Home | Film Reviews (page 28)

Film Reviews

Film Review: Antidote (Viscera) (2013)

Antidote-movie

SYNOPSIS: In a post-apocalyptic plague-ridden world, a man and woman face unimaginable horrors when he suddenly becomes infected, and the only possible cure slowly drives him mad. REVIEW: Viscera, also known as Antidote, is a 2013 film written and directed by Craig and Pete DiFolco in which two lovers attempt to survive the awkwardly brought about zombie apocalypse after one ...

Read More »

Film Review: Devil’s Tower (2014)

Devils-Tower-2014-movie-Owen-Tooth-(1)

SYNOPSIS: When Sid’s friend goes missing, he and new girl Sarah investigate disappearances in their tower block. Uncovering the secret of a vengeful ghost possessing a horde of zombies, they must fight for their lives – and their souls. REVIEW: Devil’s Tower is an odd film to review. I use the word ‘odd’ not to indicate that it’s a ‘bad’ ...

Read More »

Film Review: House On Haunted Hill (1959)

House On Haunted Hill poster 1

SYNOPSIS: “Eccentric millionaire Fredrick Loren and his fourth wife, Annabelle, have invited five people to the house on Haunted Hill for a ‘Haunted House’ party. Whoever will stay in the house for one night will earn ten thousand dollars each. As the night progresses, all the guests are trapped inside the house with ghosts, murderers, and other terrors.” (courtesy IMDB) ...

Read More »

Film Review: Annabelle (2014)

Annabelle-2014-horror-movie-John-R.-Leonetti-banner

SYNOPSIS: A couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their home is invaded by satanic cultists. REVIEW: Ever since Ananbelle was announced, there hasn’t been a day when someone hasn’t needled me ever so slightly as to its impending arrival. Why you ask? Because it’s no secret that I have an aversion to dolls, ...

Read More »

Film Review: Muirhouse (2012)

Muirhouse-movie-2012-Tanzeal-Rahim-(11)

SYNOPSIS In 2007 author Phillip Muirhouse was left alone in a haunted homestead called ‘Monte Cristo’. He was there making a documentary that was to accompany his latest book. He also broke the rule of all ghost hunters…. Never Be Alone. REVIEW To me, the found footage ghost/possession/supernatural film is the lowest common denominator of horror film making. It uses ...

Read More »

Film Review: Evil Intent (2010)

Evil-Intent-2010-movie-Glenn-Berggoetz-(1)

SYNOPSIS: Stephanie and Kelly are best friends and roommates. Paul is Stephanie’s boyfriend and Kelly’s former boyfriend. The three of them eventually realize they are part of a love triangle that’s filled with love, betrayal, insanity, and murder. REVIEW: Mean Girls + April Fools Day = Evil Intent In a rather bleak interpretation of just how rotten some girls can ...

Read More »

Film Review: Criminally Insane (1975)

Criminally-Insane-1975-movie-Nick-Millard-(2)

SYNOPSIS: An obese woman recently released from an insane asylum kills anyone who attempts to get her to stop eating. REVIEW: Criminally Insane, released in 1975 and directed by Nick Millard, emulates the classically depraved and dementedly entertaining exploitation films of the ‘70s. Darkly comedic to the point of outrage and ludicrous in its twisted scenarios, its title suits it ...

Read More »

Film Review: Black Sheep (2006)

Black-Sheep-2006-movie-Jonathan-King-(7)

SYNOPSIS: An experiment in genetic engineering turns harmless sheep into blood-thirsty killers that terrorize a sprawling New Zealand farm. REVIEW: I love this movie. Seriously…I love this f**king movie. I already own it, and have watched it hundreds of times before being asked to review it. I give this disclaimer – I LOVE THIS MOVIE. A LOT. Ok, now that’s ...

Read More »

Film Review: Session (2011)

Session-2011-movie--Haim-Bouzaglo-(6)

SYNOPSIS: A psychological suspense drama-thriller where a psychologist becomes obsessed with one of his patients. The lines between dreams and reality blend. REVIEW: So I had to start this film twice. The first 15 minutes or so just didn’t really grab my attention the first time through. But once I got past that, this turns into a really intriquing psychological ...

Read More »

Film Review: The Device (2014)

The-Device-2014-movie-Jeremy-Berg-(4)

SYNOPSIS: Two sisters go to a family cabin in the woods to spread the ashes of their deceased mother and find a mysterious orb in the woods. What happens next is most disturbing than anything they could imagine. REVIEW: Written and directed by Jeremy Berg and starring Angela DiMarco, David S. Hogan, and Kate Alden, The Device tells the story ...

Read More »

Film Review: Ghostlight (2013)

Ghostlight-2013-movie-Jeff-Ferrell-(3)

SYNOPSIS: Andrew wins a radio contest to spend one night alone in a haunted theater on the 80th anniversary of the bloody murder/suicide that occurred within its walls. His prize: $50,000. His task: To spend 12 hours alone inside. The catch: The theater has been reportedly haunted ever since the tragedy 80 years ago, and has been plagued by a ...

Read More »

Film Review: Mutantis (2014)

Mutantis-2014-Movie-Kelly-Fitzgerald-(3)

SYNOPSIS: When an unscrupulous scientist drags his stepchildren out into the forest to use them as bait in the hopes of luring out a big foot, not even the team of hillbillies he hired can contain the horror they find: the horror of Mutantis! Only the adventurer Dr. William Fury may be able to stop the beast, but hope dwindles ...

Read More »

Film Review: The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)

Abominable Phibes poster

SYNOPSIS: “Doctors are being murdered in a bizarre manner: bats, bees, killer frog masks, etc. which represent the ten Biblical plagues. The crimes are orchestrated by a demented organ player with the help of his mute assistant. The detective is stumped until he finds that all of the doctors being killed assisted a Doctor Vesalius on an unsuccessful operation involving ...

Read More »

Film Review: Werewolf Rising (2014)

Werewolf-Rising-2014-Movie-BC-Furtney-(5)

SYNOPSIS: A recovering alcoholic moves back home to the country to get away from it all, unaware that there is a vicious werewolf on the loose. REVIEW: I’ve always loved werewolves and think that they have never quite gotten the love that they deserve in comparison to vampires, zombies, and other horror movie monsters. I’m always excited when a new ...

Read More »