Tag Archives: 2019 horror reviews

REVIEW: READY OR NOT serves up originality and subverts tropes in the summer’s best horror film.

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Radio Silence’s latest film is a stylish original horror tale that follows in the vein of films like The Cabin in The Woods, Get Out, You’re Next, and Evil Dead in delivering a unique and subversive genre film that seems

REVIEW: SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK succeeds in creating an engaging and dark atmospheric film with genuine scares.

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Director Andre Overdal channels the creepiness and edge he utilized so well in The Autopsy of Jane Doe into this period piece which channels classic horror with a contemporary edge. Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark is, without question,

REVIEW: SCHOOL SPIRIT’s take on high school slasher films is trope-heavy without adding a lot of originality to the genre.

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Director Mike Gan lends some additional diversity to Blumhouse’s INTO THE DARK line-up, but the story by writers Gan, Josh Miller, and Patrick Casey serves up a largely lazy pastiche of highly recognizable past slasher film tropes with little new

REVIEW: Tilman Singer’s Luz is a hypnotic throwback to the horror stylings of Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento.

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You never forget your first love applies to hosts of demonic possession and their keeper in this mesmerizing minimalist horror film with shades of Suspiria, The Beyond, and Exorcist 2: The Heretic in its DNA. For fans of the golden

BLU-RAY REVIEW: Us (2019) Blu-Ray Release from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (2019)

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A film with great ideas and a flawed execution; Jordan Peele’s Us hits Blu-Ray with a plethora of special features that really open up the ideas involved in the execution and fundamental themes in the film. Going into 2019, one

REVIEW: THE DEAD DON’T DIE – an exercise in the zombie film genre that fails to truly spring to life.

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Director Jim Jarmusch continues to play with the idea of genre deconstruction with his work; this time tackling the zombie film canon. Yet, despite some impressive names & Jarmusch’s signature wryness, the film disappoints and struggles to utter what defines

REVIEW: THEY COME KNOCKING makes an attempt to spin a new kind of ghost story for Father’s Day.

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Blumhouse’s latest for Hulu’s monthly Into The Dark series melds elements of The Hills Have Eyes & Poltergeist but suffers from largely unlikeable characters acting against their own best interests to the nth degree. Upon the first watch of They