Top 5 Horror Comedies

Today I am looking at my favourite horror comedies, this will be a versus post against my friend Lesley and fellow blogger Emma

Lesley’s top 5

5. Freddy vs Jason (2003)l 5

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they’re out to get each other, too.

4. Slither (2006)l 4

A small town is taken over by an alien plague, turning residents into zombies and all forms of mutant monsters.

3. Seed Of Chucky (2004)l 3

Chuck (Brad Dourif) and Tiff (Jennifer Tilly) return, resurrected by their son (Billy Boyd), and hit Hollywood in the fifth film of the CHILD’S PLAY series.

2. Stalled (2013)l 2

A janitor gets trapped in a women’s restroom and encounters an all-out attack by a horde of zombies.

1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)l 1

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

Emma’s Top 5

5. Severance (2006)e 5

During a team-building retreat in the mountains a group of sales representatives are hunted down by crazed killers.

4. Tremors (1990)e 4

Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

3. Shaun of the Dead (2004)l 1

A man decides to turn his moribund life around by winning back his ex-girlfriend, reconciling his relationship with his mother, and dealing with an entire community that has returned from the dead to eat the living.

2. Warm Bodies (2013)e2

After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

1. Creepshow (1982)e 1

Five tales of terror are presented. The first deals with a demented old man returning from the grave to get the Father’s Day cake his murdering daughter never gave him. The second is about a not-too-bright farmer discovering a meteor that turns everything into plant-life. The third is about a vengeful husband burying his wife and her lover up to their necks on the beach. The fourth is about a creature that resides in a crate under the steps of a college. The final story is about an ultra-rich businessman who gets his comeuppance from cockroaches.

My Top 5

5. My Name Is Bruce (2007)5

B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.

4. Frighteners (1996)4

After a tragic car accident that killed his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people but when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.

3. Tucker & Dale versus Evil (2010)3

Tucker & Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids.

2. American Werewolf In London (1981)2

Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.

1. Army Of Darkness (1992)1

A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.

Star Focus – Wes Bentley

mainWes Bentley

Age: 36

Number of Roles: 43

Biggest Films: American Beauty (1999)

Awards: All his awards wins and nominations are for American Beauty

  • BAFTA Actor in a supporting role Nomination
  • Chicago Film Critics Association – Most Promising Actor
  • National Board of Review – Breakthrough Performance
  • Online Film & Television Association – Best Breakthrough Performance
  • Young Hollywood Awards – Best On-screen Chemistry

Debut Role: Julian Fincher – Three Below Zero (1998)3 below zero

Early Career: In 1998 Wes got his first two films, ‘Three Below Zero’ and ‘Beloved’. After these two roles he got his big break.

Television Roles: Wes hasn’t entered into the world of Television yet but is scheduled for American Horror Story Season 4.


American Beauty

Break Out Role: Ricky Fitts – American Beauty. This was his breakout role that got him right on the map in Hollywood, he got nominated for multiple awards for the role in the Oscar winning film.

Career: Following his success Wes went on to make comedy crime caper ‘The White River Kid’, Thomas Hardy novel ‘The Claim’, horror ‘Soul Survivor’ and remake ‘The Four Feathers’. After taking a few years away from film he returned for historical sports drama ‘The Game of Their Lives’ before being cast as the villain in ‘Ghost Rider’. He followed this up with a string of flops but has openly admitted he was taking roles just to pay for his addiction habits.


The Hunger Games

Recent Years: In 2010 he got a supporting role in ‘Jonah Hex’ uncredited role in ‘Underworld: Awakening’ thriller ‘Gone’ and the smash hit ‘The Hunger Games’. He has gone on to try and bring his career back on track by taking supporting roles or low budget films. Only time will tell how far his career can go.

Next Big Role: Interstellar

My Favourite Role: American Beauty

My Least Favourite Role: Soul Survivors

Films I Want to See That I Haven’t Seen: Dolan’s Cadillac, Pioneer

Top 5 Wes Bentley Roles

Wes Bentley has 42 credits to his name according to the IMDB, these range from uncredited film roles, television right up to Oscar winning masterpieces. Wes does choose some different roles to what he could do and he has never seem to quite have cracked the lead role in Hollywood, with his most successful roles being in the supporting roles. Today I am going to look at my favourite roles of his career.

5. Peter Hood – Gone (2012)5

Peter is one of the detectives trying to find the missing girl.

4. Hirokin – Hirokin: The Last Samurai (2012)4

Hirokin is a reluctant samurai who ends up leading a nation of people to freedom. This was one of the stranger roles he plays but it turns out to be quite good.

3. Jack Durrance – The Four Feathers (2002)3

In this remake of the classic Jack is one of the men who went to war while his friend was too scared only to end up in too deep.

2. Seneca Crane – The Hunger Games (2012)2

The host of the Hunger Games, while not everything goes as planned he is left to pay the price for Katniss and Peeta’s rebellion against the system.

1. Ricky Fitts – American Beauty (1999)1

The strange neighbour to the family, who loves to record things in life, with his favourite being a bag blowing in the wind.