Tag Archives: Horror

Climax (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): From jubilant euphoria to hellish nightmare

The works of Gaspar Noé, who debuted with “I Stand Alone” (1998), are definitely not something you can casually watch on Sunday afternoon. I still remember well that infamous rape scene and other equally provocative moments in his second film … Continue reading

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The Hole in the Ground (2019) ☆☆(2/4): He doesn’t feel like her son…

Right from its very first shot, “The Hole in the Ground” is fully shrouded in moody and ominous ambience, and that is one of a few good things I can say about the film. As initially sensing that something bad … Continue reading

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Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A South Korean Occult Story

South Korean film “Svaha: The Sixth Finger” is filled with gloomy spookiness from the very beginning, and it did not disappoint me at all. While I am still not sure whether I understood all of its numerous religious details, this … Continue reading

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Border (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Two of a kind

Swedish film “Border”, which won the Un Certain Regard award at the Cannes Film Festival early in last year, is an odd mix of character drama and supernatural horror. Although its attempt to mix these two different genres is not … Continue reading

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Overlord (2018) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): A gory and brutal war horror flick

“Overlord” is a gory and brutal war horror flick which may not be for everyone. There are numerous grisly moments of violence and mayhem throughout the film, and I was not entertained enough for recommendation probably because I have been … Continue reading

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Braid (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): They must play….

I enjoyed how things get weirder in “Braid”, a small horror thriller film which alternatively jolts and baffles us with the growing madness surrounding its three main characters. Although I am still not so sure about what I exactly watched … Continue reading

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Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): An uneven mix of art, satire, and horror

Netflix film “Velvet Buzzsaw” consists of two different parts which do not fit well with each other. While it begins as a broad satire on the world of contemporary art business, the movie eventually becomes a creepy supernatural horror tale … Continue reading

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