Tag: Horror

Splinter Review

Splinter is the typical horror story of a group of people trapped inside a building (a gas station) while a creature fights to get in. The creature itself is …

30 Days of Night Review

The vampire movie has been done to death, so unless you’re willing to rewrite a new history (Underworld) or take a different approach (the intolerable Bloodrayne), why bother? 30 …

Saw IV Review

The Saw series has become a yearly tradition. This will probably continue until the box office dries up, and that can’t be much longer. Saw IV is the breaking …

Friday the 13th (1980) Review

An admittedly blatant rip-off of Halloween, Friday the 13th is an undeniable classic of the genre for a number of reasons. It set a standard of teenagers out in …

Midnight Meat Train Review

Subtle is not a word you can associate with Midnight Meat Train. It has no qualms about showing bodies ripped apart, cut open, or the back of people’s heads …

Underworld Evolution Review

Underworld was a pure action movie. With the rules set up by the first film, including a brief history and the changes to typical vampire/werewolf lore, Underworld Evolution can …

The Reaping Review

Small town? Check. Creepy kid? Double-check.  Bad movie? Triple-check. The Reaping manages to hold its audience for a while. Hilary Swank deals with a number of (incorrect) biblical prophecies …

Vacancy Review

Vacancy isn’t trying to reinvent the thriller/horror genre. It opens with a list of movie clichés, from the car breaking down “in the middle of nowhere,” to the only …

Underworld Review

Kate Beckinsale stars in this energetic, myth-based horror movie, setting the comic world on fire by donning black leather in her fight against a werewolf horde. While weak in …

28 Weeks Later Review

Ignoring the somber, slow pacing of the original 28 Days Later, this faster and energetic sequel hits every note on its way to success. While some will be turned …