The Gate II: Trespassers (1990)

Hungarian born director Tibor Takacs was the recording engineer behind Toronto punk bands The Viletones and the Cardboard Brains before he became a director. He's probably best known for the 1987 movie The Gate, of course, which leads us to today's film. He also made the pilot movie for the original Sabrina the Teenage Witch, which makes… Continue reading The Gate II: Trespassers (1990)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990)

This entry in the Silent Night, Deadly Night series has nothing to do with any of the others, dropping the killer Santa Caldwell brothers for an entirely new plot. It was directed by Brian Yuzna and written by Yuzna, Woody Keith and Arthur Gorson. In the UK, it's called Bugs, which is a much more descriptive title.… Continue reading Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990)

The Return (1980)

Greydon Clark. We have him to thank for Satan's Cheerleaders, Without Warning, Wacko and many more. Here he brings together Cybil Shepherd and Jan-Michael Vincent as a couple that were taken by aliens as children. Yes, the romance is anything but torrid, but sometimes, we work with what we've got. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwkoCdIyU-U While stopping at a gas… Continue reading The Return (1980)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. Day 18 Only on VHS: Watch something on the true psychotronic format By 1988, underground “college rock” bands began to bubble under the mainstream and… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge: Day 18: Option 3: A Matter of Degrees (1990)

2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 3: Maniac Cop II (1990)

DAY 12. THE FRACAS AND THE FUZZ: Something revolving around cops and criminals. Bill Lustig and Larry Cohen return to tell the next adventure of Maniac Cop Matthew Cordell, who somehow survived being skewered with a pole and a dunk in the rivers of New York City last time. Now, he's got a junked out… Continue reading 2019 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 12 Option 3: Maniac Cop II (1990)

Docteur M (1990)

About the Author: You can read the music and film reviews of R.D Francis on Medium and learn more about his work on Facebook. He also writes for B&S Movies. While not a household name in the U.S, director Claude Chabrol is revered in his homeland—and throughout Europe—alongside other prominent, “mainstream” filmmakers birthed from the… Continue reading Docteur M (1990)