Not to be confused with the ’80s slasher Terror Train — but, oh, how I wish it were! — 1952's Terror on a Train finds Glenn Ford (Superman: The Movie's
Pa Kent) as Peter Lyncort, a bomb diffuser whose home life with his
spouse (French actress Anne Vernon) is currently as explosive as his
For several years, I’ve intended to read Matthew G. Lewis' 1796 novel, The Monk. I even bought a snazzy trade-paperback edition with an introduction from Stephen King. Never got around to cracking it open.
Unlike many moviegoers, 17-year-old farm girl Nell Sweetzer (Ashley Bell,The Day) has no memory of the events of The Last Exorcism, a found-footage smash of three years prior. The Last Exorcism Part II
finds her taking steps to build life anew, beginning in a boarding
house for troubled girls, where the deeply devout Nell is exposed to
such heretofore corrupting influences as lipstick and rock music and
YouTube and cotton candy.
Suspense novelist Jeffery Deaver once praised the short-story format,
writing that the minimal time investment on the part of the reader
allows the writer to get away with endings he or she cannot in the long
form. In other words, the writer can be meaner, more devious. He's
absolutely right, and the theory applies wholesale to The ABCs of Death, more or less a horror anthology depicting "26 ways to die."
Don't ask why Ninja III: The Domination
begins with a ninja assault on a municipal golf course. Just be
grateful it does. You also may wonder why its sex scene employs a can of
V8: Don't question it. Just lie back and enjoy it.
t much worse than this one unless they're made as the bottom third of a triple feature for drive-ins in the Philippines.
Elisha Cuthbert stars as a supermodel who is kidnapped, held captive and tortured before she's done in by the villain. But let me sum up this way: stinky, crappy, lame, wretched, putrid ... had enough? Me, too. R