The Culling (2013)

Written and directed by Rustam Branaman.  Starring Jeremy Sumpter, Brett Davern, Elizabeth DiPrinzio, Chris Coy, Virginia Williams, Harley Graham and Johnathon Schaech. Plot: 5 friends on their way to SXSW stop to help a lost, little girl and then fall prey to a creature/cult. Five friends on a road trip stop to help a little … Continue reading The Culling (2013)

Flight 7500 (2014)

Directed by Takashi Shimizu.  Written by Craig Rosenberg.  Starring Ryan Kwanten, Amy Smart, Jamie Chung, Leslie Bibb, Scout Taylor-Compton, Nicky Whelan, Jerry Ferrara, Johnathon Schaech, Christian Serratos, Alex Frost and David Chisum. Plot: a flight from Los Angeles to Tokyo encounters a supernatural force. At first look, we didn't like any of the characters.  The … Continue reading Flight 7500 (2014)

Quarantine (2008)

Directed by John Erick Dowdle.  Written by John and Drew Dowdle.  Starring Jennifer Carpenter, Jay Hernandez, Johnathan Schaech, Greg Germann, Steve Harris, Joey King, and Doug Jones. Plot: a news crew and some fireman get quarantined in an apartment building after a routine call turns into a nightmare This remake of [REC] stays pretty true … Continue reading Quarantine (2008)

Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)

Directed by Hector Hernandez Vicens.  Written by Mark Tonderai and Lars Jacobson.  Starring Sophie Skelton, Marcus Vanco and Johnathon Schaech. Plot: this is supposed to be more like the original, and it is, but no This movie is all over the place.  This is more of a reimagining than a straight remake, but the differences … Continue reading Day of the Dead: Bloodline (2018)

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: Eater (2008)

Directed by Stuart Gordon. Written by Richard Chizmar and Johnathon Schaech, based on a short story by Peter Crowther.  Starring Elisabeth Moss and Russell Hornsby. Plot: 4 officers at a police station have more than they can handle in a serial killer/"eater" The main character reminds me a bit of myself.  She knows a ton … Continue reading Fear Itself: Eater (2008)