Film Reviews

Film Reviews
The latest film and movie reviews. Every single release will be critiqued and rated here at The Hollywood News.

Curve review [FrightFest 2015]: “Squanders its best idea in favour of your usual horror...

Curve review: One third an alright film, one third set-up, and one third awful... Director: Iain Softley Cast: Julianne Hough, Teddy Sears, Madalyn Horcher, Penelope Mitchell, Drew Rausch Certificate: TBD Running Time: 86 Minutes Synopsis: A woman intentionally crashes her car to escape the clutches of a...

Rabid Dogs review [FrightFest 2015]: “A sinister and fast paced affair”

Rabid Dogs review: Offers a polished sheen to the gritty grime of the original. Director: Eric Hannezo Cast: Francois Arnaud, Franck Gastambide, Guillaume Gouix, Lambert Wilson, Virginie Ledoyen Certificate: TBD Running Time: 90 Minutes Synopsis: After a bungled heist, a group of theives take a woman,...
No Escape review

No Escape review: “Wall to wall, unstoppable action”

An unrelenting, vicious ride that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

Tales Of Halloween review [FrightFest 2015]: “Will most definitely become a yearly tradition”

Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman, Axelle Carolyn, Adam Gierasch, Andrew Kasch, Neil Marshall, Lucky McKee, Mike Mendez, Dave Parker, Ryan Schifrin, John Skipp, Paul Solet Cast: Lyn Shaye, Pollyanna McIntosh, John Landis, Adrienne Barbeau, Greg Grunberg Certificate: TBD Running Time: 111 Minutes Synopsis: Some of horror's...

Inner Demon review [FrightFest 2015]: “Stumbles rather than glides”

Director: Ursula Dabrowsky Cast: Sarah Jeavons, Kerry Ann Reid, Andreas Sobik Certificate: TBD Running Time: 84 Minutes Synopsis: A pair of kidnapped girls manage to escape their captors; a homicidal married couple. Unfortunately they seek refuge somewhere far more dangerous. Australian horror has a lot to live up after...

Scherzo Diabolico review [FrightFest 2015]: “A luscious mix of conflicting emotions”

Director: Adrian Garcia Bogliano Cast: Francisco Barreiro, Daniela Soto Vell, Jorge Molina, Milena Pezzi, Vita Vargas Certificate: TBD Running Time: 91 Minutes Synopsis: A bored and frustrated accountant plans a kidnapping that soon becomes his own worst nightmare. Ever been so bored that you just wanted...

Emelie Review [FrightFest 2015]: “A refreshing and tense thriller”

Director: Michael Thelin Cast: Carly Adams, Thomas Bair, Chris Beetem, Sarah Bolger. Cert: TBC Running Time: 80 Minutes Synopsis: After their regular babysitter "can't make it", the Thompson family turn to her friend Anna to look after the children while they go out for a rare night out...

Curtain Review [Frightfest 2015]: “An inventive and inspired story”

Director: Jaron Henrie-McCrea Cast: Danni Smith, Tim Lueke Certificate: 15 Running Time: 74 minutes Synopsis: A burnt-out nurse moves into a new apartment and discovers her bathroom houses a secret portal with a taste for shower curtains.  Moving into a new house can be tough, but just think how...

Bite review [FrightFest 2015]: “A romp through various bodily fluids and orifices”

Director: Chad Archibald Cast: Elma Begovic, Jordan Gray, Annette Wozniak, Denise Yuen, Lawrene Denkers Certificate: 18 Running Time: 90 minutes Synopsis: A bachelorette party in Central America ends with some disturbing changes to the bride-to-be, after she’s bitten by an unseen creature. Fans of...

Howl review [FrightFest 2015]: “The journey is well worth the fare”

Director: Paul Hyett Cast: Ed Speelers, Holly Weston, Sean Pertwee, Shauna Macdonald Running Time: 95 minutes Certificate: TBC Synopsis: A late night train full of passengers breaks down en-route to it's final destination during a full moon. The group of strangers must band together when they find themselves...