Wake Up, Maruja

Wake Up, Maruja 1978

At the turn of the century, Maruja Isable Sevilla y Mira poisons herself when forced to marry a man she does not love. Several decades later, she is reincarnated as a young producer-actress, Nina Concepcion. Nina is hell-bent on filming the legend involving the couple of ill-starred lovers. However, wandering ghosts and possessions by entities in a haunted ancestral home keep Nina's cast busy. Events come to a height when the past collides with the present.

Tales of the Unknown

Tales of the Unknown 1990

Four supernatural horror tales with a surreal and humorous twist to nearly every one. In 'Jack Falls Down', Jack Clayton is an unscrupulous insurance agent who is confronted by Death (aka: the Grim Reaper) with an offer to take the life of a office co-worker, named Leslie, in exchange for his own life. In 'The Big Garage', a newish businessman, knowingly only as 'B' finds himself trapped in a living nightmare when his car breaks down in a small town and he finds himself in more or less a prison of a garage in his frantic quest to search for his car. In 'Living on Video' an average guy named Joe inexplicit ably finds his entire life in front of any video screen that he comes into contact with with his privacy robbed. In 'Warped', Elizabeth is a young woman who arrives to stay with her cousin Voyola and senile aunt after a stay in a mental hospital, only to realize that her relatives are even MORE deranged than she in their attempts to hide a long-hidden family secret.

The Devil’s Box

The Devil’s Box 1984

Unlike most Hong Kong cinema horror stories, which center around ghosts, Devil Box is about a demonic force that brings insanity and horror down on the head of Director Simon. This is the only film Chin Ming Cheung ever wrote or directed and is surprisingly thoughtful and arty. (Sylvia Rorem, actionland.org)

Guys in Ghost's Hand

Guys in Ghost's Hand 1991

The ghost of a murdered (beheaded) woman recruits other creatures of the night to join her crusade against the ancestors of the man who killed her. Mindless, low-budget thrill show with vampires, zombies and ghosts attacking lots of victims. Eventually, the exorcist priests (Kara Hui, Ku Feng) find ways of exterminating the various supernatural entities

The Flying Monster

The Flying Monster 1985

After Dr. Kim is gone missing trying to find dinosaurs traces, the young and pretty reporter Kang Ok-hi is sent by her chief editor to investigate on Dr. Kim's new theory. She disguises as a maid and searches Dr. Kim’s house to steal his thesis. During the day, Dr. Kim investigates about some archeological work nearby the coast and manages to discover dinosaurs footprints. Suddenly, a mysterious giant bird (who looks like a prehistoric bird with a chicken head) appears and some disastrous incidents occur one after another. Dr. Kim believes that the only way to prevent those is by destroying the bird’s eggs. He then starts to search for the eggs as new monsters appear and rampage the nearby cities.

Virginia Creepers: The Horror Host Tradition of the Old Dominion

Virginia Creepers: The Horror Host Tradition of the Old Dominion

Virginia Creepers examines more than 50 years of television horror hosting in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a reflection of a national cultural phenomenon. The film not only documents shows and personalities but also the transformation of local television programming from a breeding ground for homegrown talent and community involvement to its current state as a corporate cookie cutter. It also documents the rise of the internet host, which began with Virginia's Count Gore De Vol.

Santo vs. The Riders of Terror

Santo vs. The Riders of Terror 1970

After a group of violent lepers escapes from a sanitarium, - robbing several farms, residents of the town demand the the sheriff - take action. Meanwhile, a local criminal joins forces with the lepers - to commit even more robberies. As the disfigured madmen keep the - entire town indoors with its reign of terror, the sheriff has no - choice but to call on the only man who can help--legendary wrestling - superhero, Santo!

Sins of Fathers

Sins of Fathers

Tae-Su had wealth and honor. But all that changed when he certifies his friend"s debt. To avoid creditor"s suspicion Tae-Su goes to Busan and meets a girl named Se-Ra who starts a secret relationship with him. As time goes by, Tae-Su decides to go back to home. By the way, he ends up killing his wife, not knowing what to do.

Devil and the Ghostbuster

Devil and the Ghostbuster 1988

Beautiful Wan Wen Zheng plays a ghost bent on revenge. Originally killed while being raped, she gives supernatural fighting powers to a Kung Fu boxerin this rather slow, atmospheric, serious film.

Body Count

Body Count 1986

It's about a serial killer with terminal cancer who leaves numbered cards on his victim's bodies, a girl who falls in love with him, a loser cabbie who becomes the prime suspect, an old asshole police sergeant, and a radio reporter who takes the law into his own hands.

Castle of De Sade

Castle of De Sade 1982

Looking for a field of study in Parapsychology, three students and their professor discover a castle in which they evoke the spirit of Marquis De Sade.

Night Terror

Night Terror 1989

A man is plagued by recurring nightmares, and when he wakes up he finds that the nightmares he just dreamed of keep coming true.

Blade of the Vampire

Blade of the Vampire

When an ancient bloodthirsty Vampire Vandalis descends on Hollywood it isn't long before he is preying on innocent runaways. They are toys in his game, but in a variation on the myth our Vampire is weaker and more vulnerable than his old school brethren. He is met by another vampire, Selia, who he's known for hundreds of years. She has psychic powers and tells him that he's being hunted and that the hunter has discovered a mythical "blade" with the power to cut their blood sucking eternal lives very short. Former Detective Grant has given up small time police work to pursue his quest, destroying the murderous Vampire Vandalis. He discovered the "Blade" and has been chasing Vandalis from city to city wading through the dearth of corpses and fear left in Vandalis' wake. Grant will finally confront Vandalis while trying to protect Alexis, a hard edged runaway. Vandalis has been preying on Alexis' friends using some of them to lure in others...

Revenge of the Corpse

Revenge of the Corpse 1981

A story of a coffin maker who tells a story about a policeman who was murdered by his wife and her lover. Eventually released constable loose of some grave robbers, the constables ghost is out to make the lives of all those involved in his death miserable. (A Shaw Brothers production)