Aliens (1986)

Directed by James Cameron.  Written by Cameron, Walter Hill and David Giler.  Starring Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein, Carrie Henn and Al Matthews. Plot: after floating in space for 57 years, Ripley is found alive - at first they don't believe her story, but when aliens … Continue reading Aliens (1986)

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Pumpkinhead (1988)

Directed by Stan Winston.  Written by Winston, Mark Patrick Carducci, Gary Gerani, Richard Weinman.  Based on a poem by Ed Justin.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, John D'Aquino, Kerry Remsen, Kimberly Ross, Cynthia Bain and Joel Hoffman. Plot: Ed (Henriksen) summons a demon after his son is killed by a bunch of teenagers in a … Continue reading Pumpkinhead (1988)

Harbinger Down (2015)

Written and directed by Alec Gillis.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Giovonnie Samuels, Matt Winston, Camille Balsamo, Reid Collums, Mike Estime, Milla Bjorn and Jason Speer. Plot: the crew of a ship finds an old Soviet Union ship with a body inside, but when the body disappears, the real "fun" begins. In this kickstarted movie, Sadie (Balsamo) … Continue reading Harbinger Down (2015)

Mind Ripper (1995) (AKA The Outpost)

Directed by Joe Gayton.  Written by Jonathan Craven (Wes's son) and Phil Mittleman.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Claire Stansfield, Giovanni Ribisi, Natasha Gregson Wagner, John Diehl, Dan Bloom, Gregory Sporleder and Adam Solomon. Plot: government scientists attempt to reanimate a corpse and instead, create a monster. In this Wes Craven produced film, scientists try to reanimate … Continue reading Mind Ripper (1995) (AKA The Outpost)

When A Stranger Calls (2006)

Directed by Simon West.  Written by Jake Wade Wall.  Starring Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Clark Gregg, Brian Geraghty, Tessa Thompson and the voice of Lance Henriksen. Plot: a babysitter is stalked by a lunatic. While this remake is not as good as the original, we still really liked it and actually do own it, so … Continue reading When A Stranger Calls (2006)

Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)

Directed by Hirati Katagiri.  Written by Katagiri, Nathan Long and Brad Palmer.  Starring Sean Sprawling, Katherine Taylor, Patrick Gorman, Simon Phillips, Doug Jones and Lance Henriksen. Plot: developers looking to build on land in Saipan, stumble onto an evil force of legendary proportions Five people go to see about this development.  There, they find this … Continue reading Gehenna: Where Death Lives (2016)

Stung (2015)

Directed by Benni Diaz.  Written by Adam Aresty.  Starring Benni Diaz, Matt O'Leary, Jessica Cook, Clifton Collins Jr. and Lance Henriksen. Plot: killer wasps turn a fancy garden party goers into upper class prey First thing I should say is that this movie is nasty as hell.  Do not eat while watching.  Second thing is … Continue reading Stung (2015)

Hellraiser 8: Hellworld (2005)

Written by Joel Soisson and Carl V Dupre. Directed by Rick Bota. Starring Doug Bradley, Lance Henricksen, Kathryn Winnick, Henry Cavill and Christopher Jacot. Plot: gamers playing a Hellraiser video game are invited to a party where as it turns out, cenobites are real. The writing is piss-poor, it's just bad cliche after bad cliche. … Continue reading Hellraiser 8: Hellworld (2005)