Saturday, April 26, 2014

Ghost Town(1988)

"The good. The bad. The Satanic."
 Deputy Langley(Franc Luz) tracks a kidnapped girl to an abandoned ghost town. However, the town is not abandoned, but haunted by the spirits of an outlaw, Devlin, and his gang, who hold the equally deceased townspeople hostage until the outlaws can be killed by a lawman. 

Starring Franc Luz, Catherine Hickland, Jimmie F. Skaggs, Penelope Windust, Bruce Glover, Zitto Kazann, Laura Schafer and Blake Conway.

Directed by Richard Governor.


Getting Even(1986)

"No matter who you are...There comes a time to get even."
Edward Albert stars as Taggar, a wealthy industrialist who lives for danger. Together with luscious secret agent Paige Starsen (Audrey Landers), Taggar takes on rival businessman King Kenderson (Joe Don Baker). Having gotten hold of a poison gas which consumes human flesh, Kenderson threatens to unleash the gas over the city of Dallas unless he's paid a $50 million ransom.

Starring Edward Albert, Audrey Landers, Joe Don Baker, Rod Pilloud, Billy Streater, Blue Deckert, Dan Shackleford, and Caroline Williams.

Directed by Dwight H. Little.


Fade To Black(1980)

"People used to laugh at Eric Binford. Now he knocks them dead with every performance." 
Eric Binford(Dennis Christopher) watches a lot of movies. He is the truest definition of a film geek. One day, his sanity takes a turn for the worse and he begins acting out his favorite scenes from the movies. In doing so, he manages to involve his enemies and the scenes usually result in death. 

Starring Dennis Christopher, Tim Thomerson, Gwynne Gilford, Norman Burton, Linda Kerridge, Morgan Paull, James Luisi, Eve Brent, John Steadman, Marcie Barkin, Peter Horton, and Mickey Rourke.

Directed by Vernon Zimmerman.

Don't Mess With My Sister!(1985)

"Lust destroyed his life. Passion led him to murder. Greed left him a beaten man. Fear pushed him to the edge of insanity. All because he wouldn't listen when they said: Don't mess with my sister!"
Steven(Joe Perce), a meek accountant-in-training, is living contentedly with his wife Clara(Jeannine LeMay) and working for her brothers, managing the books at their junkyard. All of this changes when the belly dancer they hire for Steve's birthday turns out to be Annika(Laura Lanfranchi) one of his classmates. Suddenly smitten, Steven begins to pursue Annika, who falls for him when he protects her from a overly-lecherous customer. News travels fast in a close-knit neighborhood, however, and soon Clara and her brothers find out about the illicit relationship. Pushed to the edge, Steven will have to decide between his marriage with Clara and his love for Annika.
Starring Joe Perce, Jeannine Lemay, Jack Gurci, Peter Sapienza, Laura Lanfranchi, Kit Bard, Roy Miller, and Helen Perle.
Directed by Meir Zarchi.

Damned River(1989)

"A Dream Vacation...Becomes A Grim Nightmare."

Four friends decide to travel to Zimbabwe for a white-water rafting trip, but find that its no vacation when their stoic American guide (Stephen Shellen) turns out to be an ex-soldier with a few psychotic grudges against humanity.

Starring Stephen Shellen, Lisa Aliff, John Terlesky, Marc Poppel, Bradford Bancroft, Louis Van Niekerk, and Leslie Mongezi.

Directed by Michael Schroeder.

Conflict Of Interest(1993)

"Fast Cars, Hot Women, Cold Cash. You want it, he's got it. But you may have to pay with your life."

Gideon(Judd Nelson) rules the down and dirty side of town. From the docks where he runs an export business in stolen cars, to the heavy metal club where he can turn a little extra cash on hot women and cool drugs. Everyone loves Gideon, especially his posse of desirable women, everyone except the corpses he leaves behind and the cops who clean up after him. But now there's a new cop on Gideon's back, Mickey Flannery(Christopher McDonald), and he's fighting mad.

