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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 […]

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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 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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

Prom Night (2008) Horror/Mystery review “Lightly enjoyable Horror”- (6.5/10).

Prom Night (2008) Horror/Mystery review “Lightly enjoyable Horror”- (6.5/10).  Intro  Had a long week ?? Unwind with the Horror “Prom night” review here … Prom night is a 2008 (Horror/Mystery) movie.  Horror Impact  Sometimes it’s the simple things… The film wasn’t for those into complex, or exciting storylines. It’s low budget, as you’d expect. Gore […]