If watching Hellboy (2019) over and over again is what hell looks like, then I will seriously consider avoiding even the smallest sin in my life. The newest take on the foul-mouthed, hellish super hero brings the protagonist fighting an … Continue reading One Hell Of A Bad Movie – Hellboy (2019)
An Irish countryside hides a mysterious, creepy-looking pit that subsides in the middle of a forest, but director-writer Lee Cronin believes it’s less interesting than an overused cliche of a weird kid that is probably possessed. In “The Hole In … Continue reading The Hole In The Ground (2019) That Should Have Been Deeper
Together with Paul McGhie, the director of a British found footage horror flick “Webcast”, we discussed what makes cults so goddamn scary and how hard to be an indie filmmaker in 2019. Paul McGhie’s “Webcast” tells the story of two … Continue reading A Cultural Chat With Paul McGhie: Director Of Found Footage Horror “Webcast”
A winning concept and a bunch of strikingly shot sequences were not enough to turn “Werewolf” into a worthwhile effort. Rather than that, Adrian Panek offers a dragged-out cover up for a story that blatantly lacks substance. A group of … Continue reading Post-War Terror And The Barking Dogs – Werewolf (2018)
Are you a horror buff? Then this complete guide to 2019’s horror films is a treat for you. We’re slowly approaching the middle of 2019 and it makes perfect sense to start summarizing what the horror filmmakers gave us so … Continue reading Horror Movies in 2019 – Ranked From Worst To Best
“Us”, an invasion thriller that turns into a critical look at the American class divisions, marks the second feature of Jordan Peele. What’s the legacy of “Get Out” and does “Us” live up to the expectations? Can we already call … Continue reading How Jordan Peele Took The Horror World By Storm With Only Two Movies
“Havana Darkness” wastes a promising setting by an awful lot of poorly executed scenes, chops of acting and unconvincing horror cliches. Carlos (Guillermo Ivan, who also directed and co-wrote the film) plans to conduct research on Ernest Hemingway and when … Continue reading A Crummy Kind Of Horror – Havana Darkness (2019)
“The Prodigy” attempts to make you care about the creepy-kid-going-crazy routine going on, but you’re left to yawn and (occasionally) laugh at the panache of Nicholas McCarthy’s misfire. Miles (Jackson Robert Scott) grows up much faster than his peers and … Continue reading The Prodigy (2019) Deserves No More Than A Yawn
The Argentinian horror “Aterrados” (which translates to “Terrified”) is a skilled take on a genre movie, where what’s terrifying crawls under your skin and casts a shadow over the (quite) obvious plot chaos. A suburban neighborhood in Buenos Aires is … Continue reading Terrified (2017) Delivers The Scares Despite Its Multiple Plotholes
“Malevolent” is another Netflix flick that could have been something exciting, but quickly turned into an exercise of repeating the genre’s tropes.
As an unsettling poem about the darkness of the human mind that “The House That Jack Built” is essentially, it’s also one of the most harrowing experiences you can buy yourself for the price of a cinema ticket.
Luca Guadagnino’s wet dream of becoming a “grand auteur” hit into a brick wall of “Suspiria” – suspense-lacking, glaringly ill-inspired and simply boring remake of Dario Argento’s masterpiece.