70's, Dead Things, Ghosts, Horror, Mystery, Uncategorized

Murder Mansion (1972)

AKA: La Mansión De La NieblaAKA: Maniac Mansion During a night of thick fog, six people get lost on the same deserted road and take refuge at the only building nearby, a rundown house situated next to an abandoned cemetery. The owner of the house lives in the nearby village, but since the weather makes […]

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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, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Thriller, Uncategorized

Hands of the Ripper (1971)

The very young daughter of Jack the Ripper witnesses her father kill her mother. Fifteen years later, after being abandoned at an orphanage, the young girl’s trauma continues as she’s forced to work for a woman who not only conducts fake seances for desperate, grieving loved ones and forces her to participate, but also has […]

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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, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Uncategorized

Let’s Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

Let’s Scare Jessica to Death is a low budget horror movie that keeps you guessing. It’s in the same vein of movies like The Haunting or even Jacob’s Ladder, in that you’re never quite sure what’s going on. With the main characters sanity thrown into question early on you feel much like Jessica, not knowing whether or not the events really happened or if it’s all just a product of her head.

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40s, Drama, Romance

Portrait of Jennie (1948)

Yet another gift brought to you by TCM. It should be noted that is aired at 8pm, not my usual 2am viewing time, so the quality of this film is quite a bit better than some of the other write-ups I do with the ‘cult’ films TCM airs in the wee hours of the morning. […]

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Thriller

A Blade In The Dark (1983)

AKA: La Casa Con La Scala Nel Buio Musician Bruno is doing a score for an upcoming horror film. His director is notoriously secretive about the endings of her films, and as this is Bruno’s first time scoring a horror movie, she wants him to be able to capture the right mood. So the studio […]

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80s, Aliens, Horror, Monsters, Sci-Fi

Communion (1989)

Struggling novelist Whitley Strieber takes his family and a couple of friends up to a cabin he owns in the mountains for a nice weekend trip. Everything seems to be going well until nightfall. After everyone’s asleep in bed Strieber wakes up, sure somebody else in in the cabin. After some time of not being […]

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