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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 - 8 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 - 14 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

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 - 6 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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