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: 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.
Title: Interview with the Vampire Year: 1994 Dir.: Neil Jordan Producer(s): David Geffen, Stephen Woolley Writer(s): Based on the Vampire Chronicles/”Interview with the Vampire” (Anne Rice), screenplay (Anne Rice) Company: Geffen Film, Warner Bros. Starring: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and Stephen Rea. This film is an aesthetically Victorian gothic … Continue reading Interview with the Vampire; most of all, I longed for death.
Title: Death Proof Year: 2007 Dir.: Quentin Tarantino Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan, Erica Steinberg Writer(s): Quentin Tarantino Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Kurt Russell, Rosario Dawson, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sydney Poitier, Jordan Ladd, Vanessa Ferlito, Zoe Bell, Rose McGowan. BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am … Continue reading Death Proof; a crash course in revenge.
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.
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.