Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Directed by James Wan. Written by Leigh Whannell. Starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Jocelin Donahue, J. Larose and Steve Coulter. Plot: the Lambert family find that not all their demons have left them. In 1986, a young Lorraine Lambert (Donohue), calls Elise Rainer because she … Continue reading Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

The Call (2020)

Directed by Timothy Woodward Jr. Written by Patrick Stibbs. Starring Lin Shaye, Tobin Bell, Chester Rushing, Erin Sanders, Mike C. Manning and Sloane Morgan Siegel. Plot: in 1987, a group of friends are put through hell after a woman they taunted dies unexpectedly. This movie was a great surprise to me and DJ. Sure, Lin … Continue reading The Call (2020)

Amityville: A New Generation (1993)

Directed by John Murlowski. Written by Christopher DeFaria and Antonio Toro. Starring Ross Partridge, Lala Sloatman, Terry O'Quinn, David Naughton, Julia Nickson-Soul, Richard Roundtree, Lin Shaye, Robert Rusler and Barbara Howard. Plot: an antique mirror from the Amityville house causes mayhem in the life of a young photographer. A photographer, Keyes (Partridge), gets an antique … Continue reading Amityville: A New Generation (1993)

The Grudge (2020)

Directed by Nicholas Pesce. Written by Pesce and Jeff Buhler. Starring Andrea Riseborough, Demian Bichir, John Cho, Lin Shaye, Jacki Weaver, Betty Gilpin, William Sadler and Frankie Faison. Plot: a house is cursed with a vengeful ghost that dooms those who enter. The movie is presented in a rather stupid non-linear fashion that we didn't … Continue reading The Grudge (2020)

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Miko Hughes, John Saxon, Tracy Middendorf, Lin Shaye and Wes Craven. Plot: Heather and her son, Dylan (Hughes), are stalked by the "real" Freddy Kreuger. In this movie, the real Nancy Thompson, Heather Langenkamp, is married and has a son. Her husband is a … Continue reading Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakley, John Saxon, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia and Lin Shaye. Plot: a child killer stalks teenagers in their dreams. Tina has a nightmare about a man with "knives for fingers". Then, it turns out that all her friends - Nancy (Langenkamp), … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Directed by David R. Ellis. Written by John Heffernan and Sebastian Gutierrez. Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Margulies, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale, David Koechner, Elsa Pataky, Flex Alexander, Kenan Thompson, Kevin McNulty, Rachel Blanchard, Todd Louiso and Lin Shaye. Plot: snakes are released on-board a plane carrying a star witness and the FBI agent protecting … Continue reading Snakes on a Plane (2006)

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

Directed by Mike Flanagan.  Written by Flanagan and Jeff Howard.  Starring Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Henry Thomas, Lulu Wilson, Lin Shaye and Doug Jones. Plot: a widowed mother and fake psychic accidentally invites an evil presence into her home while using a Ouija board. In this prequel to Ouija (2014), Alice (Reaser) has recently lost … Continue reading Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

Insidious (2010)

Directed by James Wan.  Written by Leigh Whannell.  Starring Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Barbara Hershey and J. LaRose. Plot:  parents Josh (Wilson) and Renai (Byrne), take drastic measures when it appears their comatose son is possessed. A young family moves into a new house we see a … Continue reading Insidious (2010)

Tales of Halloween (2015)

This anthology isn't the best Halloween movie ever, but some of the stories are too good to miss out on this season.  So, let me tell you which ones you just have to see. SWEET TOOTH Written and directed by Dave Parker, this terrifying tale is about an urban legend known as "Sweet Tooth".  Sweet … Continue reading Tales of Halloween (2015)