Tag: two and a half stars

Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Survival of the Dead (2009)

Title: Survival of the Dead (2009) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 90 minutes “In an us-versus-them world, someone puts up a flag, another person tears it down and puts up his own. Pretty soon no one remembers what started the war in the first place and the fighting becomes all about those stupid flags.” —…


DVD Review – Chris Ranson on Haunted House on Sorority Row (2014)

Title: Haunted House on Sorority Row (2014) Director: Henrique Couto Runtime: 81 minutes — “A fledgling sorority moves into a dilapidated house only to find something evil is lurking in the shadows. Is it an elaborate hazing ritual? Or is something sinister – something paranormal – behind the mental and physical assault?” While the film’s…


Capsule Review – Ashe Collins on Contracted: Phase 2 (2015)

The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


Movie Review – Ashe Collins on The Horror Network (2015)

Title: The Horror Network (2015) Directors: Brian Dorton, Joseph Graham, Manuel Marín, Lee Matthews, Douglas Conner, Ignacio Martín Lerma Runtime: 97 Minutes — The Horror Network leaps into the anthology horror genre, alongside some of my favorites, including Trick ‘r Treat, Creepshow, V/H/S and Tales from the Darkside. While some of them have an overarching plotline,…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 9 – Branden Chowen on Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 2 – Branden Chowen on Unfriended (2015)

The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Love in the Time of Monsters (2014)

Title: Love in the Time of Monsters (2014) Director: Matt Jackson Runtime: 97 minutes — There I am, minding my own business on Twitter, talking about Zombeavers, when the Twitter account for Love in the Time of Monsters sends me a message saying that their film has something in common with the movie I was…