Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3.5/5 63% Peter Rabbit (2018) Peter Rabbit is far from your garden-variety kiddie distraction. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
3.5/5 77% Braven (2018) Braven is the kind of 90s punch-in-the-mouth genre fans fight tooth-and-nail to find nowadays. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
4/5 71% Hostiles (2018) At the least, it's a plea for history not to repeat itself - with plenty of gut-check thrills and perilous storytelling to heighten the mood. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
2/5 41% Den of Thieves (2018) Den of Thieves is confoundingly familiar from structure to "gritty" character designs. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
5/5 100% Paddington 2 (2018) The perfect family film, this year or any other. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
3.5/5 No Score Yet Party Hard Die Young (2018) Copious narcotics, underdeveloped cranial capacities, a masked murderer who refuses to forget what you did last summer - punch your ticket to this vicious vacation from Hell. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
3.5 No Score Yet Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (Exterminadores do Além Contra a Loira do Banheiro) (2018) Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary in a nutshell: vanilla-as-sin title, unexpectedly batsh*t paranormal warfare. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
3/5 No Score Yet Deadcon (2019) A possession story made scarier by shades of Paranormal Activity, YouTube celebrities, and - *gasp* - internet modem dial tones. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet Deadsight (2018) It's an undead flick void of reinvigorated vision - meant both literally and figuratively in this case. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 21, 2019
5/10 24% Sadako (2019) For how iconic Sadako and Samara have become, 2019's "return" doesn't showcase the same class of terrifier. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
2/5 63% Trespassers (2019) Brutality necessitates itself only for brutality's sake in this mean-spirited home invasion flick overloaded with distracting subplots. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
8/10 83% Crawl (2019) Crawl is a sensationally thrilling aquatic nightmare filled with carnage, bubbling chaos, and all the creature-feature intensity that makes this the summer's must-see horror event. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
46% Lake Placid (1999) With a pretty decent cast including Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson, and Betty White, Lake Placid is a goofy time-waster with some serious bite that's entirely more fun than it should be. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 9, 2019
7/10 90% Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) Spider-Man: Far From Home is the upbeat teenage "road trip" comedy antidote to post-Endgame doom and gloom that Marvel fans deserve. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 27, 2019
3.5/5 75% Belzebuth (2018) Emilio Portes hath wrought Satan's wrath into an exorcism tale that lunges for your throat; a total kill-shot film that wastes no opportunity to test viewers. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
3.5/5 64% Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Annabelle Comes Home punches your ticket for horror excitement as an amusement park funhouse would, delivering a rotating cast of evil spirits who're all welcome additions to the extensive 'Conjurverse' monster roster. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 25, 2019
2.5/5 64% Child's Play (2019) Your enjoyment of Child's Play will depend on if "Chucky 2.0" is funny enough for your horror comedy tastes, because without investment in Kaslan's "Buddi," there's not much to appreciate beyond a few gnarly slasher deaths. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 20, 2019
4/5 82% Midsommar (2019) Midsommar is a warm invitation into subtle ritualistic madness decked out in the reassurance of pastel colors. Striking, unsettling, and surprisingly humorous. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 19, 2019
2/5 No Score Yet The Child Remains (2019) The Child Remains is an outrageous, messy amalgamation of genre tonality that is far more confounding than it is cleanly executed. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 9, 2019
3.5/5 72% Porno (2019) Porno knows how to make horror fans scream. Interpret that sentence how you will. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
4/5 96% In Fabric (2019) In the pantheon of deadly inanimate object cinema, Peter Strickland's In Fabric is a sensually riveting standout. Say yes to this killer dress! - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 6, 2019
3.5/5 69% Head Count (2019) Elle Callahan's Head Count is a steaming bowl of California "Creepypasta" served up hot n' fresh for horror fan consumption. - Dread Central EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
2/5 23% Dark Phoenix (2019) Dark Phoenix takes arguably the most heavily thematic X-Men comic arc and delivers the most dully procedural, chopped-to-bits cinematic franchise entry in Fox's mutant canon. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
1.5/5 54% The Dead Don't Die (2019) The Dead Don't Die is a procedurally bland zomcom with little genre personality, playing as if Jarmusch invents a subgenre horror fans haven't been watching for decades. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 5, 2019
4/5 81% The Lodge (2019) The Lodge is a methodically insidious and outstandingly tense entry into the "Christmas Horror" canon. Oh holy fright, these scares are brutally sinful... - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 4, 2019
4/5 90% Rocketman (2019) Rocketman is flamboyant and rambunctious and everything Elton would be proud of. It's the musical biopic Bohemian Rhapsody wants to be when it grows up. - Atom Insider EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 3, 2019
