If you're a horror fan, living in Los Angeles certainly presents some perks.
Almost as soon as Proxy begins, we get to witness a deeply pregnant woman take a brick to the belly about five or six times. Next we see doctors pull her dead baby from her stomach.
Housebound's set-up will remind you of Disturbia right away. A teen deliquent Kylie (non-teen Morgan O'Reilly) is slapped with an ankle bracelet and has to while away the hours solving a neighborhood mystery.
What’s legitimate exploitation? It’s a weird question, because by its very nature exploitation is illegitimate - we’re talking about movies made simply to cash in on some trend or a specific audience.
Imagine the dumbest movie you have ever seen. Not just a little dumb, and not something that's just overly cheesy, but something that confounds you with its every moment.
Gareth Evans is the greatest living action filmmaker.
Open Grave is probably better than other Copely showcases like Elysium and Oldboy, but it's not exactly great, either.
Thanks to titles like Ninja II: Shadow of a Tear, Redemption, and Olympus Has Fallen, 2013 ended up being a pretty great year for b-level action films. If Raze is any indication, 2014 might be even better.
To its credit, Spike Lee’s version of Oldboy goes all the way. The twist that made the Korean original is intact, and played through.