Starring Judd Nelson, Alyssa Milano, Christopher McDonald, Harrison Page, Dey Young, Clifton Powell, and Jay Acovone.

Directed by Gary Davis.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

The Last Match(1990)

Somewhere on an island in the Caribbean a girl is imprisoned for owning drugs. Since she is the daughter of a football team coach(Ernest Borgnine) help is soon on the way: the entire football team mounts an expedition to set her free.  

Starring Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Tobias, Charlies Napier, Henry Silva, Martin Balsam, Robert Floyd, Melissa Palmisano, Jim Kelly, Jim Kiick, Bart Schuchts, and Jim Jensen.

Directed by Fabrizo De Angelis. 


"Flesh tears - Bones shatter - The nightmare has begun." 

 Seven friends get together to enjoy a crazy weekend in the mountains, drinking and partying to their hearts content. The house they rent for the weekend, though, is keeping a dark secret: years ago, a young boy murdered his mother and her lover inside the house. Unbeknownst to the group, a shape-shifting evil still lurks within the walls of the secluded mountain home, waiting to be unleashed. The first day at the house, after being dropped off by a driver, John, one of the seven friends, goes searching through the garage. He finds a sledgehammer and takes it. This is the key that unlocks that evil spirit inside the house, and the fight for survival is on. 

Starring Ted Prior, Linda McGill, John Eastman, Janine Scheer, Tim Aguilar, Sandy Brooke, Stephen Wright, Michael Shanahan, Mary Mendez, Justin Greer, Doug Matley, and Ray Lawrence.

Directed by David A. Prior.


Sole Survivor(1983)

"This woman has cheated death. Now, Death wants to even the score."

Denise Watson(Anita Skinner) is a TV station worker who is the only survivor of a unexplained, horrific airplane crash in which she is completely unscratched. Soon, Denise becomes haunted by feelings of unworthiness as well as seeing strange people following her and hearing voices calling her name which no one but she can hear. Disregarding warnings from a psychic actress friend, Denise tries to get on with her life while it's revealed that she was supposed to die in the crash, but somehow escaped, now the unseen specter of death wants to collect her by sending its minions, people that have recently died, to kill Denise and finish the job what death had planed for. 

Starring Anita Skinner, Kurt Johnson, Robin Davidson, Caren L. Larkey, Andrew Boyer, Daniel Bryan Cartwell, and Wendy Dake.

Directed by Thom Eberhardt.

One Dark Night(1983)

"A night to remember - until the day until you die!"

 A strange man named Karl Rhamarevich dies shortly after discovering a way to become even more powerful in death through telekinesis. On the night of his burial in a crypt, Julie is to spend the night there as part of an initiation rite, supervised by two other girls. The crypt becomes a scene of horror as Raymar returns to life and deploys his horrifying telekinetic powers, with coffins sliding out and splintering open to release decaying bodies on Raymar's command. The bodies soon begin to menace the three girls trapped inside. Will they survive the horrific night in the crypt? 

Starring Meg Tilly, Melissa Newman, Robin Evans, Leslie Speights, Donald Hotton, Elizabeth Daly, David Manson Daniels, Larry Carroll, Adam West, and Kevin Peter Hall.

Directed by Tom McLoughlin.

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Shock Waves(1977)

"Once They Were Almost Human!"

This horror film concerns a shipwrecked yachting party. Rose (Brooke Adams) and her fellow yacht-mates, including the captain (John Carradine) run aground on an island when they hit an odd-looking freighter. Once beached, they meet up with an aging SS Commander (Peter Cushing) who had been in charge of a crew of zombies. This is not meant as a comment on the quality of the men under him, they were "real" zombies. Since the zombies were taken from the ranks of murderers and other miscreants, they were not activated and the SS Commander sunk them with his submarine. Now they are rising up from the depths to create mayhem among the stranded members of the yachting party. 

