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Blood Diner (1987)

Blood Diner is a 1987 dark comedy and horror movie directed by Jackie Kong and starring John Barton Shields, Tanya Papanicolas, Rick Burks and LaNette LaFrance. This is the sort of B-movie that ticks all the right boxes, a film to satisfy even the most promiscuous movie fan. You might be thinking “this sounds great, but… read more »

Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

The 1987 film Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 is a Christmas-time horror classic. The movie stars Eric Freeman and Elizabeth Kaitan. The film is heavy on flashbacks, using almost 30 minutes of footage from the original film, Silent Night, Deadly Night. Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 Plot Summary Years after the first movie took place, Ricky… read more »

Motel Hell (1980)

The 1980 film Motel Hell is a comedy and horror film. A satire of modern horror films, the movie was directed by Kevin Connor and stars Rory Calhoun, Nancy Parsons, Nina Axelrod, Wolfman Jack (as Reverend Billy). Fun fact, Motel Hell also stars John Ratzenberger (a complete unknown commodity at the time) in a small,… read more »

Sorority House Massacre (1987)

The 1987 film Sorority House Massacre is a horror film. It was produced by Roger Corman and written & directed by Carol Frank. Although it was released as a critical flop, it has since become a cult classic. Sorority House Massacre (1987) Plot Summary A little girl named Beth (played by Angela O’Neill) has her… read more »

Breeders (1986)

The 1986 horror/science fiction film Breeders is a movie starring Teresa Farley, LeeAnne Baker, Lance Lewman, Norris Culf, and Frances Raines. It was directed by Tim Kincaid and produced by the famous B-movie producer Charles Band. Breeders (1986) Plot There’s a violent attacker marauding the streets of New York City preying on innocent, unsuspecting women…. read more »

Tourist Trap (1979)

The 1979 horror film Tourist Trap is a movie produced by the famous B-movie director Charles Band. The movie was released at the tale end of the 1970s so it has this palpable hybrid feeling of being an amalgam of both a horror movie squarely rooted in the sensibilities of the 1970s while at the… read more »

Creepozoids (1987)

The 1987 film Creepozoids is a science fiction and horror movie classic starring Linnea Quigley and Ken Abraham. The movie was directed by David DeCoteau, produced by Charles Band, and filmed on a $75,000 budget. Creepozoids (1987) Plot Summary In the year 1998, which was ten years after the film was made, the world has… read more »

The Toxic Avenger (1984)

The Toxic Avenger is a Troma Entertainment classic b-movie that was released in 1984. This campy cult classic is the unholy marriage between the horror and superhero genres. A film that marries bloody gore with a shameless black sense of humor that’s unapologetically juvenile. The Toxic Avenger was directed by Lloyd Kaufman and stars Cindy… read more »

Night of the Creeps (1986)

The 1986 film Night of the Creeps is a fun ’80s horror directed by Fred Dekker (who also directed Monster Squad). In the same vein as Gremlins, Night of the Creeps is a tongue-in-cheek nod to the black and white 1950s creature features like Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Starring Jason Lively, Jill Whitlow, Suzanne… read more »

Lady Dracula (1978)

The 1978 film Lady Dracula is a horror film starring Evelyne Kraft produced in West Germany. Lady Dracula (1978) Plot Summary In 1876, Count Dracula breaks into a boarding school in Austria and abducts the young Countess Barbara to his castle. Although a mob tries to rescue her, it is too late for Barbara and… read more »

Hard to Die (1990)

Hard to Die is a 1990 horror movie produced by Roger Corman and directed by Jim Wynorski and stars Karen Mayo-Chandler, Gail Thackray, Deborah Dutch, Kelli Maroney, Melissa Moore, Peter Spellos, Bridget Carney and Toni Naples. After seeing Sorority House Massacre II (a movie produced by his wife) the famous B-movie producer Roger Corman tasked… read more »

Sweet Sixteen (1983)

The 1983 film Sweet Sixteen is an American horror movie. Starring Aleisa Shirley, Bo Hopkins, Susan Strasberg and Dana Kimmell (from Friday the 13th Part III fame). Melissa (played by Aleisa Shirley) is a big city girl looking for a change of pace who moves to a small town in Texas to live with relatives…. read more »

Carnosaur (1993)

The 1993 science fiction/horror film Carnosaur is a Roger Corman-produced B-movie that has since become a cult classic. The movie stars Clint Howard, Jennifer Runyon, and Diane Ladd. The movie, which features a scientists genetically engineering dinosaurs to replace humans, was released four weeks before Jurassic Park and ended up grossing $1.8 million. Carnosaur (1993)… read more »

Nightkill (1980)

The 1980 film Nightkill is a horror thriller filmed in West Germany. It stars Jaclyn Smith, Robert Mitchum, and Sybil Danning. Nightkill (1980) Plot Summary Katherine (played by Jaclyn Smith) is married to the sleazy businessman Wendell Atwell (played by Mike Connors). Involved with Atwell’s assistant, Steve (played by James Franciscus), Katherine knows that her… 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). Slumber Party Massacre II Plot Summary Courtney (played by Crystal Bernard) who… 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 b-movie 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:… 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 »

Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990)

The 1990 b-movie 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. Silent Night, Deadly Night 4 Plot Summary Kim Levitt (played by Neith Hunter) is a journalist who is trying to make it in the office. She decides to… 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. Silent Night, Deadly Night 5 Plot Summary A boy named Derek (played by William Thorne) finds a Christmas package addressed to him on the doorstep. His… 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. Santa’s Slay (2005) 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…. read more »