Forget about Freddy and Jason, a new slasher will haunt your nights. Lake Alice – movie review

Yes, it will. Lake Alice – a crowdfunded slasher flick directed by Ben Milliken – won’t let you catch sleep anymore. Why? No, not because it’s scary or unsettling or disturbing. Instead, Lake Alice will keep you wide awake wondering how on earth it got made. Recently released straight on Amazon and Netflix, this ‘thing’ … Continue reading Forget about Freddy and Jason, a new slasher will haunt your nights. Lake Alice – movie review

The director of The Loved Ones is back with an original take on demonic possessions and family drama. The Devil’s Candy – movie review

The Devil’s Candy  is a 2015 horror movie that was only recently released in the United States (17th of March) and in limited theatres around Europe. Nevertheless, it’s also been distributed straight on Amazon, where it can be rented for a reasonable price. Since it came out in 2016 only in Russia, whereas for the … Continue reading The director of The Loved Ones is back with an original take on demonic possessions and family drama. The Devil’s Candy – movie review

Complexity and unicity to come up with an original mystery. A Cure for Wellness – review

A Cure for Wellness (2017) is directed by Gore Verbinski and stars talented actors such as Dane DeHaan and Jason Isaacs. A young, successful and unscrupulous business man (Lockhart, played by DeHaan) is forced by his board of directors to move to a sanatorium in Switzerland where he has to convince an older colleague (Roland … Continue reading Complexity and unicity to come up with an original mystery. A Cure for Wellness – review

Top underrated horror ‘gems’ – #2 Krampus

*Skip the premise if you already read my first post of the list* Premise – Horror movies have always been divisive towards the audience. From the 80s, the cult franchises have created a trend particularly appreciated by the viewers. The Nightmare movies, the Halloween franchise as well as the Hellraiser flicks have marked the path … Continue reading Top underrated horror ‘gems’ – #2 Krampus

Jacob’s ladder review, a feature length dream sequence

Jacob’s ladder (1990) is directed by Adrian Lyne (Flashdance, Fatal Attraction and Lolita) and is regarded as one of most inspiring films to mark the last thirty years of horror cinema. Coming out at the same time of Stephen King’s Misery – God bless you, Bob Reiner – this movie did not quite hit the … Continue reading Jacob’s ladder review, a feature length dream sequence

Lights out, i.e. the reason why we are afraid of the dark

Lights Out (2016) is a horror movie directed by David F. Sandberg – who made his debut with this flick – and it came out last July. The film was overhyped due to the short of the same title, which has received tons of praises ever since it appeared on the social media in 2013. … Continue reading Lights out, i.e. the reason why we are afraid of the dark

Mommy has never been so creepy!

Goodnight Mommy (Austria, 2014) – What if a mother, played by Susanne Wuest, undergone plastic surgery and returning home in bandages, were not recognized by her twin boys (acting newcomers Elias and Lukas Shwarz)? That’s the simple premise of Goodnight Mommy, a psychological horror-thriller in which nothing is what it seems. The first half of … Continue reading Mommy has never been so creepy!