Starring Peter Cushing, Brooke Adams, Fred Buch, Jack Davidson, Luke Halpin, D.J. Sidney, Don Stout, John Carradine, and Clarence Thomas.

Directed by Ken Wiederhorn.

Hell Night(1981)

"Pray For Day."

Before being able to join Alpha Sigma Rho fraternity and its sister sorority, four pledges must spend the night in Garth Manor, twelve years to the day after the previous resident murdered his entire family. Some, however, say that one member of the Garth family survived, and still resides somewhere in the now-deserted mansion. 

Starring Linda Blair, Vincent Van Patten,  Peter Barton, Kevin Brophy, Jeremy Neumann, Suki Goodwin, Jimmy Sturtevant, and Hal Raston.

Directed by Tom DeSimone.


"What is the shape of your soul?"

After stealing a huge stash of drugs, speed freaks Hector (Brad Hunt) and Darena (Cyia Batten) plan to cook up an enormous batch of crystal meth and get rich quick. Hectors old buddy Merle (Patrick McGaw) has the perfect hideout / meth lab, an old abandoned farmhouse in the woods where no one will ever find them. Unfortunately, no one will here their screams either. Turns out. they may not be alone after all. It seems the farmhouse is the site of a horrific urban legend. Paranoid and tormented by demons and terrifying visions, they fall prey to their descending spiral of drug use and mysterious horrifying hallucinations causing the scared and frightened trio to ultimately turn deadly against each other. 

Starring Brad Hunt, Cyia Batten, Patrick McGraw, Paul Banashek, Ahsley Ann LaPan, Karole Nellis, and Frankie Ray.

Directed by Dan Mintz.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Night Junkies(2007)

"They Need to Feed."

In London, Vincent Monroe is a young man addicted in blood that wanders through the red light district looking for lonely people to satisfy his addiction, dropping their bodies in the Thames River. When the stripper Ruby Stone meets Vincent in a coffee shop after her show, they immediately fall in love with each other. They have one night stand and Vincent does not resist and bites Ruby's neck, freaking her out. Ruby leaves his apartment and returns to the night-club, where the psycho pimp that is obsessed on her harasses her. Vincent finds Ruby fainted in an alley and soon she discovers that Vincent has turned her into a vampire. Ruby convinces Vincent to stop drinking human blood and seek out a cure in Edinburgh. But the sadistic psycho, who has killed fifteen women, has discovered their address and is stalking Ruby. 

Starring Giles Anderson, Lucy Bowen, Beverly Eve, Matt Tully, Katia Winter, Jonnny Coyne,  Daniel Kobbina, Lauren Adams, Rene Zagger, Phillip Simon, Mark Jackson, and Sasha Jackson.

Directed by Lawrence Pearce.

The Believers(1987)

"Nothing Can Stop Them. No One Can Help You. They Know Who You Are."

 After the death of his wife, police psychiatrist Cal Jamison moves to New York. There he has to help in the investigation of the murder of two youths, who seem to have been immolated during a cult ritual. Jamison believes it's been Voodoo and, ignoring the warnings of his housekeeper, enters the scenery and soon gets under their influence. They try to get him to sacrifice his own son. 

Starring Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver, Harley Cross, Robert Loggia, Elizabeth Wilson, Harris Yulin, Lee Richardson, Richard Masur, Carla Pinza, Jimmy Smits, and Malick Bowens.

Directed by John Schlesinger.


"If You Don't Belong They'll Eat You Alive."

Billy Warlock stars as Bill Whitney, the troubled scion of a wealthy Beverly Hills family. Feeling like an outcast his entire life, Bill begins seeing Dr. Cleveland (Ben Slack), a therapist who's trying to help him reconcile his conflicted feelings about his parents, who seem to lavish more attention on his sister Jenny (Patrice Jennings). Bill then discovers that his doubts have more of a foundation in reality than simple teen angst. After he receives a copy of an audio tape of horrific sounds at Jenny's coming out party, Bill becomes convinced of the existence of a secret "society" of wealthy people preying on outsiders, and that his family is involved.

