Happy Halloween ghouls and boils. Hope you have a spooktacular time today, whatever it is you’re doing. We, here at The Cinephiliacs, will be watching some of our favourite Halloweenie films. A year ago the team picked our fave Halloween movies and talked about them, this year however we will merely be recommending a movie that we watch at this time of year. We did … Continue reading The Cinephiliacs Team Recommends Some Halloween Flicks!
The DVD packaging promised me a full-on comedy in the style of Shaun of the Dead; a line of marketing that did the movie no favours at all. By sending me in expecting to have my ribs tickled, rather than my heart strings plucked, the distributors ensured that I spent the first half of the movie resenting it for what it is, rather than enjoying … Continue reading Harold’s Going Stiff (2011) Review
On the last day of the White’s family vacation to Disnyworld™, the father of the family, Jim (Roy Abramsohn), finds out that he is losing his job. Electing to keep the news from his family so that they can enjoy their last day at the park, Jim begins to have a series of strange experiences, both real and (presumably) hallucinatory. Along the way we encounter … Continue reading Escape From Tomorrow (2013) Review
8 teenagers take a spring break boat trip, where the local legend of “Flat Dog”, a giant crocodile who supposedly once lived in the areas’ lakes and swamps, may not be as mythical as people assume. Messing with the large eggs the group find, turns out to be a really bad idea… Tobe Hooper is probably the biggest hit-and-miss directors in horror. For every The Texas … Continue reading Crocodile (2000) Review
4 friends, go to stay in a luxury cabin, owned and built by one of their uncles. Before heading to a nearby festival, they decide to use the cabin’s sauna, but the door jams, and the controls are on the outside. With the uncle out for the night, water running low, and the temperature rising, it’s up to the group to find a way to … Continue reading 247°F (2011) Review
On her way home from a club, care-worker Brandy hits a homeless man who stepped out in front of her car. Unable to afford a DUI charge, she panics and flees the scene, with the man still stuck in her wind-shield. After putting the car away in her garage, the man, still in place, wakes up. In too deep to simply call for help, she … Continue reading Stuck (2007) Review
Aka: A Hole in the Desert, MoniKa Written and directed by Steven R. Monroe, whom the DVD cover is quick to point out directed the 2010 I Spit on Your Grave remake, and featuring (at least under the title I purchased) cover art strikingly similar to said remake, you could be forgiven for going in expecting I Spit on Your Rip-off. Thankfully this isn’t the … Continue reading MoniKa: A Wrong Way To Die (2012) Review