ALTAR’s a no fuss found footage that keeps familiar, but brings its own creepy creeps to the party to freak you out.
Trigger Man. 2007. Directed, Edited, & Written by Ti West. Starring Reggie Cunningham, Ray Sullivan, Sean Reid, Heather Robb, James Felix McKenney, Seth Abrams, & Larry Fessenden. KINO International/Glass Eye Pix/Scareflix/CCR Productions. Unrated. 80 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★1/2 This is a slightly unusual film out of Ti West’s filmography. He is a great director, in myContinue reading “Take a Tense Little Ride with Trigger Man”
The Hills Run Red. 2009. Directed by Dave Parker. Screenplay by John Dombrow & David J. Schow. Starring Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrink, William Sadler, Janet Montgomery, Alex Wyndham, Ewan Bailey, & Danko Jordanov. Fever Dreams/Warner Premiere/Dark Castle Entertainment. Rated R. 81 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2 I’m a lover of the slasher sub-genre. When I was young,Continue reading “The Hills Run Red with the Sounds of Slasher Horror”
Eden Lake. 2008. Directed & Written by James Watkins Starring Kelly Reilly, Michael Fassbender, Tara Ellis, Jack O’Connell, Finn Atkins, Jumayn Hunter, Thomas Turgoose, James Burrows, Tom Gill, Lorraine Bruce, Shaun Dooley, James Gandhi, Bronson Webb, Lorraine Stanley, & Rachel Gleeves. Rollercoaster Films/Aramid Entertainment Fund. Rated R. 91 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ There are many cityContinue reading “The Never Ending Terror of Eden Lake”
BackWoods. 2006. Dir. Koldo Serra. Screenplay by Serra & Jon Sagalá. Starring Gary Oldman, Virginie Ledoyen, Paddy Considine, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Jon Ariño, Lluís Homar, and Kandido Uranga. Lionsgate. Rated 14A. 97 minutes. Thriller ★★★★ (Film) ★1/2 (DVD release) This is one of those films I may never have heard of, if only maybe for a late night search spreeContinue reading “Gary Oldman Fights for Innocence in BackWoods”
The Houses October Built. 2014. Dir. Bobby Roe. Written by Roe, Zack Andrews & Jason Zada. Starring Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Bobby Roe, Mikey Roe, Jeff Larson, and Tansy Alexander. Room 101. Unrated. 91 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2 Any horror movie, regardless of how its end product is perceived, always benefits from some decent performances. WhetherContinue reading “The Real Life Fear of The Houses October Built”
Feed the Gods. 2014. Dir. Braden Croft. Starring Shawn Roberts, Emily Tennant, Britt Irvin, Tyler Johnston, and Aleks Paunovic. Compound B. Unrated. 84 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★1/2 There are times I’ll admit I am fooled by an interesting title. When I first heard of Feed the Gods I’ve got to say, I was absolutely hooked. Just byContinue reading “Feed the Gods Leaves Everyone Hungry”