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Rating Title | Year Quote Author
1 29%

Dragon Wars (2007)

"A motion picture that doesn't have a single cynical bone in its body ... a film worthy of ridicule, scorn, and unconditional love. It all depends on how you look at it."

Posted Jan 5, 2008

The Foywonder

2 62%

Joshua (2007)

"Ultimately the dichotomy between the skill of [director] Ratliff and his actors and the weakness of how the story plays out makes evaluating Joshua a tough task."

Posted Jan 5, 2008

Debi Moore

3 0%

One Missed Call (2008)

"This is one call you should definitely miss."

Posted Jan 4, 2008

The Foywonder

4 57%

The Signal (2008)

"Horror films with a message are rare. Well told, well acted, wet ones, are even rarer. You(TM)d have to be crazy not to watch The Signal." EDIT

Posted Jan 2, 2008

5 12%

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (AVP 2) (2007)

"Direction consists of visuals that are dark and moody, but lack any genuine atmosphere. While the emphasis on old school prosthetics over CGI is welcome, it's all still one big technical exercise. The Brothers capture the look of Alien and Predator movies"

Posted Dec 24, 2007

Andrew Kasch

6 79%

Teeth (2007)

"A film like Teeth could've easily been a one-joke Troma movie or a hollow feminist tirade, but it wisely takes the high road as a quirky indie shocker and will have both sexes guarding their genitals from beginning to end."

Posted Dec 23, 2007

Andrew Kasch

7 70%

I Am Legend (2007)

"It's a film that wants to have it both ways - as an unconventional horror movie and a mainstream crowd-pleaser."

Posted Dec 12, 2007

Andrew Kasch

8 96%

[Rec] (2007)

"...this experience feels like being trapped in a haunted maze and there are images here that are the stuff of nightmares."

Posted Nov 8, 2007

Andrew Kasch

9 64%

Day Watch (2007)

"The synergy between Khabensky and Bekmambetov is a major ingredient of the success of the film. Nothing is black and white, nothing is shoved down our throats, and nothing is over-explained."

Posted Oct 31, 2007

Debi Moore

10 17%

Saw IV (2007)

"Saw IV is a perfectly serviceable sequel to a series that, for all intents and purposes, should've gone to outer space by now."

Posted Oct 26, 2007

Andrew Kasch

11 62%

Diary of the Dead (2007)

"Diary is an uncompromised return to the indie roots that made this series great."

Posted Oct 15, 2007

Andrew Kasch

12 51%

30 Days of Night (2007)

"30 Days of Night grabs this hoary monster by the throat, pumps it full of the thick rich blood of life, and shoves it out to greet you, eat you, and coat you in glorious mists of red firing from oh-so-many newly exposed arterial sprays."

Posted Sep 24, 2007

Johnny Butane

13 22%

Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

"With almost non-stop action, above average effects and enough bloodshed to calm your inner horror freak, it can be said that Extinction, dropkicks Apocalypse upside the head."

Posted Sep 19, 2007

Nomad

14 25%

Halloween (2007)

"If it was Rob Zombie's intention to put us inside the head of Michael Myers, then he absolutely succeeded, because from beginning to end, I felt absolutely nothing."

Posted Aug 30, 2007

Andrew Kasch

15 78%

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)

"Lynch has crafted a sequel using everything that worked form the first film and adding just enough new elements to make it stand out."

Posted Aug 19, 2007

Johnny Butane

16 14%

Skinwalkers (2007)

"Skinwalkers is quite possibly the dumbest movie of the year that wasn't meant to be a dumb comedy to begin with."

Posted Aug 11, 2007

The Foywonder

17 ——

ZZYZX (2006)

"A rich character and dialogue driven story where no one is quite what they seem to be and the audience is kept guessing."

Posted Aug 1, 2007

Debi Moore

18 53%

The Monster Squad (1987)

"Lionsgate has given it the golden treatment, and as it stands right now this package has my vote for Horror DVD of the Year!"

Posted Jul 20, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

19 ——

Masters of Horror - Stuart Gordon: The Black Cat (2007)

"The Black Cat is a great episode, filled with nightmarish imagery and the kind of bloodshed you expect from Stuart Gordon."

Posted Jul 17, 2007

Johnny Butane

20 36%

The Tripper (2007)

"Horror fans with a sense of humor will really enjoy this slice of gory goodness."

Posted Jul 13, 2007

Johnny Butane

21 9%

Captivity (2007)

"Those praying for the death of torture-porn can finally rejoice: Captivity not only hammers the final nail, it also buries the casket and pisses on the soil."

Posted Jul 12, 2007

Andrew Kasch

22 7%

Postal (2007)

"Uwe Boll, comic genius... A bloody, unflinching, uproarious film... Well acted, well written, and 100% fun."

Posted Jul 11, 2007

Jay Bodnar

23 ——

Black Kiss (2007)

"Sounded good on paper; however, once one dives into the experience, all the luster washes away and you are left in a kiddy-pool of semi-stale ideas."

