Dagon

A remote Spanish village gives visitors a fishy welcome…

The Power

A series of small Aztec idols cause horrible problems. Or maybe there are just two idols. Hard to say…

The Void

A lone cop takes a survivor of a massacre to a near abandoned hospital for treatment. Hi-jinks ensue.

The Slayer

Date: 1982 Stars: Sarah Kendall Frederick Flynn Carol Kottenbrook Writer: J.S. Cardone Bill Ewing Director: J.S. Cardone WRC Score: 3/4 A retreat to a secluded island turns to terror as The Slayer stalks a couple of couples. Who will live? Who will die? Who will write the long form of this review so I don’t…

Crazy Eights

Date: 2006 Stars: Dina Meyer George Newbern Traci Lord Writers: Dan DeLuca Jimi Jones Director: Jimi Jones WRC Score: 2/4 Crazy Eights is a card game dealing with… Wait, we’re not talking about the card game? We’re talking about a movie?  One that wasn’t made several decades ago? Huh.  Thought I learned my lesson about that…

La chiesa

Also Called: The Church Date: 1989 Stars: Hugh Quarshie Tomas Arana Feodor Chaliapin Jr. Writers: Dario Argento Franco Ferrini Michele Soavi and others Director: Michele Soavi WRC Score: 3/4 La chiesa (also known as The Church) is another in a long line of stories dealing with Medieval Knights only half solving a problem, forcing modern day…

Dèmoni 2… l’incubo ritorna

Date: 1986 Stars: David Edwin Knight Nancy Brilli Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni Writers: Dario Argento Lamberto Bava Franco Ferrini Dardano Sacchetti Director: Lamberto Bava WRC Score: 3/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on April 19, 2014 In Dèmoni 2… l’incubo ritorna, tenants at an apartment building find themselves trapped in a hellish situation as a late…

La casa fantasma

Also Called: Ghosthouse Date: 1988 Stars: Lara Wendel Greg Rhodes Mary Sellers Writers: Sheila Goldberg Cinthia McGavin Director: Umberto Lenzi WRC Score: 2.5/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on June 14, 2013 A ham radio operator picks up a strange signal while listening to the airwaves.  He tracks it down, unaware its a prophetic…

Virgin Witch

Date: 1972 Stars: Ann Michelle Vicki  Michelle Keith Buckely Writer: Hazel Adair Director: Ray Austin WRC Score: 0.5/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on March 2, 2013 Virgin Witch blows the lid off the late Sixties, early Seventies modeling scene. Two sisters head off for a modeling shoot only to find the whole affair a front…

Il gatto nero

A new movie based on an ancient Evil inspires the ancient Evil to commit acts of unspeakable horror. I think.

Il gatto nero

Also Known As: The Black Cat Demons 6: De Profundis Date: 1989 Stars: Florence Guérin Urbano Barberini Caroline Munro Writer: Luigi Cozzi Director: Luigi Cozzi WRC Score: 0.5/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on July 19, 2011 My usual course of action here is to give a small spoiler free summary of the subject…

Paura nella città dei morti viventi

Also Called: City of the Living Dead Gates of Hell Date: 1980 Stars: Christopher George Catriona MacColl Carlo De Mejo Writer: Lucio Fulci Director: Lucio Fulci WRC Score: 3.5/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on March 19, 2011 Paura nella città dei morti viventi (also known as City of the Living Dead and Gates of Hell) begins…

The Nightmare Never Ends

Claire Hansen’s nightmares about demons and devils foreshadow her own half-assed battle with the forces of Evil.

Jaws of Satan

Also Called: King Cobra Date: 1981 Stars: Fritz Weaver Gretchen Corbett Jon Korkes Writer: Gerry Holland Director: Bob Claver WRC Score: 2/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on September 10, 2012 Opening Thoughts Here’s the skinny. I pick movies to cover at this site by whim and whim alone.  Sometimes because I’ve never seen it before,…

The Nightmare Never Ends

Also Called: Cataclysm Satan’s Supper Date: 1980 Stars: Cameron Mitchell Marc Lawrence Faith Clift Writer: Phillip Yordan Directors: Phillip Marshak Tom McGowan Gregg C. Tallas WRC Score: 1.5/4 Note:  First posted in a different form on July 29, 2009 The Nightmare Never Ends (also known as Cataclysm and Satan’s Supper) tells the story of a woman…

Jaws of Satan

Satan (in the form of a cobra) comes to claim a troubled priest’s soul.

Cauchemares

Opening Thoughts Also Called: Cathy’s Curse Date: 1977 Stars: Alan Scarfe Beverely Murray Randi Allen Writers: Myra Clêment Eddy Malton Alain Sens-Cazenave Director: Eddy Matalon WRC Score: 2.5/4 (-_-)p Note:  First posted in a different form on July 18, 2013. On the subject of Cauchemares I have very little to say.  Which is an odd thing…

Cauchemares

Cauchemares (also known as Cathy’s Curse) is the story about a man who learns the truth about the old adage “You can never go home again.” Mainly that if you do, you risk having your only child possessed by the murderous ghost of your elder sibling.

Don’t you just hate it when that happens?