Category: Horror

Happy Death Day Review

Jessica Rothe’s (La La Land) performance is mediocre as the heroine. But, sadly,  it is the best performance in the movie.  To compensate, I found myself trying to figure out the identity of the killer.  Doing this makes this movie worth watching on a late night movie watching binge.  It takes you from your original theory of the killer only to second guess yourself time and again.  The best part of the movie is the one tooth smiling, black jogging suit wearing, wide blue eyed knife wielding giant baby as the murder.

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Be Afraid

Not terrible! Playing like a mid-grade CW series, ‘Be Afraid’ is ultimately empty, but very watchable schlock.

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The Black Room

I thought this was going to be serious horror, and it turned out to be a childish, wannabe soft-core Cinemax movie about a horned up ghost.

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Mother!

A chaotic, inventive, eye-popping, pretentious and genuinely horrifying tour de force you experience rather than watch.

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It

It might not generate a chill, but ‘It’ is a richly realized, red-blooded, barnstormer of a movie.

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It Review

So, when I went to view the movie, It based on Stephen King’s 1986 best-selling novel, I admit that I was a bit apprehensive. I really did not know what to expect.  Would it be a failed attempt to meet they hype of the anticipation as so many horror movies have done in the past?  Or would it be a “thought provoking” adaptation of the novel that made readers scared to go to sleep at night?  The verdict — scary, maybe not, but definitely eerie and worth the 31 years of waiting.

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Review: It (2017)

This is not a term I throw around for the heck of it, but Stephen King’s latest big screen adaptation, It, is one of the scariest films I have ever seen. With plenty of jumps and scares and an overall tense atmosphere, director Andy Muschietti (Mama) has perfected the art of modern horror cinema…

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Review: Urban Legend

Jared Leto leads the cast as Paul Gardener, an aspiring American college journalist, in this thoroughly enjoyable and fun slasher horror. If you’re familiar with classic urban legends, this film will certainly appeal to...

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