Horror & Thrills

Black Cat (2009)

Black Cat (2009) Cast; Anjuman Shehzadi, Nida Chodhary, Ahmad Butt, Rida Chodhary, Shakeel Raja, Hina, Hanan Director: Saeed Ali Khan Nutshell:  A lurid tale of sex, lies, deception, Viagra, Nymphomaniacs, murder, haunted houses, vengeful spirits, demonic possession, delectable outfits and stunningly vulgar dances.  Wholesome Family Entertainment, Lollywood style.     Saeed Ali Khan, bes...

Dominique (1978)

Dominique (1978) Cast:  Cliff Robertson, Jean Simmons, Jenny Agutter, Simon Ward, Ron Moody, Jack Warner Director: Michael Anderson Nutshell:  Ponderous and convoluted tale of scheming revenge suffers from tedious and uninspired direction and terrible pacing     Dominique’s marriage to stockbroker David Ballard is on the rocks.  He is having severe financial issues and the only way out h...

Hideous Sun Demon, The (1959)

Hideous Sun Demon, The (1959) Cast:   Robert Clarke, Patricia Manning, Nan Peterson, Patrick Whyte Director:  Robert Clarke Nutshell:  Scientist gets zapped by a nasty form of radiation that mutates him into the lizard when exposed to sunlight.     Struck down by a burst of the most virulent radiation, scientist Gilbert McKenna develops an unprecedented and terrible new affliction which ...

Miss Top Ten (2009)

Miss Top Ten (2009) Cast: Sana, Moammar Rana, Asha Alvi, Ahmed Butt, Sajna, Akhtar Shad, Ashraf Rahi Director: Rasheed Dogar Nutshell:   Sugar Daddies, AIDS, Prostitution, Sleaze, Stalkers, Murder and Mayhem.  All in a day’s work for Rasheed Dogar, the Prince of Sleaze.     In the opening scenes, we are introduced to a disgruntled family with the man of the house being treated by his wif...

Return of Dracula, The (1958)

Return of Dracula, The (1958) Cast:  Francis Lederer, Norma Eberhardt, Ray Stricklyn, Virginia Vincent, John Wingraf, Greta Granstedt. Director: Paul Landres Nutshell:  a long lost relative moves in with his American family but are his odd quirks just the artist in him or is there something far more sinister at play?     The Return of Dracula starts with a voiceover about the legend of D...

King Cobra (1981) AKA Jaws of Satan.

King Cobra (1981) AKA Jaws of Satan Cast:  Fritz Weaver, Gretchen Corbett, Jon Korkes, Norman Lloyd, Diana Douglas, Christina Applegate Director: Bob Claver Nutshell: :  A train crash unleashes a horrible slithering Satanic Curse with catastrophic effect.     King Cobra begins with a train rattling along and two inebriated men, one an employee of a rag tag circus are busy playing dice wh...

Chosen Survivors (1974)

Chosen Survivors (1974) Cast: Jackie Cooper, Alex Cord, Richard Jaeckel, Bradford Dillman, Diana Muldaur Director: Sutton Roley Nutshell:  With the human race in peril during nuclear annihilation, a small group of survivors hunker down 1,750 feet below and as tensions rise it soon becomes evident that they are not alone.     Released back in 1974 Chosen Survivors film is a sort of pseudo...

Attack of The Puppet People, The (1958)

Attack of the Puppet People, The (1958) Cast: June Kenney, John Agar, John Hoyt, Michael Mark, Jack Kosslyn. Director: Bert I. Gordon Nutshell:  Dolls Inc is a thriving doll business whose proprietor makes incredibly life like specimens but when another of his secretary’s goes missing, suspicion slowly starts to mount.     American International Pictures, known for their teen-oriented wo...

Giant Claw, The (1957)

Giant Claw, The (1957) Cast:  Fred Morrow, Mara Corday, Edgar Barrier, Morris Ankrum, Robert Shayne. Director: Fred. F Sears Nutshell:  American greatness under threat once again, this time from a Prehistoric Monstrous Buzzard with an appetite for human blood.  Either Earth (America) survives or its all over.     Inspired by the Japanese monster classic Rodan, Columbia set out to create ...

Strait-Jacket (1964)

Strait-Jacket (1964) Director:  William Castle Cast: Joan Crawford, Diane Baker, Leif Erickson, George Kennedy, Lee Majors, Mitchell Cox (Pepsi Board Member). Nutshell: When Castle, Crawford and Scriptwriter Robert Bloch converge!  Murdering Axe Murderer Crawford is released but is she rehabilitated or do the mysterious murders have a telling connection?     “It all started on a hot, sti...

Strangler of the Swamp (1946)

Strangler of the Swamp, The (1946) Starring: Rosemary La Planche, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton, Robert Barrat Director: Frank Wisbar Nutshell: Wronged ferryman returns from the watery dead to exact horrible revenge     The Strangler of the Swamp is a Creepy tale of deceit and murderous revenge is a little similar to last year’s Tim Burton epic Sleepy Hollow in plot if not execution. ...

Roohani Taqat (1991)

Roohani Taqat (1991) Cast: Kiran Kumar, Meethi, Javed Khan, Sriprada Director: Mohan Bhakri Nutshell: Mohan Bhakri’s rather spectacular version of Stan Winston’s Pumpkinhead     Stan Winston’s Pumpkinhead has already provided fertile pilfering ground for Bhayanak Panja but seasoned pilferer Mohan Bhakri had been the first to borrow from the film in 1991 when he concocted his ...

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