Staci Layne Wilson

Staci Layne Wilson
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
MPAA Accredited Entertainment Reporter and Film Reviewer. Memberships: Int'l Press Academy, L.A. Press Club, Horror Writers Association, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. Author of "Animal Movies Guide" and "50 Years of Ghost Movies"
Favorites:
Always evolving. For my latest discoveries, disses and dishes, check Facebook.com/StaciWilson & Twitter @StaciWilson.
Official Websites: http://StaciLayneWilson.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
78% 30 Miles from Nowhere (2018) Think: Friday the 13th meets The Big Chill . - We Live Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2019
9% The Amityville Murders (2019) The Amityville Murders is a well-made and often unsettling supernatural thriller-it is certainly worth a look for the curious and a must-see for completists. - We Live Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2019
64% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) The beautifully made and carefully-crafted film starts off as an over-the-top black comedy sizzling with snarky satire. Then it paints over that canvass and becomes a darkly humorous horror parable as the painter stalks his prey from beyond the grave. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 18, 2019
62% St. Agatha (2019) Bousman's signature sadism is at play here. - We Live Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 12, 2019
71% Piercing (2019) Piercing is a quirky and nasty black comedy, essentially a two-hander-so if you don't mind spending an hour and twenty minutes with a deranged duo doing their twisted tango, then, by all means, tune in. - We Live Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Feb 7, 2019
37% Glass (2019) Glass is sort of like a vase that's been broken then glued back together - it still holds water, but you can see the cracks. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 18, 2019
73% Destroyer (2018) For a classic redemption story with such a tremendously talented actor in the lead, Destroyer should be exhilarating. It is listless and feels endless. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
66% Vice (2018) Fans of McKay's The Big Short will know what to expect, but might be surprised as well. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
62% Bird Box (2018) Fans of science fiction will appreciate the layers of social, political, and spiritual nuance, while horror hounds will enjoy the spine-tingling suspense of the mystery. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 11, 2019
88% The Final Wish (2019) The Final Wish is an easy watch, fun and simple. It's perfect for that night when you just want to sit back, relax and enjoy. - We Live Entertainment EDIT
Read More | Posted Nov 26, 2018
69% The Ice Cream Truck (2017) An insidious little pulse-pounder that slowly but surely worms its way under your skin! - Fantastica Daily EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 19, 2018
99% Science Fair (2018) Science Fair falls somewhere between an episode of Big Bang Theory and Mad Hot Ballroom - entertaining, often funny, sometimes awkward, and always educational. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
100% Liyana (2018) Liyana, a hybrid fairytale born in the imaginations of five African orphans, works so because it's told by children. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
67% The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018) While the choice of Eli Roth - known for his hard-R horror movies - as the director might seem like an odd one, he actually is a self-proclaimed kid at heart who loves children's movies from eras gone by. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 17, 2018
66% Suspiria (2018) There are some cool connections, showing that indeed the filmmakers are thoughtful and they do care about what they were creating. - Inside Horror EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
79% Halloween (2018) I enjoyed watching all of the well-crafted characters, but H40 really is Laurie and Michael's show-both come to life in their best iterations since the 70s. - Inside Horror EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 12, 2018
97% The Hate U Give (2018) In addition to the unsettling racial and social themes, The Hate U Give also ably shows the life of a modern teenage girl. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
20% Bigger (2018) I thought the characters were well-fleshed (in more ways than one). - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 7, 2018
29% Venom (2018) There's a reason for the top-tier cast. It's actually fun! - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 5, 2018
47% Curvature (2018) An intelligent, well-crafted, science-heavy time-travel thriller with a little romance thrown in. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Oct 3, 2018
3/5 39% Hell Fest (2018) Hell Fest is a solid, workmanlike horror flick. - Daily Dead EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 28, 2018
89% Love, Gilda (2018) Love, Gilda isn't really a film in its own right-it's more of a fawning tribute with rounded corners and soft edges. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 16, 2018
