Movie reviews for horror fans; from gruesome bone-chillers to dark horror thrillers, a showcase for frightful films that seek to entertain and to terrify.
Movie Review: 'Scavenger' is One of the Worst Movies Ever Made THAT'S NOT A REASON TO SEE IT
Scavenger is among the most ugly, nasty and genuinely unpleasant movies I’ve ever endured. I hate saying that, I know I should not open the review with that. I know that people who release a movie as ugly and vile as Scavenger love for critics to say how awful they are, they consider a negative review such as this as good publicity. I hate that fact but I can’t put this lightly or simply dismiss the revulsion I felt while watching Scavenger.
TCM Film Festival Review: 'Doctor X' and the Horror Films of Michael Curtiz
In his insanely prolific career with more than 170 film credits in just over 40 years in Hollywood and Germany, Director Michael Curtiz made only three horror movies. As is typical of Michael Curtiz, these aren’t merely horror films, they are incredibly detailed, exceptionally well made horror films. Curtiz did nothing halfway in his remarkable career and while Doctor X may not be well remembered today, it’s an exceptional 1930’s horror movie filled with suspense, drama and a touch of comedy to make the scares more fun.
The Invitation - A Movie Review
I have a bad feeling about this house party tonight. The Invitation invited guests to the theater is 2015. Reluctantly accepting his ex-wife’s invitation to a dinner party, the atmosphere is unsettling the moment Will walks through the door. The evening does not get any better once secrets are revealing creating tension.
Pink Flamingos is a film so wretchedly awful, so absent of any redeeming social value, it's hard to believe that it could be repackaged and sold in any conventional sense as "entertainment." Its storyline is epic in scope: it's a classic Shakespearean revenge tragedy, an operatic saga singing its arias from a sewer.
Reed Alexander's Horror Review of 'Anything For Jackson' (2020)
Shudder is starting to up their game with their exclusive content. This is good, because so far I've been pretty unimpressed. Out of the several selections I've already viewed, most of them were boring or outright bad. But I can honestly say that Anything For Jackson (2020) is damn good. Good enough, where I'm sure it will find a spot somewhere on my top 50. Not high, but on there, and that's an impressive feat.
The "Perfect order to watch Halloween Movies"
This is how I would put all the Halloween Movies in this order and I think this the Perfect order to watch Halloween Movies.
Movie Review: 'Things Heard & Seen'
I have a reputation, via the Everyone’s A Critic Movie Review Podcast, for being hard on haunted house movies. Indeed, I’ve trashed most of them. Whether it’s The Conjuring franchise and its associated films or just the random September/October studio detritus, made to capitalize on the ravenous horror fandom, I’ve not been impressed with Hollywood’s ghost stories. It’s not a particular bias ghosts ghosts. Rather, it’s an issue with overused tropes, vague motivations, and screenwriting shortcuts that have put me off of Hollywood’s over-familiar ghost formula.
Night Train to Terror
There are some films so unremittingly, odiously awful, that they actually have their own special charm. I'm not sure Night Train to Terror (1985) is quite in the same league, say, as Plan Nine from Outer Space, at least, insomuch as the latter is a far more popular and well-known cult movie. However, as far as pure cinematic dreck is concerned, Night Train actually outdoes Plan Nine by a considerable margin. Matter of fact, since Night Train was actually edited down from a trio of other films, and then given a ludicrous wraparound segment featuring God and Satan on a train full of 1980s music video jazzercize rejects, one could really argue whether or not the impromptu "anthology flick" qualifies as an actual "movie" at all; at least, in the traditional sense.
House at the End of the Street - A Movie Review
Stay away from the house at the end of the street. Dark stories plague its history. Released to theaters in 2012, House at the End of the Street is about a mother and daughter moving into a neighborhood. Intrigued by the house next door, Elissa meets her neighbor, Ryan. Instead of listening to warnings from her neighbors, a dark secret is dug up.
Reed Alexander's Horror Review of 'Stir of Echoes' (1999)
In my review of White Noise (2005), I asked the question, "why watch that when you can watch this instead?" They were very similar in style and even plot, but White Noise was pretty lame. I mean, it was okay, but not really worth the watch. This one is so much better AND it has Kevin Bacon in it.
The Suicide Forest?
The official name of this forest is Aokigahara, which translates as “Land of Blue Trees”, but unofficially it is known as the Japanese suicide forest. AKA The suicide Forset as well. I'm gonna do a little research on the history of this and give you some information and a little background of this place?
10 Slasher Movies You Should See
When it comes to watching horror movies, slashers are essentially my go to sub genre. I don’t know what it is about them, maybe it’s about the simplicity of them. Like you have the group of friends who go to a cabin in the woods, a beach house, a summer home, etc. They’re having a party, they’re having a good time, and don’t have a care in the world. That’s when the killing begins. Some slashers are human while others have some supernatural qualities but they all have some things in common, they are motivated by something like revenge, targeting certain victims, or just kill because they enjoy killing. They all have a signature weapon or use a series of weapons and maybe something to conceal their identity or are disfigured beyond recognition. Welcome to the creepiest page on the internet. I’m your narrator, Kevin and today I’m going to be counting down my top picks for 10 Slasher Movies You Should See. From a movie about a vengeful skier with a hatred for snowboarders to one of the most iconic slasher movies ever made, I will be talking about some slasher movies that flew under the radar or don’t get the attention they rightfully deserve. Honorable mentions to Halloween, Friday The 13th, A Nightmare On Elm Street, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre as they will not be mentioned on this list because of how popular they are. Let’s begin, shall we?