Stake Land (2010)

Directed by Jim Mickle.  Written by Mickle and Nick Damici.  Starring Damici, Connor Paolo, Kelly McGillis, Danielle Harris and Sean Nelson. Plot: a vampire hunter and his protege travel toward a hopeful sanctuary. When Martin's (Paolo) family is killed by a vampire, Mister (Damici) saves his life.  Then, they go on the road together as … Continue reading Stake Land (2010)

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One Dark Night (1983)

Directed by Tom McLoughlin.  Written by McLoughlin and Michael Hawes.  Starring Meg Tilly, E.G. Daily, Robin Evans, Melissa Newman, Donald Hotton and Adam West. Plot: Julie (Tilly) has to stay in a mausoleum overnight to become a sorority sister, but something is in there with her. So, Carol (Evans) has Julie stay overnight in the … Continue reading One Dark Night (1983)

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

Directed by Robert Bloch.  Written by Peter Duffell.  Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Denholm Elliott, Jon Pertwee, Ingrid Pitt, Nyree Dawn Porter and Joss Ackland. Plot: a collection of four shorts told to a detective about a cursed house. METHOD FOR MURDER In this story, a writer comes to the house with his wife to … Continue reading The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

The Lost Boys (1987)

Directed by Joel Schumacher.  Written by Janice Fischer, James Jeremias and Jeffrey Boam.  Starring Jason Patric, Corey Haim, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Edward Herrmann, Dianne Wiest, Barnard Hughes, Billy Wirth, Alex Winter and Jamison Newlander. Plot: after moving to a new town, two brothers discover it's riddled with vampires. Michael (Patric) and Sam … Continue reading The Lost Boys (1987)

Waxwork (1988)

Written and directed by Anthony Hickox.  Starring Zach Galligan, Deborah Foreman, David Warner, Dana Ashbrook, John Rhys-Davies, Michelle Johnson and Miles O'Keeffe. Plot: the owner of a wax museum uses his exhibits to unleash evil into the world. I remember loving this movie when I was a kid.  Sadly, it doesn't completely hold up as … Continue reading Waxwork (1988)

From Beyond the Grave (1974)

Directed by Kevin Connor.  Written by Robin Clarke and Raymond Christodoulou.  Based on stories by R. Chetwynd Hayes.  Starring Peter Cushing, David Warner, Donald Pleasance, Angela Pleasance (his daughter), Ian Bannen, Diana Dors, Ian Carmichael, Ian Ogilvy, Lesley-Anne Down, Jack Watson and Rosalind Ayres. Plot: an anthology of 4 short stories revolving around a British … Continue reading From Beyond the Grave (1974)

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Directed by Neil Jordan.  Written by Anne Rice.  Starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater, Stephen Rea and Thandie Newton. Plot: Louis (Pitt) tells his eventful vampire story to biographer, Daniel (Slater) So, this may be an unpopular opinion, but we don't really like this movie.  DJ, who almost never likes … Continue reading Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Children of the Night (1991)

Written by Nicholas Falacci, Tony Randel, William Hopkins and Christopher Webster Directed by Tony Randel Starring Karen Black and Peter DeLuise Plot: a teacher helps a teen girl take on a town full of vampires Lucy is hot for teacher and so was Tara, she always had a thing for Doug Penhall. I dug Lucy, … Continue reading Children of the Night (1991)

Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)

Directed by Kevin Munroe.  Written by Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer.  Starring Brandon Routh, Sam Huntington, Taye Diggs, and Kurt Angle. Plot: based on the comic book, PI Dylan Dog and his zombie sidekick, Marcus, investigate the supernatural Part crime noir, part horror comedy, this movie is much better than we expected.  We usually … Continue reading Dylan Dog: Dead of Night (2010)

Dracula Untold (2014)

Directed by Gary Shore.  Written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless.  Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, Charles Dance and Noah Huntley. Plot: a young Vlad must become a monster in order to save his people In order to save his village and 1,000 boys from being taken and turned into soldiers, … Continue reading Dracula Untold (2014)