What did I just watch? Movies beyond the Netflix queue
Sugar Cookies (1973)
When an adult film director murders one of his stars, her former lover hatches an elaborate revenge plan.
Carnival of Souls (1962)
After a terrifying street race accident leaves Mary the only un-drowned passenger, she finds herself entirely unable to reconnect with the world around her — and haunted by apparitions of the dead.
Barbarian takes the gestalt and throws it against the wall to see what sticks.
Ttheater gimmick backfired, but Clue was ultimately funny enough to find its audience.
Are you prepared for a Honeymoon of Terror? (1961)
Frank and Marion abandon their Vegas honeymoon for camping on a deserted island only to discover it’s occupied by a murderer.
X is not just an ode to 1970s slasher movies, but a fantastic Resident Evil movie. (2022)
When an independent film crew rents a cabin in Houston for their location shoot, they quickly run into trouble with their neighbors.
The Vampire Lovers is two Draculas in one! (1970)
Although the source material is from an older vampire novel, the events of The Vampire Lovers will be familiar to horror fans.
In Mystery of the Wax Museum, the exhibits are more real than you imagine. (1933)
When an accomplished sculptor’s life work is destroyed he takes a few short-cuts to build back better.
The Wachowski’s low-budget Bound will make you wish no one had ever given them piles of cash. (1996)
Two lovebirds scheme to steal a huge pile of cash from a small-time mobster they’ve dangerously underestimated.
In Thriller, Tony the pimp learns it’s hard to find good help these days. (1973)
No one wants to work anymore. Not even mute women forced into drug addiction and prostitution.
Devil Story is an optimistic title for this no-budget fever dream. (1986)
A smuggler gets the runaround in Trans-Europ-Express (1966)
A drug mule’s job is complicated by his employers, the police, his sexual obsessions, and the movie’s production team.
Malignant proves you need eyes in the back of your head. (2021)
James Wan frakensteins exploitation genres together with limited success.
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane is a once but once-only watch. (1976)
The ultimate latch-key kid has a unique way of dealing with nosey neighbors.
The Thin Man is pre-code gold (1934)
When Dorothy Wynant’s father goes missing, her only hope is a wise-cracking, heavy-drinking, semi-retired private detective and his socialite spouse.
The Cameraman risks life and limb to impress a girl. (1928)
A street photographer’s ambition is stirred by a beautiful woman and he sets out to become the next great newsreel cameraman.
Why don’t you just give the Leprechaun his gold? (1993)
A leprechaun murders only the incidental characters when his sack of gold goes missing.
Nightmare Sisters (1988)
Serious question here. Who the hell does a seance with a crystal ball?
When the stomach wants what the heart wants, things can get a little messy.