The Broken – 6

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Director – Sean Ellis Cast – Lena Headey, Ulrich Thomsen, Melvil Poupaud, Michelle Duncan, Asier Newman, Richard Jenkins Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead The Broken is one the entries in this year’s After Dark Horrorfest ‘09, the horror film series that has been losing steam every year since it’s much hyped debut in 2005. I …

Bram Stoker’s Dracula – 9

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Director – Francis Ford Coppola Cast – Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, Richard E. Grant, Cary Elwes, Bill Campbell, Sadie Frost, Tom Waits, Monica Bellucci Release Year – 1992 Reviewed by John of the Dead Boy do I just love the idea of a top notch director finally taking the reigns of a horror film after a …

Book of Blood – 5

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Director – John Harrison Cast – Jonas Armstrong, Sophie Ward, Paul Blair, Clive Russell Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead “Book of Blood” is one of the more recent Clive Barker short stories to be adapted into a feature film. This film is an adaptation of his very first short story “Book of Blood”, as well …

Blood & Chocolate – 6

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Director – Katja von Garnier Cast – Agnes Bruckner, Hugh Dancy, Oliver Martinez, Katja Riemann, Bryan Dick, Chris Geere Release Year – 2007 Reviewed by John of the Dead This is a flick somewhat along the lines of the recent romantic vampire film “Twilight”, except Blood and Chocolate has to do with werewolves.  The film follows a pretty girl named …

Bitten – 6.5

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Director – Harvey Glazer Cast – Jason Mewes, Erica Cox, Richard Fitzpatrick, Jordan Madley, Nic Nac, Stuart Stone Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here’s a random indie horror flick I found and decided to give it a shot after hearing it was pretty entertaining. After viewing I will tell you this…this is pretty damn funny! …

Below – 6.5

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Director – David Twohy Cast – Matthew Davis, Bruce Greenwood, Olivia Williams, Holt McCannaly, Scott Foley, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Nick Chinlund Release Year – 2002 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here is a film with a horror sub-plot with the setting taking place at sea, which I tend to enjoy, and it is most likely a …

Babysitter Wanted – 7

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Director – Jonas Barnes, Michael Manasseri Cast – Sarah Thompson, Nana Visitor, Jillian Schmitz, Matt Dallas, Bruce Thomas, Kristen Dalton, Kai Caster, Bill Mosely Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here’s a pretty new flick I’ve been hearing good stuff about and since I found an opportunity to view it, I just HAD to see it. …

Audition – 7.5

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Director – Takashi Miike Cast – Ryo Ishibashi, Eihi Shina, Tetsu Sawaki, Jun Kinimura, Renji Ishibashi, Miyuki Matsuda Release Year – 1999 Reviewed by John of the Dead I saw this movie quite a few years back and decided it I should definitely give it another watch to “refresh” my perception of this film.  I am very glad I chose …

Army of Darkness – 9

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Director – Sam Raimi Cast – Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Grove, Timothy Patrick Quill, Ted Raimi Release Year – 1992 Reviewed by John of the Dead After the putting out two of the greatest horror films of all time, “The Evil Dead” & “Evil Dead II“, director Sam Raimi and his leading man Bruce Campbell …

Antichrist – 8

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Director – Lars Von Trier Cast – Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsburg Release Year – 2009 Reviewed by John of the Dead Probably the most talked about “non-wide release” film of the year, Antichrist wowed the crowds at Cannes Film Festival this year and is a prime example of a love/hate film.  Most of this film’s viewings at Cannes consisted of …