Month: November 2017

SYNOPSIS: troubled group of children living on the same block are haunted by a talking dog named Labby who brings them on surreal hell-rides between different dimensions and time periods. REVIEW: I knew when the owner of Unearthed Films sent me this one claiming it was “twisted as hell”, I should probably take his word
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SYNOPSIS: A couples camping trip turns into a frightening ordeal when they stumble across the scene of a horrific crime. REVIEW: “Killing Ground” would possibly be the best visual postcard to promote Australian tourism if they could maybe tone down the whole “local loons killing tourists” vibe. Director Damien Power has created a visually lush
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SYNOPSIS: Trapped in a quarantined Barcelona apartment building with residents, firefighters and a growing horde of ravenous zombies, television reporter Angela (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman, Pablo, record brutal deaths and terrifying events while trying to stay alive. Filmed entirely from unseen Pablo’s point of view, this tension-filled Spanish horror film thrills viewers with its
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SYNOPSIS: A young woman faces old demons in this creepy horror short film. REVIEW: Another short film! Today we have GRIN, directed by Danny Donahue and written by Mr. Donahue with Casey Fichtner. Actually, this film is basically a two-person production. Every position on the entire crew is one or the other of these two
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SYNOPSIS: A team of six scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. REVIEW: Director: Daniel EspinosaStarring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya The story of having a malicious alien
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SYNOPSIS: A Witch-Finder General (not that one) falls in love with a village beauty and suspected witch who, unbeknownst to him, has made a pact with Satan himself to seduce and eternally damn those who would kill off his servants. Vincent Price would never have fallen for that. REVIEW: “No-one expects the Spanish Inquisition!” goes
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SYNOPSIS: “Alan Armstrong as the Spy Smasher is a costumed vigilante and freelance agent, not associated with the US government as the country has not yet joined its allies in World War Two. After discovering information about Nazi activities in occupied France, he is captured and ordered to be executed. However, with the help of
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SYNOPSIS: “Congo Bill, a tamer of wild animals, intends to find Ruth Culver, a missing woman who has just inherited the Culver Circus, worth half a million dollars. He has heard of the existence somewhere in Africa of a white queen who might be Ruth. Once on the African continent, Congo Bill’s safari gets attacked
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SYNOPSIS: “In 1536, fleeing from the Inquisition, the alchemist Huberto Fulcanelli disembarked in Veracruz, Mexico. Appointed official watchmaker to the viceroy, Fulcanelli was determined to perfect an invention which would provide him with the key to eternal life. He was to name it the Cronos device. Four hundred years later, one night in 1937, part
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SYNOPSIS: In spirit of the Tales from The Crypt, Terror Tales and The Beyond vintage comic books Colin Childress engages in some most macabre tales of horror. His most inspired illustrations are conceived within the remote bowels of a desolate rural home, aptly enough in his studio basement. As the artist delves into the occult
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The casino industry is one that has undergone something of a renaissance over the past few years, thanks largely to the massive popularity of online gambling. This, along with certain relaxations in the rules for slot machines set by the Nevada Gaming Commission, mean that there is a wider variety of slot machines than we
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SYNOPSIS:The young Tore seeks in Hamburg a new life among the religious group called The Jesus Freaks. When he by accident meets a family and helps them to repair their car, he believes that a heavenly wonder has helped him. He starts a friendship with the father of the family, Benno. Soon he moves in
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SYNOPSIS: A heartbroken office drone is coaxed out of his self-imposed isolation by two bubbly, enthusiastic co-workers. Their proposition: to join them for their renowned “family game night,” where they promise him an evening of fun and a chance to forget his troubles. But something sinister lurks just beneath the surface of these happy-go-lucky lovebirds,
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SYNOPSIS:“An alien being with the power of invisibility lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while being pursued by government authorities.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW:Some of my more seasoned readers should remember director Billy Wilder as a filmmaker whose incredible
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SYNOPSIS: Set in 1965 New England, a troubled girl encounters mysterious happenings in the woods surrounding an isolated girls school that she was sent to by her estranged parents. REVIEW: I’m a bit of a Lucky McKee aficionado. I consider his “May” to be one of the greatest and most underappreciated horror flicks of this
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SYNOPSIS: In a modern retelling of Tod Browning’s “Freaks” (1932), “Freakshow” tells the story of a group of criminals who chose to hide out by working security at a traveling circus. At first, they plot with an insider to steal the ticket sales, but the wily Lucy has bigger plans. She convinces the gang to
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SYNOPSIS: A psychological gothic tale of Victorian revenge. REVIEW: In 2013, The Conjuring was released into theaters. It was a movie about a haunted house that captured the attention of the theater-going audiences. They loved the ghostly tale. But that mainstream horror flick is not the only recent movie that was based upon hauntings and
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SYNOPSIS: The military calls upon a group of mercenaries and scientists to assist investigations on a mysterious epidemic on an isolated mining region. Theirs is a terrifying journey of death and betrayal. REVIEW: Oh my god, it’s a low budget horror movie with subtitles, crap on a stick! Now I have to pay attention AND
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SYNOPSIS: The inmates of an insane asylum are subjected to experiments using collective consciousness and surgically implanted chips in an attempt to create perfect citizens. REVIEW: Trying to track down much about 1997’s Hysteria was “mostly” a dead end. This asylum-themed film is most noted for the role of Myrna Malloy played actress Amanda Plummer.
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SYNOPSIS: An illustrious group of German industrialists plot to overthrow Hitler by negotiating a peace treaty with England. Disgraced, but dedicated Nazi officer Colonel Werner von Uhland is assigned by his superiors to ferret out these deceitful dissidents and stop them before it’s too late. von Uhland recruits a bunch of beautiful women to seduce
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Mike Joy 11/23/2017 Trailers Trailer: Mortal Remains (2013) MORTAL REMAINS is a docu-film on the life and career of the late Maryland filmmaker Karl Atticus. An influential figure in the annals of horror film history, Atticus’s films have been all but lost — possibly by movie industry insiders
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