Films Reviews

Welcome to HorrorNews.net's exclusive archive of film reviews. This section is comprised of all our collective movie reviews. While our branding is horror-focused, we believe in also covering a wide range of genre-related features.

Something more specific? Choose from our selections

ASIAN Film Reviews

CAT III Film Reviews

CULT Film Reviews

EXTREME CINEMA Film Reviews

TOKYO GORE Film Reviews

HorrorNews.net reviews films that range from horror, science fiction, cult, action, fantasy, Asian, super hero, to animation. Because we are die hard fans ourselves, we also tend to know what genres like-minded folks will find interesting. All our reviews are sent out, reviewed by real reviewers (most of which work within different facets of the industry) and collected here to give our unbias opinion on them. Simply enough, if the film is crap we'll call it out...if it's brilliant, we'll give credit where credit is due. Come to this section for all our latest film and movie reviews. If you prefer a more isolated category, we also have section exclusive to those.

For a List ONLY view of all Film Reviews

Film Review: The Loved Ones (2009)

The_Loved_Ones_3

SYNOPSIS:

 Brent is already a screwed up kid, he accidently killed his own father in a car crash and he’s a teenager which anyone can tell you is never an easy time. Brent’s problems are about to get a lot worse however with the threat of a school dance looming ever so closer. Brent’s problem however, like most teenage boys, isn’t trying to find a date for the … Continue reading

3 Comments

Film Review: Open Graves (2009)

Open-Graves-2

SYNOPSIS:

In Spain, the American surfer Jason, his best friend and photographer Tomas Escaño and his girlfriend Lisa go shopping in a fair and while the couple is negotiating with a street vendor, Jason visits a dreadful store. Jason has a friction with the handicapped owner Malek and the man in a wheelchair offers an ancient board game called Mamba from the Spanish Inquisition period for free to excuse his behavior. … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Opera (1987)

Opera_1

SYNOPSIS:

When the leading diva of Verdi’s “Macbeth” is run over by a car, her understudy, Betty (Cristina Marsillach), takes over the role. Things go from bad to worse when the madman begins to kill other members of the cast — and forces Betty to watch. The finale in this exercise in baroque horror from the mind of frightmeister Dario Argento stems from an incident in Betty’s childhood that links her … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Pandemic (2009)

Pandemic-movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

A slow-paced, action thriller about a virus that strikes a New Mexico county and the local veterinarian who gets caught in the middle. With a very quick response time to the infected county after a call was made to the Center Of Disease Control, the presence of the U.S. military has the locals thinking conspiracy theory. The vet must pair up with an eccentric rancher who has ideas of his … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Blitzkrieg Escape from Stalag 69 (2008)

Blitzkrieg_-Escape_from_Stalag_69_1

SYNOPSIS:

As pressure mounts to pull the plug on infamous Nazi death camp Stalag 69, a group of female captives, desperate prisoners of war and a distaff Russian soldier team up to outmaneuver their brutal jailers and escape to freedom. In classic grind-house fashion, director Keith J. Crocker’s disturbingly raw exploitation film includes perverse punishments, torture, depraved characters and sexy vixens. Charles Esser plays the sadistic camp commandant.

REVIEW:

“Heil Hitler, … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Orphan (2009)

Orphan_movie_1

SYNOPSIS:

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9-year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be.

REVIEW:

First let me say Orphan is a well done film. Though I still wondered why and how it made it to the theater circuit as a feature film. We are not really being introduced to anything new and much can be being easily described … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Pandorum (2009)

pandorum_movie_image1

SYNOPSIS:

Two crew members are stranded on a spacecraft and quickly – and horrifically – realize they are not alone. Two astronauts awaken in a hyper-sleep chamber aboard a seemingly abandoned spacecraft. It’s pitch black, they are disoriented, and the only sound is a low rumble and creak from the belly of the ship. They can’t remember anything: Who are they? What is their mission? With Lt. Payton staying behind to … Continue reading

2 Comments

Film Review: Nightmares Come at Night (1970)

nightmares_come_at_night1

SYNOPSIS:

Diana Lorys, Collette Jack and Soledad Miranda star in this sexy thriller about two alluring dancers, Cincia and Anne, who embark on an erotically charged partnership. But when Anne starts to have nightmares that feature her as a murderous killer, she begins to lose her grip on reality. Or is reality merely rearing its ugly head in her dreams? She’s determined find out what’s causing this turmoil before something deadly … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Christian Blake (2008)

ChristianBlake2008_1

SYNOPSIS:

A young journalist’s trip to an asylum for the mentally insane yields strange fruit when she speaks with Christian (writer-director Eoin Macken), a darkly disturbed patient who reveals his mysterious past in a shockingly candid interview. Through flashbacks, a twisted story begins to take shape, involving friendship, jealousy and betrayal of the cruelest kind. And the ending? It’s anything but happy.

REVIEW:

I sat down to watch “Christian Blake” no … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Staunton Hill (2009)

Staunton_Hill_2

SYNOPSIS:

When a group of hikers heads into the mountains of Virginia for some weekend R & R, their pleasant trek goes off the rails when they run into the Stauntons, a deranged family who will do anything to get the interlopers off their land. Now the friends are in a desperate fight for their lives in the isolated back country.

REVIEW:

Directed By: G. Cameron Romero
Written By: David … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Incest Death Squad (2009)

Incest-Death-Squad

 

SYNOPSIS:

Aaron works for the local news paper and is sent out to the middle of no where to find a new story for his article. Aaron is told to find something about “dead hookers” since they bring the readers but there aren’t any dead hookers anywhere near Aaron, instead there are a bunch of male tourists who are vanishing only to never be heard from again….looks like Aaron just might … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: NightBreed (1990)

nightbreed_1

SYNOPSIS:

Aaron (Craig Sheffer) is haunted by nightmares of Midian, a mythical underground of monsters. But his therapy involves a serial-killing psychiatrist (David Cronenberg) who pins his own crimes on his patient. When Aaron dies as a result of his doctor’s deception, he enters the underworld and joins the Nightbreed — and then leads the species in a revolution. Clive Barker directs the film, which is based on his novel Cabal.

Continue reading

2 Comments

Film Review: The Shadow Within (2007)

the-shadow-within-1

SYNOPSIS:

A supernatural thriller about Maurice Dumont, a nine year-old who can connect with the dead. Propelled by grief over the death of Maurice’s twin brother Jacques at birth, his mother Marie falls under the influence of Madame Armand, who convinces Marie to force her son to act as a medium to the next world. As Jacques asserts himself through Maurice, he comes to the realization that they both desire the … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Dead And Buried (1981)

Dead & Buried poster 1

SYNOPSIS:

“Potters Bluff, Rhode Island. may seem to be a sleepy little town. At least for the casual visitor and the local sheriff, Daniel Gillis. However, all of a sudden, there are a lot of strange murders where strangers or people passing through are killed by mobs of townspeople. Only Sheriff Gillis has no clue to what’s going on. Fortunately, the town has an excellent undertaker, William G. Dobbs, who is happy … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Demonium (2001)

demonium.jpg

SYNOPSIS:

An elderly man is murdered in his lavish Italian castle. When his friends and family arrive there for the reading of his will, the murderer has plans to continue his gory killing spree.

REVIEW:

Director – Andreas Schnaas
Screenplay – Ted Geoghegan and Sonja Schnaas

German low-budget horror maestro Andreas Schnaas once again serves up a bloody offering in Demonium. There is blood aplenty as bodies are … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Platoon of the Dead (2009)

PlatoonoftheDead_1

SYNOPSIS:

Three soldiers must fight to survive the night in a seemingly abandoned house, when a zombie platoon attacks.

REVIEW:

Directed by: John Bowker
Written by: John Bowker
Starring: Tyler David, Tom Stedham, Chris Keown, Michelle Mahoney, Ariauna Albright

Another adventure into the advent of an impending zombie apocalypse paves the way for director/writer John Bowker’s vision of Platoon of the Dead. A mix of army drama and stereotypical … Continue reading

Leave a comment