Starring Billy Warlock, Devin DeVasquez, Evan Richards, Ben Meyerson, Charles Lucia, Connie Danese,  Patrice Jennings, Heidi Kozak, Ben Slack, David Wiley, and Tim Bartell.

Directed by Brian Yuzna.

I Was A Teenage Zombie(1987)

"Now The Girls Are Dying To Go Out With Him."

Six high school buddies accidentally kill a drug pusher and dump his body in toxic waters. When the pusher returns as a zombie and goes on a killing spree, their only recourse is to dump the body of one of their own recently dead, and have him return as a "good" zombie to face off with the "bad" one. The producer's hook for the film was to feature music by groups the likes of The Fleshtones and Los Lobos. 

Starring Michael Rubin, Steve McCoy, George Seminara, Robert C. Sabin, Peter Bush, Allen Lewis Rickman, Kevin Nesgoda, and Cassie Madden. 

Directed by John Elias Michalakis.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Zombi Holocaust(1980) aka. Dr. Butcher M.D.

"Not for the faint-hearted." 

The members of an expedition in search for the last faithful of Kito, the cannibal god, land on a small island in the Moluccas (East Indies) and are soon hunted by cannibals and zombies, these being created by a sinister Doctor O'Brien who is experimenting with corpses. Suzan, a sexy lady in the expedition team, eventually takes a hold on things, as she is accepted as queen of the cannibals, and direct them against the mad scientist and his army of zombies.  

Starring Ian McCulloch, Alexandra Delli Colli, Sherry Buchanan, Peter O'Neal, Donald O'Brien, Dakar, Walter Patriarca, and Linda Fumis.

Directed by Marino Girolami.

Wired To Kill(1986)

"1998. A War Will Be Fought By A Boy, A Girl, And A Toy."

In the near future, law and order breaks down, diseases, violence and immorality are rampant. However, a young man decides not to turn the other cheek anymore. He modifies his wheelchair to help him protect his home and family, and kill the thugs first. 

Starring Emily Longstreth, Devin Hoelscher, Merritt Butrick, Frank Collison, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Kim Milford, Michael Wollet, and Garth Gardner.

Directed by Francis Schaeffer.

The Rage(1997)

"On the run...and running out of time!"
FBI Special Agent Travis(Lorenzo Llamas) is trying to catch deranged serial killer and is doing his best despite having a new and inexperienced partner in the form of Kelly McCord(Kirsten Cloke). It turns out that the serial killer is an entire army of disgruntled CIA mercenaries from Vietnam.

Starring Lorenzo Llamas, Gary Busey, Roy Schieder, Kristen Cloke, Brandon Smith, Tiani Warden, Dell Yount, and David Carradine.

Directed by Sidney J. Furie.

The Final Terror(1983)

"They warned you not to go into the woods."

The film takes place out in the backwoods where a group of rangers go camping. But when one of the group snaps, and leaves one by one some of the group disappears. It is left up to the rest of the group to defend themselves against this evil. With the killer disguised as the forest surroundings, one of their group held hostage, and a terrifying attack on their tour bus leaving it incapable of travel and one of them with a major injury they have to turn the tables on the killer. 

Starring John Friedrich, Adrian Zmed, Ernest Harden Jr., Lewis Smith, Rachel Ward, Daryl Hannah, Akosua Busia, and Joe Pantoliano.

Directed by Andrew Davis.


"Slaughter In The South Bronx!"
A South Bronx gang rape and kill the residents of an isolated tenement. The tables turn and the surviving residents viciously dispatch the gang. There is a gruesome scene depicting the repeated stabbing of the leader with a TV aerial followed by a lightning strike for good measure. 

