28 Weeks Later is being talked about as one of those rare horror sequels that equals and maybe surpasses the original. That’s saying a lot, considering 28 Days Later was directed by the great Danny Boyle. (Trainspotting, Shallow Grave, Sunshine, Millions)
Black Sheep “There are 40 million sheep in New Zealand AND THEY’RE PISSED OFF!” A blood-soaked, violent, grotesque, and very funny movie with an outrageous premise played completely straight. It’s been called “The Violence of the Lambs.”
More zombies, vampires and poor Santa after the jump…
Rise Lucy Liu stars in this slick vampire thriller from writer/director Sebastian Gutierrez. Waking up in a morgue, it dawns on reporter Sadie Blake (Liu) that she’s no longer human and has a rather inconveniently unstoppable desire for blood.
After See if you can find David Cunningham’s “biblical values” in his movie about urban explorers’ adventures “in Moscow’s famed M-2 subway, where the lines between fantasy and reality become blurred.” Soundtrack by the Chemical Brothers.
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane A plain teenage girl transforms into a hottie and gets invited away for a summer weekend with the popular kids. Young lust prevails in an isolated area… until the young things start disappearing one by one.
Night of the Living Dead 3D Poor Barb is having a bad day. She arrives late for her aunt’s burial. Things only get worse. As it turns out, maybe she should have skipped the cemetery entirely that day.
Wrong Turn 2 A creepy inbred mother and father prey on the dumb teenage contestants of a Survivor-like reality series when they get lost in the deserted backwoods. As if reality shows aren’t horrifying enough already.
Don’t Open Till Christmas A brutal, psychotic killer dampens holiday cheer during London’s yuletide season by singling out victims who are dressed as Jolly Old Saint Nick. Ho-ho-ho! (Originally theatrical release 1985, new on DVD.)
Twilight Zone, The Movie In the film adaptation of Rod Serling’s classic sci-fi TV show, four eerie stories are directed by Steven Spielberg, John Landis, Joe Dante and George Miller, who takes on the original TV episode, Terror at 40,000 Feet, in which William Shatner took a flight to remember. John Lithgow plays the role here and it’s the best of the lot. (Original theatrical release 1983; new re-release on DVD.)