Dread Central

Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 70%

The Burrowers (2008)

" J.T Petty takes viewers on an unusual and frightening venture into the Old West with The Burrowers."

Posted Sep 10, 2008

Johnny Butane

2 ——

Human Lanterns (2008)

"If kung-fu and horror flicks are your bag, then this is the perfect hybrid! Where else can you see fists and swords flying one second and chicks being skinned alive the next?"

Posted Sep 5, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

3 ——

Dead Fury (2008)

"It's obvious now that with City of Rott Sudol was just stepping up to bat. Here he knocks it out of the park..."

Posted Sep 5, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

4 69%

Child's Play (1988)

"Even after twenty years, Child's Play shows no ring rust. The little flick plays just as well now as it did in its heyday."

Posted Sep 5, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

5 55%

Martyrs (2008)

"You will either despise what you've experienced or support Pascal Laugier in creating a masterpiece that transcends the genre and leaves the viewer drained and breathless."

Posted Sep 5, 2008

Tim Merrill

6 56%

Pumpkinhead (1988)

"MGM has done a great service to Pumpkinhead and its fans with this new Collector's Edition DVD and you'd be a fool to overlook this."

Posted Aug 31, 2008

Johnny Butane

7 43%

Death Race (2008)

"Bigger, louder and stupider with far less entertainment value."

Posted Aug 21, 2008

Andrew Kasch

8 ——

The Wizard of Gore (2007)

"Sex, death, blood, and drugs, baby ... A wonderfully sleazy experience!"

Posted Aug 18, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

9 ——

Shadows Light (2008)

"There's nothing really redeeming about Shadows Light. It may be an FX heavy indie film, but the story surrounding it gets swallowed up by the sub par dialog, acting and some artistic choices that may leave you with the urge to play World of Warcraft inste"

Posted Aug 16, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

10 ——

Skinned Alive (2008)

"Looking for a good old-fashioned throwback to when low budget horror movies had nuts the size of grapefruits and actually delivered some shock for your buck? Add Skinned Alive to your recipe book."

Posted Aug 15, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

11 8%

Prom Night (2008)

"From top to bottom Prom Night disappoints. The only good thing I can say about this movie is that it was lit well, which still gives it a one-up over Alien Vs. Predator: Requiem."

Posted Aug 15, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

12 14%

Mirrors (2008)

"It skirts along the edge of greatness, but for every one thing it does right, it does another so inconceivably wrong."

Posted Aug 15, 2008

Johnny Butane

13 78%

Dai-Nipponjin (Big Man Japan) (2009)

"This is a giant monster movie with a comedic delivery on par with "Monty Python" and the production values of a sleek, major release film."

Posted Aug 13, 2008

Nomad

14 87%

Los Cronocrímenes (Timecrimes) (2007)

"Timecrimes is not for everyone, it's leisurely yet tense pacing sees to that, but for those looking to utilize their gray matter some when digesting a horror film, you'll find a lot to dig about it."

Posted Aug 13, 2008

Johnny Butane

15 98%

Let the Right One In (2008)

"Let the Right One In moves beyond typical movie conventions on two primary levels, but both which focus on our personal comfort level."

Posted Aug 13, 2008

Nomad

16 ——

Bram Stoker's Dracula's Guest (2008)

"A whole lot of nothing happens for 80-minutes and on those rare occasions when something does happen it's generally over before it even gets started."

Posted Aug 13, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

17 ——

Belphégor - Le fantôme du Louvre (Belphegor, Phantom of the Louvre) (Belphecor: Curse of the Mummy) (2001)

"It's a decent little time killer, but you'll ultimately start forgetting about it even before the end credits run."

Posted Aug 13, 2008

Nomad

18 ——

The Boston Strangler (2008)

"Taken piece by piece, Feifer's effort has a few strengths that are surprising in the low budget filmmaking world, but as a sum of both the positive and negatives %u2026 the Strangler chokes before he even lays a hand on the audience."

Posted Aug 12, 2008

Kryten Syxx

19 71%

W Delta Z (The Killing Gene) (2008)

"All in all, this is a nicely robust DVD for a damn fine little horror/thriller, depending on how loose your definition of either genre is. Truly good stuff!"

Posted Aug 11, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

20 78%

Baghead (2008)

"Serves as one of the better indie horror offerings so far this year. That is, if it even really qualifies as a horror film. ...there are probably just as many who would say it does not."

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Debi Moore

21 ——

Wide Awake (2007)

"Wide Awake is a decent import that ends up on the depressing side of the fence due in part to its subject matter and heavy handed delivery."

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

22 100%

Rogue (2008)

"Rogue is the best damned killer crocodile movie to be made in more than a decade"

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

23 ——

The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008)

"Oh the joys of watching films that aren't just phoned-in when they easily could have been! The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior has all of the charm and bite missing from the near depressingly silly The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor"

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

24 0%

Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008)

"From the opening moments of the film when we see that the Sax Man is now tubby, I knew we were in trouble, and believe me seeing that dude's belly jiggling turned out to be one of the brightest spots of this total and complete mess of a movie."

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

25 60%

Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer (2007)

"...believe the hype for Jack Brooks: Monster Slayer; this is a fun, monster-filled movie that knows exactly what it wants to be and I hope only the first of many movies in what could easily be a really kickass franchise."

