Category Archives: classics

The Shining (1997)

Directed by Mick Garris.  Written by Stephen King (novel and teleplay).  Starring Steven Weber, Rebecca De Mornay, Courtland Mead, Melvin Van Peebles and Cynthia Garris. Plot: a recovering alcoholic and his family move into a haunted hotel so he can … Continue reading

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The Shining (1980)

Directed by Stanley Kubrick.  Written by Stanley Kubrick and Diane Johnson.  Based on the novel by Stephen King.  Starring Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers and Danny Lloyd. Plot: a man gets a job in an isolated hotel for the … Continue reading

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Chopping Mall (1986)

Directed by Jim Wynorski.  Written by Jim Wynorski and Steve Mitchell.  Starring Kelli Maroney, Mary Woronov, Russell Todd, Barbara Crampton and Tony O’Dell. Plot: a group of teens are trapped in a chopping mall with new, murderous, security robots The … Continue reading

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Them! (1954)

Written by Ted Sherdeman, Russel Hughes and George Worthing Yates Directed by Gordon Douglas Starring Edmund Gwenn, James Whitmore and Leonard Nimoy Plot : Early atomic testing mutates ants into giant man-eating monsters. For this movie i took into account … Continue reading

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RIP George Romero

Occasionally you have to write the sad stuff and this is beyond sad.  The man was a legend.  He propelled my love of horror and of writing.  We were lucky enough to get to meet him.  I personally got to … Continue reading

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Squirm (1976)

Written and directed by Jeff Lieberman.  Starring Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy and R.A. Dow. Plot: a storm causes power lines to fall, drawing millions of man eating worms out of the ground Let me start by telling you a little … Continue reading

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I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

Directed by Jim Gillespie.  Screenplay by Kevin Williamson, based on a novel by Lois Duncan.  Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Johnny Galecki, Anne Heche, Muse Watson and Bridgitte Wilson. Plot: 4 teens hit … Continue reading

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Final Destination (2000)

Directed by James Wong.  Written by Wong, Glen Morgan and Jeffrey Reddick.  Starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Seann William Scott, Tony Todd, Amanda Detmer and Brendan Fehr. Plot: after a group of students and their teacher avoid dying … Continue reading

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Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Directed by John Harrison. Plot: a young Matthew Lawrence tells a witch (Deborah Harry), 3 horror tales to keep himself from being eaten Let’s do this one story at a time, shall we…. “LOT 249”  – written by Michael McDowell, … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

Directed by Philip Kaufman.  Written by W. P. Richter based (loosely) on the Jack Finney novel.  Starring Brooke Adams, Veronica Cartwright, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy and Donald Sutherland. Plot: a group of people discover the human race is being replaced … Continue reading

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