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Wounds (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery

A world of obscurity and darkness gradually surrounds a bartender after finding a phone left at his bar. At first, everyone’s merry. People ‘necking’ life in shot glasses seems like the way to go in a world full of worries. Then, different people who don’t belong to that world leave behind this phone which carries…Continue reading “Wounds (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery”

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The Room (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi

A young couple moves into a house with many secrets and a room that… grants wishes. I’ve been told that in Los Angeles, everyone has an idea about a great film. Do you know why almost no one makes it? Because no Industry Professional cares about any kind of idea. The Room is based on aContinue reading “The Room (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi”

Death Ship (1980): Adventure / Horror / Mystery

A Nazi ghost ship rams a cruise ship, sinks it, and then comes back only to get the survivors on board and make them descent into madness. Act I: Chessy ’70s editing, accompanied by cheesy ’70s music. Get to know who everyone is and what everyone is like. You see them having fun and thenContinue reading “Death Ship (1980): Adventure / Horror / Mystery”

Don’t Let Go (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery

After his family gets murdered, a disheveled cop receives a phone call from his… dead niece as if nothing has happened. Jason Blum regained his senses after The Gallows (2015) and The Gallows Act II (2019) and does a comeback with a not so unusual plot but with great execution. Directed by Jacob Estes, Don’tContinue reading “Don’t Let Go (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery”

Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery

After a series of cosmic power surges threaten to wipe out life as we know it, an astronaut undertakes a space mission in the hope of stopping them but also finding his father who was considered long gone. I might not be reading reviews before writing mine but I happened to read Ad Astra‘s onContinue reading “Ad Astra (2019): Adventure / Drama / Mystery”

Freaks (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi

With the excuse that people will want to hurt her, a girl, locked insider the house since birth by her insanely overprotective father, manages to escape only to realise that he was right all along. Push (2009) meets Stephanie (2017) made in Canada. A great narrative accompanied by great cinematography. The compelling atmosphere and theContinue reading “Freaks (2019): Drama / Mystery / Sci-Fi”

Earthquake Bird (2019): Crime / Drama / Mystery

A translator in Japan becomes a prime suspect after her friend goes missing and her utterances and actions only worsen the situation for her. Enigmatic, slow-burn, awkward. Mystery surrounds not only what Lucy Fly says and does but what everyone says and does. Interestingly enough, there is no character development as all characters are alreadyContinue reading “Earthquake Bird (2019): Crime / Drama / Mystery”

Midsommar (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery

A young couple and their two friends decide to fly to Sweden and visit an isolated community’s midsummer festival only to experience events they never expected they would. Ari Aster knows how to portray death. He has mastered the art of perfectly shooting people die – one way or another – and then how toContinue reading “Midsommar (2019): Drama / Horror / Mystery”

The Gallows (2015): Horror / Mystery / Thriller

Years after a kid’s accidental death, four kids get trapped in a school and tortured by a sinister supernatural force. I would like to be clear once more and I will be every time I am forced to make a review such as this. I never judge a film itself. I judge the intentions behindContinue reading “The Gallows (2015): Horror / Mystery / Thriller”

Sleepy Hollow (1999): Fantasy / Horror / Mystery

An eccentric constable is sent to a village called Sleepy Hollow to investigate three mysterious murders but he gets more than he bargained for when he encounters The Headless Horseman. Twenty years later and it’s still captivating. Tim Burton adapts for the silver screen the legendary Celtic and German folklore and creates one of theContinue reading “Sleepy Hollow (1999): Fantasy / Horror / Mystery”