Category: slasher

Shaun vs. Terror Train (1980)

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Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Ben Johnson and Derek MacKinnon

It’s New Year’s Eve and the last big party for a college fraternity that decides to go out with a bang with a shindig on a train.  Unfortunately there’s a killer on the train who wants to take out those responsible for a cruel prank gone wrong three years earlier.

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Shaun vs. The Last Horror Film (1982)

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Directed by David Winters

Starring Joe Spinell and Caroline Munro

Taxi driver Vinny Durand (Spinell) is so obsessed with horror actress Jana Bates (Munro) that he follows her to the Cannes Film Festival to convince her to star in his first movie.  Turned away at every opportunity, he loses his slight grip on reality and hacks his way through any agents, producers and judges that get in his way. Continue reading “Shaun vs. The Last Horror Film (1982)”

Shaun vs. Jeepers Creepers (2001)

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Directed by Victor Salva

Starring Justin Long, Gina Philips, Patricia Belcher and Jonathan Breck

Two college students taking the scenic route home for Spring Break are attacked by an unknown assailant in an old truck.  They initially get away but curiosity gets the better of them and now they have a man-eating creature that will stop at nothing to have them over for supper. Continue reading “Shaun vs. Jeepers Creepers (2001)”

Shaun vs. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)

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Directed by Jim Gillespie

Starring Jennifer Love-Hewitt, Freddie Prinze, Jr, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Ryan Philippe

After a night of partying it up and drinking maybe a little too much, a quartet of best friends wind up slamming their car into a pedestrian and are so overcome with grief they dump the body in the water and make pact to never talk about it again.  NEVER TALK ABOUT IT AGAIN.  Flash forward one year and someone definitely wants to talk about it.  With their hook. Continue reading “Shaun vs. I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)”

Shaun vs. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

phibesThe first part of my alphabet of horror.  Throughout October I’ll try to review a horror movie whose title starts from A-Z.  For the first movie, we go back to 1971 with a unique revenge tale called The Abominable Dr. Phibes.  Vince Prince stars as a disfigured genius who believes a team of doctors failed to save his wife’s life and holds each one responsible for her death.  He concocts a series of revenge pieces based on the biblical ten plagues of Egypt in order to gain retribution for the loss of his true love.  It shows its age a lot but still stands as an interesting piece of cinema, from the production design to the unique set of murders and even Price’s delightful performance, the film entertains. Continue reading “Shaun vs. The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)”

Shaun vs. Leprechaun (Part 2)

lep2For the six of you who enjoyed the last one, here’s part two of my coverage of the Leprechaun series before getting into the recently released reboot, Leprechaun: Origins.  Click below to see just how crazy the series becomes as the filmmakers come up with new places to drop the Leprechaun.  There was a brief trend of putting horror characters in outer space…Jason was up there, Pinhead was up there, why not a Leprechaun?  But then he makes his way back to Earth in back to back films taking place in urban ghettos getting his freak on with plenty of weed smoking, rap music and hoes.  You wouldn’t think there’d be this much mileage in a killer leprechaun franchise, but here we are with parts 4-6!

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Shaun vs. Leprechaun (Part 1)

leprechaun1To celebrate the release of the reboot of the Leprechaun franchise, here’s the first part of the original series starring Warwick Davis as an evil little leprechaun who goes to great lengths to protect his gold from those who would be greedy enough to steal it.  He starts off by arriving in North Dakota to scare the hell out of Jennifer Aniston in her film debut. He moves on to Los Angeles to find a bride then winds up in Vegas to party down with the rest of the greedy bastards there. Continue reading “Shaun vs. Leprechaun (Part 1)”

Shaun vs. Bloody Murder (2000)

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Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you one of the worst movies ever!  Does it look like Friday the 13th to you?  The filmmakers sure hope so, cause they practically rip off that series from the hockey mask to the crazy old man who warns everyone.  What it doesn’t rip off are the inventive kills and any sense of dread since it’s mostly bloodless and filmed in the daytime.  Yeah, it sucks. Continue reading “Shaun vs. Bloody Murder (2000)”