Tag Archives: Horror

The Amusement Park (2019) ☆☆☆1/2 (3.5/4): A little hidden masterwork by George A. Romero

Here’s what happened. In 1973, George A. Romero, who had just made “Season of the Witch” (1972) and was about to make “The Crazies” (1973) at that time, was hired to make a little educational film about elder abuse, and … Continue reading

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Jakob’s Wife (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): The preacher’s bloody-thirsty wife

“Jakob’s Wife” is a little horror comedy film about an ordinary preacher’s wife who suddenly finds herself becoming blood-thirsty under a certain insidious evil influence. While it is not particularly scary as a horror movie, the movie still works as … Continue reading

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021) ☆☆(2/4): A subpar entry in the series

To be frank with you, I am not a big fan of “The Conjuring” (2013) and its several sequels and spin-off flicks. Yes, most of them are competent products while not entirely without entertaining aspects, but I usually observed their … Continue reading

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The Army of the Dead (2021) ☆☆(2/4): Zack Snyder back in zombieland

Zack Snyder’s new film “The Army of the Dead”, which was released on Netflix two days ago, is excessive and self-indulgent. Although you will be not disappointed at all if you simply want to see lots of zombies swiftly eliminated … Continue reading

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Bad Hair (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Her new hair has a price to pay…

Justin Simien’s new film “Bad Hair” attempts a spooky mix of cultural horror and satire, and I was sort of amused by that despite my remaining dissatisfaction with the overall result. Although it is not wholly successful due to its … Continue reading

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The Power (2021) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Her first night shift

“The Power” is a little spooky horror film shrouded in creepy darkness. While it has several effective moments to be appreciated, the movie often falters in case of handling its two different kinds of horrors in addition to being hampered … Continue reading

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Freaky (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Freaky Friday the 13th

“Freaky”, which is incidentally released “Freaky Deathday” in South Korean theaters, is a little fun horror comedy film which accomplishes its tasks as well as intended in its small genre playground. Although its juxtaposition of two familiar story promises is … Continue reading

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Nocturne (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): A sibling rivalry

“Nocturne”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few weeks ago, is a psychological horror film which has some little fun with its familiar story and characters. Here is a young heroine very eager to go further for her artistic … Continue reading

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Evil Eye (2020) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Mother is quite worried…

“Evil Eye”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few weeks ago, works to some degree despite its preposterous story premise. During its first two acts, the movie builds its psychological tension well as focusing on the believable personal relationship … Continue reading

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Black Box (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): As he regains his memories

“Black Box”, which was released on Amazon Prime a few days ago, entertained me enough as digging a bit into its familiar genre territories. If you have ever watched similar genre pieces like Christopher Nolan’s “Memento” (2000), you will know … Continue reading

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