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3/10
Not impressed
4 April 2019
I've seen noirs that were mysterious, captivating, and with great twist endings. This is just the story of a monotonous character going around asking for information. The way he convinces people to give up that information is by slapping them or breaking something in their house and just generally being obnoxious, at which point they all instantly capitulate.

The ending is hardly a worthy payoff for this running length.

Sadly, after all these years of this sitting on the watchlist, I'll remember it as having a better title than plot.
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The Dirties (2013)
4/10
Don't expect a bloodbath
3 April 2019
We spend the great majority of the time seeing the psychological evolution of the characters rather than anything big bloody payoff. The acting is very realistic and that's also what makes the film a bit trying on your patience. You can only go so long listening to the stilted dialogue of mentally overactive teenage boys before getting annoyed.
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Rust Creek (2018)
5/10
No feminist claptrap here
3 April 2019
It starts out like a rape/revenge film but soon veers off into a different story. Through a chain of circumstance, the female lead finds herself ever more deeply engrossed in a world defined by isolation, strained family ties, and unchecked corruption.

Extra points for miraculously avoiding any semblance of that moronic branch of cultural Marxism known as feminism, where it had countless chances to demonize "the patriarchy." It's rare to get a movie these days where the writer doesn't use the platform to shove some garbage down your throat in order to pat himself on the back and to please the Jewish studios and their degenerate leftist agenda.
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4/10
Interesting twist but a bit all over the place
23 March 2019
The first three movies were good in that PG13 way. "Bride..." and "Seed..." took a twist for the ridiculous and idiotic. The last two, meanwhile, "Curse..." and "Cult..." have taken a turn for the darker.

"Curse..." was enjoyable but the new characters and plot came out of nowhere. "Cult..." continues with that storyline. Interesting, Andy is back. Always cool when stuff like that happens.

Overall, I'd say "Cult of Chucky" is worth a watch, if you're not too much of a purist regarding the original trilogy's tone.

One star removed for moronic leftist cuck propaganda in the scene where a male nurse tells us his "husband" has MS. Typically irrelevant to the plot and presented as nonchalantly as possible, the subtle messages to the already cucked out and brainwashed masses being, "Don't even blink. This is normal." This type of virtue signaling seems to be a must for the Hollywood Jews to make your movie nowadays.
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Blue Ruin (2013)
1/10
Speak up, you pathetic wanker!
11 March 2019
This is what I get for never learning my lesson. "Slow burner," "quiet film with loud impact," they wrote. I keep forgetting this is the vanilla crowd who probably uses the "fudge" euphemism without the least bit of irony. Give me a break, you sensitive aesthetes.

This isn't a slow burn. It's just SLOW. And as far as quiet...oh boy. The main character whispers throughout the entire film in this weak willed, pathetic pansy voice. It doesn't matter if he's having a conversation with a friend or facing death in a confrontation with a deadly foe. It's all this grating, irritating, nerve-wracking prissy little wuss voice. What is WRONG with you, dude?

Predictably, being a low budget, the film centers around dumb hicks, since it's easier to shoot out in the middle of nowhere in some abandoned cabin or whatever godforsaken "sets" it was they went and chose.

More Netflix GARBAGE praised by MORONS.
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Mandy (I) (2018)
3/10
Not bad if you just skip through it
26 February 2019
Good story but I have a very simple rule:

I do not waste the precious moments of my life with movies where the pretentious dunce of a director thinks I should look at a bunch of idiots staring at the camera.

MOVE. THE PLOT. ALONG.

Can't imagine who'd seriously sit straight this nearly two hours of this insipid hogwash. I just skipped through to the parts where things were actually happening.
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1/10
Snoozefest about dirt dwellers
19 February 2019
Guy with mental issues lives in the woods with his daughter. Outside world discovers them, rift begins to form. Just seeing these people and the forgotten souls of society they encounter is depressing. Movie's not interesting in the first place.
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1/10
lol...k then
7 February 2019
Looks like someone set out to write the most disturbing thing they could possibly come up with. Sure, it's gross. But nothing else.

This is not a horror movie. For that matter, neither is it crime or drama. Call it "art house" if you will. I call it boring and pointless.

Do watch this if you enjoy looking at guys staring at their own bespooged hands, though. Plenty of that.
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Overlord (2018)
4/10
Big, bad, evil Germans - oy vey!
7 February 2019
Too cartoonish to be impactful. Feels more like a slight cut above a TV movie.

Oh, and the dude who's stupid ass Italian accent sounds like Doogie Howser's sidekick was really not necessary. They're American, we get it. No need to cast an actor who sounds like the dude who cuts your salami at the Brooklyn deli.
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Unsane (2018)
6/10
Feels flat
7 February 2019
Something about the movie feels flat. It's not gripping or tense or scary. But if you stick with it, the last act does make up for it. I just wish it would've been a little more effective in building tension during the first two thirds.

