A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Directed by Jack Sholder. Written by David Chaskin. Starring Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Robert Rusler, Kim Myers, Marshall Bell and Clu Gulager. Plot: Freddy decides to use a teenage boy to do some of his killing for him. Okay, no matter how you go into this movie, you come out a little bit gay. I … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakley, John Saxon, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia and Lin Shaye. Plot: a child killer stalks teenagers in their dreams. Tina has a nightmare about a man with "knives for fingers". Then, it turns out that all her friends - Nancy (Langenkamp), … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Screamers (1995)

Directed by Christian Duguay. Written by Dan O'Bannon and Miguel Tejada-Flores. Based on the short story "Second Variety" by Philip K. Dick. Starring Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, Jennifer Rubin and Andrew Lauer. Plot: in 2078, on planet Sirius (a mining planet), a group of soldiers fight self-replicating killing devices known as Screamers. So, let's see: … Continue reading Screamers (1995)

Re-Animator (1985)

Directed by Stuart Gordon. Written by Gordon, Dennis Paoli and William Norris, based on a story by H.P. Lovecraft. Starring Jeffrey Combs, Bruce Abbott and Barbara Crampton. Plot: an odd medical student does experiments to reanimate dead tissue. Let's just apologize early for poo-pooing all over a "classic", but we don't really like this "gem". … Continue reading Re-Animator (1985)

Candyman (1992)

Written by Clive Barker and Bernard Rose Directed by Bernard Rose Starring Tony Todd and Virginia Madsen Plot: Candyman is summoned by a stupid white girl while exploring the "myth" In this Clive Barker classic we meet "Helen Lyle", an uppity grad student who like many people who claim otherwise is incredibly stupid even when … Continue reading Candyman (1992)

The Crow (1994)

Directed by Alex Proyas. Written by David J. Schow and John Shirley. Starring Brandon Lee, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson, Michael Wincott, Bai Ling, David Patrick Kelly, Michael Massee and Tony Todd. Plot: a man comes back from the dead to avenge the murder of himself and his fiancee. On Devil's Night (or Mischief Night as … Continue reading The Crow (1994)

The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

Directed by Charles S. Pierce.  Written by Earl E. Smith.  Starring Ben Johnson, Andrew Prine, Dawn Wells, Jimmy Clem, Jim Citty, Robert Aquino, Charles S. Pierce and Earl E. Smith. Plot: loosely based on the Texarkana Moonlight Murders of 1946. People begin being attacked by a hooded man.  The police tell people to stay in … Continue reading The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)

The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Directed by Wallace Fox.  Written by Harvey Gates, Sam Robins and Gerald Schnitzer.  Starring Bela Lugosi, Luana Walters, Tris Coffin and Elizabeth Russell. Plot: a madman kidnaps women to keep his wife young and healthy. A bride is kidnapped from her wedding and she isn't the first.  Apparently there's been a lot of young brides … Continue reading The Corpse Vanishes (1942)

Prom Night (1980)

Directed by Paul Lynch.  Written by William Gray and Robert Guza Jr.  Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Casey Stevens, Anne-Marie Martin, Michael Tough, Antoinette Bower and Leslie Nielsen. Plot: a masked killer stalks teenagers at their high school prom. The movie starts with four children accidentally/on purpose killing another child during a fucked up tag-like game.  … Continue reading Prom Night (1980)

Christmas Evil (1980)

Written and directed by Lewis Jackson.  Starring Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull, Andy Fenwick, Peter Friedman and Brian Neville. Plot: a mentally scarred child grows up and goes on a killing spree dressed as Santa. Also known as You Better Watch Out, this Christmas horror movie is a real classic.  And it's hysterical - … Continue reading Christmas Evil (1980)