Blending these subgenres intriguingly transforms associated tropes into a thoughtfully-plotted thriller that gives “We Go On” a unique identity in horror.
This “Fury of the Demon” may be as fictional as its namesake, but it is completely convincing and creatively compelling from its first minute to its last.
“The Unseen” isn’t always upfront about its entertainment intentions or its story’s destination, which presents a problem for the fiction’s flow.
By treating its silly premise seriously, “Bed of the Dead” finds its way past the easy way out of comic campiness to muster merit for midnight movie cult status.
“Creature Designers” is a rare documentary that can celebrate the wonderment of practical movie magic while exponentially increasing anyone’s appreciation of the craft.
There is zero doubt in my mind that had I seen the film in a theater, an audience would have collectively released a deafening groan of disappointed disapproval.
“The Dead Room” is neither original nor especially frightening, yet the technical tactics distract from dullness with subtle creativity.
If you were to close your eyes and listen to dialogue alone, you’d swear you were hearing a half-speed rehearsal read-through where no one knew the camera was rolling.
Fraught with overwhelming fear from its opening moments, “Green Room” puts a knot in the pit of the stomach that is impossible to untie.
... a well-meaning documentary whose good intentions of exploring a seldom-seen corner of “Star Wars” lore are outmatched by anecdotal dialogue that is just not that interesting.
Once “Beacon Point” calms down on contrivances, it leaves dull exposition delivery behind by settling into an engaging storyline with a confident slow-burn stride.
“The Funhouse Massacre” is what an indie horror film looks like when the lion’s share of a low budget goes to notable names while the rest of the production starves on table scraps.
If “The Conjuring 2” doesn’t put color in your shorts, it might be impossible for any horror movie to get inside your fear center.