Movies: good
Horror movies: very good
Found footage horror movies: extremely good

Favorite films

  • Cloverfield
  • It Follows
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • American Psycho

Recent activity

  • Clearcut


  • The House That Jack Built


  • Meg 2: The Trench


  • Barbie


Recent reviews

  • The Collingswood Story

    The Collingswood Story


    An early attempt at the screen horror subgenre of found footage from the wild west era of the post-Blair Witch Project years, when every amateur with inspiration sought to adopt the concept for themselves. "The Collingswood Story" has a very low-budget student film vibe to it, and there's no question that it drags you out of the experience. But it also has a genuine heart to it, and in its sincerity it managed to foreshadow a lot of later works…

  • The Outwaters

    The Outwaters


    A swing and a miss. "The Outwaters" has a handful of interesting ideas, but fails to execute them meaningfully. They didn't really seem to have any plan as to how to effectively place their story within a found footage format, which leads to lots of amateur inconsistencies that break the immersion. Perhaps the worst choice here is the sound mixing- not something I usually complain about, but it sticks out here. There's an attempt to create a soundtrack for the…

Popular reviews

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick


    "Hi everybody and welcome to Top Gun: Maverick," Tom Cruise tells audiences in a brief pre-movie introduction. "...Our incredible cast and crew worked very hard to bring you the most immersive and authentic film experience we could. There's real F-18s, real Gs, real speed..."

    "Top Gun: Maverick" is a movie where our heroes are trying to start World War III. The US military is selecting pilots for a bombing run over an Iranian nuclear facility near completion, one which was built "in…

  • Evil Things

    Evil Things


    "Evil Things" works brilliantly for the exact reason that most of the few people who have seen it dislike it: much of the film comes off as boring. That's because "Evil Things" is not a horror movie.

    This is not a horror movie. This is a VHS tape which was anonymously mailed to the FBI in 2009, with no context except a handwritten title, "Evil Things."

    This is not a horror movie. This is Leo, a college student, filming his…