The overall result is a quick, cheap, churn-it-out product that offers nothing you haven't seen before -- but if you love vampire stuff and you've seen the three Fright Night flicks that precede this one, you may find a few stray moments of fun here.
It feels like a legitimate love letter to the original Evil Dead, and that's certainly cool to see. But after a while Wither starts to feel like it's using Sam Raimi's film less like an inspiration and more like a simple crutch.
I'm not exactly sure when giant movie monsters became quaint, corny, and disposable, but it seems a pretty safe bet that virtually every hardcore film fanatic has fond and formative memories of King Kong, Godzilla, and/or the amazing menagerie of the late Ray Harryhausen.
Here is a list of things you probably know about World War Z:
It's hard to know what to make of the indie horror satire Bad Kids Go to Hell simply because the flick has no freaking idea what it is.
We certainly don't get a whole lot of horror films from Israel, so when one called Rabies (aka Kalevet) hit the festival circuit a few years ago I made sure to give it a bit of a spotlight. Fortunately for all involved the debut film from Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado was a dark and novel little treat, one that had no problem combing its own tone and attitude with some obvious inspirations from American horror films of the 1980s. Now the duo has returned with another devious delicacy.
The patently familiar new psycho thriller 6 Souls actually played film festivals back in 2010 under the title Shelter before collecting dust on a Weinstein shelf for a few years, only to pop up on VOD this week.
Smart horror fans know that they have to be flexible on some things.
2012’s V/H/S hit the Sundance Film Festival with such gory success that it only makes sense that the guerilla team of next generation horror directors, writers, and producers would team up again and try to replicate it a year later.
With a title like Jug Face, you could get just about anything. Is it a satire? A basic slasher retread? A tale of haunted dishware? The good thing about an offbeat title is that it compels you to approach the film with a touch of caution and a dash of attentiveness