Film Review: Halloween (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby sister, Laurie. Anyone who crosses his path is in mortal danger. REVIEW: A remake of the 1978 John Carpenter film was inevitable. As a horror genre, films were being rehashed like … Continue reading

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The Prey (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: U.S. Soldiers in the Middle East become trapped in a cave that is inhabited by a deadly creature

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Film Review: Necessary Evil (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Locked inside Edgewater Psychiatric Institute is a deep, dark secret. Deborah Fielding, budding investigative journalist, holds the key. Nothing can prepare her for the Pandora’s box she’s about to open. Following a trail of eyewitnesses, missing persons, and anonymous tips, Deborah will stop at nothing to uncover the truth, even if it means confronting the demons from her past. Deborah’s journey plunges her into a supernatural spider web of intrigue and corruption leading to … Continue reading

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Trailer For ‘L.A. Slasher’ Promises “Death To Reality TV”

Reality TV – sucks doesn’t it? A once great notion has been driven into the ground and at least one person is sick and tired of stupid people getting famous – that would be the L.A. Slasher. Director Michael Owen has crafted a little tale that goes like this: “Incensed by the tabloid culture which celebrates it, the L.A. Slasher publicly abducts a series of reality TV stars, while the media and general public in … Continue reading

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Film Review: Anaconda (1997)

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SYNOPSIS: A “National Geographic” film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world’s largest – and deadliest – snake. REVIEW: While one glance at the name might invoke the thought of instant cheese, I have to say quite honesty…I enjoy the sh*t out of this film. However, I won’t say that I’m much a big fan of the sequels. Now before we get into … Continue reading

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Film Review: 20 ft. Below: The Darkness Descending (2014)

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SYNOPSIS: Below the streets of New York is a dark and dangerous world hidden in the shadows of abandoned subway tunnels and miles of forgotten infrastructure. When a young documentary filmmaker goes into these tunnels to uncover the unseen stories of the people living below our feet, she finds out that there is more to be afraid of than the dark. A mysterious figure, living beyond the reach of the law, has declared war on … Continue reading

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Check Out BABY MACHETE In This Deleted Scene From MACHETE KILLS

With the Jan. 21st Blu-ray release of MACHETE KILLS oh so close it’s time to start dishing out the goodies to get all of you out of your houses and into the stores to buy this bad boy. So, here is a fun little clip, not used in the theatrical release but found in the Special Features on the upcoming disc:

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Film Review: From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: “Two fugitive brothers at gunpoint get an ex-minister and his two children to take them across the border into Mexico. They drive to a Mexican biker bar to rendezvous with other crooks. While at the bar, a few unusual things happen.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: On the lam from the law, ruthless desperadoes Seth and Richie Gecko (George Clooney and Quentin Tarantino) coerce an ex-preacher (Harvey Keitel) and his kids (Juliette Lewis and Ernest Liu) … Continue reading

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Danny Trejo Battles VOLCANO ZOMBIES

There’s a headline I never thought I’d write. You knew the success of SHARKNDO was going to lead to this, and it has. Allow me to introduce you to VOLCANO ZOMBIES. Yeah, it’s exactly what you think it is. Here’s what the press release reveals: Danny Trejo (MACHETE, MACHETE KILLS) is co-starring in VOLCANO ZOMBIES, a new feature directed by Rene Perez (THE DEAD AND THE DAMNED) and written and produced by Jeff Miller and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Machete Kills (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

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Film Review: Zombie Hunter (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Zombie Hunter‚ÄĚ follows the vengeful HUNTER in his journey through the post-apocalyptic, zombie-infested wasteland. Killing in the name of the family he lost, he teams up with a group of survivors and face the deadly mutations that challenge their survival. REVIEW: I‚Äôm going to say this right from the start ‚Äď this is a movie that should not be taken too seriously. The storyline is predictable. The characters are clich√©s. The dialogue is cheesy … Continue reading

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Red Band Trailer For MACHETE KILLS Is In And It’s Quite The Ride

