The Boogens (1981)

Directed by James L. Conway.  Written by Thomas C. Chapman, Jim Kouf, Bob Hunt and David O'Malley.  Starring Rebecca Balding, Jeff Harlan, Anne-Marie Martin and Fred McCarren. Plot: a small mining team awakens scaly, squid, turtle-like creatures that feed off people. Roger (Harlan) and Mark (McCarren) are part of a team reopening a mine.  Roger … Continue reading The Boogens (1981)

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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)

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)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer.  Written by Matt Greenberg and Jeff Buhler, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Starring Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, Jete Laurence, Obssa Ahmed, Alyssa Levine, Hugo & Lucas Lavoie and John Lithgow. Plot: Dr. Louis Creed (Clarke) moves his family to Maine and discovers a mysterious burial ground … Continue reading Pet Sematary (2019)

Dead Snow (2009)

Directed by Tommy Wirkola.  Written by Wirkola and Stig Frode Henriksen.  Starring Henriksen, Vegar Hoel, Lasse Valdal, Charlotte Frogner and Jenny Skavlan. Plot: a ski vacation turns horrific as a group of medical students are confronted by Nazi zombies. This movie is in German and we watch it with subtitles cause we're like that.  Anyway, … Continue reading Dead Snow (2009)

The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

Directed by Ryuhei Kitamura.  Written by Jeff Buhler, based on the Clive Barker short story of the same name.  Starring Bradley Cooper, Leslie Bibb, Brooke Shields, Roger Bart, Peter Jacobson and Vinnie Jones. Plot: a photographer pursuing dark subject matter comes across a serial killer who stalks late night commuters on a subway train. Leon … Continue reading The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

Megalodon (2018)

Directed by James Thomas.  Written by Koichi Petetsky and Thunder Levin.  Starring Dominic Pace, Caroline Harris and Michael Madsen. Plot: a military vessel in search of unidentified submarines, come face to face with a giant shark. This movie is horrible.  But laughably so, so it gets some points.  It's about some Russians who go deep … Continue reading Megalodon (2018)

Shadow Builder (1998)

Directed by Jamie Dixon.  Screenplay written by Michael Stokes, based on a short story by Bram Stoker.  Starring Michael Rooker, Kevin Zegers, Leslie Hope, Tony Todd, Shawn Thompson and Andrew Jackson. Plot: the fate of the world is in the hands of a young boy and a renegade priest. Some nasty people are summoning a … Continue reading Shadow Builder (1998)

House of the Devil (2009)

Written and directed by Ti West.  Starring Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Greta Gerwig, AJ Bowen, Mary Woronov and Dee Wallace. Plot: while babysitting in the 1980's, a young woman finds out that her employers have some dark secrets. It of course says "based on truth" which we hate, but we gave it a chance and … Continue reading House of the Devil (2009)

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)