The Horror Show (1989)

Directed by James Isaac.  Written by Allyn Warner and Leslie Bohem.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Brion James, Rita Taggart, Aron Eisenberg, Dedee Pfeiffer, Thom Bray and Matt Clark. Plot: after a serial killer is executed he starts to haunt the man responsible for his capture. Lucas (Henriksen) catches "Meat Cleaver Max" (James) and watches as he's … Continue reading The Horror Show (1989)

The Pact 2 (2014)

Written and directed by Dallas Richard Hallam and Patrick Horvath.  Starring Camilla Luddington, Caity Lotz, Scott Michael Foster, Amy Pietz and Patrick Fischler. Plot: a woman is having nightmares about a serial killer that has an actual connection to her real world. Oh god.  Just when we thought it couldn't get worse than the first … Continue reading The Pact 2 (2014)

Child’s Play (1988)

Directed by Tom Holland.  Written by Holland, Don Mancini and John Lafia.  Starring Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent and Brad Dourif. Plot: a single mother unwittingly give her son a doll with a serial killer's soul trapped inside. We have to go back to the classic Child's Play for Halloween.  It is essential and … Continue reading Child’s Play (1988)

Botched (2007)

Directed by Kit Ryan.  Written by Derek Boyle and Raymond and Eamon Friel.  Starring Stephen Dorff, Jaime Murray, Alan Smyth, Jamie Forman, Bronagh Gallagher, Hugh O'Connor and Sean Pertwee. Plot: a thief is having a really bad day dealing with a crazed serial killers and even crazier hostages. In Russia, a thief, Richie (Dorff) that … Continue reading Botched (2007)

The Toy Box (2018)

Directed by Tom Nagel.  Written by Tom and Brian Nagel, Jeff Denton and Jeff Miller.  Starring Mischa Barton, Jeff Denton, Matt Mercer, Brian Nagel, Greg Violand and Denise Richards. Plot: a sinister RV threatens a family on vacation. In the very first scene of the movie, the RV is sitting on the side of the … Continue reading The Toy Box (2018)

He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

Directed by Armand Mastroinanni.  Written by Scott Parker.  Starring Don Scardino, Caitllin O'Heaney, Elizabeth Kemp, Tom Rolfing, Patsy Pease, Dana Barron, Paul Gleason, Russell Todd and Tom Hanks (in his film debut). Plot: a young woman is stalked by a serial killer. Ray Carlton (Rolfing) kills bride-to-be's.  When he sets his sights on Amy Jensen … Continue reading He Knows You’re Alone (1980)

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)

Rest Stop (2006)

Written and directed by John Shiban.  Starring Jaimie Alexander, Joey Lawrence, Joey Mendicino, Diane Salinger, Curtis Taylor and Nick Orefice. Plot: a young woman is threatened by a serial killer after her boyfriend is abducted at a rest stop. A foolish young woman, Nicole (Alexander) runs away from her family in Texas with her asshole … Continue reading Rest Stop (2006)

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Directed by Jonathan Demme.  Written by Ted Tally (based on the Thomas Harris book of the same name).  Starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine, Scott Glenn, Brooke Smith, Anthony Heald, Frankie Faison, Kasi Lemmons and Chris Isaak. Plot:  Clarice Starling (Foster), an FBI cadet, needs Hannibal Lector's (Hopkins) help to catch another serial killer … Continue reading The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Dark Signal (2016)

Directed by Edward Evers-Swindell.  Written by Evers-Swindell and Antony Jones.  Starring Siwan Morris, Gareth David-Lloyd, Joanna Ignaczewska  Cinzia Monreale, and Duncan Pow. Plot: three people in a radio station and two people committing a crime have a run in with the same ghost. This movie was very strange, but I like it.  DJ not so … Continue reading Dark Signal (2016)