writer: Leigh Whannell

The Invisible Man

February 28, 2020
The Invisible Man is a thriller that leaves you on the edge of your seat as it reveals the devastating reality of domestic violence. Cecilia Kass did not know that when she casually stumbled into Adrian Griffin’s life at a party several years ago that their love at first sight encounter would [...]

Upgrade

June 1, 2018
Upgrade opens with an introduction to cowboy-type Grey Trace (Marshall-Green) toying with an old, souped-up car. We are to immediately understand that his wife has a culturally common obsession with technology that is not shared by her husband. They quickly end up in her modern self-driving car [...]

Insidious Chapter 3

June 5, 2015
There is something a bit unusual about "Insidious Chapter 3" because a psychic, Elise Rainer, warns a girl about the dangers of contacting her deceased mother, saying "If you call to one of the dead, all of them can hear you." So, interestingly, she gives a warning against contact with the dead, [...]

Insidious: Chapter 2

September 13, 2013
Someone who likes jump scenes asked me after I viewed this film if there were some included. "You would be happy, there are plenty" I replied. Unfortunately, for those looking for a scary movie that families can share together, this isn't it. There are some occult practices in it including a [...]

Insidious

April 1, 2011
This horror film starts off slowly but picks up speed. The usual horror aspects of demons and dead spirits are all present here along with a running theme of Astral Projection. These elements are disturbing enough with several "jump" scenes along the way. In the end, good wins over evil - or does [...]

Dead Silence

March 16, 2007
I don’t normally watch movies about evil dolls, so I don’t know how “Dead Silence” compares to other movies in this genre. I can say, however, that “Dead Silence” is one of the least entertaining movies that I have seen this year. The plot revolves around a small town with a creepy [...]

Saw lll

October 27, 2006
"Saw 3" epitomizes everything that is wrong with modern horror movies. The most recent trend in horror movies seems not to be frightening the audience, but rather making the audience sick to their stomachs by cramming in as much human suffering as possible. With respect to human suffering, "Saw 3" [...]

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