Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
8/10 72% We Can Be Heroes (2021) We Can Be Heroes is a cheerful and colorful take on the superhero genre with a powerful message about empowering younger generations to take the reins and do better than their parents. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 28, 2020
B 83% Freaky (2020) "Freaky" may not revolutionize the slasher franchise the way its inspirations did, but there's no denying just how much fun this movie is. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2020
8/10 91% Leap of Faith (2019) A poetic and lyrical film that's as entertaining as its subject is eloquent, and a fascinating and thought-provoking as the horror classic that the documentary explores. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 17, 2020
71% Batman: Death in the Family (2020) There are some visually stunning action scenes in the alternate scenes... The problem is the half-baked execution, where an interactive story amounts to little more than a half-hour short film comprised of mostly recycled footage. - Polygon EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 11, 2020
5/10 49% The Witches (2020) Worse yet, it disregards what makes the story a great gateway horror story for kids, choosing to focus on spectacle rather than spookiness or even what's at the heart of the story. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 21, 2020
8/10 89% Vampires vs. The Bronx (2020) Vampire vs. the Bronx offers enough kid-friendly thrills and laughs to entertain and introduce newcomers to the horror genre, while also offering a socially conscious exploration of gentrification we haven't seen in the genre before. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 6, 2020
C+ 70% Tenet (2020) Alas, Tenet is 100% Christopher Nolan - for better and worse. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 2, 2020
3/4 53% Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula (2020) If you want a zombie movie to do more than remind you of the bleakness of the real world, the high-octane fun of Peninsula will carry you to the gates of Valhalla. - Observer EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2020
7/10 100% The Toll (2020) An effective horror debut, but when the film tries to shift tonal gears, it becomes a little too busy. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2020
9/10 100% Death of a Vlogger (2019) A twisted story of warped perceptions, megalomania, the victims in the middle of media manipulation and our own obsession with online cruelty that results in a breath of fresh air in an overcrowded genre. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 31, 2020
9/10 91% Relic (2020) A bone-chilling movie that will earn a few screams and plenty of tears from audiences. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 25, 2020
8/10 71% Run Sweetheart Run (2020) A highly entertaining and tense game of cat-and-mouse that quickly reveals its cat to be of the supernatural variety. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 14, 2020
B 68% The Glorias (2020) The Glorias stumbles when it plays the notes of a conventional biopic. It is only when Julie Taymor starts diving into the extraordinary work of Gloria Steinem, and the women that made her who she is, that the film becomes blossoms into something special. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 5, 2020
A 100% His House (2020) A a terrifying examination of what it means to be a dislocated from home-spiritually, physically, emotionally, and otherwise-and uprooted to a strange, unfamiliar place where everyone looks at you with distrust and unease. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2020
B 56% Blast Beat (2020) "Blast Beat": a drama that sharply inspects the concept of the American Dream and those who either pursue it or reject it altogether. - The Playlist EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 2, 2020
8.5/10 93% Ride Your Wave (2020) Ride Your Wave may be predictable, but it quickly becomes a charming and heartfelt story about loss and clinging to life, one with realistic and likeable characters that may even teach you something about yourself. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
9/10 96% I Lost My Body (2019) I Lost My Body is a touching, macabre, and profoundly emotional animated film with a unique visual style and one of the most original stories that prove the value and the potential of animation as a medium. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
8/10 61% Children of the Sea (Kaijû no Kodomo) (2020) If you want a visually stunning animated poem that culminated with the brainchild of Terrence Malick's "History of the Universe" sequence from Tree of Life and "The Third Impact" from The End of Evangelion, you will love this wild ride of a movie. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
8/10 100% Away (2019) After seeing this movie you'll instantly want to keep an eye out for whatever this promising animator does next. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
8/10 80% Scare Package (2020) Scare Package is destined to become a midnight crowd favorite, a consistently funny love letter to the genre, made by people who love horror for people to love horror. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
9/10 No Score Yet Her Blue Sky (Sora no Aosa o Shiru Hito yo) (2019) Her Blue Sky blends magical realism and teenage angst in a story that is a thought-provoking exploration of regret that feels as unique and entertaining as any anime film this year. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
8.5/10 70% Butt Boy (2020) Butt Boy is an exceptionally entertaining and weird film that defies every expectation. Everyone should see this tragic and thrilling story of a man who becomes addicted to shoving things up his butt. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 1, 2019