By the way: not horror. More of a mystery and barely even a thriller.
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Polar (2019)
8/10
Surprisingly good
7 February 2019
I expected some watered down, bloodless PG13 American-style action movie complete with asinine wisecracks and "pithy" catchphrases. But this movie delivered. It doesn't shy away from violence or blood. Final act is great and the ending as well.

Anyone complaining about this movie being silly, over the top, or having too much gore is an imbecile. Might as well complain ice cream is too cold.
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The Endless (I) (2017)
2/10
Not horror
6 February 2019
This is a drama with supernatural elements, where said elements serve as a backdrop to the actual relationship between two brothers, which is what the film's actual subject. On that basis, I think it was okay. Not very exciting. A little too long.

Definitely not horror, though, so don't go sitting through it if that's what you're expecting.
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The Domestics (2018)
5/10
It's okay
6 February 2019
It really depends who you are. If you're an average mainstream viewer, you'll probably find this all exciting and "over the top." Otherwise, you'll probably come away feeling like this is basically an extended episode of "The Walking Dead" or "Z Nation," just with gangs instead of zombies:

Dystopian future, society broken, can't trust anyone, and it's all a matter of what kind of crazy someone is and how soon you'll find out about it.

None of this is bad. Just don't expect it to be original. That said, the real question isn't if it reinvents the wheel, but is it FUN.

It has some fairly cool scenes where the characters get into a few rather interesting predicaments. But overall, nothing too shocking. It also stalls a bit too much with boring character exchanges. Much like "The Walking Dead," it comes off as meaningless TV drama and you'd rather just skip ahead to when the next psychos enter the picture.

Interesting to note it borrows some devices from "The Warriors," mainly the gangs (obviously) and the guy on the radio updating you on the word on the street. But aside from that, it has nowhere near the depth nor heart to ever be compared to that film.

I've written way too much about this movie.

Bottom line, it's standard fare if you got nothing else to do.
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Wildling (2018)
3/10
It's ok - but NOT horror
5 February 2019
More of a fantasy film with a few horror trappings thrown in. Despite a bit of blood here and there, the film's intent is not to frighten or shock but, ultimately, to cause a sentimental sense of wonder. Cool if you're into that. Otherwise, just a good looking film with a corny leftist message:

Much like del Toro's "The Shape of Water," a trite metaphor for miscegenation, "Wildling" is a metaphor for womanhood misconstrued as monstrosity by an ignorant patriarchal society.

Oy vey.

Liv Tyler thankfully fades in the background after the first act, which is a mercy since one cannot decide if her weird, slithery voice is an attempt at creepy porno talk or a side effect of some form of lethargic retardation. At least she didn't chew gum throughout the film like she does in the first scene. Her voice is more grating to the nerves than Lorraine Bracco's, and I thought I'd never say that about anyone.

If you're a horror fan, skip it.
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Downrange (2017)
8/10
Excellent
5 February 2019
Tense, gory, and unforgiving. Only annoying thing about it is the typically effeminate American manboys, whose behavior vacillates between gee-whiz nice guy stupidity and toddler-like temper tantrums. Hell, the girls are irritating too. Thankfully, you're watching this to see them picked off one by one.
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Hot Pursuit (2015)
4/10
Not bad for what it is
5 February 2019
This movie wasn't so bad as far as American "comedies" go. You know it was only made as a Vergara vehicle and it works for what it was intended. But is it good?

It's a rather cutesy, by-the-numbers affair. Nothing special.

What sets it apart is that this is an American comedy with a lead character who actually enjoys being a woman and is sexy in a distinctly un-American way. She is not foul-mouthed, nasty, isn't shown smoking, drinking, or doing drugs, and there is no reveling in how disgustingly promiscuous she is. The movie is devoid of all the gutter humor the dual citizens of Hollyweird promote. No indirect preaching on "racism," no casual depictions of homosexuality as some kind of noble pusuit -- no filth whatsoever.

As a cultural artifact, it deserves a watch for that alone.

The story is not bad, it doesn't bore or stall. It just does its job. I'm surprised so many people disliked it. I guess if Vergara's script included pithy comments about the power of her vagina, the American audience may have liked it better.
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Mohawk (2017)
4/10
Not bad for a low budget
3 February 2019
Very gruesome, as the doctor ordered. Only thing is you struggle to maintain interest at some points. You just don't care that much about these characters.

Extra marks for avoiding the predictable libtard preaching, considering the subject matter. Both sides are portrayed as the sad, traumatized headcases they are.
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Dead Night (2017)
1/10
lol lame
3 February 2019
Another one of these movies that don't make sense, followed by a failed attempt to add depth to the whole thing with some half-baked explanation the writer undoubtedly thought grandiose and mythical.

Pointless.
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Liverleaf (2018)
5/10
Blood and snow
23 January 2019
I haven't read the graphic novel on which this film is based so I am judging on its own.

The film contains the usual Japanese-style over-the-top bordering psychotically cruel bullying. Until one day the little cretins tormenting main character Nozaki cross the line and payback time comes around.

