Maniac (1980)

Directed by William Lustig.  Written by Joe Spinell and C. A. Rosenberg.  Starring Spinell, Caroline Munro, Kelly Piper and Tom Savini (for a very brief time). Plot: a psychotic man kills young woman and takes their scalps as trophies. A man whose mother was an abusive prostitute murders women and then takes their scalps and … Continue reading Maniac (1980)

8 Horror Movies So Bad We Had to Turn Them Off

As always, you can watch at your own risk, but we think these movies were so bad that we turned them off halfway through. SKELETON MAN (2004) A movie starring Casper Van Dien doesn't have to be bad, but this one is.  The story is weak, the skeleton man's costume is horrendous and most of … Continue reading 8 Horror Movies So Bad We Had to Turn Them Off

Seven in Heaven (2018)

Written and directed by Chris Eigeman.  Starring Travis Tope, Haley Ramm, Gary Cole, Dylan Everett, Jake Manley, Vinson Tran, Clark Backo and Jacinda Barrett. Plot: Jude (Tope) and June (Ramm) emerge into a dangerous alternate reality after playing Seven in Heaven. Jude is dating Nell (Backo), but Derek (Manley), his bully, still "forces" him to … Continue reading Seven in Heaven (2018)

Winchester (2018)

Directed by the Spierig Brothers.  Written by the Spierig Brothers and Tom Vaughan.  Starring Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook, Angus Sampson, Finn Scicluna-O'Prey and Bruce Spence. Plot: Sarah Winchester (Mirren) believes she is haunted by the ghosts of those killed with the Winchester rifle. Sarah lives in a sprawling, convaluted mansion that she keeps … Continue reading Winchester (2018)

The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

Directed by Colm McCarthy.  Written by Mike Carey and based on his novel of the same name.  Starring Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine, Sennia Nanua, Fisayo Akinade and Glenn Close. Plot: a teacher, a scientist and two soldiers embark on a journey for survival with a very special young girl. A bunch of soldiers keep a … Continue reading The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

My Little Eye (2002)

Directed by Marc Evans.  Written by David Hilton and James Watkins.  Starring Kris Lemche, Laura Regan, Sean Cw Johnson, Jennifer Sky, Nick Mennell, Stephen O'Reilly and Bradley Cooper. Plot: five people agree to stay in a creepy, isolated house for six months to make $1,000,000, but no one can leave or no one gets anything. … Continue reading My Little Eye (2002)

The Gift (2015)

Written and directed by Joel Edgerton.  Starring Edgerton, Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, Allison Tolmin, Busy Phillips, David Denman, Tim Griffin, Beau Knapp, Wendall Pierce and P.J. Byrne. Plot: a marriage is thrown into chaos when an aquaintance of the husbands brings a horrifying secret to light. Simon (Bateman) and his wife, Robyn (Hall) move to … Continue reading The Gift (2015)

The Shortcut (2009)

Directed by Nicholas Goossen.  Written by Dan Hannon and Scott Sandler (yes, Adam's brother).  Starring Drew Seeley, Shannon Woodward, Dave Franco, Katrina Bowden, Raymond J. Barry and William B. Davis. Plot: a small group of teenagers get into trouble after taking a shortcut they're told not to take. Let me start by saying that although … Continue reading The Shortcut (2009)

Where the Others Are (2020)

Directed by Austin and Aaron Keeling.  Written by Melissa Hughes.  Starring Emily Goss and Daniel Van Thomas. Plot: a woman living in an RV with her abusive husband begins to suspect he's been replaced by an alien. Originally produced as a live immersive theatre experience for only two audience members at a time, Where the … Continue reading Where the Others Are (2020)

Death Screams (AKA House of Death) (1982)

Directed by David Nelson.  Written by Paul C. Elliott.  Starring Susan Kiger, Larry Sprinkle, Jennifer Chase, Andria Savio, David Lenthall and Mike Brown. Plot: young people are stalked and murdered by a maniac at a town fair. When a group of young people convene at the town fair, shit goes down.  And that's about all … Continue reading Death Screams (AKA House of Death) (1982)