Drama, Horror, Modern, Mystery, Slasher, Thriller, Uncategorized

The Butterfly Room (2012)

The Butterfly Room is about Ann, an reclusive older woman with an affinity for butterflies. Some time in the past, Ann is befriended a charming, yet eerie young girl named Alice. The two of them establish a bizarre mother-daughter relationship, but Ann soon discovers that she is not the only woman vying for Alice’s affections. […]

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80s, Drama, Horror, Monsters, Occult, Uncategorized

Q: The Winged Serpent (1982)

NYPD detectives Powell and Shepard have two very strange cases on their hands. The first involves a bizarre series of ritualistic murders where living victims are either filleted alive or have their hearts cut out of their chests. The second case involves a strange string of disappearances that all seem to be followed up by sightings of an unusually large bird seen flying around Manhattan. Meanwhile, while the two detectives try to figure out what to make of all these strange occurances, two-bit crook Jimmy Quinn, on the run from some not so friendly ‘associates,’ stumbles upon a corpse and an egg in a ridiculously large nest hidden at the top of the Chrysler Building. So what’s a skeevy little opportunist like Jimmy to do? Try to make a quick buck of course.

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60s, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Uncategorized

Night Tide (1961)

One night while cruising around with little to do, young, naive sailor Johnny Drake meets a mysterious woman at a local jazz club. Her name is Mora, and she makes her living by appearing as a mermaid in a nearby sideshow attraction. Johnny is immediately smitten with the soft spoken woman who loves the ocean […]

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70's, Action, Comedy, Drama, Uncategorized

The Super Cops (1974)

TCM has a pattern where they show a bunch of re-runs for a couple of months during its Underground timeslot, before they start showing some new stuff again.  I’m honestly partial to the cheesy horror movies they tend to show, myself, but I do enjoy it when they mix it up a little, something they […]

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Drama, Modern, Mystery, Thriller, Uncategorized

The Truth Beneath (2016)

Kim Yeon-hong and her husband Kim Jong-chan seem to have the perfect life. Their previously troublesome daughter, Min-jin, has turned her life around, improving her grades and staying away from her old, rebellious friends. Meanwhile Jong-chan, a former announcer, has turned into a popular young political candidate who looks like he might have a shot at beating out the local incumbent. Jong-chan’s campaign is making great strides, but a mere 15 days before the election Min-jin suddenly goes missing.

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70's, Drama, Horror, Slasher, Thriller, Uncategorized

Fright (1971)

Fright  introduces us to Amanda (Susan George), a young woman hired one night to baby-sit the son of Pussy Galore. Welcome, Bon-, I mean, Amanda. The couple of the home, Helen and her husband, are going out for the evening, something you’d think they’d be at least a little excited about. But Helen seems positively […]

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60s, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Uncategorized

Repulsion (1965)

I’d heard of Repulsion before, but never had the chance to see it. Good thing I keep relatively close eye on the TCM schedule. Repulsion is the story of Carol, a young woman who works at a salon and lives with her older sister. Carol comes across as quiet and shy. We also learn, very […]

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70's, Dead Things, Drama, Horror, Uncategorized, Vampires

Lake of Dracula (1971)

AKA: Cursed Mansion: Bloodthirsty Eyes Several years ago, a five-year-old Akiko was tormented by a disturbing dream involving a run-away dog, a gothic mansion, a pale woman, and a shadowy man with sharp teeth and bright yellow eyes. Eighteen years later the now grown Akiko has forgotten much of her dream except for the fear […]

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