The Russian myth of Domovoy is that he’s a household spirit that appears under various names and in various places in your house. Domovoy was also the magician of Ivan the Terrible. In America, we’d call it a poltergeist. The movie is about a Russian writer who went to the ruins of Domovoy’s house and drew evil upon himself. This is a strange art house nightmare. You might think it’s a little too far out there. I loved it.
Warning language and moderate violence and freaky as all get out.
James Earl Jones plays a drunken archaeologist who is given to recite Shakespeare. Then there’s some banter between American tourists. Since the film is set in Greece, Jose Ferrer shows up to prove he can’t speak Greek. The natives, terrified by the sudden death of some of their women folk, do what all Greek natives do in movies – drink, sing, eat, and dance!
Confederate soldiers are after a cache of diamonds, but they find they are being pursued by a mythical hunter. Stars Sondra Locke and Joe Don Baker.
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A glowing meteor lands on the icy plains of Lappland in the north of Sweden, the authorities are alerted of the phenomenon, but all is not as it seems; this is not a normal meteor.
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When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly-hired maid who wants to quit because the butler, played by Bela Lugosi, scares her.
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In her lonely Gothic mansion, whilst stubbornly lending no credence to a carnivorous family curse that wreaks mayhem from slippery seaside shoals to cliffs high above the windswept North Atlantic, enveloped in a full moon’s light over hill and dale on the Welsh moors where great crashing waves toll their lullaby of impending doom, a […]
Five friends travel to a cabin in the woods to find they are falling prey to zombie demons. I remember this one “from the day”. It’s scary as all get out, and “get out” is what you should do when you are beset by zombies. But these guys aren’t that smart. This is Rated R, […]
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