Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Jack Frost 2: Revenge Of The Mutant Killer Snowman(2000)

"He's icin' & Slicin'"

 In this sequel of the first Jack Frost movie, Sheriff Sam Tiler, his wife Anne, and Sam's two deputies (also husband and wife) decide to go on a Caribbean vacation to take their minds off the traumatic events of the previous movie in a place with absolutely no snow. Their holiday will be short-lived, however, as the thawed murderer gets inadvertantly re-frozen and brought back to life. As if that weren't bad enough, he now has the ability to remain frozen even in tropical temperatures, and he's headed south to settle some old scores. 

Starring Christopher Alport, Eileen Seeley, Chip Heller, Marsha Clark, Scott MacDonald, Ray Cooney, David Allen Brooks, Sean Patrick Murphy, Tai Bennett, Jennifer Lyons, Shonda Farr, Granger Green, Ian Abercombie, and Doug Jones.

Directed by Michael Cooney.




Jack Frost(1997)

"He's chillin'...and killin."

 A Serial killer is genetically mutated in car wreck on the way to his execution. After which, he becomes a murdering snowman hell-bent on revenge for the sheriff who caught him.

Starring Scott McDonald, Christopher Alport, Stephen Mendel, F. William Parker, Eileen Seeley, Rob LaBelle, Zack Eginton, Jack Lindine, and Kelly Jean Peters.

Directed by Michael Cooney.





Fright Night Part II(1988) Hi-Def Widescreen Edition

"Do you have a taste for terror?"

  In this sequel to the 1985 film, the sister, Regine (Julie Carmen), of the vampire killed by Charley (William Ragsdale) and Peter (Roddy McDowall) comes to town to get revenge three years after her brother's murder. Charley meets and falls under the spell of Regine but is torn between her and his love for Alex (Traci Lind). When Charley learns from Peter that Regine is the sister of the vampire they killed, the two once again join forces to stop Regine before she turns Charley into a vampire.

Starring Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale, Traci Lind, Julie Carmen, Jon Gries, Russell Clark, Brian Thompson, Merritt Butrick, Ernie Sabella, Matt Landers, Karen Anders, Blair Tefkin, Josh Richman, Rochelle Ashana, and Alexander Folk.

Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace.


Thursday, December 12, 2013

Executive Target(1997)

"Kidnapping a U.S. President is worth a hell of a lot of money."

A stunt driver (Michael Madsen) heading for prison on a minor charge is freed against his will by a terrorist gang. Then by kidnapping his wife, he is forced to drive a getaway car in a plot to kidnap the President from a motorcade. 

Starring Michael Madsen, Roy Schieder, Angie Everhart, Keith David, Dayton Callie, Kathy Christopherson, Gareth Williams, Robert Miano, and Matthias Hues. 

Directed by Joseph Merhi.


Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Dutch(1991)

"Can a big kid bring out the child in a little jerk?"

Volunteering to drive his girl friend's son home for Thanksgiving to Chicago from his boarding school in Georgia, little does Dutch expect the picaresque adventures in store for him. When a blunt, down-to-earth construction worker takes to the road with an insufferable twelve-year-old snob (desperately insecure under the surface) who doesn't approve of him in the least, quite a bit must happen before they can reach their destination as friends-- or, for that matter, get home at all. 

Starring Ed O'Neill, Ethan Embry, JoBeth Williams, Christopher McDonald, Ari Meyers, Elizabeth Daily, L. Scott Caldwell, and Kathleen Freeman.

Directed by Peter Faiman.




Dudes(1987)

"They were looking for the American Dream...They found the American Nightmare."

 Two punks from the big city, traveling across the country in a Volkswagen bug, embrace the western ethos when they must take revenge against a group of rednecks for killing their friend in this lighthearted road movie. Along the way, they enlist the help of a young woman who runs a wrecking service. 

Starring Jon Cryer, Daniel Roebuck, Flea, Lee Ving, Billy Rat Sharkey, Glenn Withrow, Michael Melvin, Marc Rude, and Catherine Mary Stewart.

Directed by Penelope Spheeris.

 




Demonia(1990)

"No Evil Deed Goes Undone."

 A Canadian archaeological team in Sicily accidentally unleashes vengeful ghosts of five demonic nuns whom were murdered 500 years earlier and the ghosts now set out to kill the group and townspeople alike. 

Starring Brett Halsey, Meg Register, Lino Salemme, Christina Engelhardt, Pascal Druant, Grady Clarkson, Ettore Comi, Carla Cassola and Michael Aronin.

Directed by Lucio Fulci.


Biohazard: The Alien Force(1995)


"The end of world has just been born."

