Xavier and Mike are back with reviews for Deadcon (2019) by Caryn Waechter and Scotty Landes starring Lauren Elizabeth, Claudia Sulewski, and Keith Machekanyanga. Scotty Landes wrote Ma from the same year. Deadcon shows us the all about social media influencers.
Also discussed is Night of the Demons (1988) by Kevin Tenney starring Linnea Quigley, Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins, and Amelia Kinkade. Night of the Demons is true campy 80’s horror and a Halloween classic. The film spawned two sequels and a remake.
The horrors and isolation of being a social media influencer run rampant when a collection of YouTube and Instagram stars soon discover there are things scarier than thousands of teenagers armed with phones asking for selfies.
Director: Caryn Waechter
Writer: Scotty Landes
Stars: Lauren Elizabeth, Claudia Sulewski, Keith Machekanyanga
Release Date: 15 June 2019 (USA)
Budget: $100,000 (estimated)
Night of the Demons (1988)
Ten teenagers party at an abandoned funeral parlor on Halloween night. When an evil force awakens, demonic spirits keep them from leaving and turn their gathering into a living Hell.
Director: Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)
Writer: Joe Augustyn
Stars: Linnea Quigley, Cathy Podewell, Alvin Alexis, Hal Havins, Amelia Kinkade
Release Date: 14 October 1988 (USA)
Budget: $1,200,000 (estimated)
Gross USA: $3,109,904
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $3,109,904
Runtime: 90 min