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: Abandoned Mine (2013)

Abandoned-Mine_2013-movie-4

SYNOPSIS:

Five school friends seek adventure on Halloween night in an abandoned, haunted mine, only to find to their horror that the ghostly rumors may be true as they fight for survival.

REVIEW:

Ask me if you heard this one? 5 friends walk into a haunted mine………

Every time I hear mine or cave mentioned in the context of a film premise, I’m quickly reminded of the 80′s film “The … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Hard Rock Zombies (1985)

Hard-Rock-Zombies-1987-movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

A hard rock band travels to the tiny and remote town of Grand Guignol to perform. Peopled by hicks, rubes, werewolves, murderous dwarves, sex perverts, and Hitler, the town is a strange place but that doesn’t stop the band’s lead singer from falling in love with a local girl named Cassie. After Nazi sex perverts kill the band to satisfy their lusts, Cassie calls the rockers back from the grave to save … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)

A_virgin_among_the_living_dead_1973-movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

After losing her mother at an early age and being raised at a boarding school, Cristina Reiner is notified of her father’s death and summoned to Monserrat Mansion for the reading of his will. Other members of her strange, accursed family are found there awaiting the imminent demise of Cristina’s ailing stepmother, whom she has never met. When Death finally visits the castle in the person of an elegantly attired Queen of … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: A Chance in Hell (short film) (2011)

A-chance-in-Hell-short-film-2

SYNOPSIS:

A Chance in Hell is set in the winter of 1944 in Nazi-occupied Germany. US soldiers stumble upon a secret Nazi facility that has been overrun by creatures that were

REVIEW:

The Americans never cease to enjoy using the Nazis as a backdrop for all manner of evil doings in their movies, and the short film A Chance in Hell is certainly no exception. The story revolves around a scientific experiment … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Paranoia (1998)

Paranoia-1998-Movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

Years after seeing her entire family brutally murdered in front of her Jana leans that the psychopath responsible is getting out of prison. Of course he sets his sights on her as soon as he is released and makes it his mission to finish what he started decades earlier by killing her as well.

REVIEW:

Every once in a while I like to take a break from the hardcore horror films … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Alien Resurrection (1997)

SYNOPSIS:
“It is two hundred years since Ellen Ripley died on Fiorina 161. Ripley’s former employers, the Weyland-Yutani company has dissolved and now the United Systems Military has assumed the task of breeding and harnessing the deadly aliens. With blood samples taken from her previous life, scientists clone a new Ripley in order to extract the queen alien inside of her. The new Ripley, known as number 8, acquires physical and emotional traits … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Mara (2012)

Mara-movie-2012

SYNOPSIS:

In the dark woods of Sweden, five young people are all alone in an old isolated summer cottage. What should have been a nice relaxing weekend soon becomes a living nightmare, as the party is haunted by something evil from the past.

REVIEW:

Mara is a little Swedish film that can really play on your psychosis, trying to make you decipher what’s real or what’s just in the main character’s nightmares. At … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Byzantium (2012)

byzantium-2012-movie-film-7

SYNOPSIS:

Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Fantastic Four (1994)

The-Fantastic-Four-1994-movie-6

SYNOPSIS:

In this Marvel Comic adaption, four astronauts get bombarded with cosmic rays when an accident occurs. The four of them acquire special powers, and decide to form a superhero group called the Fantastic Four. They then fight their arch-enemy Dr. Doom

REVIEW:

Produced under the wing of B-movie maven Roger Corman, 1994′s “The Fantastic Four” attempt would fulfill the realization of seeing the team come to life for the first time in this … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Starman (1984)

SYNOPSIS:
“Having accepted an invitation to visit Earth (sent in the one of the Voyager space probes in the 1970s) an alien receives a rude reception when his ship is fired upon and disabled. He has only three days to get to the giant crater near Winslow, Arizona where he will be rescued or else he will die. Taking human form, he seeks the assistance of the recently widowed Jenny Hayden. Initially terrified, … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Killing Season (2013)

Killing-Season-2013-Movie-Image-2

SYNOPSIS:

Each Benjamin Ford, an American Colonel and Emil Kovac, a Serbian soldier is haunted with memories of the Bosnian war. Several years later an inability to cope with the terror brings the two sworn adversaries together for one epic final showdown.

REVIEW:

Directed By: Mark Steven Johnson
Starring: Robert DeNiro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia

I’ll be the first to go out on a limb and state that I think Killing Season … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Bad Milo (2013)

Bad-Milo-2013-Movie-poster

SYNOPSIS:

A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.

Leave a comment

Film Review: Gallowwalkers (2012)

gallowwalkers-2012-Movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

A cursed gunman (Snipes) whose victims come back from the dead recruits a young warrior to help in the fight against a gang of zombies.

REVIEW:

It’s difficult to know where to begin with writing a review of the film Gallowwalkers, mainly because there are so many problems with it. It would probably be easier for me to point out the parts which didn’t suck! Wait…there weren’t any. Therefore, this has become … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: 5 Souls (2011)

5-souls-2011-Brett-Donowho-2

SYNOPSIS:

When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life’s misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and begins collecting the fifth and final soul, he learns that his pact may have eternally horrifying consequences

Leave a comment

Film Review: X2 (2003)

x2-x-men-united-2003-movie-6

SYNOPSIS:

The X-Men band together to find a mutant assassin who has made an attempt on the President’s life, while the Mutant Academy is attacked by military forces.

REVIEW:

Coming off the highly successful debut X-men release (I actually paid to see it in the theatres 3X), arrives this worthy and rather visually exiting follow up X2. You might even say a franchise knows it will draw in crowds when it can minimize … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Evidence (2013)

Evidence-2013-Movie-3

SYNOPSIS:

A detective hunts down a killer using video footage shot by the victims of a massacre at an abandoned gas station.

REVIEW:

I actually thought that the premise for Evidence, although entirely farcical given that if you were running for your life you would not make the decision to film your terrified struggles, was an interesting one which had potential to make a great film. For this reason, I did want to … Continue reading

Leave a comment