Tag Archives: Haunted House

Annabelle: Creation (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): That damn possessed doll

“Annabelle: Creation” is as scary as predicted while a bit better than expected. While we are surely served with many things you can expect from a horror flick featuring a malicious possessed doll and a creaky old house, the movie … Continue reading

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I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): Steady creepiness

“I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House” is a steady exercise in creepiness. After establishing its small, sparse setting, the movie patiently dials up the level of tension bit by bit as its ill-fated heroine is slowly … Continue reading

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The Conjuring 2 (2016) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Same scares and shocks in a different location

“The Conjuring 2” serves us same scares and shocks we saw from its predecessor. During the screening I attended yesterday, I and other audiences around me did get as much as we expected from it, and there were indeed several … Continue reading

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The Conjuring (2013) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A usual business in the ominous haunted house

Maybe I am too jaded as a seasoned audience and amateur critic, but I could not help but be sarcastic about the prologue of “The Conjuring”, which kindly emphasizes to us that everything depicted in the movie is based on … Continue reading

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Mama (2013) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It’s a tough supernatural custody battle

 “Mama” is a little scary horror movie ready to scare you and then shock you from the very beginning, and it does its job well even when we can instantly see through its shock and awe tactics. There are many … Continue reading

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Sinister (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : It eventually becomes sinister….

“Sinister” goes through a familiar route we have encountered from countless horror films about houses of ill omen. As a matter of fact, it is quite predictable at times, so I knew what would happen next as soon as it … Continue reading

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The Neighbors (2012) ☆☆1/2(2.5) : They have a killer in their building

There are interesting pieces here and there in South Korean thriller movie “The Neighbours”, but the result is an uneven combination which does not fully utilize the potential in its components. This is a well-made thriller with good atmosphere and … Continue reading

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