The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.  Written by Roberto Aquirre-Sacasa.  Starring Addison Timlin, Spencer Treat Clark, Anthony Anderson, Joshua Leonard, Veronica Cartwright, Gary Cole and Edward Herrmann. Plot: decades after the Phantom murders in Texarkana, someone starts killing again with the same M.O. paying particularly stalky attention to one teenage girl. In 2013, on Halloween, a masked … Continue reading The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)

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)

Death Valley (1982)

Directed by Dick Richards.  Written by Richard Rothstein.  Starring Catherine Hicks, Wilford Brimley, Edward Herrmann, Peter Billingsley, Stephen McHattie and Paul Le Mat. Plot: a little boy on vacation with his mother runs afoul of a serial killer So, Catherine Hicks, her new beau, Paul Le Mat, and her son, Peter Billingsley, go on a … Continue reading Death Valley (1982)