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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 60%

13 Sins (2014)

"The ending peters out a bit, but if you enjoy a little sadistic horror with a touch of humor, then 13 Sins is a fun enough time waster."

Posted Mar 27, 2014

Staci Layne Wilson

2 80%

The Raid 2 (2014)

"... it'll please a lot of fans."

Posted Mar 25, 2014

Staci Layne Wilson

3 48%

RoboCop (2014)

"RoboCop is worth a look on the big screen for the visual spectacle, but for the visceral satire you're better off revisiting the original."

Posted Feb 11, 2014

Staci Layne Wilson

4 78%

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."

Posted Jan 6, 2014

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

5 39%

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."

Posted Dec 30, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

6 50%

Contracted (2013)

"Contracted goes all-out on the gross-out."

Posted Nov 27, 2013

Staci Layne Wilson

7 20%

The Last Days On Mars (2013)

"Lacking the suspense and grip of flicks like The Thing or even minimalist stranded-in-space cinema like Moon, Last Days is saved from total tedium only by competent first-time director Ruairi Robinson and its stellar cast."

Posted Nov 14, 2013

Staci Layne Wilson

8 87%

In Fear (2014)

"If you like edge-of-your-seat thrillers, this is one ride you're going to want to take. " EDIT

Posted Nov 4, 2013

9 49%

Carrie (2013)

"People who haven't seen the original will love it, and people who have seen the original should at least like it."

Posted Oct 17, 2013

Staci Layne Wilson

10 58%

Riddick (2013)

"Riddick is just a total blast and undoubtedly the sequel Chronicles of Riddick should have been; long-time fans of this series will go home happy"

Posted Sep 4, 2013

Heather Wixson

11 89%

The World's End (2013)

"A wonderfully touching and hilarious final chapter to Wright's Cornetto Trilogy, The World's End is a truly satisfying exploration of nostalgia and friendship"

Posted Jul 26, 2013

Heather Wixson

12 80%

Europa Report (2013)

"Skip this one until you happen to catch it for free on cable."

Posted Jul 10, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

13 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."

Posted Jul 9, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

14 86%

The Conjuring (2013)

"The Conjuring is a masterclass in absolute terror that's destined to become a classic within the genre."

Posted Jun 24, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

15 ——

Kill Me Now (2012)

"For anyone out there looking for fun and unusual indie horror movie, I'd definitely recommend Kill Me Now if you're looking for laughs and not gore."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

16 54%

Oblivion (2013)

"Oblivion is just a hot mess of a movie."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

17 ——

Dark Feed (2013)

"Dark Feed is pretty enjoyable as soon as everyone begins to go batshit crazy and the violence kicks into high gear."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

18 ——

Dark Circles (2013)

"There's still a lot of good stuff going on Dark Circles that would make for a fun, rainy day movie to enjoy while curled up on your couc"

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

19 ——

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."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

20 22%

Rapture-Palooza (2013)

"Rapture-Palooza is a film worth sticking though as the third act goes for broke and delivers many of the story's biggest laughs, ending far stronger than it started."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

21 67%

World War Z (2013)

"Pitt makes for a compelling onscreen presence as usual and Director Forster definitely delivers some truly wondrous moments of cinematic spectacle in WWZ that make for a movie that's worth experiencing on the big screen"

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Heather Wixson

22 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."

Posted Jun 12, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

23 44%

Stitches (2013)

"A truly inventive old-school horror/comedy that features some of the bloodiest and crazy awesome kills I've seen in some time."

