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Film Review: Lights Out (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: When Rebecca left home, she thought she left her childhood fears behind. Growing up, she was never really sure of what was and wasn’t real when the lights went out…and now her little brother, Martin, is experiencing the same unexplained and terrifying events that had once tested her sanity and threatened her safety. A frightening entity with a mysterious …

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Film Review: 8MM 2 (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute. REVIEW: Way back in 1999, a movie called 8mm came out – directed by Joel Schumacher (The Lost Boys), written by Andrew Kevin Walker …

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Film Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threa REVIEW: OK YOU SAW THE TITLE, SO I’M GONNA LET A FEW LINES SCROLL BEFORE I START TALKING……. tic tok tik tok tik tok ok times up. Hopefully that bought …

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Film Review: Vampires (1986)

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SYNOPSIS: The students at a private art school are unaware that the school’s headmistress is secretly using a machine to extract the life energy from young girls there. REVIEW: It takes effort for a movie to be completely and utterly forgettable. It has to be bad enough that the audience has no vested interest in what happens, but it can’t …

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Film Review: Terror Night (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends break into the old mansion of a once prominent Hollywood star only to find themselves being killed off by someone wearing the costumes said actor once wore in his movies during his heyday. REVIEW: In case you weren’t aware, there is a ton of controversy surrounding Terror Night (aka Bloody Movie). Apparently it was shot …

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Film Review: Abattoir (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: Julia (Jessica Lowndes), an investigative reporter with the style and confidence of a young Bacall, happens upon a series of gruesome murders tied to real estate mysteries, where entire rooms have been dismantled and pulled from their foundations. The fact that those rooms were the exact settings for heinous tragedies sets Julia and hardboiled cop Grady (Joe Anderson) on …

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Film Review: The Horror of the Dolls (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A corporation plans to develop a residential tower block into luxury city apartments. As the residents galvanise, the corporation sends in someone to ‘shake them up’. The Horror of The Dolls features a strong ensemble cast, inter-twined narratives and an iconic piece of London architecture. The narrative is underpinned by the wealth divide, untouchable high-finance, malleable politicians and the …

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Film Review: Backtrack (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: A troubled psychologist (Adrien Brody) returns to his hometown to uncover the truth behind his strange visions. REVIEW: Repressed memories are a thing, apparently. Some people swear by them the way other people swear by thorough colonics. The mind’s way of cleansing itself, I’m assuming. It sounds reasonable, if you don’t think too deeply about it. And like its …

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Film Review: Bite (2015)

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SYNOPSIS: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she’s able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits. Between her physical transformation and her wedding anxiety, Casey succumbs to her new instincts and …

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Film Review: Lake Eerie (2016)

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SYNOPSIS: A young widow moves into an old house on Lake Erie to recover from the sudden loss of her husband; however, she soon discovers a dark secret and that she is not alone. REVIEW: There are watershed moments in adulthood that solidify how well you’ve done in life. One moment is when you buy a home. There are no …

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Film Review: Hellhole (1985)

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SYNOPSIS: An unlucky woman’s mother is murdered by a scarf-wielding killer named Silk, leaving the woman injured, traumatised and suffering from amnesia. She’s committed to a mental institution, where Silk follows her, looking for the papers he was trying to get from her mother. And Silk’s only the beginning of her problems, since the asylum is run by a mad …

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