In the wake of a "dirty bomb" attack, a New York City neighborhood known as "Slime City" has been evacuated, except for the homeless ("displaced refugees"). Four squatters searching for ... See full summary »
Kealan Patrick Burke,
Recently dumped by his girlfriend for another man, working in a job he hates, things could be better for Peter. One night, while he is alone in his apartment, there is a knock at the door. His life will never be the same again.
Emma Eliza Regan
It's Halloween night at the Bowl-o-Rama where Samantha and her friends are having a party. Everyone's having a great time... until the Chubbies arrive. From the distant planet of Snerd, ... See full summary »
Mike C. Hartman
Patrick L. Dear,
Comedy about a woman suffering from low self esteem who gets breast enhancement surgery, unaware that her surgeon worships H.P. Lovecraft's elder gods, and the surgery is part of a diabolical plot to rule the world.
In the quiet Western New York village of Red Hill, rebellious high school senior Johnny Grissom, nicknamed "Johnny Gruesome" by his classmates, goes on a drunken joyride with his best ... See full summary »
Anthony De La Torre
When inbred brothers unknowingly mix the new party drug into their moon shine, they're transformed into blood thirsty cannibals with an insatiable appetite for human flesh. Terror ensues ... See full summary »
Mike C. Hartman,
Frank J. Levanduski
Camden (Robert C. Sabin), who suffers from agoraphobia (the fear of open spaces), takes in Randy (Tommy Sweeney), who suffers from claustrophobia, as a roommate. Unfortunately, Randy turns ... See full summary »
A young man (Tommy Sweeney) who's depressed about his failed suicide attempt, winds up going to a friends party anyway. Although his friends seem insensitive about his plight, he meets a ... See full summary »
Andrew Lee Barrett
As a boy, Andy is terrorized by a monster under his bed. Decades later, psychiatrists have convinced Drew (Michael O'Hear) that his childhood trauma is a figment of his imagination - until he returns home to confront his darkest fears. As the people in his life begin to disappear, Drew suspects the creature is hellbent on his destruction. Written by
Drew grew up as a boy frightened by a monster living under his bed. Now an adult, Drew (a solid and likable performance by Michael O'Hear) returns to his childhood home to confront his fear only to discover that said fear may not be completely unfounded after all.
Directors O'Hear and Gregory Lamberson keep the enjoyable story moving along at a snappy pace, do an adept job of crafting a fun spooky ooga-booga atmosphere, ground the premise in a believable everyday small town reality, take time to develop the well-drawn characters, and top everything off with wickedly amusing moments of dark humor. Lamberson's smart script puts a fresh adult spin on that hoary old childhood chestnut about that scary monstrous thing hiding under your bed. Moreover, it's refreshing to see a fright feature of current vintage in which the protagonist is a troubled middle-aged guy. This movie further benefits from sound acting from the capable cast: Debbie Rochon as sympathetic old flame Michele, John Renna as jerky cop Carl, Paul McGinnis as rowdy buddy Tom, and Kathy Murphy as Drew's sweet sister Rebecca. "Basket Case" star Kevin Van Hentenryck has a funny bit as Drew's abusive dad. Kudos are also in order for Lamberson's sharp cinematography and the moody score by the Sealcats. A neat little flick.
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