An unexpected horror treat, this is one interesting little slasher that zigs then zags, and proves Bill Engvall’s a scary bastard.
Saw VI. 2009. Directed by Kevin Greutert. Screenplay by Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton. Starring Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Mark Rolston, Betsy Russell, Shawnee Smith, Peter Outerbridge, Athena Karkanis, Samantha Lemole, Tanedra Howard, Marty Moreau, Shawn Ahmed, Janelle Hutchison, Gerry Mendicino, Caroline Cave, and George Newbern. Twisted Pictures. Rated R. 90 minutes. Horror/Mystery ★★ InContinue reading “Saw VI: Less Plot, More Guts”
Saw V. 2008. Directed by David Hackl. Screenplay by Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton. Starring Tobin Bell, Costas Mandylor, Scott Patterson, Betsy Russell, Julie Benz, Meagan Good, Mark Rolston, Carlo Rota, Greg Bryk, Laura Gordon, Joris Jarsky, and Mike Butters. Twisted Pictures. Rated R. 92 minutes. Horror/Mystery ★★1/2 From this sequel on, I believe the Saw series losesContinue reading “Saw V: And Things Get Worse”
The Collection. 2012. Directed by Marcus Dunstan. Screenplay by Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton. Starring Josh Stewart, Emma Fitzpatrick, Christopher McDonald, Lee Tergesen, Tim Griffin, Andre Royo, Randall Archer, Shannon Kane, Brandon Molale, Erin Way, Johanna Braddy, and Michael Nardelli. Fortress Features. Rated R. 82 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★1/2 My love for The Collector is strong, butContinue reading “THE COLLECTION Could’ve Been a Contender”
The Collector. 2009. Directed by Marcus Dunstan. Screenplay by Marcus Dunstan & Patrick Melton. Starring Josh Stewart, Andrea Roth, Michael Reilly Burke, and Juan Fernández. Fortress Features. Rated 18A. 90 minutes. Horror/Thriller. ★★★★ It’s only natural to see why people try to say that this movie is a Saw knock-off. First of all, anything involving traps nowContinue reading “THE COLLECTOR is an Unsettling New Horror Villain”