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  • Fifty Shades of Grey

    Fifty Shades of Grey 2015

    ★★ Watched 27 Jun, 2015

    Honestly not as bad as I thought it would be... Still pretty bad though.

  • Coherence

    Coherence 2013

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Jun, 2015 3

    I seriously LOVE these parallel universe/time loop thrillers/horrors. Coherence reminded of another love of mine: Triangle.
    Do yourself a favour and watch this film asap!

  • Stitches

    Stitches 2012

    Watched 24 Jun, 2015 3

    Recommended by Peter Schubert.

    I am so sorry but I had to summon all my willpower to be able to watch this right through to the end (I use the term "watch" loosely).

    Let me start by saying that I like low budget horror films, they are my guilty pleasure in life. Now let me add, Stitches is utter rubbish.
    The people writing complementary reviews here I can only imagine are family members of Ross Noble, or actual actors in…

  • Exists

    Exists 2014

    ★★ Watched 23 Jun, 2015 1

    Recommended by Fish.

    I find myself continuously saying: I’m not a fan of the found footage genre. On the rare occasion something comes along that will prove me horribly wrong, one that actually pulls off something good, but for the most part they tend to get repetitive or present people so caught up in filming what’s happening to and around them that they become more of a joke or parody of themselves.

    A bunch of kids is going to a…

  • Resolution

    Resolution 2012

    ★★★ Watched 21 Jun, 2015 3

    Recommended by fatpie42.

    Chris is a crack addict who moves from place to place while feeding his addiction. Micheal is a friend trying to help Chris kick his habit weather he wants to or not. As the next week of their lives unfold, the two friends find out there's a lot more going on around them than just a drug intervention, something sinister is lurking.

    I have to give this film marks for originality, as well as creativity in both…

  • The Woman

    The Woman 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 18 Jun, 2015 2

    Recommended by fatpie42.

    My first impression of The Woman wasn't good. It felt disconnected, and awkward. The scenes just randomly jumped around on my screen, and for the awkwardness, well I still haven't decided whether it's all down to poor acting, or badly written dialogue.
    Either way, the film grew on me as it progressed. The last 20 minutes alone upped the quality tremendously.

    The Woman follows an abusive father, who one day captures a feral woman while hunting. He…

  • Hush

    Hush 2008

    ★★★ Watched 31 May, 2015 2

    Recommended by Fish.

    Tired and irritable, Zakes Abbott drives home along the motorway, his girlfriend, Beth, asleep beside him. Failing to spot his exit he speeds across the causeway, cutting up a truck and barely avoiding an accident. Apoplectic with rage, the truck driver gives chase, and as he violently overtakes the tailgate flips up revealing a woman bound and bloodied in the back.

    Hush is like a low budget British version of The Hitcher.

    Films sometimes trip themselves up…

  • Diary of the Dead

    Diary of the Dead 2007

    ★½ Watched 30 May, 2015 8

    Recommended by Driver.

    I assume this is supposed to be a spoof. Campy as fuck. Some sort of satire? Right?... RIGHT?!
    (Ugh, why do I even bother.)

    The film isn't scary because its not supposed to be (RIGHT?!). I mean, that would explain why none of the characters or the situations were based in any kind of rational reality, and why the acting is so horribly over the top.
    None of the characters seem all that frightened of the fact…

  • Candyman

    Candyman 1992

    ★★★ Watched 29 May, 2015 6

    Recommended by Peter Schubert.

    Guess what. I done did it. I looked in my mirror and said Candyman five times. Strangely enough, I'm still here. At least long enough to write this review. If I go quiet from this point on. Well...

    Virginia Madsen's surprisingly deep and layered performance shows how much of a shame it is that she's not a bigger star.
    She might actually have saved this movie from dissolving into camp during the scene in which the…

  • Exodus: Gods and Kings

    Exodus: Gods and Kings 2014

    ★★ Watched 24 May, 2015

    There is a scene where Moses is buried in mud. He's conversing with British Child God while a bush burns blue in the background.
    Almost swallowed whole by the mud (which seems to work greatly as a metaphor for the entire film), Moses finds himself more concerned with the "mud", rather than the grandeur of the story's higher theme. That is essentially the biggest problem I found with Exodus: Gods and Kings.
    I'm not surprised by the biblical inaccuracy, but the story of Moses is a fantastic and adventures one. Ridley Scott somehow managed to make it less and... lacking.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 17 May, 2015

    Can I just say how fucking insane and undeniably awesome Mad Max: Fury Road is?!
    I know we live in a day and age where the word "awesome" is severely overused, but there's just no other word for this masterpiece.

    Mad Max: Fury Road is actively trying to be the greatest action film ever made... and it is succeeding, oh yeah!!!

  • The Babadook

    The Babadook 2014

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 14 May, 2015 1

    Still absolutely terrifying...
    I kinda want that book though...