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FEARNET Movie Review: 'Children of Sorrow'

Children of Sorrow gets off to a bit of a rocky start. Ostensibly we're along for a "found footage" journey with a British woman who joins a freaky cult in order to find out what happened to her ill-fated sister. That thread is virtually dropped in favor of what seems to be a PR video for the plainly nefarious "preacher" Simon Leach.
Scott Weinberg - 03/04/2014 - 6:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'In Fear'

For a film that comes bearing such a simple and well-traveled plot, In Fear does manage to wring some solid tension and disconcerting jolts from its familiar trappings
Scott Weinberg - 03/03/2014 - 1:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'The Den'

The Den is about a grad student named Elizabeth who just got a large grant for her social media studies thesis. Basically, Liz is going to spend as much time as humanly possible on the video sharing / social network outlet known simply as "The Den."
Scott Weinberg - 02/13/2014 - 8:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'Separation'

It sounds like Greg White's sanguine film Separation is a downbeat and miserable affair, but it's actually quite a calm, confident, and gradually engaging thriller about one married couple, their mysterious daughter, and a handful of hidden secrets that feel a bit random at the outset, but quickly congeal into a satisfying little movie.
Scott Weinberg - 02/12/2014 - 6:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'A Field in England'

A Field in England is not a traditional narrative. Those who enjoyed Mr. Wheatley's earlier films -- Down Terrace, Kill List, Sightseers -- will certainly appreciate what the director and his loyal team have concocted here, even if they don't fully "get" it. A movie need not be "deciphered" to be appreciated, and A Field in England is a perfect example of this theory.
Scott Weinberg - 02/11/2014 - 3:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'Haunt'

Here's a new indie horror flick about teenagers and haunted houses that isn't A) moronic, B) boring, or C) a formulaic retread simply hoping to cash in on one profitable weekend at the box office.
Scott Weinberg - 02/10/2014 - 6:30pm - 0 comments

FEARNET Movie Review: 'Lord of Tears'

A drab but likable school teacher (Uean Douglas) finds that he has inherited a a cavernous mansion in the Scottish Highlands. Despite a posthumous warning to stay far away from the estate, James visits the foreboding domicile and decides to stick around for a little while.
Scott Weinberg - 02/06/2014 - 7:30pm - 0 comments

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