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: Veronica (2017)

‘A fantastic film with great acting and a string of truly creepy moments’ Veronica, 2017 Directed by: Paco Plaza Starring: Sandra Escacena   Veronica is a Spanish horror film based on the real life story of Estefania Gutierrez Lazaron, who reportedly suffered hallucinations and seizures for six months after she and a couple of friends performedContinue reading “Film Review: Veronica (2017)”

Classic Film Review: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

‘It becomes a tale of coping with her mental instability and she almost projects a world in which she is the saviour, a complete contrast to reality, and it slowly pieces together this puzzle beautifully’ A Tale of Two Sisters, 2003 Directed by: Kim Jee-woon Starring: Im Soo-jung, Moon Geun-young, Yum Jung-ah, Kim Kap-soo  Continue reading “Classic Film Review: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)”

A Trilogical View: The Last Summer Trilogy

A Trilogical Review: The Last Summer Trilogy Films in the Series: I Know What You Did Last Summer, 1997 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, 1998 I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, 2006 On paper this trilogy of films was never going to work; three films about a slasher killing beautifulContinue reading “A Trilogical View: The Last Summer Trilogy”

Classic Film Review: I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006)

‘Without exaggerating too much, this is by far one of the worst films I’ve ever had the misfortune to sit through’ I’ll Always Know What you Did Last Summer, 2006 Directed by: Sylvain White Starring: Brooke Nevin, David Paetkau, Torrey DeVitto, Ben Easter   The direct-to-video third and final instalment of the I Know WhatContinue reading “Classic Film Review: I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006)”

Film Review: The First Purge (2018)

‘It’s a franchise that has run its course with the first three films, with this one being an unnecessary addition’ The First Purge, 2018 Directed by: Gerard McMurray Starring: Y’lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Lauren Velez, Marisa Tomei   After The Purge trilogy wrapped up with The Purge: Election Year, they’ve decided toContinue reading “Film Review: The First Purge (2018)”

Film Review: Hereditary (2018)

‘When a film like this comes along, it’s a beautiful reminder that horror films can still be made effectively’ 2018 in Cinema: Hereditary Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Ann Dowd, Gabriel Byrne   After the death of her grandmother, Annie (Toni Collette) soon finds her life turned upside downContinue reading “Film Review: Hereditary (2018)”

Film Review: The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

‘This film was created to serve one purpose and one purpose only: to make money’ 2018 in Cinema: The Strangers: Prey at Night Directed by: Johannes Roberts Starring: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, Lewis Pullman   This film was created to serve one purpose and one purpose only: to make money. And it’s completelyContinue reading “Film Review: The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)”

Film Reviews: Truth or Dare (2018)

‘Its screenplay is credited as being written by four people and you can tell’ 2018 in Cinema: Truth or Dare Directed by: Jeff Wadlow Starring: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron   A couple of reviews ago I noted how only one in every 100 horror films is really good andContinue reading “Film Reviews: Truth or Dare (2018)”

Film Review: A Quiet Place (2018)

‘Only one horror in every 100 is really good. This is that one.’ 2018 in Cinema: A Quiet Place, 2018 Directed by: John Krasinski Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Noah Jupe   I’ve been looking forward to this film for a long time as the concept is one that has really intrigued me; in aContinue reading “Film Review: A Quiet Place (2018)”