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: Wyke Wreake (2013)

Wyke-Wreake_Poster


SYNOPSIS:

Concerned about her sister Kate’s safety and sanity after the loss of her child, Bec and her boyfriend enter her sister’s house and find themselves trapped in her personal Hell. They discover her locked in a room performing sĂ©ances reaching out to a mysterious “visitor” through a Ouija board. Unable to escape his grasp, the spirit draws them deeper into his dark, disturbing world of madness that involves Wyke … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1916)

20,000 Leagues DVD 1

SYNOPSIS:
“Captain Nemo has built a fantastic submarine for his mission of revenge. He has traveled over 20,000 leagues in search of Charles Denver, the man who caused the death of Princess Daaker. Seeing what he had done, Denver took the daughter to his yacht and sailed away. He abandoned her and a sailor on a mysterious island and has come back after all these years to see if she is … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Coffin Baby (2013)

Coffin-Baby-2013-Movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

A serial killer kidnaps a young woman and forces her to witness his crimes.

REVIEW:

A gruelling bloodbath, COFFIN BABY has some interesting ideas but they are swamped by a tidal wave of sadism, brutality and gore. On top of that there are numerous signs of a troubled production leading to a jumbled mess of a story.

In Hollywood, California a young woman is brutally murdered in her apartment by … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Repo Man (1984)

Repo Man poster

SYNOPSIS:

“Frustrated punk rocker Otto quits his supermarket job after slugging a co-worker, and is later dumped by his girlfriend at a party. Wandering the streets in frustration, he is recruited in the repossession of a car by a repo agent. After discovering his parents have donated his college fund to a televangelist, he joins the repossession agency (Helping Hand Acceptance Corporation) as an apprentice ‘repo man’. During his training, he is … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959)

Plan 9 From Outer Space poster 1

SYNOPSIS:

“In California, an old man (Bela Lugosi) grieves the loss of his wife (Vampira) and on the next day he also dies. However, the space soldier Eros and her mate Tanna use an electric device to resurrect them both and the strong Inspector Clay (Tor Johnson) that was murdered by the couple. Their intention is not to conquest Earth but to stop mankind from developing the powerful bomb ‘Solarbonite’ that would … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: High Treason (1929)

High Treason poster 1

SYNOPSIS:

“1940: pacifist ideals are threatened when the ‘United States of Europe’ comes into conflict with the ‘Empire of the Atlantic States’. In the film the prohibition era in America continues and the tension is initially caused by bootleggers crossing the borders between territories. One such incident leads to a shoot-out between border guards in which both sides suffer casualties. War looks likely, but the pacifist Peace League intervenes. Meanwhile, we learn … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)

Blood-Feast-2-All-U-Can-Eat-2002-Movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

A cannibalistic caterer prepares a grand feast for the Egyptian goddess who has him under her control. No pork pies or scotch eggs for goddess Ishtar though – only the finest young women will do, chopped up to bits and dressed up as party food. Tasty.

REVIEW:

“I’ve always compared Blood Feast to a Walt Whitman poem,” Herschell Gordon Lewis once said of his infamous gore movie. “It was no good, but … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: The Housekeeper (1986)

The-Housekeeper-1986-Movie-1

SYNOPSIS:

An English woman, psychotic and sexually repressed, murders her sadistic father, then moves to America. She soon secures a job as a maid for a wealthy family. Soon her severe psychosis and her attempts to keep her sexuality from asserting itself combine to cause trouble for all concerned

REVIEW:

It’s just as dangerous having a live-in maid as it is being one. Coming into a new household, you never know how your … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: 13 Eerie (2013)

13Eerie-2013-Movie-6

SYNOPSIS:

Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to everyone, the site was formally used as an illegal biological testing grounds for life-term criminals who were left for dead. But are they really dead or just waiting for some new flesh to munch on?

REVIEW:

Another week…another “Zombies On The Rampage” movie … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Germ Z (2013)

Germ-Z-FangoriasGermz-2013-Movie-3

SYNOPSIS:

The military’s attempt to shoot down an orbiting satellite unleashes a space-borne epidemic on a remote, small town.

REVIEW:

The deputy sheriff of the sleepy town known as Preacher’s Mill meets in the woods for a early morning tryst with a ginger haired jogging lady. At the same two become one in the biblical sense, a meteor of unknown origin slams to Earth, knocking out a satellite (that the military is trying … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Batman (1989)

Batman-1989-Movie-Burton-2

SYNOPSIS:

The Dark Knight of Gotham City begins his war on crime with his first major enemy being the clownishly homicidal Joker

REVIEW:

“Batman” had long been a fan favorite among comic book readers. It was announced that in 1989 a “revived Batman” film would arrive on the talents of director/visionary Tim Burton. Tim had just finished his film “Beetlejuice” which was well received. So fans were anxious to see … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: The Trouble with Barry (2013)

The-Trouble-with-Barry-2013-movie-3

SYNOPSIS:

Barry Montenegro, a ruthless, cynical, politically incorrect, and quite possibly sociopathic Hollywood actor becomes the prime suspect when a series of brutal murders rocks his latest production.

REVIEW:

Barry, Barry, Barry…so many troubles you have!

The Barry of the title is a self absorbed, out, but not too flaming gay actor whose multiple brushes with the law and party hardy, irresponsible lifestyle has left his career struggling for breath on the beaches … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Snuff (1976)

Snuff-1976-American-Cannibale-Movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

A cult leader named Satan runs amok during the summer of love, bullying his motorbike-riding hippy followers into murdering and torturing anyone who gets in their way. Then the director calls “cut” and the crew, to relax, murders one of the actresses. Or do they? No. But can we ever be sure of that? Yes, we can. No actresses were harmed in the making of this movie. Or were they? For the … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Shogun’s Sadism: The Joys of Torture 2 (1976) – CAT III

Shoguns-Sadism-The-Joys-of-Torture-2-1976-Movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

While marketed as a sequel to Shogun’s Sadism: The Joys of Torture, The Joys of Torture 2 is neither directed by Teruo Ishii and does not seem to be an official sequel. However it is set, as is the former, during the Japanese Edo era and takes its inspiration from the horrific and grotesque forms of torture used during the period, and is composed of two separate tales set 200 years apart. … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Castle Freak (1995)

Castle-Freak-1995-Movie-6

SYNOPSIS:

A recovering alcoholic and his grieving wife and daughter inherit an enormous Italian castle left to them by his estranged mother. What she left out of the will is that they’ve also inherited the sexually frustrated monster living in the basement. There’s always a catch.

REVIEW:

It was while watching Castle Freak that I was struck with a sudden realization – that Stuart Gordon might just be my favourite horror director … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Film Review: Before Dawn (2012)

Before-dawn-2012-Dominic-Brunt-Movie-5

SYNOPSIS:

An estranged couple’s vacation to save their troubled relationship goes awry when they find themselves under attack from the walking dead

REVIEW:

Zombies are everywhere, friends.  I don’t speak of an actual infestation, though due to the skyrocketing fame of our undead once-brethren, I have friends who not only believe an outbreak is imminent, but I suspect are looking forward to the event.  Personally, given the choice, I could live without it.  A … Continue reading

Leave a comment