If you wanted to describe the excellent new horror film from Ireland called Dark Touch as "Carrie Junior," you wouldn't be all that much off the mark, at least not on a surface level.
09/18/2013 - 12:00pm
Have you ever seen a movie about a group of high school (or perhaps college age) kids who go to a party, only to come up against something outrageously violent or dangerous or horrific? Of course you have. You're older than ten years old and you're reading film reviews on FEARnet. It's only pertinent because the new sci-fi / horror / feature-length Twilight Zone-ish movie called Plus One (or simply +1) is well aware of all those movies, and it knows you are too.
09/13/2013 - 11:00am
If you're getting a little sick of haunted house movies by now, you can blame a man called James Wan.
09/06/2013 - 11:00am
Full-bore matinee-style silliness to its core, Riddick deserves some credit simply for delivering its promised payload with a noteworthy degree of color and energy.
09/03/2013 - 1:00pm
You really never know what you'll find when you click through your new video-on-demand options. Take a movie like The Colony, for example. Given the film's cast and premise, it could easily be mistaken for a true low-end junkpile, but it's actually... pretty good!
08/30/2013 - 12:30pm
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane is what we might actually call a "thinking man's slasher flick." Hell, it might just be the first one ever.
08/29/2013 - 8:00pm
A virtual love letter to early-'80s Italian zombie cinema (with a few dashes of early Peter Jackson affection, if I'm not mistaken), The Demon's Rook is most assuredly a "niche" horror flick.
08/29/2013 - 12:00pm
For all its attempts at nostalgia-tinged innocence, Under the Bed is at its best when it's just a straightforward "monster in the closet" indie.
08/28/2013 - 2:00pm
Daylight is sort of a weird entry into the "found footage" canon, in that it's much more of a procedural than a chase story or a trek deep into the forest. The filmmakers earn points for finding an interesting entry point for their tale of religion-based fear and paranoia