HAPPY DEATH DAY

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christopher Landon Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Rob Mello, Phi Vu. Groundhog Day with a killer twist? In this clever teen horror film that pays tribute to the slasher films of the 80s, a college student is brutally murdered, but gets to relive that day repeatedly until she can uncover the identity of her killer. Tree Gelman (played by Jessica Rothe) is a spoiled, selfish and narcissistic party girl who wakes up in a strange dorm room, hung over after a big night out. Continue reading

SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christopher Landon Stars: Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller, Joey Morgan, Sarah Dumont, David Koechner, Cloris Leachman, Halston Sage, Lukas Gage, Niki Koss, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Hiram A Murray, Blake Anderson. Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse is an offbeat mix of zombie horror and juvenile humour that could best be described as The Walking Dead meets American Pie. Initially I had low expectations for this film, as the trailer made it seem like a low budget B-grade horror film and a throwback to 80s cinema and the early days of Peter Continue reading

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE MARKED ONES

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Christopher Landon Stars: Andrew Jacobs, Jorge Diaz, Gloria Sandoval, Gabrielle Walsh, Renee Victor, Molly Ephraim. The whole Paranormal Activity franchise has been a licence to print money. The films are shot on a shoestring budget with no name actors, but they make an absolute fortune at the box office. So it's no wonder that producer Oren Peli keeps returning to the well again and again. The original film in 2007 effectively mined the found footage genre as most of its supernatural happenings were caught supposedly on home security Continue reading