Shaun vs. The Descent (2005)

descent1Directed by Neil Marshall

Starring Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza and Alex Reid

A group of thrill-seeking women go cave diving only to become lost among the caverns and then hunted by a group of unknown predators (possibly CHUDs) that have evolved to live in the dark. Continue reading

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