16 posts tagged with horrorcomedy by DirtyOldTown.
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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: 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: Love and Monsters

In a monster-infested world, Joel learns his girlfriend is just 85 miles away. To make the dangerous journey, Joel discovers his inner hero to be with the girl of his dreams. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 9, 2020 - 5 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: 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

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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