Title: Halloween Year: 2018 Director: David Gordon Green Writer(s): Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, based on characters by John Carpenter and Debra Hill Producer(s): Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block Costume(s): Emily Gunshor Cinematography: Michael Simmonds Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner One thing I’ve noticed … Continue reading A Color Story: Halloween (2018)
I go into watching movies for the first time with an open mind. I’m neither excited or lazying myself into watching. I am not sure how long this film has been sitting in my watchlist (I used Prime to watch this) but I’m thankful that I did. It’s an eerie, slow building, impact horror/indie film … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Carnival of Souls (1962)
Title: Psycho Year: 1960 Dir.: Alfred Hitchcock Producer(s): Alfred Hitchcock Writer(s): Joseph Stefano (screenplay), Robert Bloch (novel) Company: Paramount Pictures (orig), Universal (current) Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, John Gavin and John McIntire A considered “classic” of the horror genre. A film that has influenced horror in a way that only … Continue reading Psycho – it’s an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece.
Title: Phantasm Year: 1979 Dir.: Don Coscarelli Producer(s): D.A. Coscarelli Writer(s): Don Coscarelli Company: New Breed Productions, AVCO Embassy Pictures Starring: Angus Scrimm, Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, and Kathy Lester While typing this out, I heard the score of Phantasm in my head. I also hummed along. But let’s get one thing straight: … Continue reading Phantasm; if this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead.
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge Year: 1985 Dir.: Jack Sholder Producer(s): Robert Shaye Writer(s): David Chaskin Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Englund, Robert Rusler, Clu Gulager and Hope Lange. This movie. This movie. This fucking movie. I’ll say this: I’ve grown to like the movie however … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge; the man of your dreams is back.
Title: New Nightmare Year: 1994 Dir.: Wes Craven Producer(s): Marianna Maddalena Writer(s): Wes Craven Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, John Saxon and Miko Hughes. It’s funny doing this film so close to its original release date (October 14th) which is also my birthday. It will be 25 years since Wes Craven’s … Continue reading New Nightmare; this time, the terror doesn’t stop at the screen.
Title: Carrie Year: 1976 Dir.: Brian de Palma Producer(s): Paul Manosh Writer(s): Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), “Carrie” novel by Stephen King Company: United Artists Starring: Sissy Spacek, William Katt, John Travolta, Piper Laurie How could I have forgotten Carrie? It’s one of the few Stephen King films that I’ve seen and read with its novelization. … Continue reading Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!
Title: Jeepers Creepers Year: 2001 Dir.: Victor Salva Producer(s): Tom Luse, Barry Opper, Francis Ford Coppola (executive prod.) Writer(s): Victor Salva Company: American Zoetrope Starring: Justin Long, Gina Philips, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher and Eileen Brennan I hesitated a while doing this post for various reasons… there’s a big one that we all know about … Continue reading Jeepers Creepers;
Title: 30 Days of Night Year: 2007 Dir.: David Slade Producer(s): Sam Raimi, Robert Talpert Writer(s): Based on horror comics by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith Company: Columbia Pictures, Dark Horse, Ghost House Pictures and Sony Pictures Releasing Starring: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster and Mark Boone Junior Vampires. It’s a popular genre … Continue reading 30 Days of Night; they’re coming!
Title: Dawn of the Dead Year: 1978 Dir.: George A. Romero Producer(s): Richard P. Rubenstein Writer(s): George A. Romero, collaboration with Dario Argento Company: United Film Distribution Company, Laurel Group Inc. Starring: Ken Foree, David Emge, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross It’s funny how I’m discussing this film before the original (first part in the Dead … Continue reading Dawn of the Dead; when there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.