Phase 7 (2011) 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 […]

World War Z (2013) Review

Synopsis: United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself. Quick Review: Since I did not have the time to go check World War Z when it was out (moving to another country will do […]

Dog Soldiers (2002) 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 […]

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 […]

The Fury (1978) Review

Synopsis: A government agent is determined to come to his son’s rescue, when a sinister official kidnaps him to harbor his extremely powerful psychic abilities. My Quick Review: The Fury is Brian de Palma’s follow up to Carrie and we can find similar themes in both movies, namely teenagers with psychic abilities. The Fury is more […]

Frankenstein’s Army (2013) Review

Synopsis (from IMDb): Toward the end of World War II, Russian soldiers pushing into eastern Germany stumble across a secret Nazi lab. The scientists have used the legendary Frankenstein’s work to assemble an army of super-soldiers stitched together from the body parts of their fallen comrades. My Quick Review: I’ve got mixed feelings about Frankenstein’s Army. […]

Gallowwalkers (2012) Review

Synopsis: (from IMDb) A cursed gunman (Snipes) whose victims come back from the dead recruits a young warrior to help in the fight against a gang of zombies. My (very) Quick Review: I can’t believe Gallowwalkers reportedly cost 12 millions USD to produce. What I can believe though is that it was shelved for 7 years […]

Area 407 Review

Synopsis: Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators. My Quick Review: Area 407 was a painful movie to watch, from the beginning to the end. I just came back from a plane trip myself and the first thing I noticed was how fake the […]