91% Mandy (2018) If you enjoy trippy dark fantasy films and volumes of violence presented with phantasmagoric glee, then this flick is definitely worth a look. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
64% Lizzie (2018) Lizzie is an intelligent, slow-burn chamber piece that also serves as a subtle nod to the #MeToo movement. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 6, 2018
52% Papillon (2018) Even though there is always something going on, the film feels far too long at its over two-hour runtime. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 24, 2018
46% The Meg (2018) Casting superstar tough-guy Jason Statham as Jonas was smart... too bad the script isn't. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
96% BlacKkKlansman (2018) For those who are interested in the history of police procedure, politics and social injustice, BlacKkKlansman is a must-see. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2018
92% Nico, 1988 (2018) This is definitely a niche film with narrow appeal. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 3, 2018
53% Woman Walks Ahead (2018) ...A solid, if highly fictionalized, Western biopic that brings a largely forgotten historical feminist figure to light - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 2, 2018
48% Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) Fallen Kingdom is one of the better installments in this never-extinct film series. Lots of fun, and yes - do see it in IMAX! - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 17, 2018
89% Hereditary (2018) Plot holes abound. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Jun 11, 2018
16% Show Dogs (2018) There is an astonishing lack of restraint in the kid-friendly department when it comes to the script. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted May 30, 2018
83% Deadpool 2 (2018) Yes, it more of the same - hardcore action sequences (in slo-mo, of course) set to cheesy-brie ballads, Deadpool demolishing the fourth wall, and plenty of dick jokes - but it's still fun. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 16, 2018
40% Mary Shelley (2018) A lifeless look at the creator of Frankenstein's Monster. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 12, 2018
85% Tully (2018) While Tully is a comedy, it's dark, dark, dark! As you watch, you may find yourself thinking, Wait... should I be laughing at this? - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted May 3, 2018
45% Marrowbone (2018) The young cast is quite impressive, and their collective cinematic horror pedigree adds to the enjoyment. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
81% Tiny Shoulders, Rethinking Barbie (2018) The film is at its best when it shows the history of Barbie. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 26, 2018
68% Wildling (2018) It's assured and unflinching, but without Powley's childlike, otherworldly quality and her offbeat beauty, the story wouldn't have worked as well as it does. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 25, 2018
51% Rampage (2018) Kids will love seeing the crazy creatures wreak the obligatory havoc and watching Johnson save the world with his trademark charisma and charm. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 17, 2018
89% You Were Never Really Here (2018) It's an extraordinarily violent film, yet it's peppered with small moments of poignant grace. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 16, 2018
91% Lean on Pete (2018) In Lean on Pete, we are reminded that human connection, no matter how brief, is essential to our well-being and growth. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 7, 2018
81% Chappaquiddick (2018) Chappaquiddick is Clarke's tour de force. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Apr 5, 2018
72% Ready Player One (2018) Spielberg's sci-fi popcorn extravaganza does exactly what it's supposed to: entertain. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 29, 2018
27% Sherlock Gnomes (2018) Let's just say it's not exactly the most high brow adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's work to come along. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 26, 2018
80% Unsane (2018) Unsane is not quite unsettling enough to get under the skin nor is it pulpy enough to elicit so-bad-it's-good glee, but it's a fast-paced and well-acted thriller. - AtHomeInHollywood.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 24, 2018
76% Son of Bigfoot (2018) Fun enough for mom and dad to enjoy. Adults will notice nods to X-Men, Teen Wolf and The Incredible Hulk, and a few (very few) pop-culture references. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2018
77% I Kill Giants (2018) Making Barbara an adolescent for the movie is a good idea-it puts her into a profound and formative stage of life tweens can relate to and parents can remember. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 19, 2018
90% Isle of Dogs (2018) Heady enough for discerning adult audiences and yet still fun for kids, Anderson does a great job on the tightrope here. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 17, 2018
51% Tomb Raider (2018) A good girl power flick for tweens. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 16, 2018
42% A Wrinkle in Time (2018) While the extravaganza film adaptation of the beloved novel has magic in it, it most certainly is not magical. - Opeeqo EDIT
Read More | Posted Mar 9, 2018