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 […]

Stephanie 2017 Supernatural Horror movie review – (9/10) “Abundant in shocking surprise, leaves you wanting more”.

Stephanie 2017 Supernatural Horror movie review – (9/10) “Abundant in shocking surprise, leaves you wanting more”. The Good “Great contrast between good and evil”. “Captivating throughout”. “Horror genre is clear and correct” “Unique horror concept”. “Abundant in shocking surprises”. “Innovative take on haunted house theme”. “Appropriate soundtrack throughout”. “Great acting to play with your mood”. […]

10 Cloverfield Lane- (7/10) “Keeps you questioning character values. Setting and storyline, need a little more development”.

10 Cloverfield Lane- (7/10) “Keeps you questioning character values. Setting and storyline, needs a little more development”. The Good “All characters well played”. “Diverse range of character personalities”. “Effective tension-building effects”. “Music varied well”. “Character morals changing regularly”. “Action from the start ”. “Enough character background”. The Bad “Not scary enough for a horror”. “Mid-section […]

Creep 2 horror movie review (9.5/10)- “A short but effective concerto, of emotion and tension at times. A few extra stitches needed to gel the production”.

Creep 2 horror movie review (9.5/10)- “A short but effective concerto, of emotion and tension at times. A few extra stitches needed to gel the production”. The Good “Is definitely a horror”. “Nothing overplayed”. “Lack of unnecessary music”. “Excellent, engaging acting”. “Consistently engaging storyline”. “Lots of shocking surprise”. “Unexpected plot moments”. “Tension building fabulous”. “No […]

The Perfection 2018 Thriller/Horror review (9/10)- “Simply stunning display of dark acting and emotion”.

The Perfection 2018 Thriller/Horror review (9/10)- “Simply stunning display of dark acting and emotion”. The Good “Captivating throughout”. “Good tension building”. “Dramatic acting”. “Complex character viewpoints”. “Intellectually stimulating”. “No dull moments”. “Action-packed”. “Surprising cut scenes”. The Bad “Not scary”. “The surprises weren’t startling enough to shock me”. “Lack of contrast between good and bad”. Introduction […]