7.5/10 73% Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made (2019) It may not convince viewers that the film is cursed and they're going to die after watching it, but its commitment to the gimmick, its ethereal score, and its eerie imagery make for a creepy and effective throwback horror film. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 25, 2019
7/10 65% The Shed (2019) The Shed offers a version of the vampire mythos that is deeply rooted in fears and concerns of today and has a valuable lesson: don't be a bully, because you never know what is hiding in the bullied kid's shed. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 18, 2019
4/5 81% VFW (2020) A gory and fun throwback to '80s punk rock action movies. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 8, 2019
7/10 92% The Vigil (2021) Introduces a vast mythology that could easily span a horror franchise of its own. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
8/10 92% The Vast of Night (2020) A remarkable debut that signals the arrival of a future genre powerhouse. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
6/10 86% Color Out of Space (2020) A disjointed and at times painfully dull movie, despite the alpacas and the Cronenberg-esque body horror. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
9/10 97% Knives Out (2019) When it comes to making a movie that's entertaining, thoughtful, sharply written, and undeniably creative, Rian Johnson is guilty as charged. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
8/10 80% Jojo Rabbit (2019) This generation's definitive political satire starring an imaginary Hitler. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
9/10 98% Parasite (Gisaengchung) (2019) A tragedy of epic proportions that should scheme, con, and scam its way into many "best of" lists by the end of the year. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2019
4/5 97% Why Don't You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) (2020) An Itchy & Scratchy-cartoon brought to life. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
4/5 96% The Pool (2019) A bonkers roller coaster of hell from beginning to end. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 1, 2019
B- 91% Weathering with You (2020) Weathering With You is a beautiful film with breathtaking animation, a story and soundtrack that will make you cry oceans, and a cast of wonderful and charming characters. - Collider EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 30, 2019
3/5 36% In the Tall Grass (2019) An unsettling and creepy cinematography and a terrific cast make this a worthy addition to your Netflix queue. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2019
8/10 92% Uncut Gems (2019) Uncut Gems it's an adrenaline-spiked gauntlet from which you can't escape, but when you come out on the other side, you feel glad you took the ride. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
9/10 77% Spiral (2019) Through a phenomenal performance, chilling atmosphere and a terrific script, Spiral builds an experience that is as terrifying as it is depressingly timely. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 24, 2019
8.5/10 92% A Good Woman Is Hard to Find (2020) A Good Woman Is Hard To Find is a lean, mean, painfully real crime thriller that will make you cheer for Sarah and her ability to overcome the worst of humanity and come out the other end kicking all sorts of ass. - Slashfilm EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 23, 2019
8/10 81% Synchronic (2020) Synchronic tells a poignant message about clinging to life and making the most of it. This is a sci-fi film that will twist your mind as it pulls at your heartstrings. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 19, 2019
9.5/10 97% Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) (2019) This is a frightening, poignant, relevant and stunningly powerful film that will scare you right before it breaks your heart. - IGN Movies EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 17, 2019
9/10 88% Ready or Not (2019) Will leave you eager to RSVP for this particular wedding over and over. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2019
7/10 78% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Gives fans of Schwartz and Gammell's work a fun thrill ride while also serving as a great gateway horror movie for kids to get terrified and then hooked for life to the genre. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8/10 84% Crawl (2019) Crawl delivers a throwback to the heyday of aquatic horror movies that can do for lakehouses in Florida what Jaws did for beaches. - GameSpot EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 12, 2019
100% The Head Hunter (2019) The Head Hunter pushes a tiny budget to epic levels, stuffing pulpy madness and fantasy gore to immersive extremes. - Polygon EDIT
Read More | Posted May 13, 2019
69% Triple Threat (2019) While the plot may be distracting, the martial-arts action is just as stellar and threatening as you hope it would be. - Polygon EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
4.2/5 78% I See You (2019) Aan impressive screenwriting debut, featuring enough surprises to keep even the sharpest audiences guessing, as well as a thrilling story about how easy it is to not notice the darkness in people. - Dread Central EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 25, 2019
4/5 81% Long Shot (2019) Rogen and Theron have wonderful chemistry, are surrounded by a stellar supporting cast, and aided by a delightful script that make this a feel-good and hilarious comedy. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2019
2/5 41% Stuber (2019) For a story about an Uber driver desperately trying to get 5 stars, it is impossible to give this film anything higher than 2 stars. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2019
5/5 96% Booksmart (2019) Booksmart is the smart, funny, heart-warming comedy of the decade. - Flickering Myth EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2019
2/5 44% Tone-Deaf (2019) A weak script and spotty editing results in a film that is neither funny, scary, or even entertaining. - Dread Central EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 21, 2019