Synopsis: Roy Nable (John Ritter) and his wife Helen (Paw Dawber) are a couple of normal folks. Day jobs include selling plumbing (him) and head of sales (her); after work, they like to come home and watch a little TV. Well, Roy likes it a lot more than Helen does. His excessive watching is causing […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Stay Tuned"
Synopsis: When the monster disposal facility on planet Pluton dispatches a mutated beast of insatiable appetites and sends it out into space as an electrical signal, that signal accidentally gets caught by a backyard satellite dish on the backwater planet of Earth (they don’t even have interstellar travel yet! How primitive!). The family who owns […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Terrorvision"
Synopsis: He’s a blood thirsty savage with an appetite for mutilating pretty girls (the looser the perceived morals the better!) and he’s in 1980s New York City, where the theaters offer live sex shows and women dress seductively in search of a little a-c-t-i-o-n. He also quacks like a duck when he goes about his […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: The New York Ripper"
Although they are the coin of the realm in Hollywood and other film industry areas, the screenplay is an odd thing to read. Good ones flow like a solidly written story. Harlan Ellison was the master of the readable script, and his work on the television pilot sequel to A Boy and His Dog is […]Read more "And say goodbye to my wife for me. I’ll say hello to yours.: S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk"
Synopsis: When Shelia Morris (Janet Agren) is called down to the police station, she knows only that it’s about her missing sister Diana (Paola Senatore). Is she in some kind of trouble? Well, maybe. The cops aren’t sure. However, her name has been tied to a man who was running around The City (and the […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Eaten Alive!"
Synopsis: When husband and wife Gerald (Bruce Greenwood) and wife Jessica Burlingame (Carla Gugino) head off to a rural house in Maine for a little alone time, they plan on eating good food, drinking some wine, and exploring some mildly kinky sex in order to rekindle their relationship. The marriage they are sharing has been […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Gerald’s Game"
Synopsis: The year is 1967, and single mom Alice Zander (Elizabeth Reaser) is making a living doing readings for the bereaved people seeking comfort and closure. She assures her two helpful daughters teenaged Lina (Annalise Basso) and nine-or-ten year old Doris (Lulu Wilson) that what they are not charlatans or cheats because they are offering […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Ouija: Origin of Evil"