The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh

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Synopsis: An antiques collector inherits a house from his estranged mother only to discover that she had been living in a shrine devoted to a mysterious cult. Soon, he comes to suspect that his mother’s oppressive spirit still lingers within her home and is using items in the house to contact him with an urgent message […]

The Dirties (2013) Review

the dirties review

Synopsis: Two best friends are filming a comedy about getting revenge on the bullies at their high school. One of them isn’t joking. My Quick Review: I have to admit, I feel kind of cheated by The Dirties. The whole movie teases you of a big impending doom that never completely comes and, as such, […]

YellowBrickRodad (2010) Review

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Synopsis: In 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar. My Quick Review: YellowBrickRoad (YBR from now on) is the first feature from writers/directors Jesse Holland and Andy […]

Miserable Marnie & The Shut In (2013) Review

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Synopsis: Miserable Marnie Strauss (17), a lonely teenage girl, lives alone with her reclusive mother, Matilda in a small town. She dreams of nothing more than to befriend the popular girl, Spencer, but the feeling is not mutual. After a cruel prank breaks her spirit, Marnie embarks on a violent rampage, exacting revenge on all who […]

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 […]

Dark Touch (2013) Review

dark touch 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 […]

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 […]

The Uninvited Guest (2004) Review

the uninvited guest review

Original Title: “El Habitante Incierto” Synopsis: (from IMDb) What if … you let a stranger into your house to use your phone, but while you’ve been patiently waiting in the kitchen, he just disappears … or does he? My Quick Review: What a weird movie. The uninvited Guest can’t really be classified as a “horror movie” […]

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 […]

House of 9 (2005) Review

house of 9 review

Synopsis: Nine strangers, with no apparent connection between them are abducted: drugged, kidnapped and sealed in a house together My Quick Review: What a waste of time and opportunities. What is supposed to be a study in human nature just turns out to be a supreme borefest with bad fake british accents. House of 9 is […]