Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

Agrees with the Tomatometer 56% of the time.

Publications:
Dread Central
Total Reviews:
216

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Add Date
2/5 27% As Above/So Below (2014) " If making zero sense and having absolutely no real resolution at the end was the point of As Above/So Below, then it did its job tenfold." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 29, 2014
7% I Know Who Killed Me (2007) " There's a special kind of effort that must go into turning out a flick this impossibly bad." — Dread Central
Posted Jul 18, 2014
4/5 58% The Purge: Anarchy (2014) " The Purge: Anarchy stands firm on its own two feet and has more in common with classics like The Warriors and Escape From New York" — Dread Central
Posted Jul 17, 2014
3.5/5 79% Big Ass Spider! (2013) " Director Mike Mendez brings his homage to those wacky creepy-crawly flicks of yesteryear to life with enough energy for several films." — Dread Central
Posted Jan 6, 2014
4/5 38% Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014) " It's nothing short of an absolute gift to the passionate fans of this storied franchise. The Marked Ones proves without a shadow of a doubt that Paranormal Activity is back in top form... with a wicked and evil vengeance." — Dread Central
Posted Dec 30, 2013
1.5/5 80% Europa Report (2013) " Skip this one until you happen to catch it for free on cable." — Dread Central
Posted Jul 10, 2013
5/5 72% Pacific Rim (2013) " Pacific Rim is an awesome good time that will leave you cheering. It's one of the few perfect summer films in existence. See it on the big screen. Yes, even pay the extra for 3D. Bask in its fun and glory." — Dread Central
Posted Jul 9, 2013
4/5 86% The Conjuring (2013) " The Conjuring is a masterclass in absolute terror that's destined to become a classic within the genre." — Dread Central
Posted Jun 24, 2013
1/5 —— Sadako 3D (2013) " Sadako 3D is like having beer goggles that possess the miraculous power to make even the silliest of CG deers look absolutely terrifying." — Dread Central
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3.5/5 55% Hatchet III (2013) " The flick delivers an epic-sized bloodbath that's top to bottom fun, laughs, action, and gore. It serves as a bloody exclamation point to one of modern horror's best trilogies." — Dread Central
Posted Jun 12, 2013
3/5 —— Mimesis (2013) " In the end we have a movie with an excellent premise that's executed in the most standard of ways. " — Dread Central
Posted Mar 6, 2013
2.5/5 19% The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia (2013) " The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia is a good time killer and perfect for a rainy day inside" — Dread Central
Posted Mar 6, 2013
4/5 —— Prison (1988) " Prison is a gritty and gorgeous horror flick that's not only well acted and engaging but also delivers some shockingly fun and grisly deaths." — Dread Central
Posted Mar 6, 2013
4/5 47% Bait (2012) " It's non-stop bloody fun from start to finish and one that you certainly should invite some friends over to dig on with you... again and again." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 2, 2012
3.5/5 14% Grave Encounters 2 (2012) " Grave Encounters 2 delivers a sick, intense, and scary white-knuckled spookshow that reveres the groundwork set up by the original and expands upon it on every level." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 2, 2012
3.5/5 35% The Victim (2012) " The Victim is a film that will most likely be ignored by those who can't handle the explicit yet chilling prologue, but those who can survive it are in for an unexpectedly amusing sleazefest." — Dread Central
Posted Sep 20, 2012
3/5 50% Detention Of The Dead (2013) " It hits way more than it misses, and there are some truly shining moments strewn throughout the flick to keep even the hungriest of gorehounds satisfied. " — Dread Central
Posted May 31, 2012
3.5/5 19% Chernobyl Diaries (2012) " If you're looking for a spooky way to kick off the summer movie season, Chernobyl Diaries more than fits the bill." — Dread Central
Posted May 24, 2012
3/5 69% Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) " No, this was not your daddy's Gremlins movie. This was an entirely different kind of beast that was just made up of the same DNA." — Dread Central
Posted May 12, 2012
3/5 —— Choose (2011) " The flick rises above the usual pack of copycats to deliver a world mostly of its own" — Dread Central
Posted Mar 17, 2012
4/5 72% The Dead (2011) " The Dead reveres the films that came before it and wears its love for them on its sleeve." — Dread Central
Posted Feb 25, 2012
4.5/5 57% Horror Express (1974) " The flick is delightful, spooky, and sleazy fun and should NOT be missed by anyone. Do not hesitate a second." — Dread Central
Posted Jan 14, 2012
4/5 95% Midnight Son (2012) " Leberecht and company have delivered to us a smart, intense, and unpredictable film that is tons of ghoulish fun from beginning to end. " — Dread Central
Posted Jan 14, 2012
3.5/5 6% The Devil Inside (2012) " The Devil Inside is home to moments that will shock, scare, disturb, and leave you gasping. It's a trip to the dark side that's well worth taking." — Dread Central
Posted Jan 4, 2012
3/5 27% Stephen King's Bag of Bones: Season 1 (TV, 2011) " Bag of Bones looks and sounds great and is definitely one of his stronger King mini-series adaptations to date. " — Dread Central
Posted Dec 11, 2011
