AKA: Terror in Sutterville, AKA: Picknick in Ghost City It’s Christmas Eve and the Andrews family is going on a little road trip. Their patriarch, Tom, is a little uneasy due to a recurring nightmare he keeps having every year around this time about some sort of cult that gets killed. But he’s willing to … Continue reading Family Reunion (1989)
I don't know about "Rise." It's more of a saunter, really. The Dark Vision internet Hub has set up a streaming online competition. Five teams compete in a paranormal competition, streaming their activities to the masses who will vote to choose the winner. The winner’s prize? Their very own series. Host Spencer Knights is one … Continue reading Dark Vision (2015)
Dolly Dearest is the story about a toy maker who uproots his family and moves to Mexico after he purchases an old derelict doll factory with the intention of mass-producing the hottest doll craze in recent memory (So, Cabbage Patch Kids?): Dolly Dearest. Unfortunately, he buys this amazing factory sight-unseen (the dumbass)… Look, ma! Actual … Continue reading Dolly Dearest (1991)
AKA Night of the Demon Yet another wonderful story gifted to me by the good folks at TCM. This little gem tells the story of Dr. John Holden, an expert on hypnotism and superstition. Holden flies to England to attend a symposium on the supernatural and plans to participate in an investigation of a mysterious … Continue reading Curse of the Demon (1957)
Ah, Guillermo Del Toro’s first full length film. I don’t know about you, but his name is associated with a bunch of stuff I like, so this seemed like a no brainer. I had high hopes for this and I was not disappointed. Over 400 years ago, a brilliant alchemist fled Europe and settled in … Continue reading Cronos
AKA, Horror Hotel In 1700s Massachusetts, a woman named Elizabeth Selwyn has been accused of being a witch and is about to be burned at the stake. As the flames lick her heals, thunder booms overhead and Elizabeth swears fealty to the Devil, cursing the town of Whitewood while the crowd cheers her demise. Little … Continue reading City of the Dead
Dr. Sam Cordell has just moved to the small town of Galen with his daughter, Jenny. But the doc seems to have chosen a bad time to move, as the community of Galen is suddenly plagued by a series of inhumanely brutal rape-homicides. Sam teams up with the local sheriff to try to stop the slaughter, a plight which may or may not be connected to his daughter Jenny’s new crush, a young man who seems to have chosen this seemingly inopportune time to completely lose his marbles.