Maniac Horror Movie Reviews

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Pearl (2022) Review

It's about a young girl who dreams of Hollywood stardom but is trapped on her family's isolated farm by her overbearing religious mother, and is made to care for her mute, quadriplegic father, until her repressions and dreams implode on her. ...

Barbarian Ending Explained (Spoilers)

A woman staying at an Airbnb discovers that the house she has rented is not what it seems. Barbarian: Spoilers Below You step into the Airbnb to find that a stranger already occupies it. You try to call the host, but there's no answer. ...

September 12th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Barbarian (2022) Review

It's about a woman who is forced to share a double-booked Airbnb in Detroit with a strange man, unsure of his intentions or of the dark secrets within the house. Barbarian was directed by Zach Cregger and stars Georgina Campbell (All My Frie...

September 12th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Orphan: First Kill (2022) Review

It's about a grown woman with hypopituitarism who assumes the identity of the long-lost daughter of a rich American family, with murderous consequences. Orphan: First Kill was directed by William Brent Bell (Separation, Brahms: The Boy II, a...

They/Them (2022) Review

It's about campers at an LGBTQ conversion camp who are suddenly attacked by a masked killer. They/Them was directed by John Logan and stars Theo Germaine (Night’s End), Kevin Bacon (You Should Have Left, The Darkness, and Hollow Man), ...

The Third Saturday in October (2022) Review

It's about an escaped death row convict who terrorizes a group of college football fans in Alabama, 1979. The Third Saturday in October was directed by Jay Burleson (The Third Saturday in October Part V) and stars Darius Willis (Spiral),...

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The Third Saturday in October Part V (2022) Review

It's about a masked killer who rises from his grave to kill the residents of a small town... again! The Third Saturday in October Part V was directed by Jay Burleson and stars Kansas Bowling (Verotika), Poppy Cunningham, Taylor Smith, B...

June 28th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , , ,

Watcher (2022) Review

It's about a woman who is engrossed in paranoia and the idea that someone is stalking her. Watcher was directed by Chloe Okuno (V/H/S/94) and stars Maika Monroe (Flashback, Greta, and Tau), Karl Glusman (Wounds, Ratter, and The Neon Dem...

June 15th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) Ending Explained (Spoilers)

After nearly 50 years of hiding, Leatherface returns to terrorize a group of idealistic young friends who accidentally disrupt his carefully shielded world in a remote Texas town. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Spoilers Below In the 2022 sequ...

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Torn Hearts (2022) Review

Follows a country music duo who seek out the private mansion of their idol and end up in a twisted series of horrors that force them to confront the limits they'd go for their dreams. Torn Hearts was directed by Brea Grant (12 Hour Shift) and...

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Scream (2022) Ending Explained (Spoilers)

25 years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, Calif., a new killer dons the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town's deadly past. Scream (2022): Spoilers Bel...

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Shut In (2022) Review

A young single mother is held captive along with her two children by a violent ex and must plot their escape before it’s too late. If you’ve been as curious as everyone else what a horror-thriller film from The Daily Wire might possibly be lik...

Don't Breathe 2 Ending Explained (Spoilers)

The sequel is set in the years following the initial deadly home invasion, where Norman Nordstrom (Stephen Lang) lives in quiet solace until his past sins catch up to him. Don't Breathe 2: Spoilers Below Eight years after the first film...

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Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972) Review

It’s about an insufferable failed writer, his proclivity for violence, and some feminine opposition to his nastiness. Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key was directed by Sergio Martino (Slave of the Cannibal God and Torso) and sta...

January 13th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , , ,

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) Review

It’s about witnessing an attempted murder and following clues to the discover the truth. The Bird with the Crystal Plumage was written and directed by Dario Argento (Phenomena, Trauma, Opera, and Suspira). It stars Tony Musante (The Mercenary an...

January 05th, 2022 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

As a Prelude to Fear (2021) Review

When a young cellist called Eve Taylor gets kidnapped and imprisoned in a dungeon-like basement, Police Detective Barnbrooke believes it is the work of the notorious psychopath the media has named the Pied Piper. As a Prelude to Fear was directed ...

November 03rd, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

GirlHouse (2014) Review

It’s about the unseen dangers of the internet porn industry.  GirlHouse was co-directed by Jon Knautz (The Cleaning Lady) and Trevor Matthews (producer of The Shrine) and written by Nick Gordon (First Kill). It stars Ali Corbon (Cold Cabin) as ...

