I initially thought Mama was a much better than it actually is… When I was walking out of the theater I was sort of beaming. I love watching a horror movie that actually creeps me out a little bit. But a couple of days have passed, and I slowly started to realize that Mama wasn’t a horror revelation of any kind, it was merely just better than most of the terrible horror movies I’m used to seeing.
I know the review is probably coming a day late, but I at least watched this Halloween documentary last night.
I’ve seen all four of the Paranormal Activity movies in theaters. I’m almost seeing these movies as some sort of sick inside joke to myself. But nobody is laughing. Especially not me, because none of them are that funny. But I imagine I’ll keep this up, as a kind of demented, self-punishing tradition, because, well… why not, I guess…? I look forward to October 2016 when I’m inevitably watching Paranormal Activity in Space.
While most modern horror movies usually just resort on cheap jump scares to get their thrills, every so often a movie will come along with the intent on just creeping you out. Making you feel uneasy about things. Simply disturbing you. Sinister was one of those movies… …for the most part. Continue reading
Premise: It’s the last weekend that a spooky Inn will be open, and the two employees working there are intent on capturing evidence of the ghost that haunts it before they leave. Even more than the concept, I was drawn in because it is Ti West’s follow-up to House of the Devil (which I enjoyed greatly), and it has a 77% on Rotten Tomatoes (not bad for a horror movie).
The last few weeks I’ve been in a documentary watching kind of mood (including rewatching most of my Planet Earth blu-ray set), and I’ve racked up a small list of documentaries that other people should probably check out if the concepts catch their eye.
There’s nuffin’ oy fancy more than a ole English ‘orror movie ta add a lil’ frill to me evnin. Wot wif aw the bloody screams and frioght and such. Oy loike me ‘orror movies full of atmospheah and dahk undatones, oy do. Thra in ‘arry Potter as a full grown bloke, and yuvv sold me a movie stub, alrioght alrioght. [I apologize to all British people for doing that]
I hate to admit this, but the evidence is all so apparent… I’m kind of a fan of the Paranormal Activity movies…