Stir of Echoes (1999)

Directed by David Koepp.  Written by Koepp, based on the novel by Richard Matheson.  Starring Kevin Bacon, Kathryn Erbe, Illeana Douglas, Kevin Dunn, Jennifer Morrison, Liza Weil and Zachary David Cope. Plot: after being hypnotized, a man begins having visions of a dead girl. Tom (Bacon) thinks the paranormal is all a joke, so he … Continue reading Stir of Echoes (1999)

Trilogy of Terror 2 (1996)

Directed by Dan Curtis.  Written by Curtis, William F. Nolan and Richard Matheson.  Starring Lysette Anthony, Geoffrey Lewis, Geraint Wyn Davies, Matt Clark, Thomas Mitchell, Blake Heron, Alex Carter, Richard Fitzpatrick and Tom Melissis. Plot: three tales of terror all starring the same woman (Anthony). Story one is "The Graveyard Rats".  It's about a woman … Continue reading Trilogy of Terror 2 (1996)

Trilogy of Terror (1975)

Directed by Dan Curtis.  Teleplay written by William F. Nolan, based on stories by Richard Matheson.  Starring Karen Black (in 4 roles), John Karlen, Jim Storm, George Gaynes, Gregory Harrison and Robert Burton. Plot: three short tales are told of tormented women. The first story is "Julie".  Julie is a teacher who is drugged by … Continue reading Trilogy of Terror (1975)

The Legend of Hell House (1973)

Directed by John Hough.  Written by Richard Matheson, based on his novel, Hell House.  Starring Roddy McDowall, Pamela Franklin, Gayle Hunnicutt and Clive Revill. Plot: a group of researchers spend a week in the "Mount Everest of Haunted Houses" formerly owned by a serial killer and now haunted by him and his victims. The researchers … Continue reading The Legend of Hell House (1973)