Phase 7 (2011) Review

phase 7 review

Original Title: Fase 7 Synopsis: Inside a quarantined apartment building a man must protect his pregnant wife from his new neighbors. Quick Review: Fase 7 is director Nicolas Goldbart directorial debut, a simple end-of-the-world pandemic movie that takes some inspiration in Rec but prefers to play with the genre and focus on the drama and relationships […]

Wither (2012) Review

wither review

Original Title: Vittra Synopsis: Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden’s dark past. My Quick Review: So, this year’s Evil Dead Remake actually came from Sweden? Wither is […]

Omnivoros (2013) Review

omnivoros review

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 […]

Naprata (2013) Review

naprata review

Synopsis: Inspired by an infamous online video clip of a son beating his mother, a television crew from Belgrade comes to a remote Serbian village to shoot a report on violence against women. Inquiring with the locals about the protagonists of the video, they encounter a local expert on supernatural phenomena and learn about a ritual […]

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 […]

Hashima Project (2013) Review

Hashima project review

Synopsis: A group of film students are being sent on a mission to shoot a documentary about the infamous haunted Hashima Island in Japan. When they come back something evil has followed them. My Quick Review: Went to see this one in my local theater the first week it was showing. I’m a big fan […]

High Tension (2003) Review

high tension review

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 […]

Tales From The Dark Part 1 (2013) Review

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Original Title: 迷离夜 Synopsis:  Horror anthology,  based on a series of novels by “Dumplings” writer Lillian Lee. My Quick Review: This is the first part of a 2 movies anthology from Honk Kong. In The first segment, “Stolen Goods” Simon Yam plays a working class loser who stelas dead people urns and tries to get money […]

Make me Shudder (2013) Review

Make Me Shudder review

Original Title: Mor Hok Tub Ha (มอ6/5 ปากหมา ท้าผี) Synopsis: (from EnjoyThaiMovies) A group of Grade 12 students break into an abandoned building believed to be haunted by a student who killed himself over bad grades and also a teacher who was murdered. The students decide to challenge the ghosts by teasing and irritating them. My Quick […]

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 […]