Nightmarish Conjurings

Nightmarish Conjurings is not a Tomatometer-approved publication. Reviews from this publication only count toward the Tomatometer when written by the following Tomatometer-approved critic(s): Kellie Haulotte, Michelle Swope, Molly Henery, Sarah Musnicky, Shannon McGrew
Rating Title/Year Author
3 From Hell (2019) Michelle Swope 3 From Hell is a decadent, perverse, filthy ride and I loved every blood-stained minute of it. I appreciate Rob Zombie's rogue filmmaking style and this film features great cinematography and an outstanding cast of degenerate characters. EDIT
Posted Sep 17, 2019
4.5/5 Synchronic (2019) Shannon McGrew Synchronic is Benson and Moorhead's strongest film to date [and shows] their ability to weave a sci-fi narrative that is so immensely emotional and impactful. EDIT
Posted Sep 9, 2019
8/10 It: Chapter Two (2019) Sarah Musnicky IT CHAPTER TWO is full of laughter and pain. Fun and terror. Fear and triumph. The cast, especially Bill Hader, completely knock it out of the park. EDIT
Posted Sep 3, 2019
Empathy, Inc. (2018) Shannon McGrew It raises some important moral questions that will stay with you long after the film has ended while also making you wonder just how far VR technology could possibly go. EDIT
Posted Aug 31, 2019
Overlord (2018) Shannon McGrew Overlord is a film that all horror lovers will want to add to their collection. EDIT
Posted Aug 29, 2019
4.5/5 Ready or Not (2019) Shannon McGrew Ready Or Not is easily one of the best films of the year [with] Samara [Weaving] giving a career defining performance. EDIT
Posted Aug 20, 2019
6/10 Gwen (2018) Sarah Musnicky "As a slow-paced thriller, GWEN builds a story highlighting the horrors of isolation and industrialization on the vulnerable and poor who can do nothing to stop it. EDIT
Posted Aug 15, 2019
() Michelle Swope Artik is a thrilling and thought-provoking debut feature film. Unique and captivating, this film will keep you on the edge of your seat until the end. EDIT
Posted Aug 15, 2019
3/5 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019) Shannon McGrew It may not pack quite the same punch as the first film but it'll still make you question ever going into any body of water again. EDIT
Posted Aug 14, 2019
4/5 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Shannon McGrew Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark successfully executes a film for a new generation of horror lovers while giving fans of the book the nostalgia they crave. EDIT
Posted Aug 8, 2019
3.5/5 () Shannon McGrew A Good Woman Is Hard To Find is an exceptional film [and deserving] of the highest praises for Sarah Bolger's performance. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2019
3/5 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2019) Shannon McGrew Hobbs & Shaw is far from perfect, [but] there's enough action, random cameos, and mindless humor to keep you entertained throughout. EDIT
Posted Jul 31, 2019
4/5 The Deeper You Dig (2019) Shannon McGrew [The Deeper You Dig ] is a bold achievement in bare-bones filmmaking ... [and] it pulled on my heartstrings and left me unsettled. EDIT
Posted Jul 30, 2019
3.5/5 Riot Girls (2019) Shannon McGrew Riot Girls is a powerful depiction of women kicking ass against the backdrop of male entitlement, classism, and a post-apocalyptic mid-90's setting. EDIT
Posted Jul 29, 2019
3.5/5 Darlin' (2019) Shannon McGrew As with any indie film, there's bound to be bumps in the road, but I think fans of Offspring and The Woman will be happy to see the continuation of The Woman and her offspring. EDIT
Posted Jul 16, 2019
4.5/5 Crawl (2019) Shannon McGrew [Crawl] is a fun and terror-filled romp through the murky waters of Florida that is guaranteed to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up in anticipation of the inevitable terror ahead. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
3.5/5 The Lion King (2019) Shannon McGrew Jon Favreau did a beautiful job in bringing this reimagination to life [and] the overall execution through the use of visual effects is stunning and an absolute work of art. EDIT
Posted Jul 11, 2019
4/5 Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Shannon McGrew Happy Death Day 2U is definitely a departure from the original but it succeeds in building a larger storyline for the possibility of a solid franchise while maintaining the overall feel as the first. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
4.5/5 Climax (2018) Shannon McGrew Climax is a tour-de-force and a visual spectacle that all who love cinema should experience. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
4.5/5 Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase (2019) Shannon McGrew [Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase ] is a film that will be empowering to young girls and boys as it is a reminder that adventure and mystery await... EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
4/5 () Shannon McGrew [I See You] packs a hell of a punch and will leave you paranoid long after the credits have rolled. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
3/5 The Curse of La Llorona (2019) Shannon McGrew [The Curse of La Llorona] pack[s] a few good punches in terms of scares, and the overall visual are rather beautiful, but I just felt like the writers didn't do the story justice. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
4/5 Us (2019) Shannon McGrew The duality between the family and The Tethered is one that is both beautiful and horrifying and one of the strongest aspects of the film. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
