Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013) Review

chilling visions 5 senses of fear review

Synopsis: Five short films based on the human senses. My Quick Review: If you find yourself wanting to quit watching Chilling Visions after the first 2 or 3 stories, DON’T. The last 2 stories alone make Chilling Visions worth investing your time into it. All the stories in Chilling visions are somehow interconnected, not only through […]

Contracted (2013) Review

Contracted review

Synopsis: A young lesbian is drugged and raped by a stranger at a party and contracts, what she thinks is, a sexually-transmitted disease – but is actually something much worse. My Quick Review: Contracted is an exhilarating piece of viral horror and one of the best surprise of the end of this year. Not everybody will […]

Omnivoros (2013) Review

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Synopsis: Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants. What started as a usual journalistic investigation, will turn into a terrible nightmare where no one is who seems to be and which will end in a surprising […]

Funny Games (2007) Review

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Synopsis: Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin. Quick Review: I can’t believe I actually wasted almost 2 hrs of my time on this patronizing, self-satisfied exercise in style. Love him or hate him, Michael Haneke’s movies won’t leave you indifferent. So. kudos for him to create a movie that will have […]

Imprint (2006) Review

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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 […]

High Tension (2003) Review

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Original Title: Haute Tension Synopsis: Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa’s parents’ country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway. Quick Review: It’s interesting how the perception you had of a movie can change over the years. I first watched High Tension about […]

We are What We Are (2013) Review

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Synopsis: The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family. My Quick Review: There is plenty to like about We Are what we are, the remake of the mexican […]

Undocumented (2010) Review

undocumented review

Synopsis: A documentary crew accompany a group of illegal immigrants crossing the Border, but their plans run afoul when they are captured by a gang of sadistic radicals in New Mexico My Quick Review: What starts as a classic documentary about illegal migrants turns out to be an interesting twist in the crowded found footage genre. […]

The Seasoning House (2012) Review

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Synopsis:  Young girls are captured by the military during the war in the balkans and prostituted. An orphaned deaf mute is enslaved to care for them. She moves between the walls and crawlspaces, showing the little kindnesses when she can. When fate brings the men that murdered her family and the reason she ended up […]

Naboer (2005) Review

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English Title: Next Door Synopsis (from IMDb): John has just been left by his girlfriend Ingrid. That day he allows himself to be seduced into a mystical and scary world, where it is impossible to separate truth from the lies My Quick Review: I have to admit that on second viewings, Naboer left me perplexed. I […]