STEPHEN KING WEEK: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

After the two Creepshow movies, where can you turn for a modern portmanteau filled with Stephen King stories? How about the cinematic version of the TV show Tales from the Darkside? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9lVoUKk-8Y The success of Creepshow led to thoughts of making it into a TV series. Warned Brothers owned some aspects and Laurel Entertainment, who produced the film… Continue reading STEPHEN KING WEEK: Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)

Predator 2 (1990)

The beauty of Predator is that it starts as a war movie and suddenly becomes a slasher before you even realize it. It subverts the macho tropes of Arnold movies by inserting a killing machine that is tougher, better armed and just plain unstoppable. And that killer? He's just here for sport. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yPdBVUP5Zw So why do… Continue reading Predator 2 (1990)

HOUSE WEEK: Beyond Darkness/La Casa 5(1990)

Who better to take on the La Casa franchise -- films that are not sequels and are not connected to one another -- than the man who made Troll 2, a movie that is not a sequel and is also not about trolls? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwVp-wtIJKU Yep. Claudio Fragasso (Monster Dog, Rats: Night of Terror) is in control of your movie… Continue reading HOUSE WEEK: Beyond Darkness/La Casa 5(1990)