The Mummy (1999)

Directed by Stephen Sommers.  Written by Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle and Kevin Jarre.  Starring Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah, Kevin J. O'Connor, Jonathan Hyde, Oded Fehr, Arnold Vosloo, Erick Avari and Patricia Velasquez. Plot: an archaeological dig awakens a mummy who reeks havoc while searching for the reincarnation of his long lost love This is … Continue reading The Mummy (1999)

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Phantasm (1979)

Written and Directed by Don Coscarelli.  Starring Angus Scrimm, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Michael Baldwin, Kathy Lester and Ken Jones. Plot: a teenage boy, his brother and some friends face off against The Tall Man, a mysterious grave robber with an arsenal of terrible weapons. When I talk about the plot, I'm speaking in the … Continue reading Phantasm (1979)

Down (2019)

Directed by Daniel Stamm.  Written by Kent Kubena.  Starring Matt Lauria, Natalie Martinez, Arnie Patoja and Christina Leone. Plot: a pair of office workers get trapped in an elevator on Valentine's Day, but what starts off as a romantic connection soon becomes a fight for survival Happy Valentine's Day!!!  So says Hulu.  This is their … Continue reading Down (2019)

Amityville 2: The Possession (1982)

Directed by Damiano Damiani.  Written by Tommy Lee Wallace, based on Hanz Holzer's book.  Starring James Olsen, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Diane Franklin, Jack Magner, Andrew Prine, Erika Kratz, Brent Kratz, Leonardo Cimino and Moses Gunn. Plot: a family moves into a new home, only to find that it is somehow possessing their teenage son … Continue reading Amityville 2: The Possession (1982)

New Year, New You (2018)

Directed by Sophia Takal.  Written by Takal and Adam Gaines.  Starring Suki Waterhouse, Carly Chaikin, Melissa Bergland and Kirby Howell-Baptiste. Plot: four girls get together on New Year's Eve, but secrets haunt them all and hell is about to break loose The four girls who get together all have something they're ashamed of or want … Continue reading New Year, New You (2018)

Pooka (2018)

Directed by Nacho Vigalondo.  Written by Gerald Olson.  Starring Nyasha Hatendi, Jon Daly, Latarsha Rose, Dale Dickey and Jonny Berryman. Plot: a struggling actor takes a seasonal job as a mascot for the hottest new toy, Pooka, but after putting on the costume he develops two separate personalities Let us start by saying that this … Continue reading Pooka (2018)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989)

Directed by Monte Hellman.  Written by Hellman, Rex Weiner and Arthur Gorson.  Starring Samantha Scully, Bill Moseley, Eric DaRe, Laura Harring, Richard Beymer, Elizabeth Hoffman and Robert Culp. Plot: the comatose Ricky wakes up and begins to stalk a blind girl with whom he shares a psychic bond Obviously Bill Moseley's worst horror movie.  This … Continue reading Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

Directed by Lee Harry.  Written by Harry, Joseph H. Earle, Dennis Patterson and Lawrence Appelbaum.  Starring Eric Freeman, James Newman, Elizabeth Kaitan, Jean Miller and Darrel Guilbeau. Plot: adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his murderous brother, Billy, was killed We have no idea why it took four … Continue reading Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

The Nun (2018)

Directed by Corin Hardy.  Written by James Wan and Gary Dauberman.  Starring Taissa Farmiga, Damian Bichir, Bonnie Aarons, Jonas Bloquet, Ingrid Bisu, August Maturo, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. Plot: when a young nun kills herself, a troubled priest and an "almost nun" are sent to investigate - what they find is a malevolent force … Continue reading The Nun (2018)

Gremlins (1984)

Written by Chris Columbus Directed by Joe Dante Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman, Dick Miller, Judge Reinhold and Howie Mandel as Gizmo Plot: a young man gets a special gift from his father that comes with rules, they don't listen and chaos ensues. Great effects especially for 1984. Very likable family and who … Continue reading Gremlins (1984)