Contracted horror review (9.5/10) “Shockingly awkward”.

Contracted horror review (9.5/10) “Shockingly awkward”. The Good “Great visual effects”. “Empathy with characters”. “In-depth storyline”. “Relationships involved”. “Sound used shockingly”. “Believable character emotions”. “Regular setting variation”. “Twists, turns, and contrasts”. “Plenty of plot surprises”. The Bad “Lack of lighting effects”. Introduction Contracted is a 2013, Drama, Horror, Thriller, movie according to IMDb. The setting […]

Planet Terror movie review (7/10) – “Light-hearted, humorous, and action-packed. More contrast and fear factor needed, to appease the adult target audience”.

Planet Terror movie review (7/10) – “Light-hearted, humorous, and action-packed. More contrast and fear factor needed, to appease the adult target audience”. The Good “Gore”. “Huge variety of themes” “Does comedy well”. “Plenty of action”. “Setting and scenery varied plenty”. “Adult males dream elements”. “Music varied well”. “Some minor surprises”. “Touching ending”. The Bad “Tension […]

Climax 2018 horror movie review “Fabulous conclusion and profoundly unique” – (9/10).

Climax 2018 horror movie review “Fabulous conclusion and profoundly unique” – (9/10). The Good “Ineffable ending”. “Fabulous build up to the end”. “Brilliant soundtrack”. “Great character emotions”. “Passionate acting”. “Strong opening”. “Diversity of characters”. “Clear themes established”. “Changing camera angles”. “Setting variety”. The Bad “Intro too long”. “Horror theme too sparse at beginning”. “Not enough […]

Open water 2: Adrift movie review “ Best of the trilogy by far” (8/10).

Open water 2: Adrift movie review “ Best of the trilogy by far” (8/10). The Good “Believable acting and emotions”. “Best of the 3 in the series”. “Lots of tension”. “Lots of dying”. “Relationships and emotions included. “Lighting effects striking”. “Sound used appropriately”. “Cut scenes used”. “Camera shots varied”. The Bad “Lack of continuity from […]

IT horror movie review (9/10) – “Ineffably macabre, ending a little mediocre”.

IT horror review The Good “Lighting effects”. “Dual storyline”. “Tension built before shocks”. “Eerie music employed”. “Unexpected events”. “Charming character personalities”. “Lots of individual characters”. “Stunning scenery”. “Lots of regular shocks”. “Really scary depiction of evil”. The Bad “Slightly too long”. “Settings not varied enough”. “Ending not shocking enough”. Intro Last weeks horror review was […]

It comes at night Horror review (8/10)- “Entertaining and tense till the middle, Peters out after that”.

It comes at night Horror review (8/10)- “Entertaining and tense till the middle, Peters out after that”. The Good “Bursting with visual and sound effects”. “Striking camera angles”. “Dramatic opening scenes”. “Immediate sense of mystery”. “Spooky, remote setting”. “Highly effective tension building”. “Thought provoking ending”. “Relatable characters”. “Good character relationships”. The Bad “Too much left […]

Open water review “Watch the first 12 minutes and last 20. Ignore the rest” – (5/10).

Open water review “Watch the first 12 minutes and last 20. Ignore the rest” – (5/10). The Good “Pretty scenery”. “Natural environment shot well”. “Cultural opening”. “Underwater/ above water shot switching good”. “Okay ending’. “Sound effects improve”. “Joyful music works well for opening”. The Bad “Basic storyline”. “Abysmal hour of horror”. “Poor acting”. “No plot […]

Monster party horror movie review (7.5/10) – “Action-packed moments, well-acted”.

Monster party horror movie review (7.5/10) – “Action-packed moments, well-acted”. The Good “Mood switches immediate”. “Macabre sounds opening”. “Action packed ending”. “Gore and sinister themes”. “Storyline keeps you guessing at the end”. “Plenty of horror effects”. The Bad “Middle lost a little momentum”. “Inaction in parts”. “Hard to feel emotions or impact of horrific scenes”. […]

Shin Godzilla – (Action, Adventure, Drama) movie review – (5/10) “Relief when the okay ending arrived. Japanese subtitles didn’t help”.

Shin Godzilla – (Action, Adventure, Drama) movie review – “Relief when the okay ending arrived. Japanese subtitles didn’t help”. (5/10) The Good “Full creature not revealed prematurely”. “Easy to understand concept”. “End better than beginning”. The Bad “Totally unbelievable effects”. “Subtitles”. “Poor opening”. “Limited camera angles”. “Quickly stimulates boredom”. “Tension building music weak”. Introduction Shin […]

Overlord 1975 War film review (8/10) – “Powerful, emotional, with meaningful ending”.

Overlord 1975 War film review (8/10) “Powerful, emotional, with meaningful ending”. The Good “Varied Music”. “Music fitted themes well”. “Effective tension building”. “Powerful acting”. “Well cast roles”. “Emotive ending”. “Genre spot on”. “Character relations varied”. “Dramatic camera shots used”. “Power of pictures over words respected”. The Bad “Not enough action in parts”. “Horror element softened […]