August 17th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Creep 2 (2017) Review

It’s about a deranged and charismatic serial killer who lures videographers to their deaths. A sequel to 2014’s ‘Creep’, ‘Creep 2’ features a new protagonist and target, played by Desiree Akhavan. Creep 2 was directed by Patrick Brice,...

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Creep (2014) Review

It’s about a young freelance videographer called Aaron who takes a one day job to film the last messages of a dying man for his unborn son. As the day goes on Aaron notices the man’s increasingly weird and disturbing behaviour and begins to quest...

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Initiation (2021) Review

Whiton University unravels the night a star-athlete is murdered, kicking off a spree of social media slayings that force students to uncover the truth behind the school's hidden secrets and the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point. Initi...

June 28th, 2021 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Bride of Chucky (1998) Review

It's about Chucky trying once again to get out of the doll, but this time he has a female serial killing sidekick to slash with. Bride of Chucky was directed by Ronny Yu (who also directed Freddy Vs. Jason and The Trail) and stars Ed Gale (fro...

December 27th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Halloween 2 (2009) Review

It's about Michael Myers' second attempt to kill off his kin, again. Halloween 2 was directed by Rob Zombie (who also directed The Lords Of Salem and Halloween) and stars Scout Taylor-Compton (from Star Light and Getaway), Sheri Moon Zomb...

October 15th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Halloween (2007) Review

It's about a monstrous killer kid who gets locked up for killing, escapes, and keeps on killing. Halloween was directed by Rob Zombie (who also directed 31 and Rob Zombie: The Zombie Horror Picture Show) and stars Malcolm Mcdowell (from Corbin...

October 14th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Halloween: Resurrection (2002) Review

It's about Michael Myers' sixth attempt to kill off his kin. Halloween: Resurrection was directed by Rick Rosenthal (who also directed The Birds II: Land's End and Halloween II) and stars Jamie Lee Curtis (from Halloween and Virus), ...

October 13th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror HALLOWEEN

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. It didn’t take me long to get here, did it? A few short months into my column and I’m already at the best teen horror movie ever made. The often-imitated, never duplicated, incredibly successful i...

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Halloween: H20 (1998) Review

It's about Michael Myers' fifth attempt to kill off his kin. Halloween: H20 was directed by Steve Miner (who also directed Day Of The Dead and Lake Placid) and stars Jamie Lee Curtis (from Halloween Kills and Halloween: Resurrection), J...

October 12th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) Review

It's about Michael Myers' fourth attempt to kill off his kin. Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers was directed by Joe Chappelle (who also directed Dark Prince: The True Story Of Dracula and Phantoms) and stars Donald Pleasence (from Ed...

October 10th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988) Review

It's about Michael Myers' second attempt to kill off his kin. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers was directed by Dwight H. Little (who also directed Anacondas: The Hunt For The Blood Orchid and The Phantom Of The Opera) and stars Do...

October 08th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Halloween 2 (1981) Review

It's about the hunt for Michael Myers on Halloween night. Halloween 2 was directed by Rick Rosenthal (who also directed The Birds II: Land's End and Halloween: Resurrection) and stars Jamie Lee Curtis (from Halloween Kills and Halloween:...

October 03rd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

Halloween (1978) Review

It's about a crazy killer kid who gets locked up for life, escapes and travels home to keep on killing. Halloween was directed by John Carpenter (who also directed The Ward and Ghosts Of Mars) and stars Donald Pleasence (from Halloween 6: The ...

October 02nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Intruder (1989) Review

It's about a small night crew at a grocery store who get stalked and chopped by a psycho slasher. Intruder was directed by Scott Spiegel (who also directed Hostel: Part III and From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money) and stars Renée Esteve...

September 24th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Becky (2020) Review

It's about an angsty teen who fights off a group of escaped convicts to save a weird key she found. Becky was directed by Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott (who also directed Cooties); and stars Lulu Wilson (from Annabelle: Creation and Ouija...

September 22nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Discopath (2014) Review

It's about a guy who goes into a murderous rage whenever he hears disco. Ok, maybe a lot of people do, but this dude follows through. Discopath was directed by Renaud Gauthier (who also directed Aquaslash) and stars Catherine Antaki, François...

