Review: The Nun

Ever felt like you needed an origin story for one of three random monsters in that stupid horror movie from 2015? Me neither. Before the events of The Conjuring 2, the demon Valek tormented a chapel in Romania. When one of the nuns at the chapel kills herself, a priest and a young girl go…

Review: Hereditary

Hype can really kill a movie. A mother of two is haunted by visions and compulsions of her own deceased mother, but while she struggles to comprehend it, reality itself seems to be threatening her children. Directed by Ari Aster, a debut film-maker, Hereditary is being considered by different reviewers as “a new generation’s Exorcist”…

Review: The Boy

I had every reason to be disappointed in The Boy. I don’t fall for the scares of ‘possessed doll’ horror films, but after putting up with it for a while, it actually evolved into something quite unique. A young American woman travels to the United Kingdom to babysit for a rich older couple looking to…

Review: The Babadook

An independent Australian production, the critics appear to be raving about The Babadook, but honestly I thought it was hopeless. Single mother Amelia struggles to cope with her six year old son named Samuel who appears to have violent, antisocial behavior. When a book called “Mister Babadook” mysteriously comes into their possession, things go from…

Review: The Devil Inside

This has to be the worst “found footage” “horrors” I’ve seen since the deplorable Quarantine. A daughter travels to Rome to meet her mother who has been held in custody by the Vatican after murdering three people during an exorcism twenty years previous. Discovering the Vatican has no interest in helping or even acknowledging the…