How Stupid? – #03 – Ouija (2014)

Don’t play with Ouija boards. If horror films have taught us anything, it’s don’t play with Ouija boards. Debbie (Shelley Hennig), however, decides to play with a Ouija board. Adding fuel to that fire of stupidity, she plays alone. #Stupid. Her friend, Laine (Olivia Cooke), turns up, barely notices the steep change in Debbie’s behaviourContinue reading “How Stupid? – #03 – Ouija (2014)”

Film Review: Unfriended (2014)

‘If it were to be presented as a normal horror film then the plot itself would have reduced this film to be in the darkest corners of the Netflix horror section’ Unfriended, 2014 Directed by: Leo Gabriadze Starring: Shelley Hennig, Moses Jacob Storm, Renee Olstead, Will Peltz, Jacob Wysocki, Courtney Halverson, Heather Sossaman   WhileContinue reading “Film Review: Unfriended (2014)”

Film Review: The Maze Runner (2014)

The Maze Runner, 2014 Directed by: Wes Ball Starring: Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson   The Maze Runner, the latest young-adult novel adapted for the big screen, stars Dylan O’Brien (American Assassin) as Thomas, who wakes up one day inside a box, surrounded by a host of other young males,Continue reading “Film Review: The Maze Runner (2014)”

Film Review: Annabelle (2014)

Annabelle, 2014 Directed by: John R. Leonetti Starring: Annabelle Wallis, Ward Horton, Alfre Woodard   In my review of The Conjuring I praised it for being given time to let the story grow. This film was given the same amount of time but its end product was nowhere near as good. This prequel was justContinue reading “Film Review: Annabelle (2014)”

Film Review: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

And the Oscar Goes to: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), 2014 Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts Birdman: or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) tells the story of Riggan Thomson, played by Michael Keaton (Spotlight), an actor known famously for his portrayal asContinue reading “Film Review: Birdman: or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)”

Book Review: Infected: the Shiners (2014)

Tara Ellis, Infected: the Shiners, 2014 Tara Ellis’ Infected: the Shiners is the first instalment in the Forgotten Origins trilogy, and introduces us to Alex, a sixteen-year-old girl who finds herself unwillingly thrust into a fight to stave off an infection which has come to earth during a meteor shower. She remains unaffected by theContinue reading “Book Review: Infected: the Shiners (2014)”