Archive for June, 2009

Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen

Monday, June 29th, 2009 by Perfesser Deviant -

Apocalypse and the Beauty Queen   apocbeaut poster 83x120 sci fi reviews horror Director: Thomas Smugala
Writer: James Dean Schulte & Thomas Smugala
Release Year: 2005

When the going gets tough the tough get a beauty queen.

Society goes down the tubes and only former beauty queen Amber Bathory (Beverly Hynds) has the sheer force of will needed to keep things going in her small, frigid community. She makes great efforts to make a show of helping out the less fortunate, many of whom follow her because she’s attractive, but really, she’s a monster. You see, like her namesake Elizabeth Báthory, Amber has a nasty habit of bathing in the blood of her serving girls to keep her youth. Things start to go wrong when her servants, sick of her increasing delusional megalomania decide that it might be time to retire her….

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Stone

Sunday, June 14th, 2009 by shuizmz -

Stone   stone dvdcr 84x120 reviews drama action Director: Sandy Harbutt
Writer: Sandy Harbutt & Michael Robinson
Release Year: 1974

Motorcycles, babes, and violence done up Aussie-style!

The Grave Diggers outlaw motorcycle club has a bit of a problem: someone is murdering members of their motorcycle gang, one by one. Stone, an undercover cop, has been assigned to the case. It’s up to him to try and find out who exactly is killing off the bikers.

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Summer of Fear

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 by Perfesser Deviant -

Summer of Fear   summer of fear poster 82x120 reviews horror Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Glenn M. Benest & Max A. Keller based on a book by Lois Duncan
Release Year: 1978
Aka title: Stranger In Our House

When common sense isn’t one of your neighbors.

When Julia Trent’s (Lee Purcell) parents are killed in an accident, she comes to live with her aunt Leslie Bryant (Carol Lawrence) and uncle Tom (Jeremy Slate). At first daughter Rachel (Linda Blair) accepts Julia as a new friend while her older brother Peter (Jeff East) lusts after Julia and her younger brother Bobby (James Jarnigan) doesn’t seem to notice. When Rachel’s horse hates Julia and steals Rachel’s boyfriend Mike Gallagher (Jeff McCracken) and her best friend Carolyn Baker (Fran Drescher), Rachel starts to suspect that her cousin is more than just a bitch….

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The Grudge 3

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009 by Vomitron -

The Grudge 3   dvd cover 84x120 reviews horror Director: Toby Wilkins
Writer: Brad Keene, based on a concept & characters created by Takashi Shimizu
Release year: 2009

Mimic 3 meets Amityville 6 in a J-Horror franchise... or maybe not.

After surviving the vicious spirit attacks in a Chicago apartment building, Jake is placed in a psychiatrical clinic. While most of the tenants have already left the building, the curse lives on in the appartment complex. Back in Tokyo, a Japanese woman believes she holds the key to stopping the vengeful ghost of Kayako once and for all…

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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

Friday, June 5th, 2009 by Perfesser Deviant -

The Hills Have Eyes (1977)   hillseyes77newdvd 85x120 reviews horror Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Wes Craven
Release Year: 1977

A family film.

The extended Carter clan, led by Big Bob (Russ Grieve) and Ethel (Virginia Vincent), is taking a cross-country trip to Los Angeles with their adult children Brenda (Susan Lanier), Bobby (Robert Houston), Lynne Wood (Dee Wallace) and her husband Doug (Martin Speer) and child as well as the two family dogs, Beauty and Beast. After being warned to stay out of the desert by Fred (John Steadman) , the guy at a dilapidated gas station, they go out into the desert and meet Fred’s boy Jupiter (James Whitworth) and his clan of unfriendly inbred nuclear mutant cannibalistic unwashed desert rats….

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The Last House on the Left

Monday, June 29th, 2009 by Perfesser Deviant -

The Last House on the Left   lhotl poster 5 85x120 thriller reviews reviews horror Director: Wes Craven
Writer: Wes Craven
Release Year: 1972

Two girls have a Hess of a time.

Two girls, straitlaced Mari Collingwood (Sandra Cassel) and wilder girl Phyllis Stone (Lucy Grantham) go to New York City to attend a concert, but they run afoul of a problem. That problem comes in the form of two escaped criminals – Krug Stillo (David Hess) and Fred ‘Weasel’ Podowski (Fred Lincoln) – and two scumbags – Sadie (Jeramie Rain) and Junior Stillo (Marc Sheffler). When the scumbags end up at the home of Mari’s parents, Dr. John (Richard Towers) and Estelle (Cynthia Carr), things go from bad to ugly to Leatherface very quickly….

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The Sinful Dwarf

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 by shuizmz and Vomitron -

The Sinful Dwarf   sinful dwarf severin 84x120 reviews horror drama Writer: Vidal Raski
Director: Harlan Asquith & William Mayo
Release year: 1973
Danish title: Dvaergen

Great evil can sometimes come in very small packages….

I have waited quite a while to see this film. I do not exactly know why I wanted to see it so badly, considering I have a great distaste and fear towards dwarves, little people, midgets….whatever the hell they are called. I guess for someone who is well over 6 feet tall, it makes sense that my fears are of things that are tiny.

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Trasgredire

Sunday, June 14th, 2009 by shuizmz -

Trasgredire   checky poster 84x120 reviews drama comedy Director: Tinto Brass
Writer: Tinto Brass, Carla Cipriani, Nicolaj Pennestri, Silvia Rossi & Massimiliano Zanin
Release Year: 2000
English title: Cheeky

A look into the life of a women with loose morals and tight bodies

In Cheeky, Tinto Brass has given us another playful and sexually explicit tale of a boy and his jealousy over his flirtatious and somewhat whorish girlfriend who he has not seen in over 3 weeks. She has chosen to visit London, leaving her boyfriend back in Italy to fester with thoughts of Carla’s (Yuliya Mayarchuck - a Russian beauty) escapades with other men, and women, both of which she has. Matteo (Jarno Berardi) conjures up fantasies of what Carla is doing while he is away, almost tearing apart their relationship.

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Visions

Monday, June 1st, 2009 by Coventry -

Visions   visions poster 84x120 thriller reviews reviews horror Director: Luigi Cecinelli
Writer:
Andrea Dal Monte
Release year: 2009

Ambitious Italian thriller

Visions   bifff2009 minilogo thriller reviews reviews horror When Matt wakes up in a mental health hospital after a car accident, he’s suffering from amnesia. Trying to learn more about his life, he accidentally stumbles upon Dr. Leeman’s hidden files of an unsolved serial killer case. From that moment onward, Matt starts having strange visions of the victims.

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Zombie Honeymoon

Monday, June 1st, 2009 by Vomitron -

Zombie Honeymoon   zh dvdcover 83x120 romance reviews horror drama comedy Director: Dave Gebroe
Writer: Dave Gebroe
Release year: 2004

Stand by your man

Zombie Honeymoon   mr horror minilogo romance reviews horror drama comedy Danny and Denise are happy newlyweds, enjoying their honeymoon at their uncle’s house near the beach. After being attacked on the beach by a mysterious, rotting individual rising from the sea, Danny is pronounced dead at the hospital… only to wake up again ten minutes later.

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