Category Archives: Movies

The Gate (1987)

Director:  Tibor Tikacs Starring:  Stephen Dorff, Christa Denton, Louis Tripp   You’ve read other reviews by now in which Chris and I talk about our experiences in the “video store” as kids. (I’m not talking about peeking around the curtain … Continue reading

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Evil Dead (2013)

Director:  Fede Alvarez Starring:  Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas   If you’re reading this blog you’re probably a horror fan.  As such, you probably hate horror remakes as much as we do.  If I’m confusing you right … Continue reading

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American Mary (movie review)–2013

  Director:  Jen and Sylvia Soska Starring:  Katharine Isabelle, Antonio Cupo, David Lovgren, Twan Holliday   Prior to attending Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend last October, I had only vaguely heard of American Mary.  I know, I know—I was under … Continue reading

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Seed of Chucky (2004)–movie review

Director:  Don Mancini Starring:  Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif, John Waters, Redman   I’m going to warn you right now, before I’m crucified in the comments section.  I gave this film much higher marks than it probably deserves but I can’t … Continue reading

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Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)–movie review

Director:  Rudy De Luca Starring:  Jeff Goldblum, Ed Begley Jr., Geena Davis, Michael Richards   Here’s a quick little review for a quick little film. The horror genre has had its fair share of spoofs: from the epic Young Frankenstein … Continue reading

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House (1986)

Director: Steve Miner Starring: William Katt, George Wendt House is one of those movies I remember watching as a kid and being terrified about. I had faint memories of a few scenes but had no recollection of the plot, so … Continue reading

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Hidden 3D (2011)

Director: Antoine Thomas Starring: Sean Clement, Simonetta Solder The entire premise of the movie is narrated to the viewer within 10 minutes of it starting. Dr. Susan Carter is actually the narrator, and she is describing a revolutionary discovery she … Continue reading

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Blackenstein (1973)

Director: William A. Levey Starring: John Hart, Ivory Stone, Joe De Sue, Not Starring: Anyone Good Eat a six foot party sub. Visit Japan. Going on a date with Danielle Harris. Watch Blackenstein. All of these are on my bucket … Continue reading

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The Evictors (1979)

Director:  Charles B. Pierce Starring:  Vic Morrow, Michael Parks, Jessica Harper   Amazing?  No. Entertaining?  Sure. Smart? Absolutely. Worth seeing? Quite simply, yes. There’s my six second review.  If you’re satisfied by that, sweet!  Now go read another review!  However, … Continue reading

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The Possession (2012)–movie review

Director:  Ole Bornedal Starring:  It’s a surprise….   Horror is cyclic.  Every few years there’s a “Flavor of the week” and is seems like that’s all you see being released in theaters.  Found footage, torture porn, kicked up ghost stories … Continue reading

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