Film Review: House of Lost Souls (1989)

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SYNOPSIS: A four-part movie series made for Italian television under the umbrella title House of Doom. Legendary Italian horror maestros Umberto Lenzi and Lucio Fulci each contributed two films for the series: Lenzi made HOUSE OF LOST SOULS and HOUSE OF WITCHCRAFT, while Fulci offered HOUSE OF CLOCKS and SWEET HOUSE OF HORRORS. REVIEW: Director: Umberto Lenzi Starring: Joseph Alan Johnson, Stefania Orsola Garello and Matteo Gazzolo There are two questions that need to be … Continue reading

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Film Review: Eaten Alive (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: Sheila follows her sister’s last steps before her disappearance. These take her to a New Guinean jungle, where a white man, reverend Jonas, has erected himself as chief of a Purification sect seeking to bring collective suicide to both a cannibal tribe and his American followers. As Sheila goes deeper into the jungle, she will discover that her fate is as precarious and uncertain as her sister’s. REVIEW: Eaten Alive is one of the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Nightmare City (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside. REVIEW: Director – Umberto Lenzi Starring – Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Maria Rosaria Omaggio From Italian director Umberto Lenzi comes one unique zombie movie. Maybe super zombies is a more accurate term because I’ve never seen zombies like this before. They are … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cannibal Ferox (aka Make them Die Slowly) (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: New York grad student and anthropologist Gloria, her brother Rudy, and their friend Pat, travel to a remote part of the Amazon jungle to find and disapprove the local theory of cannibalism among the local tribes when they run into something far worse: a cruel and sadistic, streetwise drug dealer, named Mike Lawson, and his partner, Joe, hiding out in the jungle from murder and drug-dealing charges in back in New York and whom … Continue reading

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