Ken’s Film Reviews: The Amityville Horror (2005)

Advertisements “Your typical haunted house & possession film, that does just enough to pass class” The Story (From At 3:15 AM on November 13, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. murdered his entire family at their house at 412 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. He claimed that he was persuaded to kill them by voicesContinue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: The Amityville Horror (2005)”

All The Terminator Timelines, Explained

Advertisements When you think of the sci-fi genre of film, many different series may come to mind. Predator, Alien, Robo-Cop, Star Wars, ect. For many teenage boys of the 80s and 90s though, there is one that stands atop the skulls of all the others with its cold, metallic foot. The Terminator series is aContinue reading “All The Terminator Timelines, Explained”

Ken’s Film Reviews: The Rental (2020)

Advertisements “A house-in-the-woods, slasher, & thriller all in one, that does nothing new while falling apart at the end”  The Story (From Charlie (Dan Stevens), his wife Michelle (Alison Brie), Charlie’s brother Josh (Jeremy Allen White), and Josh’s girlfriend Mina (Sheila Vand) decide to rent an ocean view house for a weekend getaway. AfterContinue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: The Rental (2020)”

Ken’s Film Reviews: Paranormal Activity (2007)

Advertisements “A cultural phenomenon at time of release, that has not aged well” The Story (from Micah, a day-trader, and Katie, a student who claims that a ghostly entity has haunted her since her youth, are a young couple “engaged to be engaged”. When Katie suggests the ghost has followed her to their two-storyContinue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: Paranormal Activity (2007)”

Ken’s Film Reviews: Saw (2004)

Advertisements “The grandfather of the torture porn sub-genra, which doesn’t feature much torture porn” The Story (Summary from The film begins with photographer Adam Faulkner (Leigh Whannell) waking up in a bathtub filled with water. In his instinctive flailing, his foot catches and removes its plug; as the water drains a glowing blue objectContinue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: Saw (2004)”

Ken’s Film Reviews: “47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)”

Advertisements “A bargain bin shark/horror film, as ineffective as all it’s jumpscares” The Story (Summary from The film starts at a girls school in Yucatan, Mexico. Mia (Sophie Nelisse) is pushed into the pool by mean girl Catherine (Brec Bassinger). Mia’s stepsister Sasha (Corinne Foxx) doesn’t help her and even denies being her sister.Continue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: “47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)””

All The Halloween Timelines, Explained

Advertisements The Halloween franchise is one of the largest juggernauts of the horror genre. Rivaling, and possibly even surpassing the likes of Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Leatherface and Ghostface, Michael Myers is for many, THE face of horror. What began life in the late 1970s as a low budget horror film about “a crazed manContinue reading “All The Halloween Timelines, Explained”

Ken’s Film Reviews: “28 Days Later (2002)”

Advertisements “28 Days later is responsible for resurrecting the zombie genre in the 2000s” Story Late one night, British animal rights activists break into a medical laboratory to release chimpanzees which are being experimented on. The medical staff warn the activists that the chimps are “infected” but the warnings go ignored. Immediately upon the cagesContinue reading “Ken’s Film Reviews: “28 Days Later (2002)””

Ken Reviews “First Blood (1982)”

Advertisements “A very mature and dark film on the mental damage of war, which ironically spawned a series of films which glorifies the very subject” Story First Blood begins with a beautiful shot of some lake-side and a snow covered mountain in the background. After a few moments of focusing on this view, we noticeContinue reading “Ken Reviews “First Blood (1982)””