Category: Film Reviews

Satanic Panic (2019) – By Baron Craze

Satan is making a comeback in the horror movies (he never truly left but more in the forefront), while treated with class from Ready or Not (2019) to the documentary Hail Satan (2019) and now the horror comedy Satanic Panic from director Chelsea Stardust (Seeing Green [2018]) using a screenplay that truly pops and splatters…


Haunt (2019) – By Baron Craze

The screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods wrote the script for Haunt (2019) while also writing the screenplay for A Quiet Place (2018), which received overwhelming audience approval, and critical acclaims, however Haunt doesn’t exactly achieve that hype. The film, didn’t visit theaters on a nationwide release, but achieved production from Sierra/Affinity and distribution on DVD/ VOD by Momentum Pictures. One needs…


Reborn (2018) – By Baron Craze

Screenwriter Michael Mahin, debuts with his first script made into a film with experienced horror director Julian Richards, known for his crossover thriller-horror movies Daddy’s Girl (2018) and The Last Horror Movie (2003). They combine to bring a move that contains many cliché references to Carrie (1976) and Firestarter (1984), noted by many critics, however…


Tone-Deaf (2019) – By Baron Craze

  First, it’s not typically easy to define both director and writer Richard Bates Jr.’s work, it tends to lean more abstract and off-beat, challenging everyone who watches it whether to critique or merely entertain, however that commonly leads to wide ranging discussions. I have had the opportunity to see Bates’ short film Excision at…


Deadsight (2018) – By Baron Craze

One of the largest problems with zombie movies, often comes from the excess, it feels with a view of George Romero’s commercialism in Dawn of the Dead. The locations center in cookie-cutter neighborhoods, apartment buildings, malls, and military bases, and lost in the translation is the alienation, that lonesome house off a barren road in…


The 16th Episode (2019) – By Baron Craze

Jérôme Cohen-Olivar who wrote and directed this film that tries to mix together both the found footage and possession genres, but switches over to a narrative storytelling at the strangest times. It’s an ambitious project, but the limitations of budget wreaked havoc, and allowed for some plot holes, however that doesn’t mean discount the movie…


The Possession Diaries (2019) – By Baron Craze

A few years ago in the horror genre paranormal films dominated the market, before zombie flicks, while lately it’s been possession movies, from The Nun (2018) which caused some unrelated spin-offs to the Annabelle series, face it the Devil is popular. It has gotten to the point where some religious commentators have slammed the movies,…


Clinton Road (2019) – By Baron Craze

For those unaware, an urban legend surrounds Clinton Road and winds through the town of West Milford in Passaic County, New Jersey, it is 9.3 miles, (a road with no streetlights) stretch that dead ends at Upper Greenwood Lake, become infamous for its numerous stories of ghosts, strange creatures, witchcraft and Satanic ceremonies even events…


It Came from the Desert (2017) – By Baron Craze

Director Marko Mäkilaakso  (War of the Dead [2011]) makes a lovely tribute and homage to previous creature features of both the recent past and those of long ago, including  Starship Troopers (1997) and Eight Legged Freaks (2002) and of course Them! (1954), in addition it wears its badge of b-movie tie-ins proudly, never taking itself…


It Came from Outer Space (1953) – By Baron Craze

In 1953, horror and sci-fi combined to unleash a series of new terrors, for the teenager market, this became Universal Studios’ first 3D move, that achieved both financial success and a cult following in later years. It served the other studios of this new realm to explore, but for Universal it was merely a precursor…