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Hostel: Part II (2007) Horror movie review 

– (5.5/10) – “Occasional vulnerability, but lacking special effects”.  The Good  “Occasional sense of vulnerability”.  “Slight ending twist”. “Facial expressions used well”. “Volume appropriately changed ”. The Bad  “Lacking visual effects”.  “Lacking lighting changes”.  “Lacking camera shots”.  “Mediocre acting”.  “Slow plot progression at times”.  Introduction  On February 26th 2021, I posted my first Hostel horror […]

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Constantine (2005) Horror movie review – “More fantasy, than Horror” – (6.0/10).

The Good  “Action-packed second half”. “Good acting”.  “Interesting visuals”. “Dramatic scenes”. “Frequent evil manifestations”.  The Bad  “No special effects”. “Minimal tension”.  “Lacking gore”. “Evil manifestations not scary”. Introduction  Constantine is a 2005 Action/Fantasy/Horror movie, according to IMDb. Impact  It was clear effects were absent, and tension wasn’t frequently felt. Whilst surrealism was depicted flamboyantly, tension […]

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Silent Hill 2: Revelation (2012) Horror movie review – “Action-packed ending, yet mostly uninteresting” – (5.0/10).  

Silent Hill 2: Revelation (2012) Horror movie review – “Action-packed ending, yet mostly uninteresting” – (5.0/10).  The Good  “Action-packed ending”. “Sound used well”. “Gore and vulnerability present”. The Bad  “Dated effects”. “Acting forced”.  “Slow plot progression”. “Lacking plot complexity”. “Predictable storyline”.  “Infrequent setting changes”. “Lacking originality”. Introduction Silent Hill 2 (Revelation) is a 2012 (Horror/Mystery/Thriller) […]

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Silent hill 2006 Horror movie review – (8.5/10) – “Thought provoking, gory and action-packed”. 

The Good  “Emotions enhance distress”. “Volume varied cleverly”.  “Unusual features frequently”. “Horror shown immediately”. “Scene set well”. “Distinctive plot”. “Variety of music used”. “Evil presented visually”. “Darkness used well”. “Plenty of mystery”. “Settings varied well”.  “Gore used”. The Bad  “Dated effects”. “Plot unclear at times”.  “Occasionally slow”.  Introduction  Silent hill is a 2006 Horror/Mystery movie, […]

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Jumanji: The Next Level (2019) “Surprisingly funny and light-hearted” – (8.0/10).  

The Good  “Frequently changed scenery”. “Plenty of action”.  “Some good acting”. “Some good comedy”. “Improving comedy”.  The Bad  “Superficial character attachment”. “Lack of tension” . “No real twists”. Introduction  Jumanji: The Next level is a 2019 Action/Adventure/Comedy movie. Impact  Jamanji began with some basic background and context, like the original. It was clear the plot […]

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The Green room restaurant review – Colchester (4/5) 

Intro  Hello fellow, fellows. Enjoy my first restaurant review below !! I visited the Green room restaurant Colchester for a meal out with family. Summary  I was immediately made to feel welcome by friendly staff. I opted for the chicken supreme, followed by the rhubarb crumble. The chicken was perfectly cooked and well presented. It […]

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Don’t breathe 2 “Slow start, strong finish” -(8.0/10).  

Don’t breathe 2 “Slow start, strong finish” -(8.0/10).  The Good  “Tension building sounds”. “Developed sense of vulnerability”. “Mood contrast”. “Brutality and gore feature”.  The Bad “Less character attachment than original”. “Predictable plot till final 30 minutes”.  Introduction  Don’t breathe 2 is a 2021 Action/Crime/Horror movie.  Impact  There was action early on in the movie, with […]

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Don’t breathe Horror review (9.5/10) – “One of the best horror films I have seen, and I have seen a lot “. 

The Good  “Dark themes frequent”. “Vulnerability shown”. “Crime emerged quickly”.  “Good plot complexity”. “Sense of character attachment”. “Darkness frequently used”. “Element of surprise worked well”. “Tension maintained by action”. “Plenty of surprises” “Twist at the end”. “Multiple horror mechanisms used well”. The Bad  “Camera shots limited”. “Limited tension building effects e.g. lighting”. Introduction  Don’t breathe […]