Ghost Story (1981)

Written by Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay writer of both Carrie movies and IT) , Peter Straub (novel) Directed by John Irvin Starring: Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Alice Krige and Craig Wasson Plot: Four elderly men who share scary stories have a scary secret all their own and now it's coming back to … Continue reading Ghost Story (1981)

Blade II (2002)

Written by David S. Foyer Directed by Guillermo del Toro Starring Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Ron Perlman, Norman Reedus, Leonor Varela, Luke Goss, Thomas Kretschmann and Tony Curran. Plot: Blade forms an uneasy alliance with the vampire council in order to battle vampires who feed on humans AND their own kind. Years before the official … Continue reading Blade II (2002)

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

Amityville 1992: It’s About Time (1992)

Directed by Tony Randel. Written by Christopher DeFaria, Antonio Toro and John G. Jones. Starring Stephen Macht, Shawn Weatherly, Megan Ward, Damon Martin, Dean Cochran, Terrie Snell and Dick Miller. Plot: a man brings a clock into his house without realizing that the clock itself is harboring evil. Jacob (Macht) is an architect who lives … Continue reading Amityville 1992: It’s About Time (1992)

Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes (1989)

Written and directed by Sandor Stern. Starring Patty Duke, Jane Wyatt, Fredric Lehne, Brandy Gold, Zoe Trilling, Aron Eisenberg and Norman Lloyd. Plot: a widow and her three children move in with her mother, putting them all at risk, after the mother receives a gift from the Amityville house. The Amityville sequels really needed to … Continue reading Amityville 4: The Evil Escapes (1989)

Amityville 3-D (1983)

Directed by Robert Fleischer. Written by David Ambrose. Starring Tony Roberts, Tess Harper, Robert Joy, Lori Loughlin, Meg Ryan, John Harkins and Candy Clark. Plot: an investigative reporter purchases the Amityville house while getting a divorce and finds that the supernatural stories are true. The movie opens with a seance being performed in the Amityville … Continue reading Amityville 3-D (1983)

Demonic (2015)

Directed by Will Canon. Written by Canon, Max La Bella and Doug Simon. Starring Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, Cody Horn, Dustin Milligan, Megan Park, Aaron Yoo, Scott Mechlowicz and Curtis Armstrong. Plot: a police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of a group of people. Detective Lewis (Grillo) and Dr. Elizabeth Klein (Bello) find … Continue reading Demonic (2015)

Our House (2018)

Directed by Anthony Scott burns. Written by Nathan Parker (based on Ghost from the Machine film by Matt Osterman). Starring Thomas Mann, Percy Hynes White, Kate Moyer and Nicola Peltz. Plot: a young man creates a machine that ends up communicating with ghosts, but they aren't all friendly. Another IFC Midnight movie we gave a … Continue reading Our House (2018)

Grandmother’s House (1988) (AKA Grandma’s House)

Directed by Peter Rader. Written by Peter C. Jensen and Gayle Jensen. Starring Eric Foster, Kim Valentine, Len Lesser, Ida Lee and Brinke Stevens. Plot: an orphaned brother and sister move in with their grandparents and begin to suspect them of murder. With their mother already deceased, 2 siblings, David (Foster) and Lynn (Valentine) lose … Continue reading Grandmother’s House (1988) (AKA Grandma’s House)

Penny Dreadful (2006)

Directed Richard Brandes. Written by Brandes, Arthur K. Flam and Diane Doniol-Valcroze. Starring Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers, Chad Todhunter, Mickey Jones, Liz Davies and Michael Berryman. Plot: Penny goes on a roadtrip with her therapist to get over her fear of cars when an unexpected even thrusts her into a nightmare. This is another movie … Continue reading Penny Dreadful (2006)