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13 Days of Halloween: Day 12 – Ashe Collins on The Last House on the Left (1972)

The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 11 – Chris Ranson on Shocker (1989)

Title: Shocker (1989) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 109 minutes — As I near the end of my Wes Craven theatrical film list, I finally reach a film that I’ve been meaning to check out for a number of years, but never found the time to do so. I didn’t want to see Shocker because of Wes…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 8 – Chris Ranson on Deadly Friend (1986)

Title: Deadly Friend (1986) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 91 minutes — It would seem I had a mad dash weekend of Wes Craven films, and sometimes you just need that in life. Sadly, none of the last few were really worth talking about, and one was a terrible film (The Hills Have Eyes Part II). I…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 4 – Chris Ranson on The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

Title: The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 86 minutes — As I dive into the weird world of Wes Craven, I’ve come to realize that there was a title or two that I just couldn’t remember if I’d seen or not. First up is The Hills Have Eyes Part II. I actually saw…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 3 – Chris Ranson on Invitation to Hell (1984)

Title: Invitation to Hell (1984) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 96 minutes — As the world of Wes Craven continues to unfold around me, I realize that perhaps this isn’t the rabbit hole I was expecting from someone who did so many great things for the horror genre. Invitation to Hell is a 1984 made for TV movie….


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Swamp Thing (1982)

Title: Swamp Thing (1982) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 91 minutes — As I continue my journey into the world of Wes Craven, I’m starting to understand why I missed some of these. Granted, Deadly Blessing, while a slow burn, was entertaining enough for what it was. That said, I ended up grabbing the Swamp Thing Blu-ray from Scream…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Deadly Blessing (1981)

Title: Deadly Blessing (1981) Director: Wes Craven Runtime: 100 minutes — With the recent passing of Wes Craven, I’ve decided to make his filmography, minus the hardcore porn he used to make, my next completion project. I firmly sit at 77% of his filmography viewed, so I don’t have too many to watch. I figure I’ll finish…