Archive for Movie Reviews

Hobo with a Shotgun Movie Review

May 05, 2011 No Comments

Hobo with a Shotgun, directed by Jason Eisener and starring Rutger Hauer in the titular role, looks, sounds, and plays exactly like what it’s emulating – an exploitation extravaganza circa the early 1980’s.  Having originally been made as a fake trailer for the promotion of the Quinton Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez throwback vehicle, Grindhouse (2007), […]

Read more

Scream 4 Movie Review

Apr 17, 2011 4 Comments

Whenever you hear ‘Part 4’ with a film, it’s human nature to shudder. So I don’t blame anyone for going into Scream 4 with skepticism. However, I went in with teenage exuberance – I seriously had butterflies in my stomach when the trailers ended and I heard the first sounds of a phone ringing.  I […]

Read more

Insidious Movie Review

Apr 09, 2011 1 Comment

After much anticipation, ceaselessly whetted by ads and commercials that were themselves quite insidious, I was able to watch the film Insidious on its Friday, April 1st, 2011 date of release. When I first began seeing these teasers for it a couple of weeks ago, the imagery and the concept fascinated me, albeit a bit […]

Read more

Black Swan Movie Review

Feb 14, 2011 4 Comments

BLACK SWAN is director Darren Aronofsky’s late contribution to the world of cinema in 2010. On the surface this film is revelatory of the excruciating world of professional ballet, replete with arduous competition, mental and physical exhaustion, betrayal, and at the same time the utmost beauty and grace of movement. But in BLACK SWAN the […]

Read more

The Rite Movie Review

Jan 30, 2011 3 Comments

Hello everybody!  I’m your teacher Billy, and this is my workshop on “How to Make Bad Horror Films”.  Don’t be nervous.  It’s much easier than one might think.  In fact, the more brittle you are, the more you’re prone to making gargantuan mistakes, doubt yourself, and end up with a cliché film – all of […]

Read more

Paranormal Activity 2 Movie Review

Nov 22, 2010 No Comments

What do movies with a relentless killing machine and an old man chasing a little boy through a tomato patch have in common? Their sequels were as good, if not better, than their predecessors.  Of course I’m talking about “The Terminator” and “The Godfather”. So if you loved the first Paranormal Activity there might be […]

Read more

Monsters Movie Review

Nov 21, 2010 No Comments

Your opinion of writer/director Gareth Edwards film, “Monsters”, will depend on how much sway your expectations have over you.  If you’re like me, a film nerd who’s a sucker for all well made films regardless of genre, then you’ll probably agree that Edwards’ film is an unquestionable success.  If you’re a hardened horror fanatic who […]

Read more
Copyright © 2015 - 2019 Ravenous Monster Horror Webzine. All Rights Reserved. Created by Blog Copyright.