A beautiful young woman wakes up in a dark basement, only to discover that she's being held captive by a pair of lunatics who... Oh, you've seen this horror movie before? Fine. Let me finish.
01/03/2014 - 11:27pm
As a "spin-off" it only briefly connects to the other films -- although the established fans will enjoy the way it does so -- and, to its credit, The Marked Ones heads off in its own direction.
01/03/2014 - 7:30pm
Joe Dante Presents Trail of Blood, and let's just say the man has had his name on much better movies than this one.
01/03/2014 - 5:30pm
Not many vampire stories manage to revolve around WWI battlefield atrocities and a modern-day story about bank robbers who hole up in a secret hotel in which everyone assumes an ominous nickname... with a bunch of romantic entanglements, double-crosses, and gruesome murders tossed in to keep things weird.
01/02/2014 - 3:30pm
Clearly inspired by low-key indie horror films, Ritual has some decent components in its corner, but its meandering plot, confused narrative structure, and frequently familiar story trappings prevent the "decent components" from gaining much of a foothold.
12/27/2013 - 12:30pm
Fortunately the gritty new indie thriller Open Grave does have some decent payoffs for those who are interested in playing along (and are willing to contend with a few slow spots in the movie's mid-section) will find some novelty here.
12/24/2013 - 12:00pm
A few days ago we offered up our best horror films of 2013 -- although truth be told the list was written by me and I'm not the only horror freak at FEARnet -- but we thought it would be helpful to highlight some interesting horror movies on their way in 2014.
12/17/2013 - 2:00pm
Syfy's recent release Red Clover isn't any sort of minor masterpiece -- but, like early Syfy releases, it finds a way to get a little wit, creativity, and creature carnage onto the screen
12/16/2013 - 7:00pm
Let's get right to the point: 2013 was not exactly a banner year for our beloved horror genre. Oh sure, you'll always find a good batch a horror flicks over any 12-month period, but if you scour the 2013 release calendar you'll notice that A) Hollywood studios released very few horror flicks this year, and B) the indie filmmaker and distributors (as usual) really stepped in to fill that void.
12/09/2013 - 12:00pm
What starts out as a nasty but familiar story (a mute young NYC woman is raped (twice!) in one day and takes revenge on her attackers) slowly evolves into a smart, dark, and strangely upsetting piece of character-based creepiness.