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

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The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2005)

Written and directed by John Stimpson.  Starring Julie Delpy, Justin Theroux, Brooke Adams, Mark Boone Jr., Kathleen Regan, Cassidy Hinkle and Anna Friedman. Plot: a family moves to rural New England and into a haunted house. This movie is less a horror movie and more something Lifetime plays during Halloween.  It's not very scary at … Continue reading The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2005)

8213: Gacy House (2010)

Directed by Anthony Fankhauser.  Written by David Michael Latt, Paul Bales and David Rimawi.  Starring Matthew Temple, Rachel Riley, Jim Lewis, Michael Gaglio, Brett A. Newton, Diana Terranova and Sylvia Panacione. Plot: found footage film about a group of paranormal investigators that try to contact Gacy at his former address. Oh, how bad is this … Continue reading 8213: Gacy House (2010)

Haunt (2013)

Directed by Mac Carter.  Written by Andrew Barrer.  Starring Harrison Gilbertson, Liana Liberato, Jacki Weaver, Brian Wimmer, Danielle Chuchran and Ione Skye. Plot: a teen, Evan (Gilbertson), moves into a house with his family, meets the girl of his dreams and discovers his house is haunted. Evan and his family move into an old house.  … Continue reading Haunt (2013)

Sleepy Hollow (1999)

Directed by Tim Burton.  Written by Kevin Yagher and Andrew Kevin Walker, based on the story by Washington Irving.  Starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Christopher Walken, Michael Gambon, Richard Griffiths, Jeffrey Jones and Casper Van Dien. Plot: instead of being a school teacher, in this story, Ichabod Crane is a constable deployed to Sleepy Hollow … Continue reading Sleepy Hollow (1999)

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

Directed by John Hough.  Written by Richard Matheson, based on his novel, Hell House.  Starring Roddy McDowall, Pamela Franklin, Gayle Hunnicutt and Clive Revill. Plot: a group of researchers spend a week in the "Mount Everest of Haunted Houses" formerly owned by a serial killer and now haunted by him and his victims. The researchers … Continue reading The Legend of Hell House (1973)

Rest Stop (2006)

Written and directed by John Shiban.  Starring Jaimie Alexander, Joey Lawrence, Joey Mendicino, Diane Salinger, Curtis Taylor and Nick Orefice. Plot: a young woman is threatened by a serial killer after her boyfriend is abducted at a rest stop. A foolish young woman, Nicole (Alexander) runs away from her family in Texas with her asshole … Continue reading Rest Stop (2006)

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)

Haunting of Cell Block 11 (2014) (AKA Apparitional)

Written and directed by Andrew P. Jones.  Starring Jeffrey Johnson, Linara Washington, Charley Koontz, John Zderko, Bill Lithgow and Dee Wallace. Plot: a group of ghost hunters step into a truly haunted prison with a grisly past. First of all, the movie should've stuck with the Apparitional title.  It made more sense.  As for a … Continue reading Haunting of Cell Block 11 (2014) (AKA Apparitional)

The Grudge 3 (2009)

Directed by Toby Wilkins.  Written by Brad Keene.  Starring  Johanna Braddy, Gil McKinney, Jodie Hobson, Emi Ikehata, Shawnee Smith, Beau Mirchoff, Matthew Knight and Marina Sirtis. Plot: a Japanese woman comes to Chicago to help a small family stop a new curse. So, apparently Jake (Knight) didn't die at the end of the last movie.  … Continue reading The Grudge 3 (2009)