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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: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Chainsaw-wielding maniac Leatherface (Bill Johnson) is up to his cannibalistic ways once again, along with the rest of his twisted clan, including the equally disturbed Chop-Top (Bill Moseley). This time, the masked killer has set his sights on pretty disc jockey Vanita "Stretch" Brock (Caroline Williams), who teams up with Texas lawman Lefty Enright (Dennis Hopper) to battle the psychopath and his family deep within their lair, a macabre abandoned amusement park. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 21, 2022 - 7 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 Cottage

Forced into hiding after their kidnapping plan goes awry, two rival siblings, David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith), find themselves fighting for their sanity while they hole up in a secluded country cottage. Weighed down by a hostage who refuses to stay quiet, or tied down, they are soon held captive by their own victim (Jennifer Ellison). But everyone's problems go from bad to worse when they come face-to-face with their psychotic axe-wielding neighbor (Dave Legeno) - a demented farmer with a dark, nasty secret buried where you'd least expect. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 19, 2022 - 2 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: Deadstream

After a public controversy left him disgraced and demonetized, a washed up internet personality tries to win back his followers by livestreaming himself spending one night alone in a haunted house. When he accidentally pisses off a vengeful spirit, his comeback event becomes a real-time fight for his life (and social relevance) as he faces off with the sinister spirit of the house and her own powerful following. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 6, 2022 - 14 comments

Movie: Sissy

Cecilia and Emma were tween-age BFFs who were going to grow old together and never let anything come between them, until Alex arrived on the scene. Twelve years later, Cecilia is a successful social media influencer living the dream of an independent, modern millennial woman... until she runs into Emma for the first time in over a decade. Emma invites Cecilia away on her bachelorette weekend at a remote cabin in the mountains, where Alex proceeds to make Cecilia's weekend a living hell. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 5, 2022 - 5 comments

Movie: 12 Hour Shift

Bodies start to pile up when a drug-user nurse (Angela Bettis) and her cousin try to find a replacement kidney for an organ trafficker. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 11, 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: Dead Snow

Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where they were once sent to die. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 20, 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: Slither

Wheelsy is a small town where not much happens and everyone minds his own business. No one notices when evil slips in quietly but, when people find mutilated livestock and a woman goes missing, Sheriff Bill Pardy (Nathan Fillion) discovers an alien organism that threatens to devour all life on Earth. Also starting Elizabeth Banks and Michael Rookery. Written and directed by James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy.). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 27, 2022 - 8 comments

Movie: Studio 666

Legendary rock band Foo Fighters move into an Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history to record their much anticipated 10th album. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 31, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Curse of Chucky

Against all odds, the franchise returns to horror in its sixth installment. A Good Guy doll mysteriously arrives in the mail at the home of Nica Pierce (Fiona Dourif), a young woman in a wheelchair. Yep: it's fucking Chucky. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 25, 2022 - 1 comment

Movie: Seed of Chucky

Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent non-binary offspring Glen/Glenda. The killer dolls hit Hollywood where a movie depicting their murder spree is underway. Jennifer Tilly stars both as herself and as Tiffany. Brad Dourif returns as the voice of Chucky. Long-time series writer Don Mancini takes over as director. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 24, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Bride of Chucky

Chucky (Brad Dourif), the doll possessed by a serial killer, discovers the perfect mate to kill and revive into the body of another doll, Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 23, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Child's Play 3

It's been years since Chucky, the doll with the soul and the voice (Brad Dourif) of a psychopathic killer, was apparently destroyed in a fire at a doll factory. Now the toy manufacturer is remaking the same line of toys with the old, still haunted materials. This resurrects Chucky, who goes after Andy (Justin Whalin), his former owner, who now attends military school. Chucky slashes his way through a string of grotesque murders as Andy tries to stop the homicidal doll and the spirit within it. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 22, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Child's Play 2

While Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 21, 2022 - 4 comments

Movie: Child's Play

Gunned down by Detective Mike Norris (Chris Sarandon), dying murderer Charles Lee Ray (Brad Dourif) uses black magic to put his soul inside a doll named Chucky -- which Karen Barclay (Catherine Hicks) later buys off the street for her young son, Andy (Alex Vincent). Soon, Andy realizes the doll is alive and dangerous, but unless he can convince an adult of this, he may become Chucky's next victim. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 21, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Nightmare Weekend

A scientist's behavior modification experiments become dangerous when a female colleague co-opts it for her own gain. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 14, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: The Seed

When three young women head out to an isolated house in the Mojave to observe a once in a lifetime meteor shower, a strange creature lands in their pool.
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 14, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Tragedy Girls

Teenage crime reporters Sadie and McKayla are hot on the trail of a crazed serial killer. After capturing the maniac and holding him hostage, they soon realize that the best way to boost their social media stardom is to commit the murders themselves. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 14, 2022 - 9 comments

Movie: Fresh

Noa (Daisy Edgar-Jones) meets the alluring Steve (Sebastian Stan) at a grocery store and -- given her frustration with dating apps -- takes a chance and gives him her number. After their first date, Noa is smitten and accepts Steve's invitation to a romantic weekend getaway... only to find that her new paramour has been hiding some unusual appetites. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Mar 5, 2022 - 15 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

Movie: Bloodbath at the House of Death

Six scientists investigate a strange phenomenon at the creepy Headstone Manor, the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier that took the lives of 18 guests in one night. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jan 19, 2022 - 2 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: Pee Mak

When Mak is drafted to serve in a war, he is forced to leave his pregnant wife. He is severely wounded during a battle, but instead of dying he manages to survive along with 4 other soldiers. Discharged due to their injuries, they join Mak on his journey to be reunited with his wife and baby. But when they come upon his village, they find everyone is terrified of a ghost. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on May 16, 2021 - 3 comments

Movie: Bloody Hell

When Rex stops a bank robbery, a video of his heroics makes him famous. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Feb 10, 2021 - 2 comments

Movie: Unmasked Part 25

Jackson is a lonely serial killer who is really beginning to question the point of all his killing when he meets Shelley. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 1, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Slaughterhouse Rulez

An illustrious British boarding school becomes a bloody battleground when a mysterious sinkhole appears at a nearby fracking site unleashing unspeakable horror. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 29, 2020 - 1 comment

Movie: Wild Zero

Only legendary Japanese garage rock band Guitar Wolf can stand between a race of aliens from destroying earth with an army of zombies. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 21, 2020 - 6 comments

Movie: Zombie for Sale

A pharmaceutical company's illegal experiments inadvertently create a zombie. It becomes adopted by the Park family who attempt to profit off of it. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 19, 2020 - 0 comments

Movie: Boys from County Hell

A town that claims to be home to vampire finds out that the legend is actually true. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 11, 2020 - 2 comments

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: Mom and Dad

In a suburban community, moms and dads, one after the other, mysteriously feel the irresistible impulse to attack and kill their own offspring. Stars Nicholas Cage and Selma Blair. From writer/director Brian Taylor (Crank).
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 25, 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: An American Werewolf in London

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 6, 2016 - 9 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

Movie: Ravenous

THE SPIRIT OF 99 VIEWING CLUB + HORROR CLUB: Things aren't what they seem at this remote outpost in the American West around the time of the Mexican-American war and a new hire suspects claims of cannibalism have root in fact. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Oct 7, 2014 - 18 comments

MeFi Horror Club #16: Dead Alive (aka Brain Dead)

It pains me greatly to call something from 1992 a "retro" movie, but I couldn't call it "recent" with a straight face, so working within our parameters, it's "retro." [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 25, 2014 - 6 comments

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