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)

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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)

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)

The Grudge (2004)

Directed by Takeshi Shimizu.  Written by Schimizu and Stephen Susco.  Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jason Behr, Clea DuVall, Bill Pullman, Ted Raimi, Ryo Ishibashi, William Mapother, Grace Zabriskie and KaDee Strickland. Plot: a family killed in a fit of rage haunts a house and anyone who comes in it because "when someone dies in the … Continue reading The Grudge (2004)

The Nun (2005)

Directed by Luis de la Madrid.  Written by Manu Diez and Jaume Balaguero.  Starring Anita Briem, Belen Blanco, Manu Fullola, Alistair Freeland, and Natalia Dicenta. Plot: after her mother dies, Eve meets her mother's old friends and discovers that the ghostly nun she thought she saw is real and is coming after all of them … Continue reading The Nun (2005)

7 Movies Only A Fool Could Love

In our humble opinion, these movies all fail for one reason or another. #HORROR (2015) This film is heavy with the stars (Chloe Sevigny, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, Timothy Hutton, Balthazar Getty, etc.) and light on the point.  It's supposed to be a movie where teenage bullies are taught a thing or two, but it's … Continue reading 7 Movies Only A Fool Could Love

The Other Side of Door (2016)

Directed by Johannes Roberts.  Written by Roberts and Ernest Riera.  Starring Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky, Logan Creran and Javier Botet. Plot: after Maria (Callies) loses her son, Oliver (Creran) in a horrific accident, she finds out that she may be able to speak with him one last time, but of course, she … Continue reading The Other Side of Door (2016)