NECRONOMICON: BOOK OF THE DEAD
1993, 96 min, Dir: Christophe Gans, Shûsuke Kaneko, Brian Yuzna

This splatter-rific horror anthology is split into three segments, each based on a work by famed writer H.P. Lovecraft, played here by Jeffrey Combs (RE-ANIMATOR). In “The Drowned,” attempts to use the Necronomicon to revive deceased family members instead produce tentacled monsters. In “The Cold,” a woman’s next-door neighbor is a scientist intent on artificially extending life. In “Whispers,” a pair of Philly police officers tracks a suspect to a warehouse filled with alien creatures. Featuring special effects and makeup by the legendary Tom Savini.


WAXWORK
1988, Lionsgate, 95 min, USA, Dir: Anthony Hickox

A mysterious man invites a group of teens to a special midnight showing of his Waxwork. What they think will be a night of goofy fun turns into terror when one by one they are sucked into the exhibits. Full of murder, mayhem and mischief, WAXWORK is a true melting pot of horror and comedy.


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