On this post 4th of July edition of Spoiler Sundays, Nick Iacobucci brings us three new reviews for this week’s releases, as well as two of his classic reviews from his time on Reel Screen Reviews. First up is the horror film based on true events Deliver Us From Evil. Next is the found footage family adventure Earth to Echo. Following that is Melissa McCarthy’s road trip comedy Tammy. Then begins his classic reviews starting with Robert Zimeckis’ time travel classic Back to the Future. Rounding things up, Nick reviews Alfred Hitchcock’s horror masterpiece Psycho.
Deliver Us From Evil
Plot: NY police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rituals of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city.
Cast: Eric Bana, Édgar Ramírez, Olivia Munn, and Joel McHale
Director: Scott Derrickson
Earth to Echo
Plot: After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.
Cast: Teo Halm, Astro, Reese Hartwig, and Kerry O’Malley
Director: Dave Green
Plot: After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother.
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates, and Sandra Oh
Director: Ben Falcone
Back to the Future
Plot: A teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Cast: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Plot: A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles
Director: Alfred Hitchcock