Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: When filmy spores fall from space and take root in San Francisco, the city is beautifully transformed by spectacular and exotic flowers. But these lovely extraterrestrial blossoms have gruesome plans for their earthly admirers: to slowly clone their bodies and then dispose of the originals! “A first-rate suspense thriller” (Newsday), this sci-fi adventure is a “chilling” (Leonard Maltin), “dazzling” (The New York Times) and “stunning” (Cosmopolitan) thrill ride that will send your pulse rate … Continue reading

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Film Review: Shock Waves (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: Visitors to a remote island discover that a reclusive Nazi commandant has been breeding a group of Zombie soldiers. REVIEW: You may have come across this film’s creepy cover once or twice in your browsing over the years. I’ve had this film on my radar for quite some time hoping it might reveal a hidden gem that got lost in the 70′s. “Shock Waves” has the distinction of being one of the early zombie … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Dead Zone (1983)

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SYNOPSIS: “After awakening from a five-year coma – the result of a serious car accident on his way home from an outing with his girlfriend – high school teacher Johnny Smith finds that he has developed the ability to foretell events. When a nurse is bathing him, he realizes that her house is on fire, endangering her daughter. When his doctor and confidant, Dr. Sam Weizak, touches him he has flashbacks to the trauma Weizak … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sometimes They Come Back (1991)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on stories by horror master Stephen King, this chilling pair of features follows two men beset by vengeful spirits. In Sometimes They Come Back, schoolteacher Jim Norton (Tim Matheson) must confront the literal ghosts of his past. In the sequel, John Porter (Michael Gross) returns home after a long absence and stays to help his town fight a sinister battle. Hilary Swank co-stars. REVIEW: Sometimes They Come Back is a TV mini-series from … Continue reading

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