Nightmare on Film Street

Nightmare on Film Street is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Joe Lipsett, Kimberley Elizabeth
Rating Title/Year Author
John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Kimberley Elizabeth John Wick is a neo-noir lone ranger who refuses to tire, back down, or ride into the sunset. And we never, ever want him to. EDIT
Posted May 20, 2019
5/10 The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Kimberley Elizabeth The Curse of La Llorona took a genuinely haunting legend and churned it for shock and awe. Sometimes subtly is better, even when your ghost is known to wail. EDIT
Posted Apr 19, 2019
The Ritual (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth The Ritual develops a sense of dread and consistently ups the ante, dragging us through the woods towards a climax that is both unexpected and riveting. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
mother! (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth mother! Or - what not to expect when you're expecting. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Rökkur (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth We all get a little bit lost in Iceland, chasing the ghosts of an unfinished relationship, and something all-together more spooky. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Flatliners (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Overall, Flatliners failed because it refused to venture into the unknown, and played safe with characters who wanted nothing but the opposite. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Happy Death Day (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Happy Death Day is a fun, action-packed hour and a half. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
The Babysitter (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth The Babysitter is the same, tired tropes wrapped up in an overwhelmingly sexist package. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
4/4 My Friend Dahmer (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth We eagerly disappear inside a perfectly decorated 1970's living room in order to catch a glimpse of this slow moving train as it inevitably derails. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
2/4 Game of Death (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Game of Death is quiet, edgy, dark and violent. It's got a faux-retro vibe in only the way that 2000's babies will appreciate. It's the Spring Breakers of Horror. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
3/4 The Endless (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth The Endless will haunt you, even if it doesn't try to frighten you outright. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
2/4 Leatherface (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth The plot is strangely muddled. It works out in the end, but you'll definitely be questioning whether you're watching the right movie for at least 30 minutes. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
2/4 Mansfield 66/67 (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth A strange story begs for an even stranger retelling in Mansfield 66/67. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
4/4 Creep 2 (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth An ass-backwards love story for the morbidly strange. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Jigsaw (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Been there, done that. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
4/4 The Shape of Water (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth The Shape of Water takes us both somewhere nostalgic and unfamiliar. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Winchester (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth This house is filled with stale air. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth [ Prey at Night is] an adequate sequel, but a terrible The Strangers follow-up. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Blood Fest (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Blood Fest definitely delivers the festivities. The film is deliciously gory, leans into the tropes with a solid wink and a nod, and serves up a fun adventure that budding horror fans will surely eat up. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Unfriended: Dark Web (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Unfriended: Dark Web rises above the constraints of its browser tabs, and is able to weave a singular narrative that is both tense and frightening. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Hereditary (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Hereditary takes complete hostage of your emotions, and won't let go until the credits roll. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Good Manners (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Good Manners artfully explores unconventional relationships, unconventional motherhood, and the bonds we make with those whom we love. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Satan's Slaves (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth An effectively terrifying ghost story. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Don't Leave Home (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Don't Leave Home is ominous, eerie, and a mystery worth-unraveling. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
Blue My Mind (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth Mia is a tortured, enigmatic soul. Whatever she's becoming, wherever this journey takes her, we resonate - because our bodies once did the same thing. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
9/10 The Scythian (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Traditions are meant to be made and broken. Honor is found on the battlefield. ..And, movies where medieval mercenaries wear cool make-up and kick butt in the desert will never be not fun to watch. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
5/10 Lifechanger (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Lifechanger is a surprisingly heartfelt body horror film ... without much conflict. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
8/10 Our House (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Though set in present day, Our House nails that 80's aesthetic and nostalgic wave genre audiences have been surfing since Netflix's breakout hit Stranger Things. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
4/10 The Witch in the Window (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The Witch in the Window has some creative spooks, an interesting villain, and a few good soundbites, but like Simon's house - it still feels like a work in progress. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
9/10 A Band Called Impaled Rektum (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Tune in, Turn off, and just go with it - Heavy Trip is a hilarious home for outcasts and misfits. A laugh riot for the rebellious, and call-to-arms for the underdog. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
3/10 The Meg (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The Meg has probably some of the worst dialogue and character development since the Sharknado movies. ..At least they know where they lie in the foodchain. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
6/10 Halloween (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Halloween is fun, it's funny, and Michael Myers has his groove back. But it's still, unfortunately - just another sequel. EDIT
Posted Apr 9, 2019
7/10 The Wind (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The Wind delivers a subtle, paranormal fright - in a place that doesn't offer much in the way of excitement. And, I'm pretty sure that was the point. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
8/10 Apostle (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Apostle is a deeply satisfying trek into the unknown. There is gore, there is violence, there is mystery, and yes - even some goats. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
4/10 You Might Be the Killer (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Every scene we're reminded that Cabin in the Woods exists, and that we should go watch it. Perhaps instead. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 Suspiria (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Suspiria is a collision of dreamlike visuals - some of them from the recesses of even a witch's worst nightmares, culminating in the erotic and rhythmic choreography of desperate dance movements. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
9/10 Burning (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The enigma at Burning's core culminates with a Hitchcockian level of mystery EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
10/10 The Guilty (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth I became a complete and utter victim to the twisted and harrowing plot. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
9/10 Bad Times at the El Royale (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth El Royale succeeds on a spinning roulette wheel of room numbers, each room entertaining in its own right, colliding to create a delightful, timeless thriller. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
5/10 Open 24 Hours (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Open 24 Hours spins its wheels figuring out just what it wants to be. Slasher? Commentary on abuse? Mystery/thriller? EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 The Perfection (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Not quite body horror, not quite art film, The Perfection struggles to carve an identity throughout its interesting act structure. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
7/10 Lords of Chaos (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth Rory Culkin is expressive and raw as movement frontman Euronymous, but it is Emory Cohen's Varg that keeps us up at night. His turn from babyfaced teen to full-blown arsonist is utterly disarming. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 The Boat (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The Boat isn't for everyone. It doesn't have any huge reveals, or ghastly spectral encounters. It's Christine without George Thorogood, The Shining if the only thing haunting Jack Torrance was the endless snow. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
8/10 Aterrados (2017) Kimberley Elizabeth With spooks worthy of the James Waniverse, horror fans will surely eat up some truly terrifying and original sequences that elevate Terrified beyond standard jumpscare fare. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
4/10 The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth There are too many horror elements with potential at The Possession of Hannah Grace's disposal that get smothered by Hollywood Horror Juice (TM). EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
5/10 The Dark (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth The Dark's simple premise struggled to satiate as a feature-length film ... EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 Leprechaun Returns (2018) Kimberley Elizabeth ... our Leprechaun is resourceful as ever; plucking solar panels, hoses, drones, and harnessing his own brand of Gaelic magic to dispose of the eco-conscious tots. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Kimberley Elizabeth The horror feels stitched into Velvet Buzzsaw. Plucked and borrowed from films that came before it, twirled in wet paint, and utilized without concrete rhyme or reason. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
6/10 Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Kimberley Elizabeth Happy Death Day 2U will not go silently into the status quo. ... [T]his follow-up seeks instead to answer the why's and how's rather than simply bringing Babyface back from the dead. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
7/10 Us (2019) Kimberley Elizabeth Us' biggest success comes down to its impeccable casting. With everyone pulling double-duty, it's insane the depth of performance we see ... EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019