Drag Me To Hell – 9

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Director – Sam Raimi Cast – Allyson Lohman, Justin Long, Lorna Raver, Dileep Rao, David Paymer, Adriana Barazza Release Year – 2009 Reviewed by John of the Dead Not since February 19, 1993, the theater release date for Sam Raimi’s “Army of Darkness“, has Raimi given us a horror film that embodies everything that he built his film career out …

Doom – 7

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Director – Andrzej Bartkowiak Cast – Dwayne Johnson(The Rock), Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Razaaq Adoti, Richard Drake, Deobia Oparei, Brian Steele, Al Weaver, Ben Daniels, Dexter Fletcher, Yao Chin Release Year – 2005 Reviewed by John of the Dead Anyone who played the “Doom” video games many years back knows that these games, when played by yourself in an empty …

Do You Like Hitchcock? – 6

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Director – Dario Argento Cast – Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Bondo, Ivan Morales, Edoardo Stoppa, Elena Maria Bellini, Horacio Jose Grigaitis Release Year – 2005 Reviewed by John of the Dead This is famed Italian horror/giallo director Dario Argento’s ode to Hitchcock, the acclaimed “master of suspense” and most common king of “Greatest Directors of All Time” …

District 9 – 9

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Director – Neill Blomkamp Cast – Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike Release Year – 2009 Reviewed by John of the Dead As an avid sci-fi fan, and a lover of anything having to do with aliens, I remember being so very excited the first time I got a hold of a teaser trailer for this flick. The …

Diary of the Dead – 7

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Director – George A. Romero Cast – Michelle Morgan, Joshua Close, Shawn  Roberts, Amy Ciupak Lalonde, Joe Cinocol, Scott Wentworth, Philip Riccio, Chris Violette, Tatiana Maslany Release Year – 2007 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film is George A. Romero’s fifth entry of his “Dead” series, and is definitely his most unique installment for obvious reasons: it is …

Demons II – 8.5

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Director – Lamberto Bava Cast – David Edwin Knight, Nancy Brilli, Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni, Bobby Rhodes, Asia Argento Release Year – 1985 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film is the obvious sequel to Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento’s Demons. Thankfully, this sequel keeps the same director(Lamberto Bava) and the same writers (Dario Argento and Lamberto Bava) which enables this …

Demons – 8.5

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Director – Lamberto Bava Cast – Urbano Barberini, Natasha Hovey, Karl Zinny, Fiore Argento, Paola Cozzo, Fabiola Toledo, Nicoletta Elmi, Bobby Rhodes Release Year – 1985 Reviewed by John of the Dead Demons(originally titled Demoni in Italy) is one of those classic cult films that you’ve probably passed by hundreds of times during your trips to the local video store, …

Deadgirl – 6

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Director – Marcel Sarmiento, Gadi Harel Cast – Shiloh Fernandez, Noah Segen, Michael Bowen, Candice Accola, Andrew DiPalma, Eric Podnar, Nolan Gerard Funk, Christina Blevins, Kelle Cantwell Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead I am glad that I finally got the opportunity to see what all fuss is about with this film.  Hailed as one of …

Dead Silence – 7

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Director – James Wan Cast – Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta, Donnie Wahlberg, Michael Fairman, Joan Heney, Rob Gunton, Laura Regan, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Judith Roberts Release Year – 2007 Reviewed by John of the Dead If there is one inanimate object that has always been able to scare me, especially in childhood, it would have to be a dummy.  I remember …

Cannibal Holocaust – 7

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Director – Ruggero Deodato Cast – Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi, Salvatore Basile, Ricardo Fuentes, Carl Gabriel Yorke, Paolo Paoloni, Lioinello Pio Di Salvoia Release Year – 1980 Reviewed by John of the Dead Much like ever other film genre there is, the horror genre has it’s fair share of “infamous” films that are known by nearly …