Movie Review: Friend Request – The #SequelNotSequel to Unfriended

Genre: Horror/Thriller Director: Simon Verhoeven Running Time: 92 Minutes "Be careful who you click with." The Plot Laura is a popular university co-ed, getting her life and partying with 800 of her nearest and dearest. She seems nice enough, and befriends a lonely outcast from her psychology class, named Marina. Marina has attachment issues, and things... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Blair Witch – Something Wicked This Way Comes

Genre: Horror/Thriller Director: Adam Wingard Running Time: 89 Minutes "By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes." - Macbeth, Act 4; Scene 1; Lines 44-45 The Plot More than 20 years after Heather's disappearance in the woods near Burkittsville, a video related to her disappearance surfaces online. Her brother, James (James Allen... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Rings – The movie that could have been but wasn’t

Genre: Horror Director: F. Javier Gutiérrez Running Time: 102 Minutes "I don't have no fear of death. My only fear is coming back reincarnated." - Tupac Shakur Plot A young woman tries desperately to save her boyfriend after he is lured into a pseudo-scientific research experiment and watches the infamous "ring" video. With only 7... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Don’t Breathe – The loudest burglars in existence

Genre: Horror/Thriller Director: Fede Alvarez Running Time: 88 Minutes "As if fucking with the deaf woman wasn't enough!" TropicalMary, Meditations On Don't Breathe and Hush The Plot A trio of home burglars are looking to finish that last big score. The mark is an army veteran who lost his sight in the war. He lives... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Satanic – A boring, dead end confusion

Genre: Horror Director: Jeffery Hunt Running Time: 85 Minutes "From the director of a few episodes in a few cool series but no real feature length film experience, and the writer of 6 other things but you'll only recognise The Shallows; starring that kid from Modern Family and no-one else you'll care about." - TropicalMary... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Bind (a.k.a. American Conjuring) – A Tale of Two Movies

Genre: Horror Director: Dan Walton & Dan Zachary Running Time: 86 Minutes "Everything for this movie was done in duplicate. Two names, two posters, two Facebook pages, two directors but it's definitely not doubly good." - TropicalMary The Plot Ben moves his family into a house with a violent and evil past. There is already... Continue Reading →

TBT Movie Review: Pitch Black – The Hunter Becomes the Hunted

Genre: Sci-Fi/Horror Director: David Twohy Running Time: 109 Minutes "You aren't afraid of the dark, are you?" Richard B. Riddick, Pitch Black The Plot While transporting cargo, passengers and one Richard B. Riddick (escaped convict, murderer), a commercial shipping vessel is caught in a comet storm. At least, that is what the surviving crew theorise. This... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Jason Bourne – A Greatest Hits Album

Genre: Action, Thriller Director: Paul Greengrass Running Time: 123 Minutes "Congratulations, soldier. Training's over." - Conklin, The Bourne Supremacy The Plot Our eponymous hero returns, in the fifth installment of the Bourne franchise, nine years after the release of The Bourne Ultimatum. Jason (Matt Damon) has been keeping busy by entering unlicenced boxing matches in... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Housebound – The face that launched a thousand laughs

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery Director: Gerard Johnstone Running Time: 107 Minutes "I think I prefer Housebound." - Diego, Comment on my review of The Boy The Plot Kylie (Morgana O'Reilly) is put under house arrest after she is tries to rob an ATM. Her sentence must be served in her old childhood home, where her... Continue Reading →

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