The Windmill

Original I thought The Windmill would be a classic gore slasher film, however I was delightfully surprised. The plot is great and there are only a few slow paced scenes in the movie. The acting is typical for a A/B rate horror film and honestly Bart Klever was the best part of the film for me. The computer animation was amazing, but I felt that the more 1980’s special effects were cheesy and really unnecessary. This film left me with in a weird feeling I like several parts of it,…

The Ghostly Galleon

Poorly made and badly dubbed describes The Ghostly Galleon. The plot is odd and made purely trying to play off of people wanting to be scared and see scantily clad models. There is barely any substance to the plot besides the aforementioned. The acting is sub-par and made it somewhat painful to watch. What are supposed to be tense and heart pounding scenes are rather hilarious because of how bad the acting is. The main problem is that the film isn’t bad enough to be completely hilarious. Instead it rests…

Hannibal Rising

While the original Hannibal trilogy was amazing Hannibal Rising was rather disappointing. It deviates severely from the formula that I loved about the other films. I knew what to expect from the film from reading the book, but the the plot felt lacking. What I had hoped would be psychological thriller turned into a hack and slash film. The bar was set extremely high by both Red Dragon and The Silence of The Lambs and this one fell short. I think that the acting is great Gaspard Ullie, Dominic West…

Bride Of The Monster

Bela Lugosi is the star attraction of this lack luster sci-fi horror film. The plot is somewhat interesting but it really isn’t anything spectacular. The acting is stereotypical for the b rate movies in this time period. There are several jump cuts in ‘tense’ scenes which are rather hilarious and almost makes the film worth watching. What makes the film worth seeing besides Bela Lugosi and his great acting is the special effects of the monsters and deaths throughout the film. This film is decent and funny it might be…

The Dead Room

To say I had little hope for The Dead Room was an understatement, this is one of those movies where I was completely wrong. I had been recommended this film by Netflix because I watch The Babadook and it was another Australian horror film. Honestly after watching this film I can definitely say this film is leaps and bounds better than The Babadook. The characters are more intriguing, the dynamic between all of them is both entertaining and funny. It felt like an Australian version of The Legend of Hell…

The Witchmaker (The Legend Of Witch Hollow)

The Witchmaker is also known as The Legend of Witch Hollow. The reason I start this review with the name of the film is that on Amazon Prime the film was labeled The Witchmaker, but the title screen in the film showed The Legend of Witch Hollow. Regardless of the what the film is called it is a trip from start to finish. The film original starts off to be a slasher flick and then changes directions two more times. This film is worth watch just simply for how bizarre…

Brides of Dracula

Part of the Hammer films series Brides of Dracula is an interesting story based on the Dracula mythos. Peter Cushing is the star of the film, sadly Christopher Lee was not in this film. The story is very similar to Horror Of Dracula, but there are definitely differences between the plots. My main issue for the film is while it was a decent film there really wasn’t anything that made the film standout. The acting of Peter Cushing was great and worth seeing, but I would recommend seeing Horror Of…

Midnight Meat Train

While I’m not a huge Clive Barker fan and did not particularly care for Hellraiser, Midnight Meat Train is a good film. One thing that really makes this film stand out from other gore fest films is the caliber of acting with both Bradley Cooper and Vinnie Jones. This talent helps the film become more believable. The detective murder mystery angle of the plot is wonderful and kept me wondering what turn the film was going to take next. My major issue with the film is the ending and the…

Gargoyles

The years were not exactly kind to this film. “Scary” gargoyles and a cliche plot line sums up this horror flick quite well. The biggest problem for me was that the film was not bad enough to be funny. For the entire length of Gargoyles I was waiting for the film to get better but it really never did. However there are some redeeming features a few plot devices did remind me of classic black and white science fiction films and a little bit of Evil Dead. If you’re looking…

Phantasm

Phantasm is a great science fiction and horror film. While some of the special effects and plot devices are some what cheesy, it just adds to the overall atmosphere of the film. It is easy to see how Phantasm gained cult status from the iconic and menacing stare of Ken Jones. It makes the film for me and it deserves to be watched multiple times. Although I did criticized some of the special effects there were others that did blow me away and how well they were executed. As a…