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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 - 9 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: Little Evil

In this horror comedy, Adam Scott plays Gary, a new stepdad who's starting to suspect that the stepson he's having trouble connecting with might be the Antichrist.
posted by Pope Guilty on Oct 1, 2017 - 9 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

MeFi Horror Club: Turbo Kid

Let's get weird, MeFi Horror. The critic's fave/emerging cult hit Turbo Kid is a dystopian sci-fi/comedy/gorefest. It's a bloody, but affectionate movie to kids' movies of yore that has as much love for BMX Bandits as it does for Mad Max. Discussion goes live, Friday, February 5th. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 29, 2016 - 6 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 - 6 comments

MeFi Horror Club: The Final Girls

Is this a first for MeFi Horror Club: a PG-13 movie? The Final Girls is a meta horror comedy that one part Scream, one part Purple Rose of Cairo. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jan 17, 2016 - 0 comments

Movie: The 'Burbs

An overstressed suburbanite and his paramilitaric neighbor struggle to prove their paranoid theory that the new family in town is a front for a cannibalistic cult.
posted by troika on Nov 23, 2014 - 10 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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