Tag Archives: Horror

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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The Cured (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): After a zombie epidemic

Bringing some fresh and interesting ideas to its horror genre. “The Cured” rises a bit above many other zombie movies. Yes, zombie movies are dime a dozen these days, but the movie presents a compelling social/political drama to engage us … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Be Silent – Be Very Silent

Rarely have I been so constantly quiet like I and several audiences were during the evening screening of “A Quiet Place”, a small horror film which is seemingly modest on the surface but undeniably intense and terrifying for many good … Continue reading

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Annihilation (2018) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Into the alien land of annihilation

“Annihilation” is something we do not see everyday: a smart, intelligent SF film packed with mood and ideas. While it may require some patience from you due to not only its glacial narrative pacing but also the baffling ambiguity surrounding … Continue reading

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The Lure (2015) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A Polish musical film with two man-eating mermaids

Deliberately weird and whimsical, Polish musical movie “The Lure” is destined to be a cult film. While it provides several lively musical sequences to delight you, it is also a dark horror melodrama about two beautiful but lethal mermaids, and … Continue reading

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