Category: Archived Reviews

Zombie Undead (2010) – By Baron Craze

The sub-genre of horror films, which involves zombies, has truly hit an oversaturated level, there are television shows with spin-offs to almost weekly releases of a new story involving zombies, while normally this influence seen in the genre appears positive the outcome finds too many rotting corpses of production. Many filmmakers have tried to find…


Dead West (2016) – By Baron Craze

Filmmaker Jeff Ferrell found influence from screenwriter and director Eric Red, and many others for his version of a serial killer, named The Ladykiller in his latest movie, which uses the basis of psychology to understand and convey it to the audiences especially involving the topics of addiction to love and violence. This all filtered…


Neverlake (2013) – By Baron Craze

It is always refreshing when a horror film, places itself in or near a true historical area, and herein, the location, The Lake of Idols, plays significantly into director Riccardo Paoletti’s first horror film, and enhanced wonderfully by a sculpture screenplay from Manuela Cacciamani and Carlo Longo. Although Manuela brings the experience of the genre…


The House (2011) – By Baron Craze

The audience takes an emotional, haunting rollercoaster, bouncing from fear to anger, happiness and joy of relief following a character driven storyline from director and writer Desiree Lim, with her creation The House that follows and explores a soul searching of Jean Kaneko (Natalie Skye). Jean just quit her coveted and yet shallow, soulless job…


Decay (2012) – By Baron Craze

Decay truly adapts and takes on the independent film market from a new angle with first time director and writer Luke Thompson, who is actually an Accelerator Physics PhD, but decided to put his own money into this ultra-low budgeted production using a slightly more intriguing plot, however battling the same creations – zombies. First,…


Legend of the Hillbilly Butcher (2012) – By Baron Craze

Whacked Movies and Sledgehammer Studios in combination with writer and director Joaquin Montalvan creator of Mobius [2009] and writer Eunice Font, designed a gritty sick horror complete with cannibalism and good down-home cooking followed by a few rules on both family values and punishments for trespassing. However, one must note the style first, using old…


Vampire Diary (2006) – By Baron Craze

The classic vampire tales seem misplaced in the horror genre, replaced by the subgenres of increasingly found-footage, paranormal stories, and a breeding ground of zombies, with highly intelligent serial killers stalking the edge of the landscape, however, directors Mark James and Phil O’Shea conjure a new version of the undead creatures everlasting eternity blood feeding…


Black Mountain Side (2014) – By Baron Craze

Have you heard of this one before, a group of men mainly archaeologists held in distant cabin in the woods in the north during a Canadian winter find something in the ground? Well, Black Mountain Side brings together another chapter in this version but with some twists to work on the basic concept all thanks…


Ghostkeepers (2012) – By Baron Craze

Paranormal films constantly whisper in the darkness, with chills to the horror genre, from films ranging from the big screen to the overflow in the DVD Market, always good for the scare from The Uninvited [1944] to The Haunting [1963] and then numerous Amityville and Paranormal Activity sequels, and yet rough films linger in the…


A Measure of Sin (2013) – By Baron Craze

A Measure of Sin is not a film everyone will want to see or going to enjoy and understand all the hidden meanings and secrets laying the darkness, as it slowly build, yet the symbolism fills every nook and cranny of the screen creating art-house religious horror reality film from director Jeff Wedding and author…