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Kryten Syxx

24 21%

Dead Silence (2007)

"Dead Silence is an homage to all the great quiet and creeping horror films that you couldn't walk out your front door without tripping over a few decades back."

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Johnny Butane

25 ——

Furankenshutain tai chitei kaij Baragon (Frankenstein Conquers the World) (1965)

"Don't waste another second. Buy it. Own it. Love it. Good times!"

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

26 75%

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

"Any self-respecting horror/slasher fan should seek out Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon if you're in the mood for something that gives it a fresh, exciting spin."

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Johnny Butane

27 ——

Mummy Maniac (2007)

"The worst movie I've ever reviewed for Dread Central! Yes, I'd even rather sit through Not Dead Enough and Curse of Halloween again than watch Mummy Maniac ever again."

Posted Jun 30, 2007

The Foywonder

28 62%

Joshua (2007)

"If you wanted the ultimate evil little kid film that will send chills through your body, this isn't your ride." EDIT

Posted Jun 30, 2007

29 75%

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)

"Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman is a classic slice of American cheese. It doesn't get much funnier than this, folks! 100% camp!"

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

30 20%

Behemoth, the Sea Monster (1959)

"The Giant Behemoth remains one of those movies you just have to see, and it's cool to have it come home for the first time packing some unexpected supplemental punch."

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

31 20%

Trog (1970)

"While not a classic by any stretch of the imagination, Trog is still a damned fine little monster movie and stands proudly as one of the best bad flicks you will ever see!"

Posted Jun 30, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

32 50%

Automaton Transfusion (2006)

"The whole thing feels very thrown together with only a strand of exposition holding the plot in place."

Posted Jun 22, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

33 ——

All Is Normal (2006)

"Shocking. Beautiful. Terrifying. You cannot look away."

Posted Jun 22, 2007

D.W. Bostaph Jr

34 78%

1408 (2007)

"1408 stands as one of the better King adaptations under the sun - even going so far as to surpass the source material."

Posted Jun 16, 2007

Andrew Kasch

35 38%

The Abandoned (2007)

"An amazing ride through the peaks and valleys of human emotion that won't soon be forgotten."

Posted Jun 15, 2007

Debi Moore

36 ——

Wrestlemaniac (El Mascarado Massacre) (2008)

"It's not a perfect movie and it won't set the horror world on fire; just bloody slammin' fun. Wrestlemaniac is the stuff cult classics are made of."

Posted Jun 11, 2007

The Foywonder

37 ——

Mercy ()

"There's just not enough good stuff that can be said about Mercy."

Posted Jun 11, 2007

Kryten Syxx

38 ——

Masters of Horror: Joe Dante - The Screwfly Solution (2007)

""Screwfly" isn't an extraordinary film by any measure, but it isn't horrible either and definitely does have its moments."

Posted Jun 7, 2007

Debi Moore

39 44%

Hostel: Part II (2007)

""Torture porn" my ass; this is evolution."

Posted Jun 7, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

40 ——

Curse of the Zodiac (2007)

"A total mess! The Zodiac case may be shrouded in ambiguity, but the real mystery to me is how Curse of the Zodiac ever got distribution." EDIT

Posted Jun 4, 2007

41 ——

Arang (2006)

"You ever get that feeling of dj vu? That's the feeling you get from Arang, another generic entry in South Korea's never-ending quest to ape the long-dead J-horror trend."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

Andrew Kasch

42 ——

Ghost (2007)

"You ever get that feeling of dj vu? That's the feeling you get from The Ghost, another generic entry in South Korea's never-ending quest to ape the long-dead J-horror trend."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

Andrew Kasch

43 ——

Big Bad Wolf (2006)

"Big Bad Wolf huffs and puffs but it failed to blow my house down."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

The Foywonder

44 ——

Perfect Creature (2006)

"I could imagine it will gain some kind of cult status because it mixes just enough new ideas with familiar treadings to set itself apart." EDIT

Posted Jun 2, 2007

45 ——

The Perfect Marriage (2006)

"The Perfect Marriage is anything but perfect. The tiresome story and nameless cast fail to conjure up even the briefest enjoyable moments."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

Kryten Syxx

46 15%

Hannibal Rising (2007)

"Zzzz .... zzzz .... zzzz ... Huh?! What's that?! There's a Hannibal Lecter movie going on?"

Posted Jun 2, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

47 12%

The Messengers (2007)

"The Pang Brothers. I'm thinking Danny and Oxide should change their names to Hit and Miss. Why, you ask? Because that is the perfect description of their work."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton

48 ——

Blood Mask (2007)

"It doesn't matter if a movie costs 300 million or only 300 dollars; good is good and bad is bad, and Bloodmask: The Possession of Nicole Lameroux is just plain bad."

Posted Jun 2, 2007

The Foywonder

49 ——

Curse of the Zodiac (2007)

"The sorry fact is that Curse of the Zodiac is a total mess!" EDIT

Posted Jun 2, 2007

50 96%

Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

"A beautifully horrific and touching movie from start to finish. The DVD complements it perfectly, and New Line should be thanked for giving it such a lavish treatment."

Posted May 10, 2007

Johnny Butane

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