Gremlins (1984)

Written by Chris Columbus Directed by Joe Dante Starring Zach Galligan, Phoebe Cates, Corey Feldman, Dick Miller, Judge Reinhold and Howie Mandel as Gizmo Plot: a young man gets a special gift from his father that comes with rules, they don't listen and chaos ensues. Great effects especially for 1984. Very likable family and who … Continue reading Gremlins (1984)

Freaks (1932)

Directed by Tod Browning.  Written by Willis Goldbeck, Leon Gordon, Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf, Charles MacCarthur based on Clarence Aaron "Tod" Robins's story "Spurs".  Starring Olga Baclanova, Henry Victor, Harry Earles and Daisy Earles. Plot: a beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of a group of side show performers, but she's really … Continue reading Freaks (1932)

American Werewolf in London (1981)

Written and directed by John Landis.  Starring David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, Jenny Agutter and Frank Oz. Plot: 2 Americans in London are attacked by a werewolf and one becomes a wolf himself Here's an example of how different DJ and I can be.  He does not recommend this movie, I would own it. So, 2 … Continue reading American Werewolf in London (1981)

Death On Demand (2008)

Directed by Adam Matalon.  Written by Matalon, Kevin Burke and Brian O'Hara.  Starring Anne McDaniels, Krista Grotte, Jerry Broome and Elisabeth Jamison. Plot: 6 people compete in a web broadcast contest (while in a haunted house, of course) and someone starts killing them This is a small, little movie filled with giant inconsistencies.  It kept … Continue reading Death On Demand (2008)

Land of the Dead (2005)

Written and directed by George A. Romero.  Starring Simon Baker, Asia Argento, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, Robert Joy and Eugene Clark. Plot: the dead are really beginning to learn now and that's not good for anyone, but especially not Dennis Hopper and his rich bitch tower city In this dead movie, Dennis Hopper and the … Continue reading Land of the Dead (2005)

Day of the Dead (1985)

Written and directed by George A. Romero.  Starring Joseph Pilato, Greg Nicotero, Lori Cardille, and Sherman Howard. Plot: a small group of military officers and scientists live and work underground in a world full of zombies This is another great chapter in the "dead" series. We are introduced to the first "intelligent" zombie in the … Continue reading Day of the Dead (1985)

Body Bags (1993)

Directed by John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper.  Written by Billy Brown and Dan Angel.  Starring John Carpenter, David Naughton, Debbie Harry, Mark Hamill, Robert Carradine, Sam Raimi, Sheena Easton, Stacy Keach, Tobe Hooper, Tom Arnold, Wes Craven and Twiggy. Plot: a coroner tells us 3 unrelated stories of horror involving his recent cadavers Gas Station … Continue reading Body Bags (1993)

47 Meters Down (2016)

Directed by Johannes Roberts.  Written by Roberts and Ernest Riera.  Starring Mandy Moore, Claire Holt and Matthew Modine. Plot: 2 sisters vacationing in Mexico become trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean It's a shark movie.  If you want a big explanation you should look elsewhere.  Because it's a shark movie.  It's … Continue reading 47 Meters Down (2016)

Dracula Untold (2014)

Directed by Gary Shore.  Written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless.  Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, Charles Dance and Noah Huntley. Plot: a young Vlad must become a monster in order to save his people In order to save his village and 1,000 boys from being taken and turned into soldiers, … Continue reading Dracula Untold (2014)

Village of the Damned (1995)

Directed by John Carpenter.  Written by David Himmelstein, based on the book by John Wyndham.  Starring Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Michael Pare, Linda Kozlowski, Meredith Salenger and a very little Thomas Dekker as one of the evil kids. Plot: 2 doctors battle children who exert deadly mind control over adults While this movie … Continue reading Village of the Damned (1995)