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The Beta test – Horror review – “Strong beginning and finish, slightly one dimensional mystery” – (7.5/10). 

The Good  “Thought-provoking finish”.  “Tension built well”.  “Darker romantic themes used well”.  “Gore and nightmares feature”. “Frequent setting changes”. “Mind captivating finale”. The Bad  “One dimensional plot”.  “Insufficient scares for Horror”. “Genre unclear”. Introduction  The Beta test is a Comedy, Horror, and Thriller movie, according to IMDb.  Horror impact  Gore was notable from the off. […]

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Interstellar movie (8/10) – “Rich in action, emotion, and thought-provoking”. 

Interstellar movie (8/10) – “Rich in action, emotion, and thought-provoking”. The Good  “Clever ending”. “Engaging characters”. “Frequent setting changes”.  “A number of plot twists”.  The Bad  “Need a long time to watch”. “Takes a while to get into the flow”.  Introduction  Interstellar is a 2014 Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi movie.  Sci-fi impact  Sometimes how things make […]

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Morgan Horror movie review – “Slow builder, lacked consistent Horror impact” -(6.5/10).  

Morgan Horror movie review – “Slow builder, lacked consistent Horror impact” -(6.5/10).  The Good  “Some Horror mechanisms used” “Horror works on occasion”.  “Interesting plot”. “Action-packed”.  “Twist at the end”.  The Bad  “Slow at times”.  “Tension seldom built well”.  “Lack of attachment to characters”.  “Camera angles could be improved”. “Not enough horror events”. Intro  Morgan is […]

Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). 

Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008) movie review – “Entertaining, with more elaborate Horror mechanisms than the original” (8.5/10). The Good  “Story links to the prequel”. “Good contrast from happy to sad scenes”. “Clear expectations”. “Manipulation used well”. “No dull pauses”. “Sense of being followed”. “Frequent gore”. “Emotional and physical torture used well”. “Twist at […]

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Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10) 

Joyride 2001 movie review – “Tense, entertaining, with a twist at the end. Not dated one bit …” (8.5/10).  The Good  “Effective tension-building”. “Good storyline”. “Twist at the end”. “Not dated”. “Light comedy”. The Bad  “Only one source of evil”. “Characters weren’t the most interesting”. Intro  Joyride is a 2001 Action/Mystery/Thriller, according to IMDb. Horror […]

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Jennifer’s body 2009 movie review – “A good Halloween film” – (6.5/10). 

Jennifer’s body 2009 movie review – “A good Halloween film” – (6.5/10). Introduction  With Halloween fast approaching, we all need a good Horror fix !! Jennifer’s body is a 2009 Comedy/Horror, so fits the bill.  Style  The movie was told from the perspective of the main character and immediately was action packed. The scene was […]

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 The Hunt Horror (2020)  “Odd opening, but clarity and excitement by the finale”.  – (7.5/10). 

Intro  Our Horror posts are back with The Hunt. The Hunt is a 2020 (Horror/Action/Thriller) movie.  Impact  The Hunt began with a slightly odd scene, which didn’t feature anything particularly scary or Horror-related. The opening was therefore a little underwhelming, until gore began to feature more frequently. Tension-building was rather absent at times, but this […]

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 Godzilla vs Kong “Too long for it’s plot complexity”- (6/10). 

 Godzilla vs Kong “Too long for it’s plot complexity”- (6/10).  Intro  Whilst I enjoyed the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, it’s now time for interesting movies to help pass the time. This review makes a change from my usual Horror posts, although features some elements of a good Horror. Godzilla vs Kong is a 2021 (Action/Sci-fi/Thriller) movie.  […]

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The Old Guard “Good concept and conclusion” – (6.5/10).

Intro  Whilst I am enjoying the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, exciting movies still help pass the time. This review makes a change from my usual Horror posts, although features some elements of a good Horror. The Old Guard is a 2020 (Action/Adventure/Fantasy) movie, available on Netflix as of July 2021. Impact  As a Horror, the start […]

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Sea Fever 2019 (Horror/Drama/Mystery) review – “Confused genre, but retains attention better towards the end“ – (6/10). 

Intro  Sea Fever is a 2019 (Horror/Drama/Mystery) movie.  Impact  The opening clearly sets the scene and introduces the main characters, however the plot appears simplistic and takes a while to progress, leaving the viewer awaiting action … The unusual featured after a while, with effects using lighting and sound well.  Whilst the film featured several […]