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Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)

The 1980 science fiction film Battle Beyond The Stars was a space opera-style movie produced by Roger Corman. The special effects were directed by James Cameron, and the film was intended as a “Magnificent Seven of Space”. Plot Summary The movie begins at an agricultural planet called Akir. A Malmori emperor named Sador (played by… read more »

Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)

The 1987 film Slumber Party Massacre II is a horror film produced by Roger Corman and directed by Deborah Brock. The film, a sequel to 1982’s Slumber Party Massacre, was followed by two other movies (Slumber Party Massacre III and Slumber Party Massacre IV). Movie Plot Summary Courtney (played by Crystal Bernard) who starred in the… read more »

Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part II: Subhumanoid Meltdown (1991)

The 1991 science fiction comedy film Class of Nuke ‘Em High Part 2: Subhumanoid Meltdown is a sequel to the first film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High, which was filmed in 1986, and has become a cult classic of its own merit. The movie was followed by a third film, Class of Nuke ‘Em High 3: The… read more »

Mark of Death (2017)

After seeing some amazing interest in producer/director Matt Spease’s Then The Night Comes, Stu and I decided we needed to review another one of Dark Night Film’s recent movies, Mark of Death. The latest sequel to his Evil On Queen Street series of films, a lengthy series of movies which stretches back to seventeen years… read more »

Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991)

The 1991 film Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time is the sequel to the 1982 sword-and-sorcery film The Beastmaster. Part of the Beastmaster trilogy and followed by Beastmaster III: The Eye of Braxus, the movie has since become a cult classic. Movie Plot Dar (played by Marc Singer) is a barbarian who has the power… read more »

Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990)

The 1990 film Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (also known as Bugs in the UK) is a Christmas horror film that has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary Kim Levitt (played by Neith Hunter) is a journalist who is trying to make it in the office. She decides to follow up on a spontaneous human… read more »

Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1991)

The 1991 film Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker is a Christmas horror film that has since become a cult classic. It was released on video in 1991. Plot Summary A boy named Derek (played by William Thorne) finds a Christmas package addressed to him on the doorstep. His father opens it and is… read more »

Santa’s Slay (2005)

The 2005 film Santa’s Slay is a dark comedy horror film. It is directed by David Steiman, and stars Bill Goldberg, Emilie de Ravin, and Douglas Smith. Plot Summary A wealthy family (the Masons) eat Christmas Eve dinner, but Santa Claus (played by Bill Goldberg) appears in the chimney and slaughters them. On a sleigh… read more »

Corvette Summer (1978)

The 1978 film Corvette Summer is an adventure comedy film that was released to commercial acclaim in 1978, but fell off the radar for many years until interest in the film revived recently. It has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary Kenny Dantley (played by Mark Hamill, in his first role after Star Wars)… read more »

Night of the Comet (1984)

The 1984 film Night of the Comet is a sci-fi film with elements of horror and comedy, starring Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelli Maroney. A low budget film upon release, it has since garnered significant recognition as a cult classic film. Movie Synopsis As it flies through space, the earth passes through a comet tail shortly… read more »

Looker (1981)

The 1981 science-fiction film Looker was written and directed by Michael Crichton. It was commercially successful upon release, and has retained a strong cult following over the years. The movie stars Susan Dey, Albert Finney, Tim Rossovich, and James Coburn. The film was the first to attempt using CGI for a realistic character. Plot Summary… read more »

Kull The Conqueror (1997)

The 1997 film Kull The Conqueror is a sword-and-sorcery fantasy film. Originally intended to be a third Conan film, it was changed to a new character after both Schwarzenegger refused to reprise his role, and Kevin Sorbo did not want to play someone else’s character. Movie Synopsis After General Taligaro (played by Thomas Ian Griffith) tells… read more »

Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)

The 1984 film Silent Night, Deadly Night is a horror film that has since garnered success as a genre cult classic. Plot Summary Set in 1971, a five year old boy named Billy goes to a nursing home, where his grandfather is in a coma. Suddenly when his family isn’t looking, the grandfather wakes from… read more »

Then The Night Comes (2018)

I’ve seen a lot of low-budget films. Late-night binges on direct-to-video finds. Countless backwoods film festivals. Student films made on shoestring budgets in back alleys in Hollywood during film school.  Usually, these films lack a lot. They lack polished story, compelling characters, originality, or simply aren’t very self-aware.  Then The Night Comes, from producer/director Matt… read more »

Tales Of An Ancient Empire (2010)

The 2010 film Tales Of An Ancient Empire is a sword-and-sorcery fantasy film. It is directed by Albert Pyun, and is the followup sequel to the 1982 movie The Sword And The Sorcerer. Hinted at in the final credits of The Sword And The Sorcerer, the sequel was finally released 28 years later. Movie Synopsis… read more »

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

The 1982 film Slumber Party Massacre is a Roger Corman-produced horror film starring Michelle Michaels and Robin Stille. It was followed up by several sequels, including Slumber Party Massacre II and Slumber Party Massacre III. Movie Plot A high school senior named Trish (played by Michelle Michaels) throws a sleepover party at her house when her parents… read more »

Videodrome (1983)

The 1983 film Videodrome is a science fiction/horror film that has since become a cult classic. A Canadian film, it was written and directed by David Cronenberg. It stars James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Debbie Harry in leading roles. Movie Plot & Synopsis The president of the Toronto station CIVIC-TV, Max Renn (played by James Woods),… read more »

Waxwork (1988)

The 1988 film Waxwork is a horror film that has since become a cult classic. It was directed by Anthony Hickox. Movie Plot & Synopsis A group of students from a small high school visit a wax museum, where they see typical characters from the horror movie genre like werewolves, Dracula, Phantom of the Opera,… read more »

Repo Man (1984)

The 1984 film Repo Man is a science fiction film that has since become a cult classic. Movie Plot In the Californian desert, a cop who pulls over a ’64 Malibu driven by Dr Parnell (played by Fox Harris) checks the trunk and is instantly destroyed by a flash of light. Meanwhile, a punk in Los… read more »

Piranhaconda (2012)

The 2011 film Piranhaconda is a science fiction/horror made-for-TV film from the famed B-movie producer Roger Corman and director Jim Wynorski. The film was made for Syfy, and premiered in June 2012. Piranhaconda was filmed on a $1 million budget in Hawaii. The film stars Rib Hillis, Michael Madsen, Shandi Finnessey, Terri Ivens, and Rachel Hunter…. read more »

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