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Fearsome Phones, Possessed by Aliens, Demonic Kitties

Posted in Aliens, Asian Horror, Asian Sci-Fi, Evil, Foreign Horror, Nature Gone Wild, Science Fiction with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 4, 2018 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

Morgan's Mutations

There are one billion kinds of smartphone cases out there, but not one of ‘em is as cool as the handcrafted ones made by freakishly talented artist Morgan Loebel. A dental technician by trade, Loebel hand-sculpts and paints one-of-a-kind horror smartphone cases made out of polymer clay. I don’t know what that is. But I do want one of his cases. (Disclaimer — I don’t own a smartphone, but would still like one of his super awesome cases I can show off in bars to act like a big shot.)

Morgan's Mutations

Calling his creations Morgan’s Mutations (catchy), Loebel has an Etsy site as well as a Facebook and Instagram page so you can keep up with his latest designs (He also does lightswitch plates and lighters.) And hey, he takes requests! Of course you need this. Click HERE and HERE and HERE to go about getting one. (Phone not included, dang it.)

Morgan's Mutations

While you’re waiting in line to get a Morgan’s Mutations original, here are a few horror/sci-fi movies that may or may not feature polymer clay…

Before We Vanish

BEFORE WE VANISH (available now)
“Three aliens travel to Earth on a mission in preparation for a mass invasion. Having taken possession of human bodies, the visitors rob their hosts of the very essence of their being, leaving psychological and spiritual devastation in their wake.”

Switch out the word “alien” with alcohol and you get the same results.

Scorched Earth

SCORCHED EARTH (available now)
“The planet suffered an environmental collapse. The air became dangerous to breathe, the water became toxic, and billions of people died. Generations later mankind has finally re-established a rudimentary society, in which bounty hunters roam the land in search of wanted eco-criminals. Bounty hunter Attica Gage has a chance at the bounty of a lifetime: bringing down the ruthless outlaw, Thomas Jackson. Gage infiltrates Jackson’s gang, and everything is going to plan until she meets a slave girl that reminds her of her dead sister. With her loyalty to only herself now tested, Gage learns that there might be more to life than just survival.”

Eco-criminals? Do they litter instead of rob banks? Do they drop a hot deuce and not use Glade™ afterward? Do they use old car tires in the fireplace to heat the house?  If so, I may be on the bounty hunters’ hit list.

Hell's Kitty

HELL’S KITTY (March 13, 2018)
“Nick, a Hollywood screenwriter, discovers his cat has become murderously possessed, and will stop at nothing to rid him of any women in his life. As his life unravels out of control, Nick must find a way to have his kitty exorcised of the demonic spirit haunting her and creating a body count.”

Odd — usually the owners of cats are the ones possessed. Still, I’ve never seen a pet being exorcised, so might have to buy a few tall boys and a bag of catnip and settle in for this one.

Beyond The Woods

BEYOND THE WOODS (2018)
“Seven friends meet up in the Irish countryside for a secluded weekend getaway but unfortunately for them a fiery sinkhole has opened up in the mountains nearby. It’s burning hot, spewing out sulfur and casting a hellish stench over the local area. Determined to make the most of the weekend, the group decide not to let the noxious atmosphere get to them…but it’s getting worse. Soon the troubling hallucinations begin as an ancient evil starts to take hold. What malevolent force has crawled from the sinkhole and will any of them survive the weekend?”

Sinkhole or stinkhole? I’m thinkin’ those people stumbled across an overflowing outhouse.

Paranormal Boredom

Posted in Evil, Ghosts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 30, 2013 by Drinkin' & Drive-in

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

It’s always a downer filled with bummer when a popular horror movie franchise milks itself dry with too many and/or unnecessary sequels. While I could cite dozens of examples (I’m looking in your direction Friday the 13th), I’m pointing my annoyance gun at Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, the latest in the otherwise profitable Paranormal Activity series, due to underwhelm us on January 3, 2014.

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones

Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones is a spin-off that has no story line relation to its parent movie and cinematic siblings. This garners a big SO WHAT. Yeah, I haven’t seen it, but I took a look at the trailer, which indicates the movie is a made-on-the-cheap handheld camera dizzyfest that trots out the same kind of low-grade ghost effects we’ve seen in all the other PA movies.

The plot: “The film takes place in a Hispanic community in Southern California, where a group of teenagers must deal with a demonic spirit that is becoming increasingly violent. After being ‘marked,’ Jesse is pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him.”

Same movie, different ethnic backdrop. Yawn.

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To further reaffirm The Marked Ones’ cut ’n paste business model, they even went so far as to rip off the symbol from the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows pts. 1 & 2. (2010/2011). The circle within a triangle with a vertical line through it represents the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone and the Cloak of Invisibility, all of which can be found on Craigslist™. The Marked Ones shamelessly parades the same symbol around like a Blair Witch stick figure talisman, which was stolen from Pearl Jam.

Blair Witch / Pearl Jam

I’ll pass on Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones and surf Craigslist™ to find a Cloak of Invisibility that covers my bikini zone.