Hobson's Choice (1954)

Hobson’s Choice (1954)

A cheap, drunken, bombastic widower (Charles Laughton) declares he will not pay the expected marriage settlement for his two younger daughters (Daphne Anderson and a pre-pre-Faulty Towers Prunella Scales) and that his eldest (Brenda de Banzie) is too old to find a husband. That eldest has her own plans: marriage with a lower class bootmaker

Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit (2008)

Monster X Strikes Back: Attack the G8 Summit (2008)

As world leaders meet to discuss—and fail to do anything about—environmental destruction, a spaceship crashes, releasing the giant Guilala on the people of Japan. Realizing this will be great PR, the leaders stick around and come up with one ridiculous (and culturally revealing) scheme after another to defeat the monster. Meanwhile, a cute tabloid reporter

The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues (1955)

The Phantom From 10,000 Leagues (1955)

Peculiar Dr. Ted Stevens (Kent Taylor) and bizarre government agent Bill Grant (Rodney Bell) discover a radiation burnt body on an unusual looking beach. Ted approaches oddball oceanographer Professor King (Michael Whalen) and his attractive daughter who’s the only one who seems human. Meanwhile King’s assistant follows king around and hides in bushes while his

Tarantula (1955)

Tarantula (1955)

When secretive scientist Gerald Deemer’s (Leo G. Carroll) partner turns up dead of an unlikely disease, the local doctor, Matt Hastings (John Agar) gets suspicious. But it is going to be a while before he discovers that a giant Tarantula is now running around the desert, killing cattle and the occasional person. Until then, he

Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

Quentin Collins (David Selby) and his young wife Tracy (Kate Jackson) have just inherited the sprawling gothic estate of Collinwood, complete with weird housekeeper, Carlotta (Grayson Hall). Quentin starts getting strange dreams, seeing things, and begins to stare off into nothing. He just might be the reincarnation of Charles Collins. Years ago Charles’s lover and

Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)

Gamera: Guardian of the Universe (1995)

Lieutenant Yoshinari Yonemori is part of a plutonium transport sea convoy that runs into an atoll. Overwhelmed by the near disaster, he pushes his way onto the insurance investigator’s team that’s trying to determine what happened. Meanwhile, zoologist and all-around science expert Dr. Mayumi Nagamine is pulled in by Police Inspector Osako to investigate deaths

Willard (1971)

Willard (1971)

Neurotic weakling Willard (Bruce Davison) lives with his overbearing mother (Elsa Lanchester) and her equally overbearing friends, and works for sleazy Mr. Martin (Ernest Borgnine) who stole his father’s business. While failing to do his chores, he meets, and slowly bonds with some rats in his backyard. The bond becomes closer and closer, particularly with

The Nun (2018)

The Nun (2018)

A nun commits suicide at an abbey known for evil activities. The Vatican sends mystery-solving Father Burke (Demian Bichir) and clairvoyant Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga) to investigate. The nuns of the abbey are all weird, some paranoid and abrasive and some ghostly and evil. Their only help comes from Frenchie (Jonas Bloquet), a local who

Fährmann Maria (1936)

Fährmann Maria (1936)

The local ferryman meets the personification of death (Peter VoĂź) one night, and dies on his ferry. The town advertizes for a new ferryman, but there are no local takers as the townspeople fear an evil force roams the other side of the river. Maria (Sybille Schmitz) wanders into town, lacking papers, so is a

The Ghost Walks (1934)

The Ghost Walks (1934)

On a dark and stormy night, as is normal in these sorts of pictures, theater producer Herman Wood (Richard Carle) and his secretary Homer Erskine (Johnny Arthur) are being driven by playwright Prescott Ames (John Miljan) to his home when a fallen tree forces them to take refuge in a nearby house, owned by psychologist

The Black Room (1935)

The Black Room (1935)

In a semi-Germanic, semi-British, semi-French Barony somewhere in Europe, the Baroness gives birth to twins, a dark happening as the family prophecy states that the family will end when a younger twin kills the elder in The Black Room (it needs to be pointed out to the rather dim lieutenant that twins don’t pop out

The Old Dark House (1963)

The Old Dark House (1963)

American Tom Poston (Tom Penderel) is asked by his sometimes roommate Casper (Peter Bull) to meet him at his ancestral home. Arriving at the deteriorating mansion, he discovers Casper dead and the house inhabited by Casper’s mother, dotty Agatha Femm (Joyce Grenfell), his twin brother Jasper (also Peter Bull), his uncles, sinister Roderick Femm (Robert