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  • The Purge: Anarchy

    The Purge: Anarchy

    ★★★

    This follow-up to the 2013 dystopian home invasion horror film picks up from the original by showing the events of the nationwide murder fest as it unfolds in Los Angeles. A small group of people finds themselves being hunted by random groups of murderous gangs who are taking advantage of the 12-hour penalty-free murder spree. The Purge: Anarchy was an improvement on the first film that was set primarily in a single house and had characters that were not as…

  • Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire

    Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire

    ★★★

    Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire does not sway away from the found footage format of the first two films as a group of people is hired to renovate the Abaddon Hotel. A live interactive show called Insomnia is being presented with actors performing Faust as guests watch and explore the hotel. The project is funded by an entrepreneur named Russell Wynn (Gabriel Chytry) who convinces the cast and crew to sign on for the promise of money. Russell…

  • The Wrath

    The Wrath

    ★★★

    An orphan woman of common birth is arranged to be married to the last living son of a noble Korean family. Her role in the family may not matter much when she faces the stern Madam of the house and learns that the family has a deadly curse.

  • Amityville: The Awakening

    Amityville: The Awakening

    ★★½

    A teenager and her family move into the infamous Long Island home in Amityville unaware of the history but soon learns that her mother's reasons for moving her coma-ridden brother to that location may not be what she claims. In a series that has nearly 20 movies, Amityville: The Awakening sets the events in the real world where the film exist but that the house has been abandoned. Compared to the mostly forgettable sequels this version is better than the remakes and has a decent cast of known actors.

  • Stir of Echoes

    Stir of Echoes

    ★★★½

    After being hypnotized by his sister in law, a family man encounters strange visions related to a young woman who disappeared the year before. Stir of Echoes is based on a novel by Ricard Matheson and stars Kevin Bacon as the husband who is obsessed with finding answers to the strange visions he is facing. Released the same year as The Blair Witch Project and The Sixth Sense, Stir of Echoes found itself overshadowed by these horror films, yet the performance by Bacon gave viewers who did watch it a great experience.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★★

    The 2019 version of Pet Sematary deals with some intense family issues including losing a beloved member of the family and the guilt it may bring to the survivors. Whereas the first film relied on straight up scares, this version is more psychological exploring the evil forces within the forest manifesting the pain and suffering of the wife and husband as events from their past and present force them to confront their anxieties. As both films leave out some details…

  • Def-Con 4

    Def-Con 4

    Starts out as a cool sci-fi thriller but after 10 minutes it becomes a wannabe Mad Max/Road Warrior without the cool cars, Lord Humungus or anything resembling what is seen in the wicked cool poster.

  • Nightmare

    Nightmare

    ★★★

    A disturbed mental patient escapes his facility and searches for his ex-wife and kids with the intention to kill them all.

  • Grotesque

    Grotesque

    ★★

    A vicious gang of punk rockers targets a family in a remote wooded cabin looking for money only to find some other hidden surprises.

  • Madman

    Madman

    ★★½

    A campfire prank summons a psycho killer who then stalks a summer camp on its last weekend of operation. Madman was inspired by the Cropsey legend and had to undergo some changes to avoid similarities with another film called The Burning that was released that year.

  • Castle Freak

    Castle Freak

    ★★★

    A dysfunctional American family of three travel to Italy after the husband learns he is the heir to an old castle. Little do they realize that hidden away is a secret that will prove quite deadly.

  • The House of Seven Corpses

    The House of Seven Corpses

    ★★½

    A movie crew using an old house for a film location discover some mysterious books that when read aloud may unleash a terror that has already killed seven people.