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 …

28 Days Later – 9

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Director – Danny Boyle Cast – Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Noah Huntley, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Burns, Marvin Campbell Release Year – 2002 Reviewed by John of the Dead This film is highly regarded as being one of the best, if not THE best horror film this decade, and I myself agree that 28 Days Later is one of the best …

1408 – 7

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Director – Mikael Hafstrom Cast – John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Tony Shalhoub, Len Cariou, Isiah Whitlock Jr. Release Year – 2007 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here is a film that I really enjoyed after catching it in theaters a few years ago. Based on one of Stephen King’s stories, I found this flick to be …

100 Feet – 6

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Director – Eric Red Cast – Famke Janssen, Bobby Cannavale, Ed Westwick, Michael Pare, John Fallon, Patricia Charbonneau, Kevin Greer Release Year – 2008 Reviewed by John of the Dead Here’s a film that I found quite randomly, and after reading on the plot I decided I had to see this film due to how interesting and original it was. …