Film Review: A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE (2010)

Film Review: A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE (2010)

Aug 24, 2018

IMDb: A Horrible Way to Die (2010) Director: Adam Wingard Stars: AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz, Joe Swanberg With a name like A Horrible Way To Die you may well be expecting one of two things. Either you think you are going to see some gratuitous torture movie, or a cheery feel good extravaganza. Well, believe it or not you don’t get either of these, with of course me...

Film Review: A BLADE IN THE DARK (1983)

Film Review: A BLADE IN THE DARK (1983)

Aug 24, 2018

IMDb: A Blade in the Dark (1983) Director: Lamberto Bava Stars: Andrea Occhipinti, Anny Papa, Fabiola Toledo A Blade in the Dark is a 1983 release from Italian horror icon Lamberto Bava. He is most well known for Demons and Demons 2. These films are also tied to Daio Argento, which definitely cannot hurt a filmmakers credentials. After watching this film, I...

Film Review: A TASTE OF PHOBIA (2017)

Film Review: A TASTE OF PHOBIA (2017)

Jun 25, 2018

(A) TASTE OF PHOBIA (2017) Director(s): VARIOUS Writer(s): VARIOUS Stars: MARICA COTOGNINI, ALESSANDRO PEZZALI, TERRY REILLY, MICHAEL MAGGI, ELISA COLLO, MARTIN W. PAYNE, GUILIO PAMPLIGIONE, ELETTRA CAPUANO, PONTUS WONKAVAARA, EDWIN GARCIA, CLINT BEAVER The thing about horror anthologies that is the most problematic tends to be how wildly uneven the stories can...

Film Review: THE ADDICTION (1995)

Film Review: THE ADDICTION (1995)

Jun 14, 2018

IMDb: The Addiction (1995) Director: Abel Ferrara Stars: Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, Annabella Sciorra When I think about movies that involve New York, the usual list of cinematic icons comes to mind: Spike Lee, Woody Allen, Martin Scorcese, Robert DeNiro, and King Kong. These stereotypical responses, however, aren’t the only ones that fill this area...

Film Review: APARTMENT 212 (2017)

Film Review: APARTMENT 212 (2017)

Jun 2, 2018

IMDB: Apartment 212 (2017) Director: Haylar Garcia Stars: Penelope Mitchell, Kyle Gass, Sally Kirkland, Chris J. Johnson Director HAYLAR GARCIA’S excellent slow-burner, GNAW, was part of the first annual Sin City Horror Fest, which I covered in a two-part piece a while back.  A festival hit, it was one of the many films I wanted to make sure I reviewed,...

Film Review: ALL HALLOWS’ EVE (2013)

Film Review: ALL HALLOWS’ EVE (2013)

Apr 17, 2018

IMDb: All Hallows’ Eve (2013) Director: Damien Leone Stars: Katie Maguire, Catherine A. Callahan, Marie Maser When I hear that a character or story has been spun off from a horror anthology, I love the idea! Especially since the wildly entertaining and creepy-as-fuck SIREN was extracted from the first film in the V/H/S franchise. Looking forward to more...