Triton Industries has created a genetically-engineered creature using DNA from human sources. During the course of the experiment, however, the host mother carrying the mutant escapes from the laboratory compound, giving birth shortly thereafter. The intelligent "baby" beings hunting down and killing its male DNA donors, while at the same time trying to mate with its female donors. The head of the lab wants to destroy the monster before the press can get wind of the story, but the former head of security wants to expose the whole thing. 

Starring John Alexander, Dorothy Best, Robin Chapman, Katherine Culliver, Trevor David, Tom Ferguson, Susan Fronose, William Grefe, and Maddisen K. Krown.

Directed by Steve Latshaw.


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Biohazard(1985)

"Science Gone Very, Very Bad!"

 The plot concerns a group of military scientists who use a psychic named Lisa (played by the buxom Angelique Pettyjohn of Star Trek fame) in an attempt to contact alien lifeforms. Unfortunately, Lisa zaps a flesh eating alien from another dimension to earth using her psychic abilities. Soon enough, the alien is on a rampage and Lisa must hunt down the alien and destroy it.

Starring Aldo Ray, Angelique Pettyjohn, William Fair, David O'Hara, Frank McDonald, Art Payton, Charles Roth, Carroll Borland, and Richard Hench.

Directed by Fred Olen Ray.



Beyond The Darkness(1979)

"A fate worse than death!" 
  
A young rich orphan loses his fiancee to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out and disposes of a series of young maidens, trying to find the right replacement for her, and the disapproving housekeeper helps him with the disposals.

Starring Kieran Canter, Cinzia Monreale, Franca Stoppi, Sam Modesto, Anna Cardini, Lucia D'Elia, Mario Pezzin, and Walter Tribus.

Directed by Joe D'Amato.




 


Friday, December 6, 2013

Strike Commando(1987)

 "A one man war machine!"

While operating behind enemy lines, Sgt. Mike Ransom learns of a Russian presence in North Vietnam. Ordered to obtain proof of this discovery, Ransom returns to enemy territory but is captured and subjected to a variety of tortures. Eventually he escapes to continue his mission despite being hampered by a traitor in his own ranks. 

Starring Reb Brown, Christopher Connelly, Louis Kamsteeg, Luciano Pigozzi, Alex Vitale, Karen Lopez, Phillip Gordon, Edison Navarro, and Richard Santos.

Directed by Bruno Mattei. 
 

Karate Cop(1991)

"In the future there is no law and no order. Only John Travis, The last cop on Earth." 

John Travis is the last honest cop in a future dominated by terroristic martial-arts gangs who fight gladiator-style in arenas. 

Starring Ron Marchini, David Carradine, Carrie Chambers, Michael E. Bristow, D.W. Landingham, Michael M. Foley, Dana Bentley, Dax Nicholas, and David Carradine. 

Directed by Alan Roberts. 


Omega Cop(1990)

"The year is 1999. John Travis is the toughest cop alive!"


Set in the ruined future that inevitably follows WW III, this sci-fi actioner chronicles the courage of the last cop on Earth as he tries to save three imperiled women.

Starring Ron Marchini, Adam West, Meg Thayer, Jennifer Jostyn, D.W. Landingham, Chrysti Jimenez, Chuck Katzakian, Troy Donahue and Stuart Whitman. 

Directed by Paul Kyriazi.



 


Monday, December 2, 2013

Road House 2: Last Call(2006)

"Take it outside..."

In this sequel to "Road House," Dalton's son, DEA agent Shane Tanner (Johnathon Schaech), heads to Louisiana to rescue his Uncle Nate (Will Patton) and Nate's "Black Pelican" road house. Nate has been beaten up by a drug runner, and Shane is determined to rid the Black Pelican of drug dealers Victor Crost (Richard Norton) and Wild Bill (Jake Busey) once and for all. Shane teams up with Black Pelican patron Beau Hampton (Ellen Hollman), and, together, they set out to get the job done. 

Starring Johnathon Schaech, Jake Busey, Crystal Mantecon, Will Patton, Ellen Hollman, William Ragsdale, Cory Hart, Richard Norton, Grover Coulson, Louis Herthum, Cymia Telleria, and Bryon Weiss.

Directed by Scott Ziehl.


Road House(1989)

"Dalton's the best bouncer in the business. His nights are filled with fast action, hot music and beautiful women. It's a dirty job, but somebody's got to do it."

When it becomes too violent at the Double Deuce road house, the club owner hires Dalton, a professional "cooler" (head bouncer) to clean it up. But Dalton's early successes and budding romance with the local doctor enrages Wesley, the town crime boss. When Dalton continues to defy him, the stage is set for a dramatic confrontation that will test Dalton's limits and decide the fate of the town. 

Starring Patrick Swayze, Sam Elliott, Kelly Lynch, Ben Gazzara, Marshall R. Teague, Keith David, Kevin Tighe, Kathleen Wilhoite, Red West, Julie Michaels, Sunshine Parker, Jeff Healey, John Doe, Travis McKenna, and Roger Hewlett.

