The Not Quite #1: Wolfen (1981)

Film Title

Wolfen

Synopsis

People are getting ripped to bits in the city. It’s up to Detective Dewey Wilson (Finney) to stop drinking and work out what’s going on.

Director

Michael Wadleigh

Cast

Albert Finney
Diane Venora
Gregory Hines
Edward James Olmos
Tom Noonan

To recommend a flick I usually have to give it seven out of ten. And yet the cinema is so vast there’s plenty of stuff rating 5.5 to 6.9 that’s certainly worth a watch. Guess you can call such movies interesting… almost. Or, er, not quite. For example, they might be built on a fantastic […]

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Film Title

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge

Synopsis

Ezra reviews the gayest horror movie ever. He clearly enjoyed this way too much.

Director

Jack Sholder

Cast

Robert Englund
Mark Patton
Kim Myers
Robert Rusler
Clu Gulager
Hope Lang

Though my previous in-depth takes on movies such as Little Monsters, Beethoven, and Baby’s Day Out have provoked responses ranging from “imaginative,” to “a bit of a stretch,” to “outright pants-shitting lunacy,” there is not a movie buff worth their salt who disagrees that A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge is the […]

Starring Debuts #6: Harvey Stephens in The Omen (1976)

Film Title

The Omen

Synopsis

The Antichrist begins his diaper-clad reign on Earth

Director

Richard Donner

Cast

Gregory Peck
Lee Remick
Billie Whitelaw
David Warner
Harvey Stephens

According to the nursery rhyme, little boys are made of snips, snails and puppy dogs’ tails. However, some parents being driven up the wall by their misbehaving spawn probably believe they’re actually jam-packed with satanic DNA. Take Damien Thorn. There’s just no hope with this kid. Appoint a nice nanny to look after him? She’ll […]

Best Horror Movies About College Students

What can be scarier than watching a horror movie about students being actually a student? Well, today there is no problem with selecting what to watch when you gather with your friends on the weekends or after a hard studying day on campus.  The year of release does not matter at all as it doesn’t […]

Evil Dead 2

Film Title

Evil Dead 2

Synopsis

A continuation of The Evil Dead, where Ash tries to survive in a cabin possessed with evil.

Director

Sam Raimi

Cast

Bruce Campbell
Sarah Berry
Dan Hicks
Kassie Wesley Depaiva
Ted Raimi
Denise Bixler
Richard Domeier

1 hour 24 minutes, R for violence and gore Fair Value of Evil Dead 2: $6.00. It’s one of the classics of 80s horror comedy, not as memorable as it’s sequel, but a live action Warner Brothers cartoon of zombie slapstick. The Bruce Campbell Show: It’s all on the comic chops of the lead, Bruce […]

The Evil Dead (1981)

Film Title

The Evil Dead

Synopsis

5 college kids visit a cabin in the woods. They read the wrong book and release flesh-possessing demons

Director

Sam Raimi

Cast

Bruce Campbell
Ellen Sandweiss
Richard Demanicor
Betsy Baker
Teresa Tilly

I am proud to announce that Ruthless Reviews will be immediately filling a big hole in its massive 3100+ movie review site, and this has been a long time coming. Devon, Ezra and myself will be reviewing one of the greatest franchises in camp horror movie history, the 3 Evil Dead movies by Sam Raimi. […]

Toning Down the Terror: Another look at Stephen King at the Movies

Few authors in the 20th century (or any time, for that matter) have been more frequently adapted for the movies than the favorite son of Maine, Stephen King. This Halloween season, I wanted to offer a look at some (not nearly all) of those movie adaptations and the ways in which certain elements were changed […]

Ruthless Recommendations- Good Horror Films now Available for streaming on Netflix/Amazon/YouTube

Here is your obligatory horror movie recommendations article.

70s Horror Classics- Carrie

The first film to treat the process of puberty as a theme of horror,

Cemetary Man

Donít do it on your husbandís tomb.