Terrifier October 2, 2018

Terrifier, from writer-director Damien Leone, features Jenna Kanell as Tara, a young woman enjoying Halloween night with her best friend, Dawn (played here by Catherine Corcoran). But after the girls come across a strange, unsettling clown, they’re unprepared for the circus of horrors he’ll unleash on them and everyone else. I liked it. Part of […]

Friend Request October 1, 2018

Friend Request, from director Simon Verhoeven, features Alycia Debnam-Carey as Laura, an uninteresting college student with no personality, life, or social media presence besides Facebook who befriends a lonely, but friendly classmate. But when Laura ditches her new friend, Marina, to spend her birthday with her “real” friends, Marina’s strange obsession turns from creepy messages on […]

As Above, So Below May 25, 2018

Perdita Weeks stars as Scarlett, a young alchemy scholar in search of the mythical philosopher’s stone, an artifact said to give it’s wielder power that ranges from transmuting lead into gold to even eternal life. And after obtaining a few final clues as to the stone’s location, Scarlett gathers a small group of friends and […]

The Vault April 23, 2018

A slick, easy bank heist quickly sours when four robbers discover their haul is a paltry seventy-thousand dollars. But when a desperate bank employee tips them off to an old vault holding more than six-million dollars, their luck seems too good to be true. Unfortunately for them, it is. Because this bank has a dark, […]

Fortress April 19, 2018

When a teacher and her class of students are kidnapped by a group of masked, shotgun-wielding lunatics, they’ll have to do whatever it takes to make it out alive…in Fortress. CARDBOARD FORTRESS Based on the hit 1980 Australian crime novel of the same, Fortress, from director Arc Nicholson, is a made-for-TV movie from HBO that […]

Battle Royale April 18, 2018

An entire classroom of Japanese middle school students wake to find themselves kidnapped and forced into a twisted game where only the last kid left alive will be sent back home. But this isn’t the work of some mad man. No, this is an official government-sanctioned game of death aimed at controlling the country’s out-of-control […]

Happy Hunting April 16, 2018

Happy Hunting features Martin Dingle Wall as Warren Novak, a criminal on the run stopping over in a remote border town before he hopes to disappear into Mexico forever. But just when it seems he’s left all his troubles behind, the psychotic locals make Warren one of several targets in their twisted annual hunting game. […]

The Belko Experiment April 2, 2018

In an office building located in some remote corner of Columbia, a group of 80 Americans suddenly find themselves under lockdown and presented with a simple task: kill any two of their coworkers, or face the consequences…in The Belko Experiment. SURROGATE FILMMAKING Written by James Gunn and directed by Greg McLean, The Belko Experiment is […]

Mom and Dad January 23, 2018

Mom and Dad features Nicholas Cage and Selma Blair as Brent and Kendall Ryan, a pair of upper middle-class yuppies bored and frustrated with their lives, career paths, and two children–Carly and Josh. But when a mysterious signal is sent out across all radios, televisions, and various digital devices, Brent, Kendall, and every other parent […]

Murder Party October 28, 2017

When a man with nothing better to do accidentally comes across an invitation to a party on Halloween night, he assumes it to be little more than a typical costume party. But once he arrives, he quickly discovers that he’s not a party guest, but instead the would-be subject of a murderous art piece…in Murder […]

Turkey Shoot October 27, 2017

When a new shipment of social undesirables arrive at a rehabilitation camp in the middle of nowhere, none of them are prepared for the harsh realities that this twisted prison has in store for them. But even in their wildest nightmares, none of them counted on being hunted for sport by those who run the […]

Audition October 26, 2017

Audition features Ryo Ishibashi is Shigeharu Aoyama, a widower, who after years of focusing on his career and raising his now-teenage son, is finally ready to get back into the dating game. And he does so by agreeing to become the producer of a new TV and radio program that doubles as the titular audition […]

Pulse (aka Kairo) October 19, 2017

Pulse, from writer-director Kiyoshi Kurosawa, sees the dead rising to haunt and prey on the living. But this isn’t a case of the living dead. These aren’t ghouls literally rising from their grave. No, these are the spirits–the ghosts–of the deceased crossing over into the waking world. And the doorway from the other side? It’s […]

Found Footage 3D October 15, 2017

*31 Nights of Horror (#15) | 2017* On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of the Video Store With No Name, aka The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at the found-footage horror flick about the making of a found-footage horror flick, […]

The House by the Cemetery October 14, 2017

*31 Nights of Horror (#14) | 2017* On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at the third and final entry in Lucio Fulci’s “Gates of Hell” Trilogy, The House by the Cemetery! When the […]

Blood Harvest October 13, 2017

*31 Nights of Horror (#13) | 2017* On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of the Video Store With No Name, aka The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at the uncomfortably bad slasher movie featuring Tiny Tim, Blood Harvest (aka Nightmare). […]

The Beyond October 12, 2017

*31 Nights of Horror (#12) | 2017* On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of the Video Store With No Name, aka The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at Italian horror classic, The Beyond (the second entry in the unofficial “Gates […]

Contamination October 11, 2017

*31 Nights of Horror (#11) | 2017* On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of the Video Store With No Name, aka The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at Italian sci-fi horror flick, Contamination! NOTE: All movies reviewed for “31 Nights […]

Night of the Creeps October 10, 2017

31 Nights of Horror (#10) | 2017 On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at 80s teen comedy turned retro monster movie, Night of the Creeps! NOTE: All movies reviewed for “31 Nights of […]

House October 9, 2017

31 Nights of Horror (#9) | 2017 On this episode of The Nightly Chill: Cinematico Magnifico continues his search for late-night scares beyond the walls of The Last Video Store on Earth. Tonight, we look at underappreciated 80s comedy horror flick, House! NOTE: All movies reviewed for “31 Nights of Horror” are currently available to […]