Directed by Rowdy Herrington.


Sunday, December 1, 2013

Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead(2008)

"Detours can be deadly."
  
While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiancĂ© Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest of Bobby but the car breaks down. They find a house in the middle of nowhere and decide to take the car parked in the house's garage to the next city, and return with a rented car to pay for the damages provoked by Nik; Melissa leaves her cell number. However, they discover that the owner of the place is the sadistic truck driver Rusty Nail and they have to pay a high price for what they did. 

Starring Nicki Aycox, Nick Zano, Laura Jordan, Kyle Schmid, Mark Gibbon, Krystal Vrba, Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Rob Carpenter, Gordon Tripple, and Rebecca Davis.

Directed by Louis Morneau.





Joy Ride(2001)

"Terror comes in all shapes. And all sizes..." 

Lewis Thomas, a college student, decides to go on a cross-country trip to pick up his girlfriend, Venna. On his way there, he picks up his older brother, Fuller, from jail. Fuller, looking for a good time, decides to tag along with his brother. During the trip, Fuller also decides to play a prank on a guy, only known as Rusty Nail, through his CB radio and convinces Lewis to do it with him. At first, it seemed like fun. But not soon after, the joke goes too far. Pretty soon, Lewis, Fuller, and Venna find themselves in danger when a psychotic truck driver would constantly follow them on their tails and would stop at nothing just to see them dead. 

Starring Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski, Jessica Bowman, Stuart Stone, Basil Wallace, Brian Leckner, and Mary Wickiffe.

Directed by John Dahl.



Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor(1990)

"It Came From Another World..."

An alien from outer space bites a bio-researcher on the hand and turns him into a monster. Its first victim is the guard at the laboratory he's working in. The guard's daughters are getting worried that their father hasn't called them and they go to the lab, where they meet their worst nightmare.

Starring Matt Kulis, Patrick Barnes, Tara Leigh, Dianna Flaherty, Katherine Romaine, Marcus Powell, Tony Gigante, Greg Sullivan, George G. Colucci,  and Allen Lewis Rickman.

Directed by Glenn Takajian.

Under The Gun(1995)

"You Can't Outrun A Bullet."

Over the years, debt-ridden club owner Frank Torrance (Richard Norton) has rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. So, after a decade of begging, borrowing and stealing, he's decided to call it quits. But he still owes. Big time. When he's called to the table, he's left with only two choices: lay down and die or fight back--and he ain't layin' down! 

Starring Richard Norton, Kathy Long, Jane Badler, Peter Lindsey, Robert Bruce, David Serafin, Ron Vreeken, Tino Ceberano, and Adam Haddrick.

Directed by Matthew George.


Welcome To Arrow Beach(1974) aka. Tender Flesh

"A chilling story of cannibalism in the 20th century." 

 A hippie girl wandering on a California beach is taken in by a Korean War veteran who lives in a nearby mansion with his sister. The girl soon begins to suspect that the mansion is home to some very strange goings-on. 

Starring Laurence Harvey, Johanna Pettet, Stuart Whitman, John Ireland, Meg Foster, Gloria LeRoy, David Macklin, Dodie Heath, and Jesse Vint.

Directed by Lawrence Harvey.


Death Weekend(1976)

"Their first mistake was raping her. Their second, letting her go."
  
Four sadistic young men arrive at the remote home–in the countryside of Ontario, Canada–of a playboy dentist. They kill the dentist and then plot horrendous acts against his girlfriend.

Starring Brenda Vaccaro, Don Stroud, Chuck Shamata, Richard Ayres, Kyle Edwards, Don Granberry, Ed McNamara, Michael Kirby, and Richard Donat.

Directed by William Fruet.


Deadly Game(1991)

"People Are Dying To Play."

A group of seven strangers, including a dancer, a doctor, a teacher, and a disgraced former football player, are brought together on an island owned by the mysterious Osiris. There they are told that at some point in their lives, they crossed Osiris and now must face his revenge. The seven must reach a boat on the opposite side of the island before Osiris and his hunters track them down and kill them. 

Starring Michael Beck, Jenny Seagrove, Frederic Lehne, Steven Vincent Leigh, Roddy McDowall, Soon-Tek Oh, John Pleshette, Mitch Ryan, and Marc Singer.

Directed by Thomas J. Wright.


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Alien Uprising(2012) aka. U.F.O.

"Try To Remain Calm."

The film concerns five friends who wake up one morning to find that there is no electricity, cell phone reception or radio. The group wanders in the darkness for two days when they see a city-sized UFO in the sky. Civilization starts to collapse, and the group find themselves in the middle of lawless anarchy.

Starring Bianca Bree, Sean Brosnan, Simon Phillips, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Andrew Shim, Julian Glover, Sean Pertwee, and Joey Ansah.

Directed by Dominic Burns.