I took a particular liking, as well, to the opening exposition. Grab some popcorn, your favorite six-pack, and enjoy the ride! He gets good performances out of his cast and the fact that they are all very likeable helps add suspense when they are in danger. Their forelimbs are long and tentacle-like, ending in sharp clubs. This film concerns some Utah residents who reopen a silver mine that was closed in 1912 after a mysterious cave-in. This is loads of fun, clearly the type of horror film we just plain and simply do not see enough of any more.
But this recently repackaged Blu-Ray from Olive Films, I think you'll agree, fits the bill quite nicely. Two of the men, along with a girlfriend and her best friend, take up residence in a secluded cabin not far from the site, but soon discover their meanderings have unleashed a horde of otherworldly tentacled creatures that quickly begin stalking and attacking anybody unfortunate enough to be wandering around the intersecting tunnels. Well what did I expect…. It concentrates, first and foremost, on characters somewhat older than the atypical horny teenagers populating much of the other horror fare of the time. And I'm happy to report it still is a fun flick, although 80s nostalgia does play a part. It plays well on the fear of dark abandon mine shafts, and creepy old buildings.
» The Boogens is a good fright flick. It was released on and by Olive Films on August 7, 2012. We get right into things pretty early on when a traveler who just avoided a deer-in-the-road accident spends the night at the house. Now being given the chance to revisit this low budget chiller, it's time to answer the question of whether it's as fun as I remember or has time and nostalgia created a far better memory then it was a movie. He directs with a leisurely pace but, builds some nice suspense and also knows to keep his monsters hidden until the very end.
And it does admittedly possess an impressive number of positive assets that rank it well above the average of what we normally see in this brand of genre film. In any case, she gets dragged from her room into the basement from some unknown entity a Boogen perhaps? When Jessica runs to the other side of the room, the Boogen knocks the door in, you'll notice that the punched out panel is on the other side of the door left vs. With Jessica, is her friend Trish Michaels Rebecca Balding. Appearance Boogens are large green reptilian creatures similar to turtles. When Hollywood came to town: a history of moviemaking in Utah 1st ed.
When one the men is discovered missing, his friends begin a search that leads them to horrifying consequences. When locals probing the shaft end up dead, it is discovered that they were killed by a pack of tentacled, leechlike monsters that reside in the mine. Try to imagine yourself in a deathly silent room, where the only discernible sound is that of your own breathing, and then hearing something so totally out of the blue like that! September 2018 A small construction team of four men work to reopen an abandoned , 100 years after a mysterious massacre forced the military to shut it down. When a construction team reopens a condemned silver mine, they inadvertently release from it a group of man-eating reptilian creatures. A few months later Evil Dead would arrive and crank horror flicks up to 11 and Jason was just getting started on his body count. An older man from the parts, has been keeping an eye of things in the interest of keeping the cave and its occupants from seeing the light of day. This is one of those obscure little films from 1981 that many viewers, over the years, have constantly beat up on because of its silly title.
There is some nice gore but, it is used sparingly and the body count is low. Goofs When Jessica is being attacked in the store room by the Boogen and is holding the door closed with her back against it, the Boogen punches out a lower door panel to grab at her leg. Our creature finally rears it ugly head in act 4 while the last of the bunch standoff against it. The creature itself ends up resembling a snake-esque turtle parasite with eel-like fangs to snatch its prey. Some have referred to this as a cult classic.
Suddenly, the grisly truth is revealed and a young couple is forced to confront the unknown in order to save their lives… and the entire town. Brett Gallman from Oh, the Horror! No mention of anything supernatural, just the ol abandoned mine reporting. Their shells are wrinkled and resemble brains, and their heads have two large black eyes and sharp teeth. It had been out of print and extremely hard to find since its initially short-lived home video release. But, unknown to two college grads Fred McCarren and Jeff Harlan working on the re-opening and their two nubile young ladies Balding and the equally cute, Ann-Marie Martin , the mines were caved in on purpose and unsealing the tunnels unleashes our title creatures and they are quite hungry.
This article needs an improved. . The film also has sentimental importance to me, as it was one of the horror flicks I saw with friends at the legendary Oritani grind house in Hackensack, N. What they don't know is that their excavating has inadvertently freed some reptilian creatures lurking deep within the mine shafts. Roger and his best friend Mark Kinner Fred McCarren have rented a cabin for the week. We kick things off in a small Colorado town with four surveyors, all of them hired to explore a long abandoned silver mine and determine whether it's safe enough to reopen. It was apparently achieved, surprisingly enough, by recording a dog and cat fight, slowing it down, and then playing it back through an audio mixer in reverse.