Europa Report (2013) Review

europa report review

Synopsis: An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter’s fourth largest moon. Quick Review: Europa Report is more Sci-Fi than pure horror but the documentary style used for this movie brings us closer to the braveness of space travelers and the terror they might have to face when […]

State of Emergency (2011) Review

state of emergency review

Synopsis: Chaos consumes a small town when a chemical facility explodes releasing a deadly toxin. Moments after the leak, the town’s residents show signs of mutation, causing the military to quarantine the area leaving any survivors helpless and trapped inside. The story follows Jim, a young man isolated within the red zone, as he eludes flesh […]

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 […]

The Human Race (2013) Review

the human race review

Synopsis: Veronica suddenly finds herself in a surreal and horrifying marathon race. The rules are simple: If you are lapped, you die. If you step off the path, you die. Many will start but only one may cross the finish line alive My Quick Review: The Human Race is clearly inspired by Stephen King’s novel, “The […]

YellowBrickRodad (2010) Review

yellowbrickroad review

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 […]

The Battery (2012) Review

the battery review

Synopsis: The personalities of two former baseball players clash as they traverse the rural back roads of a post-plague New England teeming with the undead. My Quick Review: The Battery is a slow burn that will grow on you after a while. I have to admit that after half an hour or so I was starting […]

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 […]

Open Grave (2013) Review

open grave review

Synopsis: A man wakes up in the wilderness, in a pit full of dead bodies, with no memory and must determine if the murderer is one of the strangers who rescued him, or if he himself is the killer. My Quick Review: I had forgotten about Gonzalo Lopez Gallego, the director of Open Grave, despite him being […]

Dog Soldiers (2002) Review

dog soldiers review

Synopsis: A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness. Quick Review: Ever since I watched The Descent, I’ve always wanted to catch up on Dog Soldiers, Neil Marshall’s first effort. Now that I’ve seen it I’m kicking myself for not having watched it earlier. MILD SPOILERS AHEAD!! Dog Soldiers is one of […]

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 […]