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Movie: Abigail

[TRAILER] After a group of criminals (Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, Kevin Durand) kidnap the ballerina daughter (Alisha Weir) of a powerful underworld figure, they retreat to an isolated mansion, unaware that what they're locked inside with is no normal little girl. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 19, 2024 - 12 comments

Movie: Bride of Re-Animator

[TRAILER] Unperturbed by the disastrous outcome of his previous meddling with the dead, Dr. West (Jeffrey Combs) continues his research into the phenomenon of re-animation; only this time, he plans to create life... starting with the heart of his young protégé Dan's dearly deceased Meg Halsey. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 2, 2024 - 7 comments

Movie: Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

When the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second ice age. [more inside]
posted by cupcakeninja on Mar 23, 2024 - 9 comments

Movie: Cemetery Man

[TRAILER] Original title: DellaMorte DellAmore. Francesco Dellamorte (Rupert Everett) is the beleaguered caretaker of a small Italian cemetery, who searches for love while defending himself from dead people who keep rising again. Everything is going well until “She” (Anna Falchi) comes along and stirs things up a bit. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 16, 2024 - 19 comments

Movie: Jennifer's Body

[TRAILER] When a demon takes possession of her, high-school hottie Jennifer (Megan Fox) turns a hungry eye on guys who never stood a chance with her before. While evil Jennifer satisfies her appetite for human flesh with the school's male population, her nerdy friend, Needy (Amanda Seyfried), learns what's happening and vows to put an end to the carnage. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 13, 2024 - 8 comments

Movie: Visitors - Complete Edition

Evil meets comedy: creatures, flying eyes, chainsaws, musical heads, Lloyd Kaufman, mystical apparitions, sci-fi horror comedy and a host of other gleeful shenanigans. Director Ken'ichi Ugana expands his sixteen minute short into a loopy, surreal 61 minute feature. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 12, 2024 - 1 comment

Movie: Lisa Frankenstein

[TRAILER] 80's teen misfit Lisa (Kathryn Newton) struggles with a new school and a new family when her dad remarries. She clashes with overbearing, Jazzercising stepmom (Carla Gugino) while her super-positive cheerleader stepsister Taffy (Liza Soberano) tries to change her social standing, but Lisa would rather spend her nights in a cemetery. Her favorite pastime: taking care of the grave of a pianist who died by suicide in 1837. After a deeply humiliating experience at a party, Lisa goes to her happy place and says the somewhat magical words, “I wish I was with you.” A few well-placed lightning bolts later, the mud-covered Victorian-era corpse (Cole Sprouse) is lumbering into her house, becoming the companion she needs, but also kicking off a murder spree. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 11, 2024 - 9 comments

Movie: All Eyes

A disgraced podcast host (Jasper Hammer) interviews an eccentric farmer (Mel Hall) who claims to have a monster living in the woods near his house. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 5, 2024 - 5 comments

Movie: There's Something in the Barn

Clark Griswold Bill Nordheim takes his wife Ellen Carol and their children Russ Lucas and Audrey Nora to Norway to fulfill his dream of moving back to the home country after inheriting a remote cabin in the mountains. Christmas becomes complicated when it turns out the home comes with an angry, demanding barn elf. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 5, 2024 - 3 comments

Movie: Satanic Hispanics

A new horror anthology film featuring segments from Latinx directors Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider), Eduardo Sánchez (The Blair Witch Project), Demián Rugna (Terrified), and Gigi Saul Guerrero(Bingo Hell). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 15, 2023 - 5 comments

Movie: Book of Monsters

Sophie's friends decide her 18th party is gonna be a banger! Unfortunately the party gets out of hand when it is crashed by actual monsters!
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 23, 2023 - 1 comment

Movie: All Cheerleaders Die

[TRAILER} When tragedy rocks Blackfoot High, rebellious outsider Maddy Killian shocks the student body by joining the cheerleading squad. After a confrontation with the football team, Maddy and her new cheerleader friends are sent on a supernatural roller coaster ride which leaves a path of destruction none of them may be able to escape. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 6, 2023 - 0 comments

Movie: Waxwork II: Lost in Time

[TRAILER] Lovers (Zach Galligan, Monika Schnarre) flee through centuries on a time-trip of terror in a showdown with a demon lord (Alexander Godunov). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 3, 2023 - 4 comments

Movie: Villains

[TRAILER] When their car breaks down, a couple on the run (Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe) headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark secret, and a sweet-as-pie pair of homeowners (Kyra Sedgwick, Jeffrey Donovan) who will do anything to keep it from getting out. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 8, 2023 - 2 comments

Movie: Mad Heidi

After a fascist cheese-based regime seizes control of Switzerland, Heidi must escape prison and learn the ways of combat to save the motherland and prevent a tainted cheese apocalypse. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 21, 2023 - 12 comments