September 02nd, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Basket Case 2 (1990) Review

It's about a house full of mutant freaks who take in Belial and Duane as one of their own, but then get screwed by Belial and Duane (both literally and figuratively). Basket Case 2 was directed by Frank Henenlotter (who also directed Basket C...

February 11th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Marshes (2017) Review

It's about 3 people being chased around an Australian nature preserve by a not so urban legend. The Marshes was directed by Roger Scott and stars Mathew Cooper, Dafna Kronental and Sam Delich. When Science Ends Survival Begins (what?!) ...

February 01st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Phenomena (1985) Review

It's about a sleepwalking girl who can talk to insects, solve murders and take maggot baths without puking. Phenomena was directed by Dario Argento (who also directed The Sandman and Dracula 3D) and stars Jennifer Connelly (from Dark Water and...

January 31st, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , ,

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018) Review

It's about a family who find themselves on the bloody end of the bloodiest home invasion you'll ever see. The Strangers: Prey at Night was directed by Johannes Roberts (who also directed 47 Meters Down and Roadkill) and stars Christina Hen...

January 11th, 2020 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972) Review

It's about a jet setting millionaire who plays with women the way a cat plays with its food, before snuffing them out and feeding them to his cats. The Night of a Thousand Cats was directed by René Cardona Jr. (who also directed The Man In Wh...

November 05th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

Leatherface (2017) Review

It's about a group of psycho kids who escape from a mental hospital, one of whom will go on to become the notorious chainsaw wielding Leatherface. Leatherface was directed by Alexandre Bustillo (who also directed Among The Living) and Julien M...

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) Review

It's about a group of friends who travel to rural Texas to claim a willed mansion, and the chainsaw wielding maniac in the cellar. Texas Chainsaw 3D was directed by John Luessenhop and stars Alexandra Daddario (from We Summon The Darkness), Bi...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006) Review

It's about a group of friends who come face to face with a deranged family and a crazed maniac who will later become known as Leatherface. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning was directed by Jonathan Liebesman  (who also directed The K...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003) Review

It's about a group of friends traveling through BFE Texas who have the misfortune of finding themselves being terrorized by a psycho family of cannibalistic killers. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Marcus Nispel (who also directe...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994) Review

It's about a group of teens driving home from prom who get lost and find themselves snooping around the Sawyers family house for help. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation was directed by Kim Henkel and stars Renée Zellweger (from...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3 (1990) Review

It's about a couple who run into Leatherface and his cannibalistic clan in the middle of nowhere Texas. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 3 was directed by Jeff Burr (who also directed Devil's Den and Spoiler) and stars Ken Foree (from The Rift,...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986) Review

It's about a radio DJ in a small Texas town who happens to find herself the target of the cannibalistic (and charismatic) Sawyer family. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 was directed by Tobe Hooper (who also directed Mortuary and Crocodile) and s...

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) Review

It's about a group of friends who stick their nose where it doesn't belong and pay a very, very stiff price for it. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre was directed by Tobe Hooper (who also directed Poltergeist, Salem's Lot, The Toolbox Murder...

House of 1000 Corpses (2003) Review

It's about a group of unlucky bastards who stop off at a killer roadside attraction run by the deranged Captain Spaulding. House of 1000 Corpses was directed by Rob Zombie (who also directed Halloween, Halloween II and The Devil's Rejects...

September 23rd, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , , ,

Maniac (2012) Review

It's about a guy named Frank who likes to kill women, scalp them and then staple their hair to mannequins who later morph into his girlfriends (in his own demented mind of course). Maniac was directed by Franck Khalfoun (who also directed Prey...

September 14th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Maniac (1980) Review

It's about a disturbed guy in NYC who goes around killing and scalping women to make mannequin effigies of them, you know, to keep him company. Maniac was directed by William Lustig (who also directed Uncle Sam and Relentless) and stars Joe Sp...

September 13th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , ,

Caught (2017) Review

Caught was directed by Jamie Patterson and stars April Pearson (from Dark Beacon, Tank 432), Mickey Sumner and Cian Barry (from Nina Forever). Caught is a taut British thriller / gore movie that brings us into the home of two married, investig...

August 14th, 2019 | , | Horror Genre: , , , ,

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