Phantasm; if this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead.

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.

30 Days of Night; they’re coming!

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!

Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.

Title:  Planet Terror Year: 2007 Dir.: Robert Rodriguez Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan Writer(s): Robert Rodriguez Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Naveen Andrews, Michael Biehn, Jeff Fahey, Stacy Ferguson, Bruce Willis BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am strictly focusing on … Continue reading Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.

Evil Dead 2; the comedy/horror of the decayed.

Title: Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn Year: 1987 Dir.: Sam Raimi Producer(s): Robert Tapert, Alex De Benedetti, Irvin Shapiro Writer(s): Sam Raimi, Scott Spiegel Company: Renaissance Pictures Starring: Bruce Campbell, Sarah Berry, Dan Hicks, Kassie Wesley, Denise Bixler, Ted Raimi. In the previous post, which I spoke about The Evil Dead (1981), I did … Continue reading Evil Dead 2; the comedy/horror of the decayed.

Silent Hill; enjoy your stay.

Title: Silent Hill Year: 2006 Dir.: Christophe Gans Producer(s): Samuel Hadida, Don Carmody Writer(s): Roger Avary Company: Konami, Davis Films Starring: Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates, Tanya Allen, Alice Krige, and Jodelle Ferland. A video game is released in 1999... We’ve had Resident Evil. Mortal Kombat. Super Mario Bros. … Continue reading Silent Hill; enjoy your stay.