Tag: Terrible Movies

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Happy Monster Monday, kiddies! I have a treat for you today: The Shaft, AKA Down, AKA the preeminent film in the English-language Killer Elevator subgenre. Dutch filmmaker Dick Maas directed it as a remake of his 1983 film De Lift. I haven’t seen the original, but unsurprisingly it is generally regarded as far superior to … Continue reading Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)

Monster Monday: Piñata

Monster Monday: Piñata

Happy Monster Monday! Today I'd like to introduce you to one of Jessica's Laws of Horror: a film's quality is inversely proportional to the number of title changes it undergoes after its theatrical release. I call this the Piñata Principle. When I saw this movie on opening night, it was called Piñata. (Shockingly, my friend and … Continue reading Monster Monday: Piñata