Moviegeek5: 1970s Horror

Moviegeek5: 1970s Horror


Moviegeek5: 1970s Horror

Arguably, every decade has brought excellent movies in the horror genre, but most fans would agree that the 1970s has brought a great amount of amazing horror movies. Following the optimism of the 1960s with sexual revolution, the moon landing, and cultural upheaval, the 1970s took a turn downhill with oil crisis, Nixon, and the ..

Tales of Halloween

Tales of Halloween


Tales of Halloween

Release year: 2015 Directors: Neil Marshall, Mike Mendez, Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Lucky McKee, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet Screenwriters: Axelle Carolyn, Dave Parker, Clint Sears, Greg Commons, Lucky McKee, Neil Marshall, Mike Mendez, Molly Millions, Billy Jackson, John Skipp Andrew Kasch, Ryan Schifrin Starring: Adrienne Barbeau, ..

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)

Release year: 1920 Director: Robert Wiene Screenwriter: Carl Meyer, Hans Janowitz Starring: Werner Kraus, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Rudolf Lettinger, Ludwig Rex Young Francis (Friedrich Feher) tells the story of the horrible experience he and his fiancée Jane (Lil Dagover) went through when the annual fair came to Holstenwall. ..

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)


Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Release year: 1954 Director: Jack Arnold Screenwriter: Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross, Maurice Zimm Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, Ben Chapman A scientific expedition looking for fossils along the Amazon river gets more than they asked for, when they stumble across a prehistoric Gill.man. There ..

What We Do in the Shadows

What We Do in the Shadows


What We Do in the Shadows

Release year: 2014 Director: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Screenwriters: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi Starring: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Johnny Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stu Rutherford, Ben Fransham, Jackie van Beek A documentary team films a group of vampire living together in a flat over the course of a couple of months following their hunting and feeding ..

Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Evolution


Underworld: Evolution

Release year: 2006 Director: Len Wiseman Screenwriter: Danny McBride, Len Wiseman Starring: Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Shane Brolly, Brian Steele Following the events of Underworld (2003), Selene (Kate Beckinsale) and Michael (Scott Speedman) tries to unlock the secrets of their bloodlines. But the first vampire Marcus (Tony ..

Dead Calm

Dead Calm


Dead Calm

Release year: 1989 Director: Phillip Noyce Screenwriter: Terry Hayes, Charles Williams (novel) Starring: Nicole Kidman, Sam Neill, Billy Zane, Rod Mullinar, Joshua Tilden, George Shevtsov, Michael Long, Lisa Collins, Sharon Cook Sailing around in the Pacific, Rae (Nicole Kidman) and her husband John (Sam Neill) isolate themselves to recover from a great tragedy. When they ..

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Release year: 2016 Director: Burr Steers Screenwriters: Burr Steers, Jane Austen (novel), Seth Grahame-Smith (novel) Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Suki Waterhouse, Douglas Booth, Charles Dance The five Bennett sisters are highly trained in fighting zombies and must battle the undead while trying to find suitable husbands. Based on ..

The Shallows

The Shallows


The Shallows

Release year: 2016 Director: Jaume Collet-Serra Screenwriter: Anthony Jaswinski Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo, Joseph Salas, Bret Cullen, Sedona Legge, Pablo Calva Needing some alone time to work her way through a personal loss, former medicine student Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing at a secluded beach in Mexico. But when a ..

Event Horizon

Event Horizon


Event Horizon

Release year: 1997 Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Screenwriter: Philip Eisner Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Richard T. Jones, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee When starship ‘Event Horizon’, which disappeared mysteriously on its maiden voyage, suddenly reappear, a rescue team is sent to investigate. But when Captain Miller (Laurence Fishburne) along with his ..

The Brood

The Brood


The Brood

Release year: 1979 Director: David Cronenberg Writer: David Cronenberg Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Moviegeek Sunday Classic #171, week 39 2017 A man tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s unconventional psychotherapy amidst bloody murders committed by strange childlike creatures. Born out of a personal experience (see Moviegeek info below), The Brood ..