Silver Bullet (1985)

Also known as Stephen King's Silver Bullet, this movie is based on his novella Cycle of the Werewolf. It's significantly different from the story though, with characters and their names changed, dates changed, murders happening differently, characters left out entirely, so on and so forth. And Silver Bullet, with its focus on a pair of kids and their uncle, feels … Continue reading Silver Bullet (1985)

The Bronx Executioner (1989)

Another misleading movie poster. There's like one car in this movie, and it doesn't have a roof...or much of anything, really. But that one guy does shoot his gun over his forearm, so I suppose it's only half wrong. The Bronx Executioner is another Italian post-apocalyptic Mad Max/Escape from New York wannabe, only this time … Continue reading The Bronx Executioner (1989)

The House by the Cemetery (1981)

This is the last of Lucio Fulci's Gates of Hell trilogy for me. They're gory flicks, with bad dubs, plots both incomprehensible and lost in translation, and story elements combed directly from classic American horror literature and film ranging from Shelley to Lovecraft, with a bit of Kubrick thrown in for good measure, all wrapped up in … Continue reading The House by the Cemetery (1981)