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.

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Night Train to Terror (1985)


WRITERS: Screenplay by Philip Yardin

DIRECTORS: Jay Schlossberg-Cohen, John Carr, Tom McGowan, Greg Tallas, Phillip Marshak

STARRING: John Philip Law as Harry Billings

Charles Moll as Otto/James Hansen

Meredith Haze as Gretta Connors

Faith Clift as Claire Hansen

Robert Bristol as Olivier

Ferdy Maybe as God

Tony Giorgio as Satan

QUICK CUT: A train takes a wrong turn, and two men recount some tales to pass the time.

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Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)


WRITER: Peter Atkins

DIRECTOR: Alan Smithee

STARRING: Bruce Ramsay as Phillip L'Merchant/John Merchant/Dr. Paul Merchant
    Valentina Vargas as Angelique
    Kim Myers as Bobbi Merchant
    Christine Harnos as Rimmer
    Charlotte Chatton as Genevieve L'Merchant
    Paul Perri as Edwards/Skinless Parker
    Mickey Cotrell as Duc de L'Isle
    Louis Mustillo as Sharpe
    Louis Turene as Auguste
    Adam Scott as Jaques
    Pat Skipper as Carducci
    Wren Brown as Parker
    Doug Bradley as Pinhead

QUICK CUT: A space station is stolen, and it's up to a ragtag band of mercenaries to get it back, before its creator can put it to use in his nefarious purpose; creating multiple flashback stories!

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Asylum (1972)


WRITER: Robert Bloch

DIRECTOR: Roy Ward Baker

STARRING: Peter Cushing as Smith
    Britt Ekland as Lucy
    Herbert Lom as Byron
    Patrick Magee as Dr. Rutherford
    Barry Morse as Bruno
    Barbara Parkins as Bonnie
    Robert Powell as Dr. Martin
    Charlotte Rampling as Barbara
    Sylvia Sims as Ruth
    Richard Todd as Walter
    James Villiers as George
    Geoffrey Bayldon as Max
    Ann Firbank as Anna
    Megs Jenkins as Miss Higgins
    John Franklyn-Robbins as Stebbins

QUICK CUT: A young doctor in search of a job comes upon an asylum, and in order to get the job, he must interview the patients!

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From Beyond the Grave (1973)


WRITERS: Screenplay by Robin Clarke and Raymond Christodoulou
    Based on stories by R. Chetwynd-Hayes

DIRECTOR: Kevin Connor

STARRING: Ian Bannen as Christopher Lowe
    Ian Carmichael as Reggie Warren
    Peter Cushing as The Proprietor
    Diana Dors as Mabel Lowe
    Margaret Leighton as Madame Orloff
    Donald Pleasence as Jim Underwood
    Nyree Dawn Porter as Susan Warren
    David Warner as Edward Charlton
    Ian Ogilvy as William Seaton
    Lesley Anne Down as Rosemary Seaton
    Jack Watson as Sir Michael Sinclair
    Angela Pleasence as Emily Underwood
    Wendy Allnut as Pamela
    Tommy Godfrey as Mr. Jeffries
    Ben Howard as Burglar
    John O'Farrell as Stephen Lowe
    Marcel Steiner as The Face

QUICK CUT: At a quiet antiques and knicknacks shop, the old proprietor just tries to sell his wares, while people keep screwing him over.  So his magic items get revenge in the most disproportionate ways possible!

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Dark Dealer (1995)


WRITERS: Screenplay by Tom Alexander and Wynn Winberg

DIRECTOR: Tom Alexander

STARRING: Richard Hull Jr. as Ray
    Kim Frazier as Denise
    Jeff English as Cracker
    Rocky Patterson as Pete
    Vincent Gaskins as Samson Burke
    Gordon Fox as Nickodemus
    Kevin Walker as Phillip Barton
    Deborah Nunez as Anne Taylor
    Mark Fickert as The Dealer

QUICK CUT: Running from a glowing orb of doom leads a guy into a blackjack game from hell, and the ante is his soul!

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Tales That Witness Madness (1973)


WRITER: Original screenplay by Jay Fairbank

DIRECTOR: Freddie Francis

STARRING: Kim Novak as Auriol
    Georgia Brown as Fay
    Joan Collins as Bella
    Jack Hawkins as Nicholas
    Donald Houston as Sam
    Michael Jayston as Brian
    Suzy Kendall as Ann/Beatrice
    Peter McEnery as Timothy
    Michael Petrovitch as Kimo
    Donald Pleasence as Tremayne
    Russell Lewis as Paul
    Leon Lissek as Keoki
    Mary Tamm as Ginny
    Zohra Segal as Malia
    Frank Forsyth as Uncle Albert

QUICK CUT: A doctor shows off his patients to a colleague in a series of vignettes, all tying back together in hopes of not seeming too crazy himself.

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