Review: Scream VI (2023)

With the fifth film winning fans and critics over alike, co-directors Matt Bettinelli and Olpin-Tyler Gillet (aka Radio Silence) return to the Scream franchise with Scream VI. Sidney (Neve Campbell) is out of the picture and the action has been relocated to the sprawling metropolis of New York City, where the core four survivors from the previous installment – Tara (Jenny Ortega), Sam (Melissa Barrera), Mindy (Jasmin Savoy Brown) and Chad (Mason Gooding) – now live. Continue reading “Review: Scream VI (2023)”

Review: Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

Insidious Chapter 3

Insidious: Chapter 3 takes the successful, micro-budget horror franchise back to its beginnings with a lacklustre and extraneous prequel. 17-year-old Quinn (Stefanie Scott) is desperate to contact her dead mother, but when psychic Elise (Lin Shaye) refuses to help, she unleashes a nasty supernatural entity that can only be vanquished by a trip into The Further. Continue reading “Review: Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)”

Review: The Grey (2011)

When Joe Carnahan burst onto the scene with the tough and nervy Narc, many were suitably impressed and hoped he would stick to this style for his future efforts. Unfortunately he was lured by Hollywood’s purse-strings, stumbling with Smokin’ Aces and The A-Team. While these still showcased some of his usual stylings, they were far too over-the-top to embrace. This year, he’s back in familiar territory with survival thriller The Grey.

Liam Neeson is Ottway, a hunter working on an oil drilling plant in Alaska, using his rifle to protect the workers from the wolves. After his plane home crashes Continue reading “Review: The Grey (2011)”