Wishmaster (1997)

Directed by Robert Kurtzman (the famous make-up artist).  Written by Peter Atkins.  Starring Andrew Divoff, Tammy Lauren, Chris Lemmon, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd and Robert Englund. Plot: a Djinn (like a genie, but meaner) is awoken by a woman and starts granting people wishes, but it never goes well. The movie starts by saying that … Continue reading Wishmaster (1997)

Hatchet II (2010)

Written and Directed by Adam Green Starring Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder and Tony Todd Plot: Marybeth escapes Crowley and becomes Danielle Harris, goes back to the swamp with reverend Zombie and a bunch of hunters There are a bunch of hunters so for me i didn't really like many people. We did like the black … Continue reading Hatchet II (2010)

Shadow Builder (1998)

Directed by Jamie Dixon.  Screenplay written by Michael Stokes, based on a short story by Bram Stoker.  Starring Michael Rooker, Kevin Zegers, Leslie Hope, Tony Todd, Shawn Thompson and Andrew Jackson. Plot: the fate of the world is in the hands of a young boy and a renegade priest. Some nasty people are summoning a … Continue reading Shadow Builder (1998)

Hell Fest (2018)

Directed by Gregory Plotkin.  Written by Seth M. Sherwood, Blair Butler, Akela Cooper, Christopher Sey, William Penick and Stephen Susco.  Starring Amy Forsyth, Reign Edwards, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Matt Mercurio, Christian James and Tony Todd. Plot: a masked serial killer turns a horror-themed amusement park into his own personal hunting ground It opens with a death … Continue reading Hell Fest (2018)

Night of the Living Dead (1990)

Directed by Tom Savini.  Screenplay written by George A. Romero, based on his earlier screenplay with John Russo.  Starring Tony Todd, Patricia Tallman, Tom Towles, McKee Anderson, William Butler, Katie Finneran, Bill Moseley and Heather Mazur. Plot: the living dead attack a farmhouse full of people This remake is mostly like the original except that … Continue reading Night of the Living Dead (1990)

Final Destination 5 (2011)

Directed by Steven Quale.  Written by Eric Heisserer.  Starring Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Arlen Escarpeta, Courtney B. Vance and Tony Todd. Plot: Death comes after a group of co-workers who survive a horrible suspension bridge collapse The last movie - thus far - is one of my favorites if only for the ending.  I LOVE … Continue reading Final Destination 5 (2011)

Final Destination 2 (2003)

Directed by David R. Ellis.  Written by Jeffrey Reddick, J. Mackye Gruber and Eric Bress. Starring A.J. Cook, Michael Landes, Ali Larter, Jonathan Cherry and Tony Todd. Plot: a young woman has a premonition that stops several people from dying in a pileup, but then Death comes for them anyway In this movie, my 2nd … Continue reading Final Destination 2 (2003)

Final Destination (2000)

Directed by James Wong.  Written by Wong, Glen Morgan and Jeffrey Reddick.  Starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Seann William Scott, Tony Todd, Amanda Detmer and Brendan Fehr. Plot: after a group of students and their teacher avoid dying in a plane crash, Death starts to hunt them down one by one The Final … Continue reading Final Destination (2000)

Jack the Reaper (2011)

Written and directed by Kimberly Seilhamer.  Starring Tony Todd, Sally Kirkland and Chris Bruno. Plot: a group of teens on a field trip to study the industrial revolution run afoul of Railroad Jack This is a movie with a great set up.  It's been used before, but we appreciate the whole jig.  Why?  Because the … Continue reading Jack the Reaper (2011)