The Seasoning House (2012) Review

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 […]

You’re Next (2011) Review

Synopsis: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back. My Quick Review: It’s unfortunate that 2013 saw 2 home invasion movies and even more so that the weakest one, The Purge won […]

Devil’s Pass (2013) Review

Original Title: The Dyatlov Pass Incident Synopsis: Five young filmmakers retrace the steps of a doomed group of hikers in pursuit of an unsolvable mystery. My Quick Review: What a surprise to see Renny Harlin, a director who made such action movies as Die Hard 2 and The Long Kiss Goodnight at the helm of a […]

I Spit on Your Grave (2010) Review

Synopsis: A writer who is brutalized during her cabin retreat seeks revenge on her attackers, who left her for dead. My Quick Review: Since the sequel is being released now, I thought it would be a good idea to revisit the remake of one of the classic of rape-revenge movies, I spit On Your Grave. It’s […]

Chernobyl Diaries (2012) Review

Synopsis: Six tourists hire an extreme tour guide who takes them to the abandoned city Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor. During their exploration, they soon discover they are not alone. My Quick Review: For some reason I had it in my mind that chernobyl diaries was a found footage […]

Modus Anomali (2012) Review

Synopsis: A guy wakes up in a shallow grave in the woods with amnesia and has to work out what’s going on. He finds a cabin and the mystery begins to unfold. (from IMDb) My Review: Modus Anomali is a strong entry into Indonesian horror cinema. Joko Anwar’s (The Forbidden Door, Dead Time:Kala) 4th movie has […]

The Purge (2013) Review

Synopsis: A family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized. [from IMDb] Neoli’s Review: It’s about time Ethan Hawke starred in a sci-fi thriller again.  The last time he did that was in Gattaca back in 1997, […]

Nine Dead (2010) Review

Synopsis: Communication is the key for the survival of nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover why they are there. My Quick Review: Usually in this kind of Game movies, the film starts with the strangers in a locked […]

Red Room (1999) Review

Original Title: Akai misshitsu (heya): Kindan no ôsama geemu Synopsis: How low would you go to win a million dollars? Just how desperate are you for the cash? Desperate enough to enter the Red Room? Quick Review: You got to give it to the japanese: they know their shit when it’s about showing weird twisted human […]

100 Bloody Acres (2012) Review

Synopsis: (from IMDb) Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their “secret ingredient” to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival. My Quick Review: 100 Bloody acres follows the steps of recent […]