Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street Year: 1984 Dir.: Wes Craven Producer(s): Robert Shaye Writer(s): Wes Craven Company: New Line Cinema Starring: John Saxon, Ronee Blakely, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, Johnny Depp and Robert Englund. 1, 2, Freddy’s coming for you. 3,4, better lock your door. 5,6, grab your crucifix. 7,8, gonna stay … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street; sleep kills.
Title: Fright Night Year: 1985 Dir.: Tom Holland Producer(s): Herb Jaffe Writer(s): Tom Holland Company: Columbia Pictures Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Stephen Geoffreys, Roddy McDowall. Vampires. It’s a popular concept or genre in horror. You know, you got the “first” vampire horror interpretation Nosferatu, film 1922, black and white and based off … Continue reading Fright Night (1985); there are good reasons to be afraid of the dark.
Title: Hellraiser Year: 1987 Dir.: Clive Barker Producer(s): Christopher Figg Writer(s): Clive Barker (screenplay), The Hellbound Heart (novel) by Barker Company: Film Futures, Entertainment Film Distributors Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley A “bankruptcy of imagination” is how film critic Roger Ebert described this film. And yes, Ebert definitely had a love/hate … Continue reading Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.
Title: The Ring Year: 2002 Dir.: Gore Verbinski Producer(s): Walter F. Parkes, Laurie Macdonald Writer(s): Ring (novel) by Koji Suzuki, Ehren Kruger (screenplay) Company: DreamWorks Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman It’s the early 2000s and horror is definitely taking a turn from the 90s teen horror driven climate. We’re getting original … Continue reading The Ring; everyone will suffer.