Synopsis: Joan Mitchell (Jan White)is a suburban housewife with all the baggage that goes along with that title. She has a husband, Jack Mitchell (Bill Thunhurst), who is more interested in pursuing his career, she has a daughter, Nikki “Nix” Mitchell (Joedda McClain), who is ready to fly the nest in as noisy a way […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Season of the Witch"
Synopsis: There’s nothing quite like making a new purchase, and when that purchase happens to be your dream jacket well, that’s the best thing of all, right? Not so, in the case of Georges (Jean Dujardin), who comes to discover than acquiring new possessions sometimes means having those new acquisitions possess you in turn. The […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Deerskin"
Although Trista and I were thrilled to be reviewing world cinema’s contributions to horror and suspense in our monthly (or sometimes more often) Alamo Cinema Massacre column for the Cinema Knife Fight site, we were not quite ready for the first offering we were to catch from India. At that point, we were versed in […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Machhli Jal Ki Rani Hai"
Synopsis: Fourteen year old Milo (Eric Ruffin) has some serious issues. His father died when Milo was eight, following a protracted illness he first developed when Milo was six. Milo’s mother later killed herself, and Milo’s brother Lewis (Aaron Clifton Moten) kept him from the funeral. Milo has since developed a rather unhealthy relationship with […]Read more "Movie Mondays: The Transfiguration"
Synopsis: When faced with despair or a quick end, Michael (Jamal Douglas) chooses to force a fistful of pills down his gullet. He wakes up in the hospital, an attempted suicide under observation. Poor man is stuck in a psych ward, shuffling around or sitting on the floor wearing a hospital gown for a good […]Read more "Movie Mondays: The Quiet Room"
Synopsis: A group of Mexican street children find themselves in possession of a phone and pistol from Caco (Ianis Guerrero), one of the ranking members of a cartel responsible for many missing persons in their barrio and therefore hunted. El Shine (Juan Ramon Lopez) is the leader of the group, a burned kid who seethes […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Tigers Are Not Afraid"
Synopsis: The horror stories have gone on to be urban legends. You might know some of them . . . The slit mouthed girl, Hanako of the Toilet, Red Coat, the boy under the bed. Not familiar with those? Well, they are Japanese specials. At least two of which appeared in the delightful anime Haunted […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Sadako Vs. Kayako"