Posts Tagged ‘thriller’
 
 
 
 
Movie
 

31 Days of Horror: “Deadly Blessing” (1981)

  After the successes of “Last House on the Left” (1972) and “The Hills Have Eyes” (1977), it was clear that Wes Craven was on his way to becoming a maestro of the horror genre. In 1982, he would be...
 
5.0
 
 
Movie
 

31 Days of Horror: “Lace Crater” Is Indie Horror at It’s Best.

  What a year, for indie horror! While blockbuster, studio films largely disappointed, and 90% of the films out there were re-makes, reboots, or some other re-nonsense, indie horror has a banner year. Up until this point, ...
 
8.0
 
 
Movie
 

31 Days of Horror: “Splinter” (2008)

  I love a good body horror/creature feature! What self-respecting horror fan doesn’t? The sub-genre, popularized by Mr. David Cronenberg, has produced several good to great entries, into the horror universe. There i...
 
7.0

 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Obsession” (1976)

Trivia Question: What do the following movies all have in common? (in no particular order) “Taxi Driver”, “Rocky”, “The Omen”, “King Kong”, “The Outlaw Josey Wales”, &...
 
7.0
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “I Am Not A Serial Killer” Is A Slice Of Indie Films At Their Best

Every so often a film comes along that you haven’t heard much about but that surprises you with how original and good it is. “I Am Not A Serial Killer” is one of those movies. Getting a relatively unknown cast...
 
7.3
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Spellbinder” (1988)

Top critic Heather Wixson (Daily Dead) recently went on the F! This Movie podcast, and talked about how she missed the good ol’ days of original content, specifically in the horror genre. With about 90% of the movies, tha...
 
6.5

 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Imperium” Boasts Strong Acting but Rushes Through Story

Daniel Radcliffe plays the part of Nate Foster; an excited yet misunderstood FBI agent who is dying to get his first real taste of action. When Angela Zamparo (Toni Collette) gets her first look at how he deals with a would-be ...
 
7.3
 
 
Movie
 

Review: “Sun Choke”

I knew nothing about writer/director Ben Cresciman’s feature film debut “Sun Choke”, going in. I was browsing VUDU, for something to watch, and came across it, in the “Early release” category. When...
 
8.5
 
 
Movie
 

Throwback Thursday Review: “Inside” (2007)

There were a slew of good to great, French, horror films, in the first decade of this century. Films like “Martyrs”, “Haute Tension”, and “Trouble Every Day” all melted my brains, the first t...
 
8.3

 
 
Movie
 

Review: “In the Deep” Is A Good, Not Great, Shark Movie

Alright. A lot of weird things going on with this movie so I’m not even sure this review will be necessary until next Summer, but we’re going to go with it anyway. Let’s start at the beginning: “In the D...
 
6.3