3/5 41% Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) Mindless ruminations on humanity's egotistical planetary abuse paired with Godzilla's pay-per-view worthy face-offs? As a lover of triumphant Titan warfare, that'll do. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted May 31, 2019
2.5/5 55% Ma (2019) Ma's spiked YA horror punch tastes of price-slashed subplot distilling versus premium neatness fit for Octavia Spencer's rockily shaken presence. - We Got This Covered EDIT
Read More | Posted May 29, 2019
7/10 100% Extra Ordinary (2019) Extra Ordinary is more a cutesy rom-com with expelled ectoplasm goo than completionist horror dive into Drag Me To Hell territory, but when subdued haunting gags land, laughs project with ease. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
7.5/10 77% Adopt a Highway (2019) Adopt A Highway is as naked, vulnerable, and warmly fulfilling a directorial debut as you can ask for. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
5.5/10 57% The Highwaymen (2019) John Lee Hancock's intentions are honored and pure, but the celebrity commentaries and aimed cinematic crosshairs miss a more significant mark of meaty execution. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
6.5/10 100% Girl on the Third Floor (2019) Girl On The Third Floor is a portrait of victimization and the vengeful spirits who refuse to see others join them as more failed statistics, with erupting blood sink geysers for good measure. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
8/10 100% Snatchers (2019) A "monster pregnancy" midnight comedy that exists somewhere between Joseph Kahn's take on Teeth and Slither with some Gremlins/Critters thrown in. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
7/10 81% Long Shot (2019) Situationally unique, funniest in small zinger doses, and frustrated enough with ongoing civil failures to at least say *something* - as textbook that blueprint may be. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
6/10 55% The Beach Bum (2019) The Beach Bum is...a lot - but beautifully shot Margaritaville hobo branded "a lot" that McConaughey lives, breathes, and owns. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
8.5/10 95% Boyz in the Wood (2019) The hippest, wildest, most energetic genre blowout to come from the UK since Attack The Block. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 27, 2019
6.5/10 No Score Yet Girls with Balls (2018) Girls With Balls doesn't atone for the leery "females vs. males" horror normalization of exploitations past, but it is a slaughter-tastic midnight movie about volleyball vixens defending themselves from backwoods killers. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 83% May the Devil Take You (Sebelum iblis menjemput) (2018) May The Devil Take You might not rewrite the Necronomicon, but Tjahjanto's brand of possession thriller takes a life of its own through heavy-handed occult violence mixed with stellar performances and pulsating eyes peering between floorboards. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 59% You Might Be the Killer (2018) Brett Simmons' You Might Be The Killer is not Cabin In The Woods 2.0, but that doesn't stop stay-up-late genre manipulation from scoring uptempo campfire thrills. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7.5/10 58% Tokyo Vampire Hotel (2017) The storytelling aspects of Tokyo Vampire Hotel may be more unhinged than Sono's cleaner efforts, but third-act intensity drives home a most memorable midnight mutilation spree that's damn-near unstoppable once initiated. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
6.5/10 81% Buffalo Boys (2019) Mike Wiluan's Buffalo Boys is a pulpy, Wild West-inspired revenge thriller by way of Javanese commemoration. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
9/10 100% The Outlaws (2017) Come for an oh-so-savvy "mop-up" plan to scrub the scum from Seoul's underbelly, stay for the knife play and fists of fury, and be pleasantly surprised each time Ma Dong-seok holsters his meaty paws in favor of another hilarious and degrading whoopin'. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
8/10 70% The Witch in the Window (2018) The Witch In The Window is a harrowing, scorchingly poignant and devastating glimpse into societal fears that have redefined family dinner conversations. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 60% Our House (2018) While Our House sounds horribly generic on paper, it's Burns' directorial eye and sensationalism that frames ghostly haunts with confidence. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
6.5/10 89% Braid (2019) I've never robotripped, ingested geltabs of acid or licked stimulant toad excretions, but if I did, I'd imagine the experience to resemble watching Mitzi Peirone's Braid. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 33% Super Troopers 2 (2018) If you love the gonzo time-killing slapsticks in Super Troopers, you're going to enjoy the border-crossing flavor of Super Troopers 2. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
8/10 93% Satan's Slaves (Pengabdi Setan) (2017) Anwar's command of simplistic haunted house traumas is surgical and downright ruthless. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7/10 80% Dead Shack (2017) A genre film that knows how to have fun while splattering a few heads in the process? You have my attention. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7.5/10 67% Another WolfCop (2017) Criminals find themselves torn limb from limb with WolfCop once again the prowl, except this second "adventure" plays with double the obscurity. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019
7.5/10 93% Replace (2017) Sinful style hypnotizes like a tractor beam that entraps voyeuristic eyes, like someone spliced the cinematic DNA of Nicolas Winding Refn and Vincenzo Natali. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted May 26, 2019