Movie: Renfield

Having grown sick and tired of his centuries as a lackey for Dracula (Nicolas Cage), Renfield (Nicholas Hoult) finds a new lease on life--and maybe even redemption--when he comes into the orbit of feisty, perennially angry traffic cop Rebecca Quincy (Awkwafina). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 17, 2023 - 22 comments

Movie: We Have a Ghost

[TRAILER] Finding a ghost named Ernest (David Harbour) haunting their new home turns Kevin (Jahi Di'Allo Winston) and his family (Anthony Mackie, Erica Ash, Niles Fitch) into overnight social media sensations. But when Kevin and Ernest investigate the mystery of Ernest's past, they become a target of the CIA. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 26, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: Cocaine Bear

[TRAILER] An oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists, and teens converge in a Georgia forest where a 500-pound black bear goes on a murderous rampage after unintentionally ingesting cocaine. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 25, 2023 - 30 comments

Movie: Sorry About the Demon

[TRAILER] What's worse than getting dumped? For Will, it's finding out that his new place is haunted. Now faced with a quarter-life crisis and a house full of spirits, Will must figure out how to make things right with his ex-girlfriend AND banish the sacrifice-seeking demon residing in his house. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 20, 2023 - 3 comments

Movie: M3gan

Brilliant toy-company roboticist Gemma (Get Out's Allison Williams) suddenly becomes the caretaker of her orphaned 8-year-old niece, Cady (Violet McGraw, The Haunting of Hill House). Unsure and unprepared to be a parent, and under intense pressure at work, Gemma decides to pair M3GAN, her new AI-powered doll/companion prototype with Cady in an attempt to resolve both problems--a decision that will have unimaginable consequences. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 12, 2023 - 10 comments

Movie: Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!

A scientist (Richard Beymer) links a psychic blind girl (Samantha Scully) to killer Ricky's (Bill Moseley) brain, mounted on top of his head. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 19, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2

The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 19, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: The Columnist

[TRAILER] Femke Boot (Katya Herbers of the US television series Evil) is a columnist who is obsessed with reading the endless abusive messages and death threats posted about her on social media. This obsession consumes her life and prevents her from concentrating on the novel she has promised to her publisher. One day, all her pent-up anger and frustration explode in a moment of shocking and unexpected violence. When this brutal and bloody act inspires Femke to write again, she surrenders to her rage and begins to lead a double life as a daytime writer and nighttime murderer. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 11, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: House

A troubled writer moves into a haunted house after inheriting it from his aunt. [more inside]
posted by johnofjack on Nov 10, 2022 - 4 comments

Chucky: Death on Denial  Season 2, Ep 4

In an extended riff on drawing room mysteries, a la Agatha Christie, Tiffany's secrets are threatened by a surprise intervention from Glen and Glenda in the form of party... interrupted by murder! Party guests include Meg Tilly, Gina Gershon, Joey Pantoliano, and Sutton Stracke as funhouse versions of themselves. The episode also brings aboard Lachlan Watson (Sabrina) in the twin role of Glen and Glenda, Chucky and Tiffany's non-binary children. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 8, 2022 - 4 comments

Chucky: Hail, Mary!  Season 2, Ep 3

After successfully capturing Chucky, Jake suggests that he should be brainwashed and turned into an ally. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 8, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight

Ex-soldier Frank Brayker (William Sadler) is the guardian of an ancient key that can unlock tremendous evil; the sinister but charming Collector (Billy Zane) is a demon who wants the key so he can initiate the apocalypse. On the run from wicked mercenaries for almost 90 years, Brayker finally stops in at a boarding house in New Mexico where -- with the help of its quirky residents -- he plans to face off against the Collector and his band of ghouls, preventing them from ever seizing the key. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 27, 2022 - 16 comments

Movie: Return of the Living Dead III

Julie, a teen who was killed in a motorcycle accident (Melinda Clarke, billed here as "Mindy Clarke") is revived by her boyfriend (J. Trevor Edmond) using the Army's experimental 2-4-5 Trioxin gas. Julie soon discovers she no longer feels pain and has a craving to eat human flesh... a craving which takes some extreme measures to make go away. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 26, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Bring It On: Cheer or Die

When a cheer squad practices their routines on Halloween weekend in an abandoned school, they are picked off one by one by an unknown killer. The 20 year old cheerleading franchise returns... this time as a slasher, written by Rebekah McKendry (Glorious) and Dana Schwartz (positively delightful on Twitter). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 25, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation

Jenny (Renee Zellweger) and her friends get into a car crash in the Texas woods on prom night, and then wander into an old farmhouse that is home to Leatherface (Robert Jacks), Vilmer (Matthew McConaughey), and their insane family of cannibalistic psychopaths. Aka The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Grabbers

A quaint fishing village off the coast of Ireland comes under attack from tentacled aliens. The townspeople discover the creatures' only weakness: alcohol. They'll have to work hard to stay drunk enough to defeat them. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: V/H/S/99

Witness a hellish vision of 1999, as social isolation, analog technology and disturbing home videos fuse into a nightmare of found footage savagery. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 20, 2022 - 11 comments