Posted Aug 10, 2008

Johnny Butane

26 91%

Transsiberian (2008)

"Anderson's most accessible film to date."

Posted Jul 17, 2008

Johnny Butane

27 87%

Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008)

"del Toro has succeeded in creating yet another masterpiece of genre storytelling ... A film worthy of following its wonderful original and, in many ways, superseding it." EDIT

Posted Jun 26, 2008

28 ——

Simon, King of the Witches (Simon, King of the Warlocks) (1971)

"A nearly perfect example of counterculture hippie horror from a bygone epoch."

Posted Jun 20, 2008

Debi Moore

29 ——

100 Tears (2007)

"At times genuinely funny, outright ridiculous, painfully bad, and screamingly entertaining."

Posted Jun 9, 2008

Johnny Butane

30 18%

Faces of Death (1999)

"As a curiosity piece, Faces of Death is well worth a look, especially if you've not seen it in a very long time. As for its place in horror cinema history, well, that remains to be seen."

Posted May 13, 2008

Johnny Butane

31 ——

ZA: Zombies Anonymous (2008)

"A fun, thought-provoking romp through a modern-day zombie infestation." EDIT

Posted May 12, 2008

32 67%

Bosque de sombras (BackWoods) (2008)

"Instead of keeping us on the edge of our seats ..., The Backwoods causes the viewer to become the snoozer as it slogs its way to a futile and forgettable conclusion."

Posted Apr 12, 2008

Debi Moore

33 67%

Bosque de sombras (BackWoods) (2008)

"Instead of keeping us on the edge of our seats ..., The Backwoods causes the viewer to become the snoozer as it slogs its way to a futile and forgettable conclusion."

Posted Apr 12, 2008

Debi Moore

34 8%

Prom Night (2008)

"Prom Night is poorly written, ill conceived, and executed with the excitement of a children's cough medicine commercial."

Posted Apr 9, 2008

Nomad

35 34%

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

"Repo! The Genetic Opera is the real deal: a fiercely original sideshow freak-out of killer tunes and bloody mayhem unlike anything you've ever seen!"

Posted Apr 9, 2008

Andrew Kasch

36 66%

Wristcutters - A Love Story (2007)

"Takes its sweet time bringing things to their obvious conclusions ... Wristcutters lags and gets a bit bogged down by its own quirkiness. But there are some bright spots."

Posted Apr 5, 2008

Debi Moore

37 48%

The Ruins (2008)

"Where The Ruins ultimately triumphs is in its grisly moments of desperation. Rarely in film are we treated to such ferocity..."

Posted Apr 4, 2008

D.W. Bostaph Jr

38 ——

Left for Dead (2007)

"Truly, the stars of Left for Dead are Pyun and his technical team ... The film is beautiful to look at and unlike anything I've experienced before. While Pyun's style might not be everyone's cup of tea, I wholeheartedly appreciate his experimentati"

Posted Mar 31, 2008

Debi Moore

39 ——

Left for Dead (2007)

"Truly, the stars of Left for Dead are Pyun and his technical team ... The film is beautiful to look at and unlike anything I've experienced before. I wholeheartedly appreciate his experimentation and willingness to take risks."

Posted Mar 31, 2008

Debi Moore

40 ——

Supernatural - The Complete Second Season (2007)

"Another tremendous package for a truly terrific show ... What it gets 100% right is its advancement of the character arcs of Sam and Dean in preparation for the next phase of their hunting adventures."

Posted Mar 31, 2008

Debi Moore

41 36%

Southland Tales (2007)

"Southland Tales' brilliance lies in its effortless melding of so many different themes into a cohesive concoction ... a damn good movie that gets it totally right."

Posted Mar 15, 2008

Debi Moore

42 50%

Spiral (2007)

"Spiral is a joy to behold on every level."

Posted Feb 16, 2008

Debi Moore

43 14%

Day of the Dead (2008)

"No matter how you slice it, this one is just plain dead on arrival."

Posted Feb 16, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

44 50%

Spiral (2007)

""The camera moves are jarring at times and soothing at others ... a skillful, well crafted piece.""

Posted Feb 3, 2008

Johnny Butane

45 22%

The Eye (2008)

"Dull, clichéd, and silly, this is yet another watered-down slice of horror cinema that will score big with teenage girls under the age of fifteen."

Posted Jan 31, 2008

Andrew Kasch

46 67%

Right at Your Door (2007)

"A great setup but not much in the way of payoff despite its go for broke ending."

Posted Jan 28, 2008

Debi Moore

47 77%

Cloverfield (2008)

"It delivers on its simple promise of wild thrills and wanton destruction."

Posted Jan 16, 2008

Andrew Kasch

48 40%

The Bucket List (2007)

"It delivers on its simple promise of wild thrills and wanton destruction."

Posted Jan 16, 2008

Andrew Kasch

49 20%

Death Sentence (2007)

"Death Sentence tries to do two things: be a stirring family drama and a balls-out gore soaked revenge flick. It achieves only one of those goals."

Posted Jan 8, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

50 75%

White Noise 2: The Light (2007)

"Don't let the insipid mediocrity of the original film stop you from checking out the sequel."

Posted Jan 6, 2008

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

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