3.5/5 60% Hostel: Part III (2011) " Quick, fun, and blissfully brutal, it stands head and shoulders above the usual direct-to-video sequels that are shoved down our throats at a steady pace. " — Dread Central
Posted Dec 7, 2011
4.5/5 42% Zombi 2 (1980) " Blue Underground's release of Zombie is nothing short of a gift for fans. A time-capsule-worthy look at one of horror cinema's most infamous and fun movies. " — Dread Central
Posted Oct 29, 2011
4/5 68% Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) " Paranormal Activity 3 defies all odds and delivers yet another hellish reason to be afraid of the dark." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 14, 2011
1/5 25% Spiderhole (2011) " In the end we crawled deep into this Spiderhole and all we found was a truly beaten dead horse." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 9, 2011
3/5 32% The Ward (2011) " The Ward, while not stellar by any means, is absolutely worth your time." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 9, 2011
0.5/5 —— Bikini Girls On Ice (2010) " Bikini Girls on Ice has effectively dethroned Suicide Girls Must Die as the worst slasher flick of the last ten years. " — Dread Central
Posted Oct 9, 2011
4.5/5 —— Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2` (2011) " ChromeSkull: Laid to Rest 2 is an uncompromising, unflinching, and thoroughly insane little film which will have you gasping and cheering every kill until the very last frame. It's exactly what we watch slasher flicks for." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 8, 2011
4/5 20% Wrong Turn 4 (2011) " A circus of ridiculousness! Yes, it's bad. Yes it's juvenile. Yes, it's mindless, but I'd watch it again in a heartbeat." — Dread Central
Posted Sep 28, 2011
4/5 61% Mimic (1997) " Mimic: The Director's Cut on Blu-ray is a true gift for fans. " — Dread Central
Posted Sep 24, 2011
3.5/5 —— Elevator (2012) " Elevator is a taut, intense, and surprisingly violent little movie that is home to some great performances, awesome sound design, and some truly slick thrills." — Dread Central
Posted Sep 4, 2011
3.5/5 29% The Caller (2011) " The Caller delivers tons of thrills, chills, twists, and turns. It may not be perfect, but it's damned effective. " — Dread Central
Posted Sep 4, 2011
2.5/5 0% InSight (2011) " Watching InSight is like realizing that menacing shadow on your wall is being cast by nothing more than an ill placed stuffed animal. It has no real claws, no real fangs, and ultimately no real bite. " — Dread Central
Posted Sep 3, 2011
4.5/5 82% Super 8 (2011) " Super 8 is the perfect summer movie riddled with the kind of action, heart, and fun that most filmmakers would kill to be able to conjure." — Dread Central
Posted May 31, 2011
3/5 44% Bereavement (2011) " It truly plays like one person's nightmarish descent into a world of total madness. It gives you a feel for who Martin Bristol is and why he's so lethal. On that level the film is a complete success. " — Dread Central
Posted Mar 3, 2011
4/5 51% Vanishing On 7th Street (2011) " With Vanishing on 7th Street Anderson turns in his scariest experience since [his] initial outing as a filmmaker." — Dread Central
Posted Jan 9, 2011
4.5/5 58% Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) " This is a rare sequel that complements and enhances the original without betraying the elements that made it work in the first place." — Dread Central
Posted Oct 20, 2010
3.5/5 72% Piranha (1978) " If you're looking for a senseless good time that goes a long way in terms of keeping you entertained, then this Piranha package may just be everything you've been hoping to sink your teeth into." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 5, 2010
3.5/5 56% Humanoids from the Deep (Monster) (1980) " You really need to go back and see how it was done back in the day ... with reckless abandon and lots of splattery fun in mind" — Dread Central
Posted Aug 5, 2010
3.5/5 36% Galaxy of Terror (Mindwarp: An Infinity of Terror) (Planet of Horrors) (Quest) (1981) " One thing's for certain ... it's a great time to be a Roger Corman fan." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
5/5 95% Jason and the Argonauts (1963) " In a cinema landscape populated with all kinds of digitally created creatures and setpieces, it's nice to take a look back and witness the birth of these ideas." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
1/5 —— Suicide Girls Must Die (2010) " As a promotional tool this is without a doubt a five-star affair, but beyond that? Not so much. " — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
5/5 85% Death Race 2000 (1975) " Roger Corman is the master of doing a lot with a little, and Death Race 2000 is but one shining example of the filmmaker's know-how." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
3/5 56% Uncle Sam (1997) " Uncle Sam may never be widely considered as a classic horror flick, but it's leaps and bounds better than the usual crap that's shoved down our throats. " — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
4/5 —— Horror Hospital (Computer Killers) (Doctor Bloodbath) (1973) " It's great to have Horror Hospital back in form. The flick plays like a time capsule of a time when love was free, gore flowed like a river, and filmmakers weren't afraid to go too far. " — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
1.5/5 —— Cornered! (2010) " I got the impression Cornered! wanted to be a melding of Clerks and Scream, but all I wanted to do was scream "Get on with it!" and clock out early." — Dread Central
Posted Aug 2, 2010
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