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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 - 11 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 - 8 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

Book: Bunnicula

Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny named Bunnicula! [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 4, 2023 - 20 comments

Creepshow: George Romero in 3-D/ Baby Teeth  Season 4, Ep 6

Two stories concerning single mothers-one running a bookstore on the verge of eviction and another dealing with her teenage daughter recovering from having teeth extracted.
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 22, 2023 - 0 comments

Creepshow: Something Burrowed, Something Blue/Doodles  Season 4, Ep 5

A woman's rich, but estranged father wants to make amends by gifting her a wedding. A fledgling cartoonist struggles to get published. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 21, 2023 - 1 comment

Creepshow: Meet the Belaskos/Cheat Code  Season 4, Ep 4

New neighbors move into an "integrated" neighborhood causing tensions to rise, and a father attempts to bond with his teenage son using a vintage video game.
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 16, 2023 - 0 comments

Creepshow: Parent Deathtrap/To Grandmother's House We Go  Season 4, Ep 3

Nothing Lyle does is good enough for his parents, and a woman attempts to bring her daughter to see her ailing great aunt.
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 15, 2023 - 0 comments

Creepshow: The Hat/Grieving Process  Season 4, Ep 2

A novelist who wants to achieve greatness is gifted the hat of his literary idol, and after a terrible accident, a husband struggles to reconnect with his wife. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 15, 2023 - 0 comments

Movie: El Conde

Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is actually a vampire who, after faking his own death, decides that he is ready to die. Unfortunately for him, those around him aren't ready until they get what they want from him. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Sep 20, 2023 - 7 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: Snatchers

After status-obsessed teen Sara has sex for the first time, she wakes up the next day nine months pregnant-with an alien. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Aug 22, 2023 - 2 comments

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: The Battery

In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Jun 8, 2023 - 6 comments

Movie: Evil Dead Rise

In the fifth Evil Dead film, a road-weary Beth (Lily Sullivan) pays an overdue visit to her older sister Ellie (Alyssa Sutherland), who is raising three kids <on her own in a cramped L.A apartment. The sisters' reunion is cut short by the discovery of a mysterious book deep in the bowels of Ellie's building, giving rise to flesh-possessing demons, and thrusting Beth into a primal battle for survival as she is faced with the most nightmarish version of motherhood imaginable. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 20, 2023 - 13 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: Neon Maniacs

A group of teenagers in San Francisco is attacked by a nest of homicidal monsters, but when they try to tell authorities, no one believes them. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Feb 8, 2023 - 13 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: Hanukkah

Obediah Lazarus, the son of the original Hanukiller, becomes a religious extremist, intolerant of non-Jews, "bad Jews", and those he perceives to be enemies of the Jewish faith. He is about to unleash eight nights of horror. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Dec 16, 2022 - 0 comments

Movie: Crabs!

Mutated by nuclear runoff, a horde of murderous horseshoe crabs descend on a sleepy California town causing Prom Night terror. As the deadly crustaceans claw their way through the disbelieving population, it's up to a ramshackle band of students and local law enforcement to address the increasingly ginormous crab menace. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 18, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Treevenge

Christmas trees ripped out of their forest plan revenge against people enjoying the holidays. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 16, 2022 - 7 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: Doll on Doll  Season 2, Ep 5

Devon is still unsure if everyone can trust Good Chucky; meanwhile, Tiffany spirals from the surprise party. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Nov 8, 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: Freddy vs. Jason

In an attempt to free himself from a state of forgotten limbo, evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) devises a plan to manipulate un-dead mass murderer Jason Voorhees (Ken Kirzinger) into slicing-and-dicing his way through the teenage population of Springwood. But when the master of dreams loses control of his monster, a brutal fight to the death is the only way out. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 30, 2022 - 4 comments

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: Bubba Ho-tep

Bubba Ho-tep tells the "true" story of what really did become of Elvis Presley. We find Elvis (Bruce Campbell) as an elderly resident in an East Texas rest home, who switched identities with an Elvis impersonator years before his "death," then missed his chance to switch back. He must team up with JFK (Ossie Davis) and fight an ancient Egyptian mummy for the souls of their fellow residents. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 10 comments

Movie: Parents

Michael (Bryan Madorsky) is a young boy living in a typical 1950s suburbanite home... except for his bizarre and horrific nightmares, and continued unease around his parents (Randy Quaid, Mary Beth Hurt). Young Michael begins to suspect his parents are cooking more than just hamburgers on the grill outside. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 7 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: Basket Case

A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed, telepathic, previously-conjoined twin seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 7 comments

Movie: Rubber

Robert the sentient tire rolls through the desert, using the power of his mind to make small animals -- and human heads -- explode. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2022 - 5 comments

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