YellowBrickRoad (2010)

Written and directed by Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton.  Starring Cassidy Freeman, Clark Freeman, Anessa Ramsey, Laura Heisler, Lee Wilkof, Alex Draper and Tara Giordano. Plot: a smallish group of people follow a trail into the woods that a large group of people disappeared from in 1940. In an attempt to solve a mystery from … Continue reading YellowBrickRoad (2010)

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Happy Death Day (2017)

Directed by Christopher Landon.  Written by Scott Lobdell.  Starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton and Phi Vu. Plot: a sorority girl wakes up on her birthday and is murdered, but then she wakes up again to the same day over and over until she figures out who the … Continue reading Happy Death Day (2017)

Identity (2003)

Directed by James Mangold.  Written by Michael Cooney.  Starring John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Ray Liotta, Clea Duvall, Alfred Molina, Rebecca DeMornay, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jake Busey and Marshall Bell. Plot: people stranded at a Nevada motel during a nasty storm start being killed off one by one. 11 very different people (a cop, a prostitute, … Continue reading Identity (2003)

Pandemic (2016)

Directed by John Suits.  Written by Dustin T. Benson.  Starring Rachel Nichols, Mekhi Phifer, Missi Pyle, Paul Guilfoyle, Pat Healy, Alfie Allen and Sara Tomko. Plot: members of a rescue team battle zombies as they search for uninfected people in Los Angeles. Based on the board game, this movie follows Lauren Chase (Nichols), a doctor, … Continue reading Pandemic (2016)

Ghost Stories (2017)

Written and directed by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman, based on their play of the same name.  Starring Nyman, Martin Freeman, Paul Whitehouse, Alex Lawther, Paul Warren and Nicholas Burns. Plot: three scary stories have a sinister connection to a Professor Goodman (Nyman), who has devoted his life to exposing phony supernatural happenings. Professor Goodman … Continue reading Ghost Stories (2017)

Ouija (2014)

Directed by Stiles White.  Written by White and his wife, Juliet Snowden.  Starring Olivia Cooke, Daren Kagasoff, Douglas Smith, Robyn Lively, Bianca Santos, Ana Coto and Lin Shaye. Plot: a group of friends have to confront their fears after releasing dark powers while playing with a Ouija board. Debbie throws her Ouija board in the … Continue reading Ouija (2014)

The Bad Seed (1956)

Directed by Mervyn LeRoy.  Screenplay written by John Lee Mahin based on the play by Maxwell Anderson and the novel by William March.  Starring Patty McCormack, Nancy Kelly, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart, Evelyn Varden and William Hopper. Plot: when a boy drowns at school, a very intelligent young girl is suspected by her own mother. … Continue reading The Bad Seed (1956)

Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)

Directed by James Moran.  Written by Ian Shorr, based on the web series "Marble Hornets" by Joseph DeLage, Troy Wagner and Tim Sutton.  Starring Chris Marquette, Jake McDorman, Alexandra Breckenridge, Alexandra Holden and Doug Jones. Plot: a small-town news team finds video tapes in a repossessed house where a faceless figure known as "The Operator" … Continue reading Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)

C.H.U.D. (1984)

Directed by Douglas Cheek.  Written by Parnell Hall and Shepard Abbott.  Starring John Heard, Daniel Stern, Christopher Curry, Kim Greist, Sam McMurray and John Goodman. Plot: Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers start eating people in NYC. It opens with a woman being eaten by something in the sewer, so we thought it would just be chock … Continue reading C.H.U.D. (1984)

The Grudge 2 (2007)

Directed by Takashi Shimizu.  Written by Shimizu and Stephen Susco.  Starring Amber Tamblyn, Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Roemer, Edison Chen, Jennifer Beals, Teresa Palmer, Christopher Cousins and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Plot: the curse from the first movie is out and makes it's way to a Chicago apartment building. First, let me tell you that this movie … Continue reading The Grudge 2 (2007)