Tag: ghosts

The Dark

Alternate Title: Silent Hill in Wales IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0411267/ Starring: Sean Bean and the mom from History of Violence Review: As we all know Sean Bean’s JOB is to die in movies. UNLESS he doesn’t. I can only name 2 off the top of my head where he live through to the end and it’s…

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Housebound

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3504048/ Starring: A bunch of New Zealanders Review: I was pleasantly surprised a few minutes into this movie to discover it was a horror comedy. By the end of the movie I was very pleased to have given it a chance. THIS is why I do what I do. This movie is a…

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Twixt

DISCLAIMER: This was supposed to go up last week. Sorry about that. IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1756851/ Starring: Val Kilmer, Bruce Dern and Father Guido Sarducci ( credited as Don Novello). There is also a cameo by the legendary Tom Waits. Review: My crush on Val Kilmer when I saw Real Genius in the theater, so I…

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Insidious

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1591095/ Starring: Patrick Wilson, Darth Maul & Danzig Review in a nutshell: I had heard this was a good one so I gave it a shot. And it had SO MUCH PROMISE. Decent pacing, interesting spirit antics, a family that MOVES out of a haunted house… At one point I said to my…

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The Tattooist

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0817228/ Starring: Jason Behr and a bunch of people from New Zealand Review in a nutshell: I don’t know if this movie is culturally sensitive or not and I don’t care. And the body modification community doesn’t have to worry about this movie putting weird stereotypes in people’s heads. (And not because no…

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The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2332831/ Starring: Vanessa Redgrave’s voice. Seriously. She narrated this movie. Review in a nutshell: The Nothing stars in a movie inspired by Eleanor Rigby. OK, maybe not… How’s this, a guy inherits a house full of Weeping Angels and The Nothing saves him from them. hmmm, not that either. Maybe this? This movie…

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The Pact

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2040560/ Starring: Nobody you’ve ever heard of. Probably. No, wait, Casper Van Dien is in this. Review in a nutshell: I can’t believe how good this movie was… for what it is. Seriously. Netflix had it at 2.5 stars, and I gave it 3. That’s a HUGE difference when talking about low budget…

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Last Kind Words

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1745740/ Starring: Brad Dourif, some adults, some teenagers and a dog. Review in a nutshell: This is a ghost story about redneck stereotypes that brings WHOLE new meaning to dating from the family tree. First off, if you don’t know who Brad Dourif is by name, trust me you know him by face….

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Intruders

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1634121/ Starring: Clive Owen Review in a nutshell: My opinion of this movie is mixed, but it mostly lands in a great big pile of crap. It’s your typical suppressed memory ghost story except that the ghost is attacking his killer’s child because… reasons. See, while the daughter is climbing a tree she…

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V/H/S

IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2105044/ Starring: People. Lots of people. Some even have pictures on their IMDB pages. Review in a nutshell: I am shocked to be putting this in the Not Crap category. A friend told me this movie was better than expected and she did NOT LIE. I had kinda written off found footage as…

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