Amityville II: The Possession – 7

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Director – Damiano Damiani Cast – James Olson, Jack Magner, Burt Young, Rutanya Alda, Andrew Prine, Diane Franklin, Moses Gunn Release Year – 1982 Reviewed by John of the Dead Three years after the cult success of The Amityville Horror, Italian director Damiano Damiani gave us Amityville II: The Possession, which I steadfastly believe to be BETTER than it’s predecessor.  …

The Alphabet Killer – 6

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Director – Rob Schmidt Cast – Eliza Dushku, Cary Elwes, Timothy Hutton, Michael Ironside, Bill Mosely, Carl Lumbly Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead I’ve seen this film displayed quite a few times at local video stores and “RedBox” locations, but was always iffy on whether I should rent it. I personally love serial killer movies, …

All The Boys Love Mandy Lane – 6.5

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Director – Jonathan Levine Cast – Amber Heard, Anson Mount, Whitney Able, Michael Welch, Edwin Hodge, Aaron Himelstein, Like Grimes, Melissa Price, Adam Powell Release Year – 2006 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here is a film I had been hearing about for quite some time and FINALLY got a chance go view it. I am a big fan …

Alive – 7.5

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Director – Ryuhei Kitamura Cast – Hideo Sakaki, Ryo, Koyuki, Shun Sugata, Erika Oda, Tak Sakaguchi, Jun Kinimura Release Year – 2002 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here’s a flick from 2002 brought to us by the classic Japanese director Ryuhei Kitamura, who also directed the awesome Asian samurai zombie fest Versus, as well as the recent The Midnight …

Aliens – 10

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Director – James Cameron Cast – Sigourney Weaver, Carrie Henn, Michael Biehn, Lance Henriksen, Paul Reiser, Bill Paxton, William Hope, Jenette Goldstein Release Year – 1986 Reviewed by John of the Dead Seven years after Ridley Scott’s iconic Alien came out in theaters acclaimed Terminator director James Cameron brought us the next installment of grueling terror…Aliens. James Cameron defied horror …

Alien Raiders – 7

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Director – Ben Rock Cast – Carlos Bernard, Matthew St. Patrick, Rockmond Dunbar, Courtney Ford, Jeffrey Licon, Samantha Streets, Derek Basco, Bonita Friedericy Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here is a film that got quite a bit of advertising in the horror world, and after noticing that my favorite actor from the show 24, Carlos …

Alien – 10

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Director – Ridley Scott Cast – Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm, Yaphet Kotto Release Year – 1979 Reviewed by John of the Dead Alien is the best example of Hollywood doing things right and putting out an excellent film that will really scare the hell out of you. The theatrical release had …

Acolytes – 4

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Director – Jon Hewitt Cast – Danny Baldwin, Holly Baldwin, Harley Bennick, Michael Doorman, Sue Dwyer, Joel Edgerton, Sebastian Gregory, Bella Heathcote Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead I’d been seeing this film mentioned around the horror community from time to time but never felt like spending the time to give this film a chance.  The …

Three…Extremes – 8

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Director – Fruit Chan(“Dumplings” segment), Chan-wook Park(“Cut” segment), Takashi Miike(“Box” segment) Cast – Ling Bai(“Dumplings”), Pauline Lau(“Dumplings”), Tony Ka-Fai Leung(“Dumplings”), Meme Tian(“Dumplings”), Miriam Leung(“Dumplings”), Byung-Hun Lee(“Cut”), Won-Hei Lim(“Cut”), Hye-jeong Gang(“Cut”), Jun Goo Lee(“Cut”), Dae Yon Lee(“Cut”), Kyoko Hasegawa(“Box”), Atsuro Watabe(“Box”), Mai Suzuki(“Box”), Yuu Suzuki(“Box”), Mitsuru Akaboshi(“Box”) Release Year – 2004 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film is pretty …

28 Weeks Later – 9

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Director – Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Cast – Robert Carlyle, Catherine McCormack, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Idris Elba Release Year – 2007 Reviewed by John of the Dead It is very rare that sequel to an amazing film is equally, if not better, than the original.  That rarity is shown here in the case of “28 Weeks Later”, the …