Film Review: The Clown Murders (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of annoying friends play a prank on one of their equally unlikable pals by all dressing up like clowns and kidnapping his wife on Halloween. The joke’s soon on them though as old wounds within the group resurface and the harmless prank spirals out of control. To make matters worse a stranger in a clown costume eventually starts stalking the group, and it’s obvious that he isn’t playing around. Will any of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rituals (1977)

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SYNOPSIS: Five doctors on a wilderness outing are stalked by disfigured, crazed killers. REVIEW: It would be fair to say I hadn’t heard of Peter Carter’s Rituals before, either in this form or by its other name The Creeper. Now I have seen it I am a little embarrassed as this film is a crucial piece in the history of the genre and has influenced directly or indirectly much of the horror franchises being produced … Continue reading

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Film Review: Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts due to a freak accident one year earlier. We soon learn the truth behind her accident and what is going on… REVIEW: “Virginia I’ve got a knife…Virginia don’t … Continue reading

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Film Review: Behind the Wall (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry fails to convince the town council to veto the project. He also invited, sneakily, Katelyn Parks, who was foster-raised out of state after her father Christopher was locked-up for her mother’s murder there. Once the basement is broken open, new bloodshed starts, and the horrible truth about … Continue reading

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