The Fall of the House of Usher (1960) Review

Synopsis: A man, upon entering his fiancée’s family mansion, discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride to be prematurely. My Review: It’s always a nice breath of fresh air to watch old classics after spending weeks looking at bad CGI and found footage movies. Back in the days, […]

Short of the Week: Sicko (2013)

Pitch: Sicko is a “A short experimental horror film, made in a grindhouse style…” featuring a serial killer nightly routine. Director: Luke Adey and Vincent Gallagher Origin: UK Quick Review: I don’t know how I feel exactly about Sicko since it’s not really original (it reminded me of Maniac, which is a good thing actually) but if […]

All Hallow’s Eve (2013) Review

Synopsis: While watching two children on Halloween night, a babysitter finds an old VHS tape in the kids’ trick or treat bag. The tape features three tales of terror, all linked together by a murderous clown. My Quick Review: I’m a fan of anthology movies and wasn’t expecting much of All Hollow’s Eve but let me […]

The Bell Witch Haunting (2013) Review

Synopsis: Based on true events. The Robertson County Sheriff’s Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family’s cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believed to be the return of a centuries-old demon responsible for America’s most famous paranormal event. My Quick Review: The […]

Imprint (2006) Review

Synopsis: In the 1800s, an American returns to Japan to find the prostitute he fell in love with, but instead learns of the psychical and existential horror that befell her after he left. Quick Review: This segment of Masters of Horror was considered so violent that it wasn’t even shown on cable. While I’m not cautioning […]

John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns (2005) Review

Synopsis: (from IMDb) With a torrid past that haunts him, a movie-theater director is hired to hunt for the only known print of a film so notorious that its single screening caused the viewers to become homicidally insane. Neoli’s Review: Nothing scares better than anticipation.  That’s exactly what’s at work in John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns, his mini […]

Haunter (2013) Review

Synopsis: The ghost of a teenager who died years ago reaches out to the land of the living in order to save someone from suffering her same fate. My Quick Review: Since he made Cube, I’m always looking forward to Vincenzo’s Natali next movie and with  Haunter generating a fair amount of buzz at Frightfest I […]

Dark Touch (2013) Review

Synopsis: In a remote town in Ireland, eleven-year-old Niamh finds herself the sole survivor of a bloody massacre that killed her parents and younger brother. Suspecting a gang of homicidal vandals, the police ignore Neve’s explanation that the house is the culprit. To help ease her trauma, dutiful neighbors Nat and Lucas take her in with […]

Silent House (2011) Review

Synopsis: A girl is trapped inside her family’s lakeside retreat and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt the house with mysterious energy and consequences. My Quick Review: Usually, when I watch a remake, there is always a slight disappointment about the end product due to fond memories of the original mateiral. […]

Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) Review

Synopsis: The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. My Quick Review: I have to admit that after watching the first Insidious, Chapter 2 was a bit of a letdown. It was to be expected since I knew that we would be spending […]