Tag Archives: Horror

The Dead Center (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): In the Mouth of Death

“The Dead Center” intrigued me at first and then came to frustrate me later. While it initially comes to us as an interesting mix of H.P. Lovecraft and Bill S. Ballinger, the movie unfortunately begins to trudge during its trite … Continue reading

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Zombieland: Double Tap (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): More zombies with less fun

I laughed often while watching the first half of “Zombieland: Double Tap”, but those funny moments in the film only reminded me that I laughed more and harder when I watched its 2009 predecessor ten years ago. Although it has … 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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Doctor Sleep (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): An eclectic sequel between King and Kubrick

Mike Flanagan’s new film “Doctor Sleep” is an eclectic sequel sandwiched between two contrasting sources of inspiration: Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick. While officially based on King’s novel of the same name which is a sequel to his famous horror … Continue reading

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Cat People (1942) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Beware, she may scratch

“Cat People” is a little classic B-horror film which creeps us out as demonstrating well the value of our fear and dread on whatever is lurking there in darkness. Although we do not see much of what scares its main … Continue reading

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Wounds (2019) ☆☆(2/4): Disturbing but ultimately hollow

I do not mind being confused while watching horror flicks, as long as they intrigue or excite or, above all, terrify me. Unfortunately, Babk Anvari’s second feature film “Wounds”, which was released by Hulu in the US while being released … Continue reading

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Little Monsters (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Nyong’o could do it alone, I think

“Little Monsters”, a little zombie comedy film from Australia, works whenever its lead actress appears on the screen, and it is a shame that the movie does not utilize her undeniable talent and presence as much as expected from its … Continue reading

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