Starring Joe Lynn, Mina Bern, Walter Bryant, Corrine Chateau, Angel David, Martha De La Cruz, Rhetta Hughes, Larry Lara, Alfonso Manosalvas, and Gy Mirano.

Directed by Roberta Findlay.



"Man battles the ultimate killing machines for survival."

In the near future, after a hostage situation goes awry, the last resort option of law enforcement, cybernaut unit T-Force, is ordered to be disassembled. But the robots see this as a "threat to their self-preservation" and go on a killing rampage. It's up to police lieutenant Jack Floyd and one of the cybernauts, who is on the right side of the law, to bring them down. 

Starring Jack Scalia, Evan Lurie, Erin Gray, Bobby Johnston, Deron McBee, Jennifer MacDonald, Martin E. Brooks, and Vernon Wells.

Directed by Richard Pepin.


Six-String Samurai(1998)

"All Superheroes Wear Glasses." 
 In a post-apocalyptic world where the Russians have taken over a nuked USA and Elvis is king of Lost Vegas, "Six-String Samurai" chronicles the tale of Buddy, a hero who's a '50s rocker and wandering warrior rolled into one, too-cool package. Armed with his six-string in one hand and his sword in the other, Buddy is on his way to Vegas to succeed Elvis as King. Along the way, he saves an orphan who decides to play tag-along to his rescuer. What follows is the road trip from hell. 
Starring Jeffery Falcon, Justin McGuire, Kim De Angelo, Stephane Guager, Clifford Hugo, Oleg Bernov, Igor Yuzov, and Zhenya Kolykhanov.
Directed by Lance Mungia.



"In the hustling backstreets of Chicago where violence prevails, there is one ultimate solution." 

 Detective Tony Church is forced to retire and become a store rent-a-cop when his drug sting operation comes to a tragic end by a masked killer. He joins forces with a prostitute, the only one able to identify the killer, to bring him to justice. 

Starring Burt Reynolds, Liza Minnelli, James Remar, Richard Masur, Dionne Warwick, Bernie Casey, Robby Benson, John Stanton, and John P. Ryan.

Directed by Jerry London.

(I have to comment on this tagline..YEAH FUCKING RIGHT! What a load of bullshit.)

Body Parts(1991)

"A medical miracle has become a murderous nightmare."

 When Bill Chrushank(Jeff Fahey) loses his arm in a car accident, the arm of an executed death row inmate is grafted on in its place. The only problem, as Bill soon discovers, is that the arm is possessed by a force he cannot control. 

Starring Jeff Fahey, Lindsay Duncan, Kim Delaney, Zakes Mokae, Brad Dourif, John Walsh, Paul Ben-Victor, and Peter Murnik.

Directed by Eric Red.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Rawhead Rex(1986)

"He's Pure Evil. Pure Power. Pure Terror." 

 Ireland will never be the same after Rawhead Rex, a particularly nasty demon, is released from his underground prison by an unwitting farmer. The film follows Rex's cross country rampage, while a man struggles to stop it. 

Starring David Dukes, Kelly Piper, Niall Tobin, Ronan Wilmot, Hugh O'Connor, Cora Venus Lunny, Heinrich Von Schellendorf, and Donal McCann.

Directed by George Pavlou.

Raiders Of Atlantis(1983)

"Adventure Beyond the Edge of Time."

A team of scientists working to raise a sunken Russian nuclear submarine on an ocean platform off the coast of Miami, Florida, unearth an ancient Atlantean relic from the sea floor and bring in an expert to make some sense of it. But while attempting to raise the sub, radioactive leakage from its missiles triggers the re-emergence of Atlantis, and the resulting tidal wave destroys the platform and leaves only a small group of survivors. Rescued by two Vietnam vets-turned-heavies who are out relaxing after their latest job, their boat eventually runs aground on a Caribbean island nearby where, upon going ashore, it is discovered that everything has been destroyed and everybody killed. The culprits, a vicious group of well-armed raiders, and their leader, Crystal Skull, are descendants of Atlantis' original race who set about reclaiming the world and adding the survivors to the list of victims as they struggle to stay alive and defeat the raiders and send Atlantis back to the ocean floor. 

