A Scream from the Past – The Fifth Floor (1978)

Today, I thought that I should start a post series about the horror movies that both amazed and scared me senseless, as I grew up and got me hooked to this stunning genre.

The first movie that I remember is, The Fifth Floor from 1978, with Bo Hopkins and Diane Hull in the leads. I recall that it prevented me to sleep, visit the basement or the shed on our backyard, for a very long time.

The plot revolves around a young woman, named Kelly McIntyre (Dianne Hull) who collapses at a bar.

Unaware that Kelly has been poisoned, in an attempt to cover up a murder, her doctor and boyfriend assumes that she’s crazy and admits her to the fifth floor, an asylum with heavily disturb patients and questionable nurturers.

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Clash of the Titans Poster Mania

There’s no doubt in my mind that the epic fantasy adventure, Clash of the Titans, will be something extraordinary, and most possibly the best fantasy / action flick that will cross our eyes this year.

I had my doubt about Liam Neeson as Zeus, but after watching the trailer and the scene where he commands the Kraken to be released, leaved me hungry for more. I’m also curious what Ralph Fiennes will do with his role as Hades, as well.

Of course, there’s more to this flick, than Neeson and Fiennes, which makes me tense with excitement, like Sam Worthington as Perseus and his fight with Medusa, Alexa Davalos as Andromeda, Izabella Miko as Athena, all wrapped up with breathtaking effects and the stop motion techniques.

All that sounds very good to me, don’t you think?

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Do You Want Horror Movies in 4D?

I guess that many of you have probably seen the 3D version of Avatar and perhaps you been amazed by that experience, as well.

Some of you maybe shrugged your shoulders and thought, what’s the big deal.

Maybe that was what they thought over at Korea’s leading cinema chain, as they decided to turn it up a notch and offer Avatar in 4D. Their setup includes over 30 effects, complete with moving chairs, sprinkling water, wind and the smell of explosives, to name a few.

Even though the cost for the 4D version is twice the regular price, the show is fully booked with people who want to experience Avatar, a little more lifelike.

Now, the logical question is, when do we see the first horror movie in 4D and more importantly, do we want to?

Imagine that you sit down in your favorite cinema and suddenly the musty smell of rotting corpses enters your nose. Your seat starts to spin and turn, as a grotesque banjo playing man chasing you, while you feel the breeze from his swinging ax, is licking your neck.

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Case 39 Review

In the horror movie Case 39, directed by Christian Alvart the man behind Pandorum and penned by Ray Wright, we see Renée Zellweger play a role that is far away from the usual feel-good and drama movies that we’re used to seeing her in, which unfortunately, is noticeable in this film.

The story, in Case 39, follows the social worker Emily Jenkins (Zellweger) who, overwhelmed with work, gets another case on her desk, case 39. That case is about a sweet girl named Lillith Sullivan (Jodelle Ferland), whose school has filed a report, where they express their concern about her wellbeing.

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Release Date for Survival of the Dead

Magneto Releasing announced that they will release George Romero’s sixth film in the Dead franchise, Survival of the Dead, as video on demand in April 30 and then it will go up on a limited number of theaters on May 28, all according to Fangoria. The story in Survival of the Dead, is set just … Read more