Posted Apr 2, 2013

Heather Wixson

24 67%

+1 (2013)

"Love it or hate it, there's one thing guaranteed- Plus One is anything but boring"

Posted Mar 20, 2013

Heather Wixson

25 62%

Evil Dead (2013)

"It is downright intense, at some points even terrifying and by far one of the most brutal flicks I can remember seeing on the big screen in ages"

Posted Mar 9, 2013

Heather Wixson

26 ——

Gangsters, Guns & Zombies ()

"Co-writer and director Mitchell clearly wears his zombie-loving heart on his sleeve with his efforts on Gangsters, Guns and Zombies, and the results are a rather clever and fun flick with plenty of homages, heart and enthusiasm"

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

27 10%

A Haunted House (2013)

"A Haunted House is probably one of the more obvious horror spoofs in the last few years and makes the Scary Movie flicks look like Oscar bait."

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

28 65%

Mama (2013)

"Die-hard del Toro fans will need little convincing to show up in theaters this weekend and should be mostly happy with Mama."

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

29 ——

Mimesis (2013)

"In the end we have a movie with an excellent premise that's executed in the most standard of ways. "

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

30 68%

Stoker (2013)

"[Director] Park fans will undoubtedly delight in Stoker's striking visuals and Park's haunting exploration of how human monsters are made, making an unforgettable thriller by one of the finest modern filmmakers out there working today."

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

31 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"

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

32 65%

Cherry Tree Lane (2013)

"The film flounders under the weight of two underwhelming and prickly protagonists who are as illogical as they are unlikable"

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

33 55%

Would You Rather (2013)

"It's smart, slick and delightfully sick with a horrific but compelling game of survival that manages to give audiences a little food for thought along with their horror"

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Heather Wixson

34 ——

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."

Posted Mar 6, 2013

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

35 39%

Dark Skies (2013)

"You might end up being as surprised as I was by how much there really was to like about Dark Skies once we get past all the melodrama"

Posted Feb 22, 2013

Heather Wixson

36 80%

Warm Bodies (2013)

"Warm Bodies' new spin on some very familiar zombie tropes makes for a rather enjoyable time regardless of its shortcomings."

Posted Jan 31, 2013

Heather Wixson

37 ——

Outpost: Black Sun (2012)

"This sequel doesn't offer up enough horror to make this a particularly interesting viewing at all. "

Posted Dec 1, 2012

Heather Wixson

38 49%

The Man With the Iron Fists (2012)

"For those who grew up on a steady diet of kung fu movies, The Man with the Iron Fists is everything you'd want in a modern fight flick and more."

Posted Nov 3, 2012

Heather Wixson

39 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."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

40 80%

The Hole (2012)

"Dante once again finds similar success in The Hole, merging juvenile concerns with darker stories."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

Heather Wixson

41 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."

Posted Oct 2, 2012

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

42 10%

House at the End of the Street (2012)

"It's made strictly for the under 18 crowd with low expectations and a high enthusiasm for formulaic "horror" movies."

Posted Sep 21, 2012

Heather Wixson

43 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."

Posted Sep 20, 2012

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

44 31%

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

"For those of you out there who dig on these overblown popcorn flicks, the fifth installment in the Resident Evil franchise is certainly one of the better chapters in this ongoing story."

Posted Sep 14, 2012

Heather Wixson

45 23%

The Day (2012)

"While The Day certainly isn't a game changer by any means, it still remains a rather entertaining indie film that manages to deliver a few unique spins on a world that we've seen countless times before."

Posted Sep 11, 2012

Heather Wixson

46 40%

The Possession (2012)

"For you readers out there who tend to enjoy when a horror movie actually gives you some compelling characters and relationships as well as a few good scares and creepy moments, then you'll probably enjoy the flick"

Posted Aug 31, 2012

Heather Wixson

47 4%

The Apparition (2012)

"The movie isn't scary and plays it way too safe, making for an underwhelming experience for this horror fan."

Posted Aug 23, 2012

Heather Wixson

48 17%

Rites of Spring (2012)

"Rites of Spring feel like someone who was in the middle of a great thought but never got around to finishing it."

Posted Aug 4, 2012

Heather Wixson

49 87%

ParaNorman (2012)

"ParaNorman is infectiously charming and just so much damn fun to watch."

Posted Aug 4, 2012

Heather Wixson

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