.C. Martel, Joe Penny and Susan Strasberg. Plot: some kids are going around killing people because they were born on a solar eclipse and have no conscience. In opens … Continue reading Bloody Birthday (1981)

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

Directed by Robert Bloch.  Written by Peter Duffell.  Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Denholm Elliott, Jon Pertwee, Ingrid Pitt, Nyree Dawn Porter and Joss Ackland. Plot: a collection of four shorts told to a detective about a cursed house. METHOD FOR MURDER In this story, a writer comes to the house with his wife to … Continue reading The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Directed by Dan Curtis.  Teleplay written by William F. Nolan, based on stories by Richard Matheson.  Starring Karen Black (in 4 roles), John Karlen, Jim Storm, George Gaynes, Gregory Harrison and Robert Burton. Plot: three short tales are told of tormented women. The first story is "Julie".  Julie is a teacher who is drugged by … Continue reading Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Dead of Night (1946)

Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Chrichton, Basil Dearden and Robert Hamer.  Written by John Baines, E.F. Benson, Angus MacPhail and H.G. Wells.  Starring Michael Redgrave, Melvyn Johns, Fredrick Valk, Roland Culver and Sally Ann Howes. Plot: the guests at a country home take turns telling supernatural stories. The first story is The Hearse Driver based … Continue reading Dead of Night (1946)

Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993)

Written by John Penney Directed by Brian Yuzna starring Melinda Clarke, J. Trevor Edmond, Kent McCord and James T. Callahan Plot: Curt and his over zealous girlfriend Julie get themselves into trouble of the zombie variety when they break into his fathers military work place. The third chapter in the Return of the Living Dead … Continue reading Return of the Living Dead 3 (1993)