Tag Archives: Haunted House

Caveat (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Babysitting in the middle of nowhere

“Caveat” is a little spooky Irish horror film mainly driven by mood and ideas instead of plot and characters. While it is rather thin in terms of narrative and characterization, the movie is competent and skillful enough to fill its … Continue reading

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The Vigil (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): One very disturbing night in a Jewish household

“The Vigil” is a little spooky Jewish horror film which shows us its cards a bit too early and too much in my trivial opinion. While there are a number of effective moments which will surely unnerve you more than … Continue reading

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The Dark and the Wicked (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Something insidious at their family farm

“The Dark and the Wicked” is a simple but effective horror flick which distinguishes itself a bit with its suffocatingly insidious atmosphere. While its story promise is familiar to the core, the movie keeps holding our interest as steadily accumulating … Continue reading

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La Llorona (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A little spooky horror film from Guatemala

“La Llorona”, which was selected as the Guatemalan entry for Best International Feature Film Oscar in this year, is a little spooky horror film which reflects one dark historical past via its effective ghost story. Filled with unnerving ambiance from … Continue reading

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His House (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): A refugee couple under insidious influence

Netflix film “His House” is a modest but undeniably effective horror flick which turns out to be more than your average haunted place tale. Gradually dialing up its level of creepiness along its story as required, the movie comes to … Continue reading

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Stories that hurt

“Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is a little creepy horror flick which serves us a number of good scary moments within our expectation. As a sort of hybrid between “Final Destination” (2000) and “Goosebumps” (2015), the movie does … Continue reading

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The End of April (2016) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she prepares for her examination…

South Korean film “The End of April” is a stark, gloomy psychological horror thriller which often unnerves and confounds us with a number of darkly nervous moments. While some of you may be confused about what exactly happens in the … Continue reading

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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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