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Movie: Chowboys: An American Folktale

Three cowboys are lost in the woods without any food on the coldest night of the year. Will they succumb to the cold, cannibalism or the Christmas Spirit? [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Nov 30, 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 - 3 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

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 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 - 4 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 - 3 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 - 3 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: 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: 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: Mega Time Squad

When John steals money from a Chinese antiques shop, he also takes a bracelet that is actually a temporal dislocator. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on May 9, 2022 - 4 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 - 23 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 - 5 comments

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