While the movie is graphic and gory enough to prevent a slip into boredom, viewers not used to Japanese cinema will have to really grit their teeth to stick with it, as the characters' reactions to violence and pain is characteristically Japanese: whether poked, prodded, or stabbed, they react with mute astonishment and passive inaction. Who stands and screams when they know they're next up on the chopping block? Answer: only people in Japanese movies. The only thing that saves it is the unrestrained gore.

But even the bloodbaths in the movie don't prevent it from testing your patience. At this running length, it really overstays its welcome. I had to repeatedly jump through snooze-inducing parts where a character is walking in the snow or reminiscing over good old times or just having a pointless conversation.
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The Den (2013)
4/10
Good cyber-footage film
19 January 2019
Never mind my low rating, I always rate low.

As far as found footage cyber-horror films go, this was well done. I especially enjoyed the wrap-up, even if it was a bit pretentious in the very last minute.

I have never understood why people who cannot accept a film's premise at face value even bother watching movies. Yo, genius: it's fiction, not a documentary. Sitting there and slagging a film based on some dogged notion of "what a real person would do" is asinine. Shut your mouth and enjoy or give up on movies altogether and spare us your painfully predictable claptrap.

Overall, an adequate offering.
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Good Time (2017)
2/10
Most of these reviews must be fake...
19 January 2019
This can't be just a case of the vanilla crowd being easily impressed. When you have words thrown around like "A thrilling, neon-drenched subterranean madcap odyssey anchored by a superbly nervy Robert Pattinson" and a "thrilling ride" and half the review titles sound like wannabe Eberts, something must be up.

Especially once you've seen the movie yourself...

I didn't dislike "Good Time" but reading all these hogwash reviews certainly set me up for disappointment.

No, it is not a "thrilling ride" and there is nothing "crazy" or "madcap" about it. In fact, the film promises to start off one way and then, once the second act hits, it's simply one long detour.

Everything the characters do seems pointless, ill thought out, and doomed from the start, robbing you of the hope they'll somehow win, as you realize you're watching a losing battle.

The good moments were few and far between, such as a very cool and Tarantino-esque expository monologue leading into the (sadly misguided) second act.

I also liked the gritty look and thoughtful casting. Similar to Aronofsky's "Pi," you feel the dirt of a now forgotten New York City after dark, once the lights go out and all the McStores close down. The actors are "ugly," disheveled, alienated. The way they act and speak is exactly what New Yorkers are like, down to the van driver.

But sadly, aside from that, the film falls short.
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Mr. Jones (2013)
1/10
Garbage
31 December 2018
Typically effete American documentary maker goes to the woods with his girlfriend and her ugly, masculine haircut. But wait! They're not alone.... There's a guy putting up stick figures all over the place.

And that's it. Nothing else happens. The film devolves into a drawn out, pretentious and ultimately pointless "is this all a dream? or is it real? like, omg, it's so profound" steaming pile of crap. This isn't even horror in any sense of the word. It's the product of a writer who is too naive to have yet understood that this crap isn't new to anyone but him.

Also, two months in the woods and this woman's nasty man-cut didn't even grow a centimeter? Pft.

Bunch of stupid, pointless garbage.
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Better Watch Out (II) (2016)
4/10
Talk about bad parenting, eh?
21 December 2018
Warning: Spoilers
The script is very well written. The dialogue is snippy and hilariously realistic and Levi Miller carries the film very well. He is great to watch as he goes from menacing killer to squeaky-voiced frightened adolescent in the blink of an eye.

That said, the movie is made for a more vanilla audience. The first killing doesn't even go for the obvious gross-out factor just to up the bloodiness, which you'd expect a horror movie to do. It's relies a bit too much on what it believes are psychological scares.

Lastly, the real villain is the mother. Nasty, foul-mouthed, obscene, and disrespectful, it's no wonder she'd raise a sociopath.

American women.
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1/10
Watch this film if you're have a DeviantArt account
16 December 2018
'Cause only artsy-fartsy pseudo-intellectual bearded Nietzsche-toting windbags could come even remotely close to calling this horror. Elsewhere it was compared to 'A Serbian Film.' That dunce.

Slow moving, wordy, boring, pretentious, and completely pointless.

Next time you see "Lars von Trier" anywhere in a film's credits, just fling some crap at it and run. It'll be more attention than it should ever merit. This is the same effete artiste who did 'Antichrist' with that unfortunate ugly creature who played the "female" lead. Incidentally, that was the most disturbing part of the film.

"Great serial killer movie of all time."

Dear god.

Who are these stupid kiddies.

NOT horror. NOT interesting. NOT even entertaining.
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Girl House (2014)
3/10
Delivers eventually
15 December 2018
Pudgy loser dude goes nuts after a lifetime of being taunted by big, bad, mean girls, including a particularly hilarious scene where some entitled office whore starts bleating about so-called sexual harassment because she got caught flashing her panties. Very American.

Starts off rather slow but when the killings start they're rather manic. Is self-aware enough to show a sense of humour, like most good horror movies should at one point or another. The "hot" girls are all ugs with a bunch of makeup but what do you expect if someone will agree to be cast in this.
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