A new Red Band trailer for MACHETE KILLS has shown up and it is full of all the things that make MACHETE great. Before we let the blood flow, a little refresher course in what the film is all about: n Machete Kills, Danny Trejo returns as ex-Federale agent Machete, who is recruited by the President of the United States for a mission which would be impossible for any mortal man – he must take … Continue reading

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ZOMBIE HUNTER Tracks Into A Video Story Near You In October

Got the info on the upcoming release of ZOMBIE HUNTER for all you walker fans. Check out what the press release reveals: ZOMBIE HUNTER — a straight shot of pure Tequila, V8 muscle, Zombies from hell, sexy gals, ‚Äė80‚Äôs synthesizer soundtrack and Danny Trejo — debuts on Digital, Blu-ray‚ĄĘ and DVD October 8th from Well Go USA Entertainment. In addition to Trejo (Machete, Grindhouse), the ‚Äė80s B-movie-inspired horror/action epic stars Martin Copping (Victory Blvd) in … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Cloth (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A headstrong young man reluctantly joins a religious order that is locked in combat with the forces of darkness. REVIEW: Some impressive visuals and a decent script are undermined by weak acting and a desperately unoriginal story in this lively but unsatisfying tale of priests and demons. In a rehash of one of the most famous sequences from William Friedkin‚Äôs horror classic THE EXORCIST, this film opens with two priests ‚Äď Fathers Connely (a … Continue reading

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New Poster From MACHETE KILLS Features A Killer Set Of TaTa’s

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Robert Rodriguez has got a thing for women with killer body parts. In GRINDHOUSE we had Rose McGowen with her machine gun leg and for MACHETE KILLS we get Sofia Vergara and some high powered….well, see for yourself. Can’t wait to see those babies in action!

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 40

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Welcome to the Monster Movie Podcast. Join us this week for an alphabet of terror, Dan Trejo as a Catholic priest gunning down zombies and the return of the Collector.¬†This is episode 40 recorded February 11, 2013. Thomas returns this week to help Doc review the horror anthology film,¬†The ABCs of Death¬†and the DVD/VOD release of last November’s theatrical release¬†The Collection. The duo also take a brief look at the grindhouse trailer for¬†Zombie Hunter¬†with Danny … Continue reading

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First Official Pic From MACHETE KILLS

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It doesn’t open till this fall but tonight brings us the first official look at MACHETE KILLS which will once again unite the always bad ass Danny Trejo with director Robert Rodrigeuz in what I am sure will be more bloody fun. In the pic below we see Machete doing what he does best (besides killing) as he gets up close and personal with the lovely Amber Heard.

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Film Review: Death Race 3: Inferno (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Convicted cop-killer Carl Lucas, aka Frankenstein, is a superstar driver in the brutal prison yard demolition derby known as Death Race. Only one victory away from winning freedom for himself and his pit crew. REVIEW: According to this film, in a world that is supposed to be our own, the number one spectator sport is called the ‚ÄúDeath Race‚ÄĚ. What pray tell, is a ‚ÄúDeath Race‚ÄĚ ? This ‚Äúsport‚ÄĚ takes place on Terminal Island, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Curse of El Charro (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: In California, Maria has awful nightmares with and visions of her sister that committed suicide one year ago. Her roommate Chris invites Maria to travel with her and her friends Tanya and Rose on vacation to her uncle’s house in Saguaro, Arizona, to relax. When the group arrives in the house, they immediately go to a night-club to have fun and chase some local guys for sex; however, the evil El Charro is seeking … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rise of the Zombies (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a zombie plague escape their island refuge (Alcatraz) when it‚Äôs overrun, risking the outside world to find a scientist who is rumored to have found a cure for the disease. REVIEW: If you‚Äôre going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair…because, according to the Syfy channel‚Äôs original movie, ‚ÄúRise of the Zombies‚ÄĚ, California is overrun with the living dead. The combination of sun and rotting flesh is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bad Ass (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: A Vietnam veteran who becomes a local hero after saving a man from attackers on a city bus decides to take action when his best friend is murdered and the police show little interest in solving the crime. REVIEW: Danny Trejo doing what he does best…kicking ass! While the film keeps to the classic Bronson style premise, it does its best to show a compassionate side to Trejo’s character who has had his share … Continue reading

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