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)

Channel Zero: Candle Cove (2016)

Directed by Craig William Macneill.  Written by Nick Antosca, Don Mancini, Harley Peyton, Erica Saleh, Katie Gruel and Mallory Westfall.  Based on a story by Kris Straub.  Starring Paul Schneider, Fiona Shaw, Natalie Brown, Luisa d'Oliveira, Shaun Benson, Luca Villacis, Abigail Pniowsky and Marina Stephenson Kerr. Plot: a child psychologist, whose brother went missing when … Continue reading Channel Zero: Candle Cove (2016)

Fear Itself: The Circle (2009)

Directed by Eduardo Rodriguez.  Screenplay written by Richard Chizmar and Johnathon Schaech.  Based on a novel by Lewis Shiner.  Starring Johnathon Schaech, Ashley Scott and Victoria Pratt. Plot: a writer heads to a small town to recharge creatively on Halloween, when 2 trick or treaters bring him a book that brings about evil This was … Continue reading Fear Itself: The Circle (2009)

Fear Itself: Echoes (2009)

Directed by Rupert Wainwright.  Written by Sean Hood.  Starring Aaron Stanford, Eric Balfour and Camille Guaty. Plot: a nice man discovers that he was a sadistic killer in a previous life I really like Aaron and Eric, but this sucked.  It had no point.  When he finds out he was a killer in a previous … Continue reading Fear Itself: Echoes (2009)

Fear Itself: The Spirit Box (2009)

Directed by Rob Schmidt.  Written by Joe Gangemi.  Starring Anna Kendrick and Martin Donovan. Plot: a dead school girl contacts 2 of her classmates during a seance to help her find her murderer This is another one I watched alone, but wish I hadn't.  Made me jump. From the director of Wrong Turn, comes this … Continue reading Fear Itself: The Spirit Box (2009)

Fear Itself: Chance (2009)

Directed by John Dahl.  Written by Rick Dahl and Lem Dobbs.  Starring Ethan Embry. Plot: Chance is down on his luck and when he meets his doppelganger things don't exactly get better Aside from the fact that there's a doppelganger, I can't tell you much without giving things away.  All I can really say is … Continue reading Fear Itself: Chance (2009)

Fear Itself: Something With Bite (2009)

Directed by Ernest R. Dickerson.  Written by Max Landis.  Starring Wendell Pierce. Plot: a vet is bitten by a large animal and begins a transformation Wilbur Orwell, vet, family man, gets bit by a werewolf that is brought into his practice.  When people start turning up dead, Wilbur thinks it could be him doing it, … Continue reading Fear Itself: Something With Bite (2009)

Fear Itself: Skin and Bones (2008)

Directed by Larry Fessenden.  Written by Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan.  Starring Doug Jones, Molly Hagan, John Pyper-Ferguson, Brett Dier and Gordon Tootoosis. Plot: rancher, Grady Edlund, returns home after being lost in the woods for days and his family notices that he isn't quite right Well, I love Doug Jones, but I hate dead … Continue reading Fear Itself: Skin and Bones (2008)

Fear Itself: Community (2008)

Directed by Mary Harron.  Written by Kelly Kennemer.  Starring Brandon Routh and Shiri Appleby. Plot: a young couple move into a gated community with a horrible secret From the director of American Psycho, comes this frightfully dreadful episode of Fear Itself.  The writer, Kelly Kennemer, borrowed all the worst bits of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" … Continue reading Fear Itself: Community (2008)

Fear Itself: New Year’s Day (2008)

Directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.  Written by Steve Niles and Ben Sokolowski, based on the short story "Dead Time" by Paul kane.  Starring Briana Evigan, Niall Matter, Zulay Henao, Corey Monteith and J. LaRose. Plot: a young woman wakes up, hung over, on New Year's Day, to an apocalypse In this episode, we follow a … Continue reading Fear Itself: New Year’s Day (2008)