As a moderate fan of the first, THE CONJURING 2 – though based on a debunked story – is utterly haunting, holding a high level of tension almost throughout the entire runtime. Be prepared.
The Inhabitants. 2015. Directed/Written by Michael & Shawn Rasmussen. Starring Elise Couture, Michael Reed, India Pearl, Vasilios Asimakos, Danny Bryck, Judith Chaffee, Erica Derrickson, Edmund Donovan, Victoria Nugent, and Rebecca Whitehurst. Lascaux Media/Sinister Siblings Films. Unrated. 90 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★ A few weeks back, one half of the filmmaker duo the Rasmussen Brothers (writers ofContinue reading “The Inhabitants: Ghostly Apparitions on a Budget”
Beetlejuice. 1988. Directed by Tim Burton. Screenplay by Michael McDowell & Warren Skaaren. Starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Catherine O’Hara, Jeffrey Jones, Winona Ryder, Annie McEnroe, Glenn Shadix, Patrice Martinez, Sylvia Sidney, Robert Goulet, Dick Cavett, and Susan Kellermann. The Geffen Company. PG. 92 minutes. Comedy/Fantasy/Horror ★★★★1/2 Tim Burton doesn’t always appeal toContinue reading “Beetlejuice: The Afterlife and Raunchy Ghosts”
The Pact. 2012. Directed & Written by Nicholas McCarthy. Starring Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Mark Steger, Sam Ball, Haley Hudson, Kathleen Rose Perkins,Agnes Brucker, Dakota Bright, and Petra Wright. Preferred Content. Rated R. 89 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★ I’ve got to confess, I really have a thing for Nicholas McCarthy’s films. Of course I sawContinue reading “THE PACT: A Family’s Haunted Promise”