Coming Home in the Dark – Film Review

When a peaceful picnic in rural New Zealand gets interrupted by two mysterious men, schoolteacher Hoagie (Erik Thomson – Storm Boy) and his family are irreversibly ripped apart and taken on a hellish joyride into the depths of the night. James Ashcroft’s ‘Coming Home in the Dark’ kicks things off shockingly effective. A parent’s worst …

The Boy Behind the Door – Film Review | Shudder

Earlier this year I saw ‘The Djinn’ by directorial duo David Charbonier and Justin Powell. It was an effective and creepy horror tale (on the cheap) about a mute boy that ends up getting more than he bargained for, when he makes a wish he can’t take back. While it was definitely worth seeing, it …

Black Medicine – Film Review

Jo (Antonia Campbell-Hughes) a disgraced, black market doctor finds herself thrust further into the criminal underbelly of Ireland after providing sanctuary for a young girl (Amybeth McNulty). Faced with a choice, Jo must decide to either continue down her own path of destruction or find redemption for her past. From a technical perspective, Black Medicine …

Review – Witch Hunt

Amendment XI : No person may practice Witchcraft in the United States of America. In present day America, female witches are publicly burned at the stake and considered a danger to the American way. Martha Goode (Elizabeth Mitchell) runs an underground railroad for witches in her house, through a system of signals she provides food …

Review – Till Death

With the amount of movies depicting unhappy marriages, you’d think people would stop tying the knot. Right? In Till Death we witness a very unhappy marriage, in which lady of the house Emma (Megan Fox – Rogue) leaves her side-piece to go “celebrate” the wedding anniversary with her uptight lawyer husband (Eoin Macken – Here …

Review – The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

The Warren’s are back for a third installment of the paranormal success series. This time they’re doing it without James Wan at the helm, or an interesting story for that matter. When the exorcism of the young David (Julian Hilliard) goes wrong, an evil entity skips bodies and moves to Arne (Ruairi O’Connor), his sister’s …

Review – Flashback

Drugs can do a number on you. Especially when you start questioning time and reality. Flashback puts Dylan O’Brien in the middle of an existential crisis, while he tries to pick up the pieces of his past. Or is he? We meet Frank (O’Brien – Teen Wolf) as an adult, waking up from a recurring …

Review – Vanquish

Directed by the writer of Bad Boys, Middle Men and Code Name: The Cleaner comes Vanquish, a movie so empty it evaporates from your mind before you blink. For those interested about the thin plot, Ruby Rose plays a former drug courier who’s daughter is held hostage by former cop in a wheelchair, Damon (Morgan …

Review – In the Earth

Venturing into the woods to meet up with a remote colleague, scientist Martin Lowery (Joel Fry) and park ranger guide Alma (Ellora Torchia) find themselves thrust into the path of the seemingly hospitable woodsman, Zach (Reece Shearsmith).  Desperate to understand their situation and make it out of the woods with their lives, the duo endure …