Saturday, October 20, 2018

MANDY (2018)

Story & Directed By: Panos Cosamatos 
Written By: Panos Cosamatos & Aaron Stewart-Ahn 
Cinematography By: Benjamin Loeb 
Editor: Brett W. Bachman 

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Linus Roache, Bill Duke, Andrea Riseborough, Richard Brake, Ned Dennehy 

Taking place in 1983, Red is a lumberjack who lives in a secluded cabin in the woods. His artist girlfriend Mandy spends her days reading fantasy paperbacks. Then one day, she catches the eye of a crazed cult leader, who conjures a group of motorcycle-riding demons to kidnap her. Red, armed with a crossbow and custom Axe, stops at nothing to get her back, leaving a bloody, brutal pile of bodies in his wake.


Directed By: Sunny Laguna & Tommy Wiklund 
Written By: Z. Craig Zehler 
Based on Characters Created By: Charles Band & Kenneth J. Hall 

Cast: Thomas Lennon, Barbara Crampton, Michael Pare, Nelson Franklin, Betsy Holt, Charlyne Yi, Udo Kier, Skeeta Jenkins 

Recently divorced and reeling, Edgar returns to his childhood home to regroup his life. When Edgar finds a nefarious looking puppet in his deceased brother's room, he decides to sell the doll for some quick cash. Girl-next-door Ashley and and comic book pal Markowitz join Edgar for a doomed road trip to an auction at a convention celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets at the convention, setting them on a bloody killing spree that's motivated by an evil as old as time.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

SUMMER OF 84 (2018)

Directed By: Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell, Yoann-Karl Whissell (RKSS) 
Written By: Matt Leslie & Stephen J. Smith 
Cinematography By: Jean Philipe Bernier 
Editor: Austin Andrews 
Music By: Le Matos 

Cast: Rich Sommer, Graham Verchere, Judah Lewis, Cory Gruter-Andrew, Caleb Emery, Tiera Skovbye, William McDonald, Susie Castillo, Jason Gray-Stanford, Shauna Johannesen 

 After suspecting that their police officer neighbor is a serial killer, a group of teenage friends spend their summer spying on him and gathering evidence, but as they get closer to discovering the truth, things get dangerous.


Directed By: Todd Strauss-Schulson 
Written By: Joshua John Miller & M.A. Fortin 
Cinematography By: Elie Smolkin 
Editor: Debbie Berman 

Cast: Taissa Farmiga, Malin Akerman, Alia Shawkat, Adam Devine, Alexander Ludwig, Nina Dobrev, Angela Trimbaur, Chloe Bridges, Thomas Middleditch, Torey N. Thompson, Lauren Gros 

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.


Directed By: Robert Zemeckis 
Written By: David Koepp & Martin Donovan 
Cinematography By: Dean Cundey 
Editor: Arthur Schmidt

Cast: Meryl Streep, Goldie Hawn, Bruce Willis, Isabella Rossellini, Michelle Johnson, Alaina Reed Hall, Adam Storke, Fabio, Debra Jo Rupp, Jonathan Silverman, Ian Ogilvy, Mary Ellen Trainor  

When a woman learns of an immortality treatment, she sees it as a way to outdo her long-time rival.