Hostel (2004) – Film Sips

“Hostel” For more information follow this link. Well, there were a few redeeming qualities in this torture porn flick from Eli Roth.  It has a really good misdirection/bait and switch. The make up and gore are outstanding. (By now you should all know my fondness for well executed gore. Pun intended.)  And the setting was …

Avengers Grimm (2015) – Film Sips

“Avengers Grimm” For more information follow this link. Oh what wonderful silliness! It is exactly what I expected from The Asylum, and starring Caspar Van Dien. Queen Snow White and princesses, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, and Rapunzel, along with Red Riding Hood, are the Avengers, who must fight Rumpelstiltskin and the Big Bad Wolf, after they’ve …

Hysterical Psycho (2009) – Film Sips

“Hysterical Psycho” Follow this link for more information. An indie, low budget, Art House Horror-Comedy. Yep. Worth the watch? Sure. I just wasn’t a fan of the random stylistic jumps. It seemed like Folger was experimenting with direction and photographic styles, in this, his directorial debut, and mashed them all together in one film. Neat, …

The Seasoning House (2012) – Film Sips

“The Seasoning House”  For more information follow this link. This is an intense, violent, and disturbing film about a deaf-mute girl whose parents, along with the rest of her village, are killed and is taken to work as a housekeeper at a brothel.   Sean Pertwee is the villain, militia leader, Goran, in this.  There …

Shark Killer (2015) – Film Sips

“Shark Killer” Follow this link for more information. Not really a “shark movie,” but it is an entertaining action flick.  I really enjoyed the beautiful and talented Erica Cerra, as Jasmine, and the comedic arrogance of Derek Theler’s, as Chase.  They had great chemistry.  It really starts picking up toward the end when Chase and …

Turbo Kid (2015) – Film Sips

“Turbo Kid” For more information follow this link. This Canadian/New Zealand indie film was a lot of fun. Featuring the iconic Michael Ironside, doing what he does best.   A movie that was written and filmed to seem as if it were shot in the 80’s and set in post apocalyptic late 1997. What a …

Shivers Down Your Spine: A Horror Anthology (2015) – Film

“Shivers Down Your Spine: A Horror Anthology” For more information visit their official website or follow Dead Lantern Pictures on Facebook. This micro budget, indie, horror anthology from Nebraska is a great example of what is right in the world of indie cinema.  The folks at Dead Lantern took their time, over 4 years, an …

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014) – Film

“Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead” For more information follow this link.  Or you can follow it on Facebook. During the zombie apocalypse, survivors, Barry and Benny, band together in search of Barry’s sister, Brooke, who has been kidnapped, to fight not only against the undead but also against mysterious gas-mask wearing soldiers.

The Unwanted (2014) – Film

“The Unwanted” Follow this link for more information.  Or visit the Official Website. A young drifter, Carmilla, is seeking information about the mother she never met.  When she arrives in a rural town, she meets Laura, an awkward waitress, and they develop a relationship, of which Laura’s father disapproves.

A Blood Story (2015) – Film

“A Blood Story” For more information follow this link or visit the Official Website. The story is told from the perspective of former model Madison Sheffield (Mindy Robinson), introducing her as recovering from the loss of her career and death of her husband, who, we quickly learn, was a serial killer and gave her the …