Tag Archives: Foreign
Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten Review
It is Valentine’s Day yet again! I didn’t want to do the same thing as every other site, YouTube channel, or blog, so instead of checking out a holiday-appropriate flick, I just chose another at random. Today’s viewing goes to Michael David Pate’s Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten.
A group of vloggers agree to spend a 24 hour period inside a notoriously haunted sanatorium, as their latest challenge to one another. Will the boys of Prankstaz.tv outlast their online [...]
After a recent re-introduction to the work of Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel, I’ve made it a personal mission to watch everything in their filmography which I’ve missed over the years. My latest viewing was actually of their first feature film. I’m talking, of course, about 2009’s Macabre.
A group of friends are on their way home to Jakarta when they see a poor girl out in the rain who claims to have just been robbed. After [...]
The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead Review
While I generally am a fan of the independent horror scene in the States, it is safe to say I enjoy films from around the world a tad bit more. Some of my favorites, more recently especially, come from Japan or even Australia. With that said, how does Svyatoslav Podgaevskiy’s Russian horror film, The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead, hold up? Read on to find out.
A bachelor party getaway at his summer house proves to be [...]
Watching as many movies as I do these days, it becomes rather difficult to get excited too often. There are the occasional rumblings, however. The one-off posts on social media, the positive chatter. Sometimes it’s for blockbuster nationwide releases and sometimes those rumblings are for underground releases, perhaps on their way to some kind of cult status. I feel like that very well could happen with Takashi Hirose’s Brutal.
Man murders women. Woman murders men. What happens [...]
The Mimic Review
As a long time collector and, in more recent years, ‘film critic,’ it was inevitable that I’d stack up movie after movie without getting to watch all of them. From time to time, I start digging through these piles and after what seems like hours, I finally decide what to watch next. Today’s mood struck me as a perfect time to give Jung Huh’s ghost story, The Mimic, a chance.
Hee-yeon has moved her family to care [...]
Cold Ground Review
There was a time when all I watched was found footage films. A few years back, it seemed as though everyone and their mother was making them. Trust me, there were a lot of duds to sift through. Thankfully, there were also a lot of gems, too. Read on to find out where Fabien Delage’s Cold Ground fits in amongst the pack.
In 1976, a group of biologists and journalists were investigating multiple cases of animal mutilations in [...]