The Addams Family

The Addams Family


The Addams Family

Release year: 1991 Director: Barry Sonnenfeld Screenwriter: Caroline Thompson, Charles Addams (based on characters by) Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Elizabeth Wilson, Jimmy Workman, Carel Struycken  Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Costume Design. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Anjelica Huston).  Con artist Abigail Craven (Wilson) and her adopted son ..

Ready or Not

Ready or Not


Ready or Not

    Release year: 2019 Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett Screenwriter: Guy Busick, Christopher Murphy Starring: Samara Weaving, Adam Brody, Mark O’Brien, Henry Czerny, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Scrofano, Kristian Bruun  There are so many jokes about awful in-laws but on her wedding night Grace (Weaving) is about to find out how terrible hers are, when ..

Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films

Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films


Moviegeek5: “Silent” Horror Films

  Silence is often a major factor in a suspenseful horror movie. Not in itself, but intense silence always begs the question of when and by what that silence will be broken. Sometimes, it just sounds cool in a title. We have selected five horror films below with “silent” titles. Let us know your favourite ..

#Alive (#Saraitda)

#Alive (#Saraitda)


#Alive (#Saraitda)

Release year: 2020 Director: Il Cho Screenwriter: Il Cho, Matt Naylor Starring: Ah-In Yoo, Shin-Hye Park, Hyun-Wook Lee, Bae-Soo Jeon, Hye-Won Oh, Woon Jong Jeon  With this and Train to Busan (2016) South Korea is quickly taking the throne as the Zombie masters of the world. Like Busan Il Cho’s feature film debut is a ..

House on Haunted Hill

House on Haunted Hill


House on Haunted Hill

Release Year: 1959 Director: William Castle Writer: Rob White Starring: Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, Richard Long, Alan Marshall, Carolyn Craig, Elisha Cook, Julie Mitchum, Leona Anderson, Howard Hoffman Moviegeek Sunday Classic #328, week 42 2020 Eccentric millionaire Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) invites a group of strangers to stay i a haunted house. If they last ..

Truth or Dare

Truth or Dare


Truth or Dare

Release year: 2018 Director: Jeff Wadlow Screenwriter: Michael Reisz, Jillian Jacobs, Christopher Roach, Jeff Wadlow Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Sophia Ali, Nolan Gerard Funk, Landon Liboiron   A group of best friends go on a trip to Mexico. Here a charming stranger (Liboiron) convinces them to join him for a game ..

Parents

Parents


Parents

Release year: 1989 Director: Bob Balaban Screenwriter: Christopher Hawthorne Starring: Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt, Bryan Madorsky, Sandy Dennis, Kathryn Grody, Deborah Rush, Graham Jarvis  In 1950s suburbia Michael (Madorsky) moves into a new house with his parents. Everything seems perfect, dad is at work while mum creates wonderful dinners. Except for Michael’s horrific nightmares ..

Attack the Block

Attack the Block


Attack the Block

Release year: 2011 Director: Joe Cornish Screenwriter: Joe Cornish Starring: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Leeon Jones, Franz Drameh, Luke Treadaway, Nick Frost  As a teen gang led by Moses (Boyega) is robbing Sam (Whittaker) an alien strikes down next to them. As the one turn to several, the gang changes their focus to ..

Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films

Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films


Moviegeek5: Silent Horror Films

Horror is one of the fundational genres of cinema and during the silent era there was a plethora of horror classics that remains captivating to this day. Naturally, that entails a capacity to appreciate the magic of silent cinema, something not everyone has. But horror seems to work particularly well, at least in the hands ..

Gerald’s Game

Gerald’s Game


Gerald’s Game

  Release year: 2017 Director: Mike Flanagan Screenwriter: Mike Flanagan, Jeff Howard, Stephen King (based on the novel by) Starring: Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Chiara Aurelia, Carel Struycken, Henry Thomas, Kate Siegel, Adalyn Jones  Trying to spice up their marriage Jessie (Gugino) and Gerald (Greenwood) goes to their remote lake house to spend some alone ..

The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House


The Old Dark House

Release year: 1932 Director: James Whale Screenplay: Benn W. Levy, J.B. Priestly (based on the novel by) Starring: Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, Charles Laughton, Gloria Stuart, Lilian Bond, Ernest Thesiger, Eva Moore, Raymond Massey Moviegeek Sunday Classic #327, week 41 2020  During a horrible storm five strangers seek shelter in the gloomy mansion of the ..

28 Days Later

28 Days Later


28 Days Later

  Release year: 2002 Director: Danny Boyle Screenwriter: Alex Garland Starring: Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Christopher Eccleston, Brendan Gleeson, Megan Burns, Noah Huntley, Leo Bill  Ratings: Saturn Award: Best Horror Film. Empire Award: Best British Film.  Four weeks after a mysterious and incurable virus has spread across the UK leaving few survivors fighting of the zombies ..