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Scott Weinberg

Scott Weinberg
The movies are so rarely great art, that if we can't appreciate great trash, there is little reason for us to go. - - Pauline Kael

Agrees with the Tomatometer 79% of the time.

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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
50% Hatchet (2006) "Feels like an old-school slasher flick that's been hidden on a dusty shelf for the past twenty years. And yes, I mean that as a compliment. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
70% Black Sheep (2006) "If there was a list of movies about killer mutated sheep, this would undoubtedly be the best of the bunch. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
61% Bug (2006) "This "smaller" experiment turns out to be William Friedkin's best film in over 20 years. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
70% 28 Weeks Later... (2007) "A damn worthy follow-up to an unexpectedly excellent chiller. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
0% One Missed Call (2008) "It's not even remotely scary, which leaves the horror fans out. But it's also way too boring to even poke fun at. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
41% All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2013) "What we might actually call a "thinking man's slasher flick." " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
22% The Eye (2008) "Takes a B-minus import and turns it into a D-minus retread. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
85% Hellboy II: The Golden Army (Hellboy 2) (2008) "You've got enough ideas for an entire geek-friendly trilogy in this one crazy movie. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
14% Mirrors (2008) "One of the better films of the infamous J-horror remake onslaught. Relatively speaking. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
83% Eden Lake (2008) "Works exceedingly well, and will probably stick in your gut for a little while. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
73% The Children (2008) "A solid balance between set-up, conflict, and horrific execution. Just a well-made horror film all around. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
57% My Bloody Valentine 3-D (2009) "No pretense, no delusions, just slick, basic stalk & shock mayhem with a 3-D coating that works unexpectedly well. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
25% Friday the 13th (2009) "I'd say they did a solid enough job of resurrecting a simple scary tale for a new generation. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
42% The Last House on the Left (2009) "A fascinating and confrontational horror film that deals with terrors a lot more chilling than some dude swinging a machete. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
16% The Haunting in Connecticut (2009) "If you're a big fan of creaking floorboards, sudden jolts, and abandoned funeral homes, go nuts. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
92% Drag Me to Hell (2009) "A bit gross, a bit silly, and entirely entertaining. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
48% Doghouse (2009) "A Mad Magazine-style zombie-fest that chomps on PC sensibilities like they're made out of obnoxious male flesh. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
67% Dead Snow (Død snø) (2009) "Earns points for enthusiasm, creativity, and a powerful devotion to all things ultra-splattery. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
50% Antichrist (2009) "A confrontational film that dances between the sublime, the mundane, and the shocking with little to no regard for audience expectations. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
61% A Perfect Getaway (2009) "There's always something to be said for a psycho-thriller that delivers interesting characters in a cool setting. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
55% Orphan (2009) "Directed crisply and with a palpable air of mid-'70s paranoia thriller. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
29% The Final Destination (2009) "An absolute slap in the face to the fans who made the franchise a hit in the first place. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
19% H2: Halloween II (2009) "There's not a pained expression, a confused sneer, or a filthy grimace that Zombie won't linger on for 10 seconds longer than he needs to. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
95% Best Worst Movie (2010) "A fantastic deconstruction of how a bad film actually earn its "cult fave" status. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
86% The House of the Devil (2009) "Made for those who have fond memories of low-key '70s devil chillers that focused on mood and atmosphere " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
42% Jennifer's Body (2009) "The integral problem with Jennifer's Body is that of tone. Or lack thereof. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
83% Paranormal Activity (2009) "A fresh coat of paint applied to an impressively old-fashioned ghost story. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
45% The Box (2009) "As a dark, strange and enjoyably paranoid little sci-fi thriller, I'd say the good points outweigh the bad by a long shot. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 28, 2015
64% Carriers (2009) "It's not a film about the gradual extinction of humankind -- it's actually about the horrible demise of humanity. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
67% Daybreakers (2010) "A rock-solid afternoon matinee sort of movie, packed as it is with so many disparate genre influences. Confidently crafted and legitimately clever. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
62% Frozen (2010) "You'll definitely recall this freezing flick the next time you go skiing. For the next 15 years or so. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
15% A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) "So generic, so lazy, and so forgettable they may as well have "we're not even trying" plastered across the bottom of the screen. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
49% The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2010) "A horror import that actually has the confidence and audacity to deliver something disturbingly different. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
73% Piranha 3-D (2010) "Unapologetically gleeful about doling out the cinematic junk food that you're looking for when you sit down to devour something called, well, Piranha. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
80% The Hole (2012) "Not likely to give anyone outside of toddler range any nightmares, but it's still a smooth, smart, and eminently likable "rainy night" family film. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
88% Let Me In (2010) "You won't find a much bigger fan of the original film than yours truly -- and still I was very impressed by this crafty remake. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
36% Hatchet II (2010) "More of the same, which means you probably already know if you like it. (I mostly did.) " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
58% Paranormal Activity 2 (2010) "Earns some really nice chills, especially once we hit the big finale. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
46% A Serbian Film (2011) "I admire and detest this film at the same time. And I will never watch it again. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
45% Drive Angry (2011) "Feels like an affectionate remake of an obscure 1978 Roger Corman production that might have been called "Hot Pants and the Devil Driver." " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
60% My Sucky Teen Romance (2012) "An entirely accessible mini-budget comedy that coasts on by through sheer force of wit, energy, and "let's put on a show!" creativity. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
66% Insidious (2011) " Finds a pitch-perfect balance between homage and originality. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
65% Hobo With a Shotgun (2011) "It's nice to find a wacky movie that knows how to employ "shock value" violence with some degree of timing and cleverness. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
78% Red Hill (2010) "An "all in one night" crime thriller that's equal parts old-school western and grimly intelligent horror film. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
15% Priest (2011) "Another broad yet eclectic little genre-blender to (maybe) toss into your rental queue. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
61% Final Destination 5 (2011) "The opening credits sequence is a work of mad genius. And then, unfortunately, the movie starts. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
24% Apollo 18 (2011) "A potentially cool "found footage" flick that is desperately in need of a lot more brains ... or a lot more silliness. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
72% Fright Night (2011) "When you consider how many wretched horror remakes we have to suffer through, doesn't a B+ effort like this one deserve a nice pat on the back? " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
76% Kill List (2012) "Progresses from uncomfortable character study to subtly intense crime thriller, and ultimately to deep, dark horror. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
6% Dream House (2011) "The final wheeze of the J-horror-inspired domestic thrillers that ran rampant a few years back. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
58% Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark (2011) "There's a simple sense of old-fashioned restraint that makes Sally's dark journey a little bit quiet, but also subtly satisfying. " ‐ TheHorrorShow
Posted Aug 26, 2015
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