Triskaidekafiles is a love letter to cheesy cinema from the 80s and 90s, with the occasional dip into other eras.  if you're a fan of MST3K, Elvira, Joe Bob Briggs, or just bad horror movies in general, Trisk is the place for you.

Filtering by Tag: aliens

Critters (1986)


WRITERS: Story by Dominic Muir
    Screenplay by Dominic Muir and Stephen Herek

DIRECTOR: Stephen Herek

STARRING: Dee Wallace Stone as Helen Brown
    M. Emmet Walsh as Harv
    Billy Green Bush as Jay Brown
    Scott Grimes as Brad Brown
    Nadine Van Der Velde as April Brown
    Don Opper as Charlie McFadden
    Terrence Mann as Johnny Steele

QUICK CUT: An infestation of an intrusive species leads to problems on a local farm.

Read More

Mutilations (1986)


WRITER: Lawrence Thomas

DIRECTOR: Lawrence Thomas

STARRING: Al Baker as Prof. Jim McFarland
    Katherine Hutson as Ann Bennett
    Shelly Creel as Libby Jones
    Bull Buckner as Buck Jenson
    Harvey Shell as Charley Hill
    John Bliss as Oliver Matson

QUICK CUT: A group of students head on a field trip to learn some local history from farmers, and come back changed.

Read More

Phobe: The Xenophobic Experiments (1995)


WRITER: Story & Screenplay by Erica Benedikty

DIRECTOR: Erica Benedikty

STARRING: John Rubick as Sgt. Gregory Dapp
    Tina Dumoulin as Jennifer
    Lyon Tenbroeck as Rob
    Merv Wrighton as Phobe

QUICK CUT: A new man comes to Toronto in search of an old associate, and along the way he makes some friends and finds some eggs.

Read More

The Galaxy Invader (1985)


WRITER: Don Dohler

DIRECTOR: Don Dohler

STARRING: Richard Ruxton as Joe Montague
    Faye Tilles as Carol Montague
    George Stover as JJ Montague
    Greg Dohler as David Harmon
    Anne Frith as Ethel Montague
    Richard Dyszel as Dr. William Tracy
    Kim Dohler as Annie Montague
    Theresa Harold as Vickie Johnson
    Don Leifert as Frank Custer
    Glenn Barnes as the Alien

QUICK CUT: An alien comes to Earth and befriends the children of a local family, but is soon hunted by the locals because of what he is.

Read More

Beasties (1991)


WRITER: Steven Contreras

DIRECTOR: Steven Contreras

STARRING: Eric C. Bushman as Nelson
    Denise Mora as Laura
    Eric Delabarre as Hammerhead
    Janine Miskulin as Sara

QUICK CUT: Some college kids head off for a night on the town, and end up running afoul of the local gang, when they're not pondering the meaning of time and the universe.

Read More

The Deadly Spawn (1983)


WRITER: Screenplay by Douglas McKeown
    From a Story by Ted A. Bohus, John Dods, and Douglas McKeown

DIRECTOR: Douglas McKeown

STARRING: Charles Hildebrandt as Charles
    Tom De Fracno as Pete
    Richard Lee Porter as Frankie
    Jean Tafler as Ellen
    Karen Tighe as Kathy

QUICK CUT: A strange mass falls from the stars in a rural part of the country, and the locals have to deal with a basement gobbling up everyone.  Oh, and also, there's a vegetarian luncheon.

Read More

Warning from Space (1956)


WRITER: Screenplay by Hideo Oguni

DIRECTOR: Koji Shima

STARRING: Keizo Kawasaki as Toru
    Toyomi Karita as Hikari Aozora/Ginko
    Shozo Nanbu as Dr. Isobe
    Bontaro Miake as Dr. Komura
    Mieko Nagai as Taeko

QUICK CUT: Starfish aliens come to Earth for mysterious reasons, cause a panic in Tokyo, and decide to turn one of their own into a clone of a popular dancer to communicate with scientists with less screaming and terror.  Oh, and also, there's a planet about to crash into us.

Read More