Category: Movie Review

Dimitri shares his thoughts on the new movies opening in theatres as well as new DVD releases, long forgotten classics, and hidden gems from the vault.

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Evil Dead II: Dead by Dawn (1987)

A while back, when it was announced that Fede Alvarez would reboot the Evil Dead franchise, my first thought was, “Don’t we already have a…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Fast and Furious 6 (2013)

One’s got to admire what Justin Lin has achieved with the Fast and Furious series. How often does an indie director manage to impose such…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Fast Five (2011)

I love the naming scheme in this series. The first film, called The Fast and the Furious (2001), never lets us know who’s fast and…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Final Destination (2000)

Don’t let the MPAA rating fool you. Every slasher addresses a teen audience first and foremost. It may not have started as such, but, somewhere…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.0

Final Destination 5 (2011)

Final Destination 5 begins with 3D objects smashing through glass one after the other. At first, I thought I was watching the film’s central set…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Freddy Vs Jason (2003)

Forget Alien Vs Predator (2004) and its hateful sequel. This is how you make a proper monster mash. A full decade in the making, Freddy…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.0

Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

I’ll grant this much to the sixth instalment of A Nightmare on Elm Street: the perfunctory sequel does what it says on the tin. By…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

I’ve argued for some time now that vampires are the new unicorn: a fantasy creation that appeals to the female psyche specifically and leaves male…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Frozen (2013)

The bigwigs at Buena Vista Pictures must find it harder and harder these days to promote the somewhat antiquated image of the Disney princess. It’s…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Furious 7 (2015)

With seven entries under its belt, no one could accuse the Fast and Furious franchise of reaching the finish line prematurely. Everyone was ready to…

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