Starring Christopher Connelly, Gioa Scola, Tony King, Stefano Mingardo, Ivan Rassimov, Giancarlo Prati, Bruce Baron, and George Hilton.

Directed by Ruggero Deodato. 

Outlaw Of Gor(1988)

"The adventure of a thousand light years continues."

In this sword and sorcery sequel to Gor, a bland professor again finds himself upon Gor, that planetary bastion of barbarous men and savage women. This time he must take on a vicious queen after he is accused of murder by her wicked priest.

Starring Urbano Barberini, Rebecca Ferratti, Jack Palance, Donna Denton, Russell Savadier, Nigel Chipps, and Alex Heyns.

Directed by John "Bud" Carlos. 

Gor(1987) Widescreen Satellite Rip

"From John Norman's Classic Science Fiction Action Adventure Series."
American professor Tarl Cabot is transported via a magical ring to planet Gor, where he must help an oppressed country overthrow its evil king and his barbarian henchmen.

Starring Urbano Barberini, Oliver Reed, Rebecca Ferratti, Larry Taylor, Jack Palance, and 
Graham Clarke.

Directed by Fritz Kiersch.

Down Twisted(1987)

"The deal's going down but it's going down twisted."
Down Twisted is about a famous, priceless artifact that is stolen and replaced with a replica. The problem is, as it's being shipped back to LA, it's lost, and the parties involved are trying to get it back and figure out who the double-crosser was. Enter Carey Lowell, who is looking forward to her upcoming job interview so she can quit her dead-end waitress job and move-on-up in the world. Her dead-beat roommate just happens to be one of the people who knows where the artifact is, and she gets Carey all mixed-up in it. Now she's been shanghaied and shipped across the Atlantic to some Banana Republic with some weenie lawyer, played by Charles Rocket, that seems to know more than he's letting on. The only thing we know is this: when the deal goes down, it's going down twisted.

Starring Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket, Trudy Dotcherman, Thom Matthews, Robert Weisser, Linda Kerridge, Nicholas Guest, Galyn Gorg, and Courtney Cox.

Directed by Albert Pyun.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Radioactive Dreams(1985)

"A world of guilty pleasures."

After an atomic war Phillip Hammer and Marlowe Chandler have spent 15 years on their own in an bunker, stuffed with junk from the 40s and old detective novels. Now, 19 years old, they leave their shelter to find a world full of mutants, freaks and cannibals. They become famous detectives in the struggle for the two keys that could fire the last nuclear weapon. 

Starring John Stockwell, Michael Dudikoff, Michelle Little, Lisa Blount, Don Murray, George Kennedy, Norbert Weisser, and Christian Andrews. 

Directed by Albert Pyun.


"Four of your worst NIGHTMARES come true."

Four horror tales based on urban legends. The first story 'Terror in Topanga', has a smoking addict going out to buy some cigarettes despite there being a killer in the neighborhood. The second story 'Bishop of Battle', has a teenager who becomes so good at a video game, that the game comes to life to collect him. The third story, 'The Benediction' (based on Steven Spielberg's 'Duel') has a priest whom has lost his faith, leaving his monastery and stalked on the road by a black pick-up truck from hell, literally. The fourth story 'Night of the Rat', (loosely based on 'Poltergeist') has a couple, along with their young daughter, battling a giant rat living in their suburban home. 

Starring Cristina Raines, Anthony James, Emilio Estevez, Moon Unit Zappa, William Sanderson, Veronica Cartwright, Lance Henriksen, Robin Gammell, Richard Masur, Bridgette Andersen.

Directed by  Joseph Sargent.