4/5 Pet Sematary (2019) Shannon McGrew Jud may believe that sometimes dead is better but in the case of 2019's Pet Sematary we are so glad that it was resurrected for a new generation of movie-goers. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
3/5 () Shannon McGrew Stay Out Stay Alive has some interesting concepts that utilized true facts with supernatural mythology and though the majority of the pieces were there, it just needed more momentum and additional fine tuning to really stand out... EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
3/5 Kindred Spirits (1984) Shannon McGrew Kindred Spirits may not be [Lucky McKee's] most intense film but it'll still leave you with a feeling of discomfort. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
Nightmare Cinema (2018) Shannon McGrew An absolute must-see. EDIT
Posted Jul 3, 2019
Deep Murder (2018) Michelle Swope There's nothing deep or philosophical here, but Deep Murder does have a unique and imaginative plot, and despite the ludicrous dialogue and juvenile humor, it's an entertaining watch. EDIT
Posted Jun 28, 2019
5/5 Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Shannon McGrew Annabelle Comes Home is the best film out of the Annabelle franchise and easily the most terrifying. EDIT
Posted Jun 25, 2019
5/5 Midsommar (2019) Shannon McGrew Midsommar is truly a masterful work of art that only comes around every 90 years or so. EDIT
Posted Jun 25, 2019
3.5/5 The Houses October Built (2014) Shannon McGrew [The Houses October Built was very creepy and unsettling...you should [see it] especially if you are interested in the haunt industry. EDIT
Posted Jun 24, 2019
3.5/5 Child's Play (2019) Shannon McGrew Child's Play may not be perfect but it delivers over-the-top gore, loads of humor, and, surprisingly, breathes new life into one of horrors most beloved and iconic characters. EDIT
Posted Jun 20, 2019
3.5/5 Satanic Panic (2019) Shannon McGrew [Satanic Panic is a love letter to 80's practical effects ... with an entertaining story that gave [Chelsea] Stardust the tools to bring it to life in all its bloody glory. EDIT
Posted Jun 16, 2019
3.5/5 Villains (2019) Shannon McGrew With memorable performances from our four leads, you'll be hard pressed to not laugh and cringe as each horror and misstep unfolds, which is why this makes Villains one of the most fun-filled horror comedies of the year. EDIT
Posted Jun 15, 2019
4/5 Toy Story 4 (2019) Shannon McGrew Toy Story 4 was the perfect way to wrap up one of the most successful and endearing franchises in history. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
Cam (2018) Shannon McGrew All in all, I found CAM to be a tightly wound thriller that kept me guessing throughout its entire runtime. EDIT
Posted Jun 14, 2019
2.5/5 Men in Black: International (2019) Shannon McGrew I won't go so far as to say that Men In Black: International is a bad movie ... but the overall execution left a lot to be desired. EDIT
Posted Jun 12, 2019
4.5/5 The Dead Don't Die (2019) Shannon McGrew THE DEAD DON'T DIE will find its place among fans of Jarmusch's work and those who are looking for an offbeat take on a subgenre that could easily use a fresh facelift EDIT
Posted Jun 11, 2019
4/5 Housebound (2014) Shannon McGrew It's one of those movies where you will be grateful for a change from the modern every day "scary" movies. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
3/5 The Sacrament (2013) Shannon McGrew It doesn't offer many scares or scare tactics but it definitely shows you how evil the human race can be. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
4.5/5 The Beyond (1981) Shannon McGrew I really believe that everyone who loves horror should see and experience this movie. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
2/5 Devil's Pass (2013) Shannon McGrew If you are going to do a movie like Devil's Pass or Chernobyl Diaries - both that have such a mysterious and creepy back story - you need to do it well. EDIT
Posted Jun 10, 2019
3.5/5 I Am Mother (2019) Shannon McGrew Though it may not be reinventing the wheel in terms of uniqueness, I Am Mother will impress you with its ability to quickly ratchet up the tension while also providing powerful performance and extraordinary visuals. EDIT
Posted Jun 7, 2019
Knives and Skin (2019) Michelle Swope An undeniably fascinating art house thriller . EDIT
Posted Jun 4, 2019
Porno (2019) Molly Henery The filmmaking trio behind PORNO created a whacky and wild ride that transports the audience to a different era of horror films. EDIT
Posted Jun 4, 2019
A Vigilante (2018) Michelle Swope See A Vigilante for Olivia Wilde's performance and the message it offers, but don't say I didn't warn you that it is an incredibly arduous film to watch. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
3/5 13 Sins (2014) Shannon McGrew I wouldn't say this movie was scary but it had a lot of dark humor and was incredibly entertaining. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
3.5/5 The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014) Shannon McGrew There is something really unsettling about watching someone, especially an elderly individual, descend into a place that they are clearly never going to come out of. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
3/5 Stage Fright (2014) Shannon McGrew Overall, I did enjoy this movie, [but] it's definitely not for everyone though. I suggest going into this movie with an open mind and no expectations. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019
5/5 The Devil's Carnival (2012) Shannon McGrew [The Devil's Carnival] is dirty and gross yet captivating and horrific and beautiful and mesmerizing. It evoked feelings and emotions from me that other movies of this genre haven't done. EDIT
Posted May 30, 2019