Movie: The Witches of Eastwick

Three small-town friends, Alexandra (Cher), Jane (Susan Sarandon) and Sukie (Michelle Pfeiffer), each having lost the man in their lives, are feeling unfulfilled -- until a furtive stranger, Daryl Van Horne (Jack Nicholson), arrives and begins courting each of them in turn. Eventually, Daryl tells them that they are witches. But as the three friends spend more time at his mansion, enjoying themselves and learning about their powers, they begin to worry about Daryl's ultimate intentions. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 20, 2022 - 5 comments

Chucky: The Sinners Are Much More Fun  Season 2, Ep 2

Chucky arrives at the Incarnate Lord reformatory, filled with a murderous agenda. Meanwhile, a detective questions Tiffany about Nica's disturbing death. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 19, 2022 - 4 comments

Chucky: Halloween II  Season 2, Ep 1

After his evil plan to invade America's children's hospitals was foiled, the demon doll now seeks revenge on those he holds responsible, including his ex-girlfriend, Tiffany. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 18, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: HollyBlood

Javi, a shy teenager, has a crush on Sara who is into vampires. Sara comes to believe that Javi is a vampire named Azrael, but the real Azrael is nearby and doesn't take kindly to imposters.
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 6, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Black Friday

On Thanksgiving night, a group of disgruntled toy store employees begrudgingly arrive for work to open the store at midnight for the busiest shopping day of the year. Meanwhile, an alien parasite crashes to Earth in a meteor. This group of misfits led by store manager Jonathan (Bruce Campbell) and longtime employee Ken (Devon Sawa) soon find themselves battling against hordes of holiday shoppers who have been turned into monstrous creatures hellbent on a murderous rampage on Black Friday. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 4, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Sweetie, You Won't Believe It

Dastan can no longer stand the constant nagging of his highly pregnant wife and decides to run away for at least one day with his friends. The men go fishing, which would have gone smoothly, if not for a series of unforeseen events. A Russian/Kazakh horror comedy by Yernar Nurgaliev. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 31, 2022 - 2 comments

Movie: Cyst

Nurse Patricia works under an enthusiastic plastic surgeon who believes he's invented a breakthrough cyst-removal machine and, against Patricia's sound advice, will stop at nothing to patent it so it can be used for his patients. But when their differences turn into a physical altercation, damaging the machine, what started as Patricia's last day on duty becomes a battle for survival after the doctor's 'Get Gone' cyst-removing invention inadvertently turns a patient's tumor into a cyst-monster that terrorizes the office. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 26, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

As part of an initiation, sorority boss Babs (Robin Rochelle) orders pledges (Michelle Bauer, Brinke Stevens) to break into a bowling alley and steal a bowling trophy, but they drop it and free an evil imp. Also starring Linnea Quigley as Spider. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 14, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Sightseers

A new couple (Alice Lowe, Steve Oram) embarks on a cross-country road trip that takes a turn when they decide to start killing everyone who annoys them. A dark comedy from director Ben Wheatley (A Field in England, In the Earth.) [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 9, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: Ghostbusters

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 23, 2022 - 26 comments

Chucky: Season One  Season 1, Ep 0

Jake's life is already complicated. His mom died, his alcoholic father doesn't approve of his art or his sexuality, and he's constantly targeted by bullies at school including his own cousin. When he finds a Good Guy doll at a yard sale, it seems like just what he needs for his latest sculpture. What Chucky sees, though... is an apprentice. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 3, 2021 - 10 comments

Movie: Thirst

Hulda is suspected of murdering her brother when she is found holding his dead body. Released from police custody with no memory of how her brother died, she comes upon a man being beaten in an alley. When she steps in to protect him, she discovers he is a thousand year old gay vampire. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 4, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Zombieland: Double Tap

Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Oct 26, 2019 - 10 comments

Movie: Beetlejuice

It's showtime! In Tim Burton's second feature film as a director, the recently deceased Maitlands (Alec Baldwin and Geena Davis) find the house they hoped they'd haunt together forever bought and hideously renovated by avant-garde artist Delia Deetz (Catherine O'Hara), her developer husband Charles (Jeffrey Jones), and gothy daughter Lydia (Winona Ryder). Unable to rid themselves of the intruders, they turn to a "bioexorcist"... the obnoxious, outrageous Betelgeuse (Michael Keaton). But once they agree to hire him, things are going out of control fast! [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Mar 30, 2018 - 24 comments

Movie: Zombieland

A shy student trying to reach his family in Ohio, a gun-toting tough guy trying to find the last Twinkie, and a pair of sisters trying to get to an amusement park join forces to travel across a zombie-filled America. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 10, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: Turbo Kid

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the persona of his favourite hero to save his enthusiastic friend and fight a tyrannical overlord. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 5, 2016 - 14 comments

Movie: The Final Girls

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 23, 2016 - 7 comments

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