The Hollow (2015)

The Hollow TitleThe Hollow wants very much to be like one of the classic horror movies such as: Halloween, Friday the 13th or Nightmare on Elm Street. It wants it so bad that even the audience can taste it, and it tastes awful. – 1.75/5 Continue reading

American Mary

“if you do decide that you can handle it you will be greatly rewarded with an outstanding tale; the metamorphosis of a brilliant but unremarkable girl into a powerful and tormented woman. Mary finds power in her skill and her brilliance as well as her unflinching willingness to do what must be done.” – 4/5
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Para Elisa

Para ElisaLet’s get the obvious out of the way up front: Some (probably most) viewers will find Para Elisa to be extremely disturbing, perhaps more than they’re willing to deal with to make it all the way through to the end. And while it did border on disturbing I never quite found it pushing over that edge, but managing to stay just to the left of it squarely in creepy and sadistic.
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Kristy (redux)

To get started, my post from last week on FB, hence the brevity. Some additions.

Kristy 2014 poster.pngI’ll be a little more brief about the movie Kristy than I have been about others. For the most part it’s pretty typical fare for it’s genre. Think The Strangers. There are some deeper (for horror) elements to the movie that can’t really be explored due to the rather rigid adherence to the horror/thriller mold. Continue reading