Movie Review – Unfriended (2014) — The Revenant Review

Movie Review – Unfriended (2014) 2013’s The Den was a horror film that took a novel approach, being told entirely through web-feeds, computer and phone screens, and security cameras. 2014’s Unfriended, from director Levan Gabriadze and writer Nelson Greaves, embraces a similar scenario, taking place entirely on a teenage girl’s laptop screen as she uses […]

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Horror’s “Worst” Films: The Horror of Party Beach (1964) — The Revenant Review

This review is part of the Horror’s “Worst” Films: Tasteless Entertainment or Endurance Test? series. Horror’s Worst Films: The Horror of Party Beach (1964) The film that billed itself as “The First Horror Monster Musical” was fifteen years later described by Stephen King as “… an abysmal wet fart of a picture” (Danse Macabre 164). […]

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Movie Review – The Return of the Living Dead (1985) — The Revenant Review

Movie Review – The Return of the Living Dead (1985) “Braaiins!” That one line is practically synonymous with cinematic zombies, and the idea that the undead are out to consume gray mater has inextricably entered the general public’s accepted mythos surrounding the creatures. Most of them would be surprised to learn, however, that this element did […]

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Movie Review – A Page of Madness (1926) — The Revenant Review

This review is part of the A Play of Light and Shadow: Horror in Silent Cinema Series Movie Review – A Page of Madness (1926) Cinema, as an entertainment medium, is a balance between storytelling and visuals. Some movies strike a harmonious balance while others, particularly genre films, tend to lean towards one aspect or the […]

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Movie Review – House of the Long Shadows (1983) — The Revenant Review

Movie Review – House of the Long Shadows (1983) English filmmaker Pete Walker, known for his tasteless horror and sexploitation movies during the late 1960s and 1970s, which purposefully pushed the nerves of Tory conservatives, took as his last feature film project a rather tame but historically notable affair. 1983’s House of the Long Shadows, […]

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Horror’s “Worst” Films: The Creeping Terror (1964) — The Revenant Review

This review is part of the Horror’s “Worst” Films: Tasteless Entertainment or Endurance Test? series. Horror’s “Worst” Films: The Creeping Terror (1964) By 1964 Stirling Silliphant was a respected writer for television and would go on to write some of the most popular movies of the 1960s and 70s. His two brothers, Robert and Allan […]

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