Crimson Peak (2015)

Directed by Guillermo del Toro.  Written by del Torro and Matthew Robbins.  Starring Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain, Charlie Hunnam, Jim Beaver, Burn Gorman, Doug Jones and Javier Botet. Plot: Edith (Wasikowska) marries Thomas (Hiddleston) and is swept away to his mysterious house filled with secrets. Edith sees ghosts.  Ever since she's a kid, … Continue reading Crimson Peak (2015)

IT: Chapter Two (2019)

Directed by Andy Muschietti.  Written by Gary Dauberman, based on the novel by Stephen King.  Starring James McAvoy, Jessica Chastain, Bill Hader, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean, Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Martell, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Taylor, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff, Teach Grant and Javier Botet. Plot: 27 years … Continue reading IT: Chapter Two (2019)

Slender Man (2018)

Directed by Sylvain White.  Written by David Birke.  Starring Joey King, Jaz Sinclair, Julia Goldani Telles, Annalise Basso, Alex Fitzalan, Taylor Richardson and Javier Botet. Plot: a group of friends in a small town summon the Slender Man. Four girls decide to summon the Slender Man because the boys are doing it elsewhere.  Yup, that's … Continue reading Slender Man (2018)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Directed by Andre Ovredal.  Written by Don and Kevin Hageman, based on the very popular books by Alvin Schwartz.  Starring Zoe Colletti, Michael Garza, Austin Zajur, Gabriel Rush, Natalie Ganzhorn, Gil Bellows and Javier Botet. Plot: after some teens take a trip to a haunted house, they must spend the next few days fighting for … Continue reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

The Other Side of Door (2016)

Directed by Johannes Roberts.  Written by Roberts and Ernest Riera.  Starring Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky, Logan Creran and Javier Botet. Plot: after Maria (Callies) loses her son, Oliver (Creran) in a horrific accident, she finds out that she may be able to speak with him one last time, but of course, she … Continue reading The Other Side of Door (2016)

Mara (2018)

Directed by Clive Tonge.  Written by Tonge and Jonathan Frank.  Starring Olga Kurylenko, Craig Conway, Javier Botet, Rosie Fellner, Lance E. Nichols and Ted Johnson. Plot: a criminal psychologist investigates the mysterious strangling death of a man in bed. Mara opens with a man dying in his sleep at the hands of a sleep demon … Continue reading Mara (2018)