Krampus (2015) Review

From writer/ director of “Trick ‘R Treat” Michael Dougherty, “Krampus” is a fiercely fun, festive comedy horror with its bony, clawed finger pointed firmly at the cold, cold heart of the greed and hypocrisy of the commercialisation of the holidays. It opens with a chillingly faithful recreation of the worst excesses of the scenes played … Continue reading Krampus (2015) Review

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Review

Hello cupcakes, Sweetie G here with a look at Paramount’s new comedy horror “Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse”. I loved this film! It has been a loooooooong time since I literally laughed out loud at the cinema and I was still giggling in the car on the way home. If you asked me to … Continue reading Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) Review

Final Destination 5 (2011) Review

Always at the more tongue-in-cheek end of the horror scale, the previous four instalments of the “Final Destination” franchise have been gruesomely lightweight shock fests, full of invention and sly dark comedy although they haven’t been immune to the law of diminishing returns. But this fifth instalment…? Meh. This time around, the precognitive vision which … Continue reading Final Destination 5 (2011) Review

A Haunted House (2013) Review

I've a real soft spot for spoof and parody movies. I enjoy the idea of taking movies, which I love and am passionate about, and holding them up to a fun house mirror to magnify and tweak their foibles.  I'm always willing to give them a shot whether they're works of genius ("Airplane!", "The Naked … Continue reading A Haunted House (2013) Review