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The Invisible Man (2020) Horror movie review

“Strong display of tension, losing Horror emphasis at times…”- (8.5/10). Why you should read? Love films that retain a sense of mystery throughout? Love films featuring a combination of Horror, Crime, and Drama themes? Introduction  According to ImDb, The invisible man is a 2020 (Drama/Horror/Mystery) movie. Impact  Some level of suspense built immediately, with early […]

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Under the silver lake (2018) (Crime/Drama/Mystery) movie review “Cleverly thought-provoking and somewhat psychological Horror/Romance” -(8.0/10).

Why you should read? Are you a fan of variety including: Romance, Mysteries, Setting changes, Pets, and Horror mechanisms in thought-provoking, and somewhat psychological movies? Then look no further… Introduction  According to IMDb, Under the Silver lake is a 2018 (Crime/Drama/Mystery) movie.  Impact  The unusual features early on, with some low level gore and character […]

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Apartment 1BR  (2019) movie review “Scary and psychological” – (9.0/10).  

Apartment 1BR  (2019) movie review “Scary and psychological” – (9.0/10).  Apartment complex, breaking rules, Los Angeles, David Marmor, American, horror, film The Good  “Psychologically challenging”.  “Suffering features”. “Paranoia”.  “Good sound effects”. “Light used well to symbolise emotions”. “Instills viewer fear”. “Good acting”. The Bad  “Predictable ending”.  Introduction  Apartment 1BR is a 2019 (Drama, Horror, Thriller) movie, […]

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Vivarium (2019) (Horror/Mystery/Sci -fi) review – “Slightly strange happenings, and relationship turmoil” – (8.0/10). 

House hunt to entrapment in a maze of identical houses… Just a young couple looking for their perfect home ? Film directed by Lorcan Finnegan. “Slightly strange happenings, and relationship turmoil” – (8.0/10). According to IMDb, Vivarium is a 2019 (Horror/Mystery/Sci-fi) movie.  The Good  “Emotions played well”.  “Interesting concept”. “Clear storyline”. “Plenty of action”.  “Some […]

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Spring (2014) Horror movie review – “Stunning, yet ghastly” – (8.5/10).  

Spring (2014) Horror movie review – “Stunning, yet ghastly” – (8.5/10).  2014 ‧ Horror/Romance ‧ 1h 49m “Critic Reviews for Spring”  Tagline: “If you thought your relationship was bad, this review will cheer you up. Stunning, yet ghastly”. The Good  “Frequently adventurous plot”. “Clear sense of character vulnerability”. “Mystery maintained well”. “Shocking”. “Thought-provoking”.  “Evil clearly depicted”. “Relatable”.  “Awkward”.  “Heart […]

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Sun Don’t shine (2012) Horror movie review – “Psychological and atmospheric” – (7.5/10).  

The Good  “Facial expression well used”. “Atmospheric effects used well”.  “Powerful character emotions”.  “Increases in depth throughout”.  “Sound, an effective tool”. “Neglect and rejection feature”. “Psychologically challenging ending”. The Bad  “Starts a little slowly”.  “Not really a Horror”.  “Backstories aren’t painted clearly”.  Introduction  Following a pleasant cycle spin from my new home, I settle down […]

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Four Lions (2010)  “Witty in places, lost my interest at times” – (6.5/10).  

Four Lions (2010)  “Witty in places, lost my interest at times” – (6.5/10).  The Good  “Original plot”. “Action packed”. “Frequent setting changes”.  “Well acted”. The Bad  “Repetitive at times”. “Slow at times”.  Introduction  Whilst I wouldn’t usually review movies in this genre, it was recommended to me by a fellow student at my university, who had […]

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The Wolf of snow hollow Horror review -“Entertaining, with some tension at times” – (7/10). 

Intro  The Wolf of snow hollow is a 2020 (Comedy/Horror/Mystery) movie, according to IMDb. The Good “Mystery element featured”. “Good use of darkness and effects at times”. “Acting was good”. “Grading used well”. “Music contrasts were effective”. “Clear plot”. The Bad “Lack of close up camera shots”. “Tension often cut too early”. “Predictable plot at […]

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Requiem for a Dream 2000 Horror review “Strong ending as a shocking Horror” – (8/10).  

Intro  Requiem for a dream is a 2000 Drama, according to IMDb. We however reviewed as a Horror, since the Drama features darker themes, and we would argue it meets the criteria for this genre. Impact  Whilst the plot develops slowly, it uses music volume well, along with several stories running simultaneously. There are frequent […]

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Hostel: Part III (2011) – (6.5/10).

Hostel: Part III (2011) – (6.5/10) – “Clear plot with some surprises, better than part II ”.  The Good  “Surprising opening ”.  “Psychological elements”. “Action-packed ending”. “Memorable ending”.  The Bad  “Uncertain genre”.  “Repetitive themes”. “Tension climax limited”. Introduction  On February 26th 2021, I posted my first Hostel horror movie review. Fast forward just over a […]