Review: Into The Storm (2014)

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Into The Storm attempts to match up to brilliantly silly disaster films such as Twister and The Day After Tomorrow, but falls terribly short – its special effects not even enough to raise it up. The plot, if there is one, centres on a troop of storm chasers who, along with the many townspeople of Silverton, find themselves caught up in a terrifying, death-defying storm. The only problem is, everything within Into The Storm has been seen before – multiple times, in fact. Continue reading “Review: Into The Storm (2014)”

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Review: Final Destination 5 (2011)

The fifth instalment in New Line Cinema’s massively successful horror franchise, Final Destination 5 isn’t terribly dissimilar to the films before it, which always center on a character who has a premonition about a fatal accident and must cheat Death in order to prevent multiple fatalities.¬†In this incarnation, Sam Lawton (Nicholas D’Agosto)¬†experiences exactly this, witnessing the death of both himself and his co-workers.

No matter how stoic and predicable the Final Destination films have come to be, credit must be given to the filmmakers and writers of each instalment who have always valiantly tried to veer away from the typical trajectory and create something new and exciting with each new instalment. Thankfully, the same can be said for Final Destination 5, in which screenwriter Continue reading “Review: Final Destination 5 (2011)”