Tag Archives: Horror

Happy Death Day (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A slasher movie in repeat mode

To be frank with you, I am not a big fan of slasher horror films, but I sort of enjoyed “Happy Death Day”, another small, modest horror flick from Blumhouse Productions. Although it is not as entertaining as “Get Out” … Continue reading

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The Endless (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Two brothers coming back to their past

Sometimes I encounter little movies in the need of more attention, and “The Endless” is one of such cases. While it works as an engaging drama about two brothers struggling with their past, this small film is also quite intriguing … Continue reading

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One Cut of the Dead (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Don’t stop shooting!

Japanese film “One Cut of the Dead” combines two least favorite genres of mine and then suddenly throws the mix into a farcical situation which turns out to be a lot more entertaining than it seemed at first. Although I … Continue reading

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Thelma (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her power awakens

“Thelma”, which was chosen as Norway’s official entry for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in last year, is a calm but unsettling experience. Firmly sticking to its young heroine’s increasingly agitated state of mind, the movie constantly unnerves us throughout … Continue reading

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Revenge (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A survival horror drama for the #MeToo era

Intense and brutal with a number of striking moments of violence, French film “Revenge” is a survival horror drama for the #MeToo era. During its first act, the movie disturbingly presents that toxic objectification of female body through male viewpoint, … Continue reading

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Hereditary (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A creepy and insidious horror masterwork

“Hereditary” is a creepy and insidious horror masterwork you have to see for yourself. Alternatively unsettling and harrowing in its unflinching depiction of an ordinary family under some eerie influence, the movie will disturb and then overwhelm you as pushing … Continue reading

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Mom and Dad (2017) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Moms and dads get very mad

Suburban life has been always a fertile ground for satire, and “Mom and Dad” is one of such morbid cases exemplifying that aspect. The movie wants to have a vicious nutty fun with its outrageously disturbing premise, and it blatantly … Continue reading

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