Monthly Archives: November 2016

Child’s Play (1988)

“Hi! I’m Chucky, and I’m your friend to the end!”   Director:  Tom Holland Starring:  Brad Dourif, Catherine Hicks, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent, Dinah Manoff, Tommy Swerdlow, Jack Colvin, Raymond Oliver, Neil Giuntoli, Alan Wilder Screenplay:  Don Mancini, John Lafia, … Continue reading

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Dead Silence (2007)

“In the town where I’m from a ventriloquist dummy is a bad omen. It’s kind of a local legend—and some people believe that the dummy brings death to those around it…”   Director:  James Wan Starring:  Ryan Kwanten, Donnie Wahlberg, … Continue reading

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The Great Gabbo (1929)

“The girl’s quit the act. She left him flat!”  “Well, who’s that he’s talking to now?”  “The dummy!”   Director:  James Cruze Starring:  Eric von Stroheim, Betty Compson, Donald Douglas, Marjorie Kane, John F. Hamilton Screenplay:  Ben Hecht and Hugh … Continue reading

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Puppet Master III: Toulon’s Revenge (1991)

“Herr Toulon has developed a method of animating his puppets without strings. He said they were motorised, but it’s much more than that. I’ve seen them walk; react to sound as if they could hear. It’s as if they were … Continue reading

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Puppet Master II (1991)

“We have only a short time left to distil the fluid. And then—then—think of it! Another half century as Toulon’s miraculous stringless marionettes!”   [aka Puppet Master II: His Unholy Creations] Director:  David Allen Starring:  Elizabeth Maclellan, Collin Bernsen, Steve … Continue reading

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Puppet Master (1989)

“Your husband brought us together several years ago to try and help in his research. He and Frank found evidence that the ancient Egyptians had discovered a secret method of giving life to inanimate figurines—a secret passed on to a … Continue reading

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The Mummy (1932)

“Oh! Amon-Ra – Oh! God of gods! Death is but the doorway to new life— We live today; we shall live again— In many forms shall we return – Oh, mighty one.”   Director:  Karl Freund Starring:  Boris Karloff, Zita … Continue reading

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