Objectively superficial and messy, but that doesn’t mean it fails to entertain; The Retaliators is arguably brainless genius.
Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula
Scratches the surface of what the genre is capable of enunciating, but still provides the pales of gore and absurdity that make it so perpetually fascinating.
With its gritty cinematography, amplified violence and John Carpenter-esque soundtrack, VFW is a gruesomely entertaining bloodbath that oozes with nostalgia.
Possessing a strong comic book aesthetic, Demon Hunter echoes the likes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Blade.
Train to Busan
Sardonic elements balance with emphatic characters and sharp camerawork to ensure the film's anxious torsion maintains its focus.
FrightFest: Late Phases
The inevitable showdown is a hoot, but overall, a throwaway experience that should have spent more time in development.
A reasonably good start rapidly falls victim to a lack of direction, resulting in an incoherence that does not entertain.
Has everything one could desire of a daft evening's entertainment, from sibling incest to a meeting with the Devil/God himself.
Quite possibly one of the most lacklustre attempts at a zombie film ever made, Osombie is simply excruciating.
Season of the Witch
B-movie fluff at best, dull at worst, and not a patch on the films it tries to emulate. Fortunately, it doesn’t take itself too seriously.
A disappointing film with a script that is too basic for any kind of social commentary Kevin Smith may have been aiming for.
Attack the Block
Stands on its own two feet amongst the usual Brit comedy suspects, which is largely due to its cast of unknowns.