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: Fairy in a Cage (1977)

Fariy-in-A-Cage-1977-Movie-9

SYNOPSIS:

During World War II, the tyrannical Judge Murayama uses his military power to imprison and torture innocent people. Suspected of helping an anti-government movement, the lovely Namiji Kikushima is captured, along with a local kabuki actor. Helpless and unable to escape, the two are subjected to a grueling series of tortures including rope bondage and physical assault. As the Judge and his evil assistant Kayo revel in their perverse fetishes, a new … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Now You See Me (2013)

Now-you-See-Me

SYNOPSIS:

Four struggling magicians, Atlas, McKinney, Henley Reeves and Jack Wilder, unite to form a super group that takes Las Vegas, the entertainment industry and the nation by storm. They become an overnight sensation when they seemly rob a French bank right in front of a captivated crowd in Nevada and then give all the stolen money to the ecstatic audience. Detective Rhodes is assigned to the case discovering the flashy criminals … Continue reading

2 Comments

Film Review: Anthropophagous 2000 (1999)

Anthropophagous_2000-Movie-2

SYNOPSIS:

A group of friends stumble onto the killing grounds of a cannibalistic loner who then mercilessly stalks down the party, one-by-one. When only a small group remains, they decide to take a stand against the murderer and fight for their lives.

REVIEW:

German director/gorehound Andreas Schnaas is at it again, this time paying homage to a legend in the world of horror and sleaze, Joe D’Amato. With … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Reign of Fire (2002)

Reign-of-Fire-2002-Movie-2

SYNOPSIS:

A brood of fire-breathing dragons emerges from the earth and begins setting fire to everything, establishing dominance over the planet.

REVIEW:

Director Rob Bowman ( The X – Files, Elektra ) brings us “Reign of Fire”,  a post apocalyptic movie about man’s future co-existing with treacherous fire breathing dragons. Yeah, you read right. Dragons. The movie was released in 2002 with a trio of strong actors in … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Come Out and Play (2012)

comeoutandplay-movie-poster

SYNOPSIS:

Beth (Vinessa Shaw) and Francis (Ebon Moss-Bachrach), a young married couple, are on holiday together when they venture to a beautiful, but highly remote, island. Beth is pregnant and the two are hoping to enjoy their last vacation before their baby is born. When they arrive, they notice that while there are plenty of children present, the adults all seem to be missing. Initially attributing this to the after effects of a … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Nameless (1999)

The-Nameless

SYNOPSIS:

A bereaved mother, struggling to come to terms with the murder of her daughter, begins to suspect that a depraved secret cult may have been involved.

REVIEW:

Adapted from Ramsey Capmbell’s 1981 novel, this Spanish thriller is intriguingly plotted but slackly directed by Jaume Balaguero and never really develops the requisite sense of dread or evil.

When this film passed across my desk for review I pondered whether I had already … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Spirit Hunters (2012)

AWP_SpiritHunters

SYNOPSIS:

When spirited cinematographer, Morgan, and his sidekick sound-man, Cricket, head off to a remote ranch in Idaho to film a reality TV show about investigating paranormal activity, the duo find themselves entangled in a mystery involving corruption, murder and – maybe, just maybe – a few ghosts.

REVIEW:

Spirit Hunters (a.k.a. End of the Road on IMDB) has some key ingredients going for it: a charismatic lead, a number of fun cameos, an … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Philadelphia Experiment (2012)

Philadelphia-Experiment-bluray

SYNOPSIS:

In ‘The Philadelphia Experiment’, a secret government research project tries reviving the World War II “Philadelphia Experiment,” which was an attempt to create a cloaking device to render warships invisible. When the experiment succeeds, it brings back the original ship (the Eldridge) that disappeared during the first test in 1943 – which brings death and destruction to the 21st century. It’s up to the sole survivor (Lea) of the first experiment and his … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Fast and Furious 6 (2013)

fastandfurious6_poster

SYNOPSIS:

When Dominic Torreto and Brian O’Conner discover that their fallen partner, Letty Ortiz, may be alive and in the clutches of a thief named Owen Shaw, they reluctantly risk their freedom to join Lucas Hobbs in capturing the fast driving criminal. With family, friends and lives on the line, the Fast and Furious crew reunite, jump back behind the wheel and race to reclaim one of their own.

REVIEW:

Fast and Furious … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Visible Scars (2012)

visible-scars

SYNOPSIS:

Seventeen years ago, Mike Gillis killed a new mother of twin girls and took the babies to a house in the woods, claiming them as his own to appease his wife’s desire for kids. One day a fire in the house causes it to collapse on Mike and the twins. In the present day, Stacy Walker flees to her uncle’s old secluded cabin in those same woods to escape her abusive boyfriend. That … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Psychotica (2006)

Psychotica-2006-Movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

A fanatic medical student has developed a serum that causes extremely realistic visions. When a young woman who is a subject of his, begins taking the serum, she has terrifying visions of her own death.

REVIEW:

A girl wakes up in what looks like one of Dexter’s kill rooms. The walls and floor are wrapped in plastic, she is covered in blood, and her guts have been ripped out … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Mr. Sardonicus (1961)

mr-sardonicus-1961-movie-2

SYNOPSIS:

Sir Robert Cargrave is an eminent surgeon who has developed a new technique for muscle relaxation. He is summoned by his one-time love, Maude, who is now married to Baron Sardonicus. When he arrives, he finds villagers who live in fear. The Baron is strange man, not the least because he covers his face with a mask. Eventually, he tells Sir Robert the story of how he acquired his current affliction – … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: The Torturer (2005)

The-Torturer-2005-Movie-6

SYNOPSIS:

The twenty-four year-old aspirant actress Ginette Cazonni goes to an audition with the underground director Alex Scerba and they have one night stand. Ginette finds one earring identical to the one that belongs to her friend Marzia Foster that has been missing for three days on the stage and keeps it with her. Alex invites Ginette to go to his studio and they go to an isolated house where she meets Alex’s … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Land That Time Forgot (1975)

Land That Time Forgot poster 3

SYNOPSIS:
“After a German U-Boat sinks their ship, several survivors manage to take control of the boat. Bowen Tyler is the son of an American shipbuilder and Captain Bradley an experienced seaman. After several tussles with the German crew, they find themselves on a strange island. There they find a place where several stages of Earth’s evolution co-exist at the same time. As a result several types of humans are found … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Iron Man: Rise of the Technovore (2013)

Iron-Man-Rise-of-Technovore-2013-Movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

Billionaire Tony Stark, in his Iron Man armor, prevents an attack from a mysterious new foe, but innocent bystanders are killed, including his best friend War Machine, Lt. Colonel James Rhodes. Detained for questioning by S.H.I.E.L.D., Iron Man escapes, determined to find the mastermind behind the attack. Pursued by Black Widow and Hawkeye, Iron Man enlists the help of the ruthless vigilante The Punisher. But can the Armored Avenger handle what he … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Exorcist in the 21st Century (2012)

Exorcist-In-21st-Century-2012-documentary-6

SYNOPSIS:

The Exorcist in the 21st Century takes the viewer into the unknown and sinister world of exorcism in the Catholic Church. We meet one of the few exorcists in Europe, the Vatican approved JosĂ© Antonio Fortea. He travels around the world on a mission to enlighten the masses about demonic possession. Constanza, a Colombian woman, is desperately looking for Fr. Forteas help. She claims to have been possessed by demons for nearly … Continue reading

Leave a comment