Dead Birds (2004)

Directed by Alex Turner. Written by Simon Barrett. Starring Henry Thomas, Nicki Aycox, Patrick Fugit, Isaiah Washington, Michael Shannon, Mark Boone Junior and Muse Watson. Plot: Confederate deserters rob a bank and then hoe up in an unfortunately haunted plantation. So, this group of random people including Confederate deserters, an escaped slave and an army … Continue reading Dead Birds (2004)

The Changeling (1980)

Directed by Peter Medak. Written by William Gray, Diana Maddox and Russell Hunter. Starring George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, Melvyn Douglas, Jean Marsh, John Colicos and Barry Morse. Plot: a man staying in a secluded mansion finds it haunted. John Russell (Scott) loses his wife and child in a car accident then decides to … Continue reading The Changeling (1980)

Eloise (2016)

Directed by Robert Legato.  Written by Christopher Borrelli.  Starring Eliza Dushku, Chace Crawford, Brandon T. Jackson, P.J. Byrne, Ricky Wayne and Robert Patrick. Plot: four people break into an asylum looking for a death certificate so they can get inheritance money. Eloise is actually the name of a very real 78 building institution.  It began … Continue reading Eloise (2016)

Malevolent (2018)

Directed by Olaf De Fleur.  Written by Ben Katai and Eva Konstantopoulos, who also wrote the novel titled "Hush".  Starring Florence Pugh, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Scott Chambers, Georgina Bevan, Stephen McCole, Nicola Grier and Celia Imrie. Plot: a brother and sister who fake paranormal encounters for money get more than they bargained for at a truly … Continue reading Malevolent (2018)

1408 (2007)

Directed by Mikael Hafstrom.  Written by Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski.  Based on a short story by Stephen King.  Starring John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack and Tony Shalhoub. Plot: a writer checks into a hotel room to debunk rumors that it is haunted So, here comes John Cusack, writer extraordinaire of … Continue reading 1408 (2007)