Shock Endings

The Pit And The Pendulum

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 by Vomitron

The Pit And The Pendulum   pit pendulum dvd1 82x120 shock endings Director: Roger Corman
Writer: Richard Matheson based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe
Release Year: 1961

The Pit And The Pendulum   Shock Endings mini logo 130 shock endings Roger Corman has always been a versatile film-maker and a very productive one at it too. He can also be considered a pioneer of genre movies for more than one reason, and one could be that he was already shocking audiences at the end of a movie since the early sixties.

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The Quiet Earth (Shock Ending)

Sunday, August 10th, 2008 by Vomitron

The Quiet Earth (Shock Ending)   quiet earth 85x120 shock endings Director: Geoff Murphy
Writer: Bill Baer (…)
Release year: 1985

The Quiet Earth (Shock Ending)   Shock Endings mini logo 130 shock endings Every now and then New Zealand manages to surprise the rest of the world with excellent genre movies. Geoff Murphy’s THE QUIET EARTH is definitely one for the books. Despite scoring on so many various levels (from script, dialogues & character drawings to the actual directing & acting), it is undoubtedly the memorable ending that is etched in the memories of all who ever saw it.

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