Archive: January, 2009

Corporate Zombie Killers

Posted on 01/31/09 by Deaditor

Everyone loves zombies.  Need proof?  See the recent event down in Austin.  Everyone can relate to the mindless droning undead.  Reminds us so much of… ourselves.  From Danny Leiner (Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle) comes a horror comedy centered on a couple of office temps who are holed up in their corporate business park […]

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New Hanger Poster!

Posted on 01/31/09 by Deaditor

Fangoria just posted news regarding the new poster for Ryan Nicholson’s newest film Hanger.  If you check out our interview with Ryan you’ll get a pretty good idea for what this twisted little gore fest is all about.  Straight from Ryan: It’s about an aborted fetus that decides, on his 18th birthday, to seek out […]

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DVD Review: The Devil’s Chair

Posted on 01/29/09 by Deaditor

The Devil’s Chair (2006) Studio: Sony Pictures DVD Release Date: October 7, 2008 Directed By: Adam Mason Cast: Andrew Howard, Elize du Toit, David Gant, Pollyanna Rose & Louise Griffiths Brutal As Hell Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Review By: Annie Riordan   Opening with an attention-grabbing narrative by former junkie and current mental […]

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DVD Review: The Heirloom (Zhai Bian)

Posted on 01/29/09 by Deaditor

The Heirloom (Zhai Bian) (2005) Studio: Tartan Video DVD Release Date: April 25, 2006 Directed By: Leste Chen Cast: Terri Kwan, Jason Chang, Yu-chen Chang, Tender Huang & Yi-Ching Lu Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Review By: Annie Riordan   James, a young Taiwanese native, returns to Taipei after years abroad […]

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DVD Review: Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things

Posted on 01/29/09 by Deaditor

Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things (1972) Studio: VCI Home Video DVD Release Date: 1999 Directed By: Bob Clark Cast: Alan Ormsby, Valerie Mamches, Jeff Gillen, Anya Ormsby, Paul Cronin Brutal As Hell Rating: 1½ out of 5 stars Review By: Brian McNail   I wonder if Bob Clark looks back on his career after […]

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DVD Review: Cold Prey

Posted on 01/29/09 by Deaditor

Cold Prey (2006) Studio: Anchor Bay DVD Release Date: January 20, 2009 Directed By: Roar Uthaug Cast: Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Rolf Kristian Larsen, Tomas Alf Larsen, Endre Martin Midtstigen, Victoria Winge Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Review By: Jude Felton   Five friends head off into the snow covered mountains of […]

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Theatrical Review: Donkey Punch

Posted on 01/29/09 by Deaditor

Donkey Punch (2009) Studio: Magnolia/Magnet Releasing Theatrical Release Date: January 23, 2008 Directed By: Oliver Blackburn Cast: Robert Boulter, Sian Breckin, Rom Burke, Nichola Burley, Julian Morris, Jay Taylor, Jaime Winstone Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   Three vacationing British girls meet up with a group of […]

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The Mutant Chronicles Red Band Trailer

Posted on 01/27/09 by Deaditor

The guys at Quiet Earth have been raving about this film for quite some time.  Maybe it finally took watching this “Red Band” trailer to convince me that it’s a must see this year.  (I’m not exactly an easy sell on the sci-fi related stuff.) Plus – it’s got John Malkovich, Ron Perlman, Thomas Jane, and […]

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DVD Review: Skinwalkers

Posted on 01/26/09 by Deaditor

Skinwalkers (2006) Studio: Lions Gate DVD Release Date: August 10, 2007 Directed By: James Isaac Cast: Jason Behr, Elias Koteas, Rhona Mitra, Natassia Malthe, Kim Coates Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 stars Review By: Brian McNail   Prepare yourself for a howling good time by picking up a great DVD from […]

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DVD Review: Christmas Evil

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Christmas Evil (1980) Studio: Synapse Films DVD Release Date: Directed By: Lewis Jackson Cast: Brandon Maggert, Jeffrey Demunn, Dianne Hull Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   Harry Stadling (Brandon Maggert) loves Christmas.  You might even say he loves it a bit too much.  His house is […]

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DVD Review: Corpses

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Corpses (2004) Studio: York Entertainment DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005 Directed By: Rolfe Kanefsky Cast: Jeff Fahey, Tiffany Shepis, Stephen Williams, Robert Donovan, Melinda Bonini Brutal As Hell Rating: 2 out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   Whenever I see Urban Girl Productions roll on the screen during the opening credits, I […]

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DVD Review: Cold Hard Cash

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Cold Hard Cash (2007) Studio: Stereoscopic Pictures DVD Release Date: May 2008 Directed By: Mike Pecci Cast: Eliska Suicide, Odette Suicide, Ralph Pratt, John Hart, Tron Howitzer, Bailey Maxwell, Poppy Suicide, Basher McCloskey Brutal As Hell Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   There’s no shortage of the “new grindhouse” […]

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DVD Review: Club Dread

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Club Dread (Unrated, Extended Edition) (2004) Studio: Fox Home Entertainment DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005 Directed By: Jay Chandrasekhar Cast: Jay Chandrasekhar, Bill Paxton, Kevin Heffernan, Jordan Ladd, Brittany Daniel Brutal As Hell Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   Pour yourself a big fat margarita and head on down […]

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DVD Review: Cloverfield

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Cloverfield (2008) Studio: Paramount DVD Release Date: April 22, 2008 Directed By: Matt Reeves Cast: T.J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Odette Yustman, Jessica Lucas & Lizzy Caplan Brutal As Hell Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Review By: Annie Riordan   A group of young friends partying in Manhattan are rudely interrupted by a huge Lovecraftian […]

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DVD Review: Clean

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Clean (2008) Studio: Brain Damage DVD Release Date: April 15, 2008 Directed By: Alexandre Michaud Cast: Marco Calliari, Sebastien Croteau Brutal As Hell Rating: 2 1/2 out of 5 stars Review By: Marc Patterson   A twisted sociopath with extreme hatred towards himself and society first kills his pregnant wife and then joins a secret […]

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DVD Review: Chill

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Chill (2007) Studio: Lions Gate DVD Release Date: November 4, 2008 Directed By: Serge Rodnunsky Cast: Thomas Calabro, Shaun Kurtz, Ashley Laurence, James Russo, Barbara Gruen Brutal As Hell Rating: 1 out of 5 stars Review By: Annie Riordan   Somewhere, in Swan Point Cemetery, Rhode Island, Howard Phillips Lovecraft is rolling in his grave. […]

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DVD Review: Child’s Play (20th Anniversary Special Edition)

Posted on 01/23/09 by Deaditor

Child’s Play: Special Edition (1988) Studio: MGM DVD Release Date: September 9, 2008 Directed By: Tom Holland Cast: Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Brad Dourif, Dinah Manoff Brutal As Hell Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Review By: George Newton   According to my research, more clowns have been in horror movies than ever […]

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