Urban Legend (1998)

Directed by Jamie Blanks.  Written by Silvio Horta.  Starring Alicia Witt, Jared Leto, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum, Loretta Devine, Robert Englund, Brad Dourif and Danielle Harris. Plot: someone is killing people at a college in the ways of old Urban Legends. The opening scene is violent and wonderful.  It's the urban … Continue reading Urban Legend (1998)

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When A Stranger Calls (2006)

Directed by Simon West.  Written by Jake Wade Wall.  Starring Camilla Belle, Katie Cassidy, Clark Gregg, Brian Geraghty, Tessa Thompson and the voice of Lance Henriksen. Plot: a babysitter is stalked by a lunatic. While this remake is not as good as the original, we still really liked it and actually do own it, so … Continue reading When A Stranger Calls (2006)

When A Stranger Calls Back (1993)

Written and directed by Fred Walton.  Starring Carol Kane, Charles Durning and Jill Schoelen, Kevin McNulty and Gene Lythgow. Plot: Jill (Kane) is back and this time she's helping another babysitter, Julia (Schoelen) who is being stalked. If you haven't seen the first one, don't watch this one till you do.  And don't read the … Continue reading When A Stranger Calls Back (1993)

When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Directed by Fred Walton.  Written by Walton and Steve Feke.  Starring Carol Kane, Charles Durning, Colleen Dewhurst, Tony Beckley and Carmen Argenziano. Plot: it's the classic urban legend about the babysitter and the man upstairs. If you don't know this story, find this movie and watch it immediately.  We don't know where you've been, but … Continue reading When A Stranger Calls (1979)

Smiley (2012)

Directed by Michael J. Gallagher.  Written by Michael J. Gallagher, Ezra Cooperstein and Glasgow Phillips.  Starring Caitlin Gerard, Keith David, Shane Dawson and Liza Weil. Plot: an urban legend about writing "I did it for the lulz" during an online chat, causing Smiley to come and kill the person you were talking to Usually, I … Continue reading Smiley (2012)

Campfire Tales (1997)

The directors are Matt Cooper, Martin Kunert and David Semel.  The writers are Cooper, Kunert and Eric Jones.  Starring a wide variety of beautiful people including, but not limited to, Jacinda Barrett, Jay R. Ferguson, Ron Livingston, James Marsden, Chris Masterson, Devon Odessa, Glenn Quinn, Amy Smart and Christine Taylor. Plot: 4 young people, stranded … Continue reading Campfire Tales (1997)