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Norman Gidney

Norman Gidney
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Rating T-Meter Title | Year Review
9 92% The Vast of Night (2020) I was left with a belief that creativity is not dead, that there is still wonder left, and still more mysteries to uncover.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted May 29, 2020
4 8% Fantasy Island (2020) It's just not the least bit scary.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted May 12, 2020
8 91% Blood Quantum (2019) Yes, this is a zombie apocalypse movie. But by golly, writer, director Jeff Barnaby has hatched an original idea! ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted May 11, 2020
7 74% The Wretched (2020) The Wretched is a fun creature-feature that moves fast and leaves the viewer with a pleasant sense of unease.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
6/10 60% 15 Years (2020) 15 Years is a solid drama, beautifully produced, but ultimately an unsatisfying one.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Apr 29, 2020
6 No Score Yet Dreamkatcher (2020) Dreamkatcher is an above-average supernatural screamer that is more than worth the time to watch.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Apr 28, 2020
6 100% A Thread of Deceit: The Hart Family Tragedy (2020) "A documentary that answers little but teaches a great deal about compassion and looking beyond the surface."‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Apr 19, 2020
7 70% Butt Boy (2020) All things considered, Butt Boy is good fun, sans the clean part.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Apr 10, 2020
8 40% The Dare (2020) A nasty, suspenseful, and gory thriller that will keep you guessing to the end.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Mar 28, 2020
3 27% Verotika (2019) Brimming with ignorant sexuality and wanton brutality.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Mar 23, 2020
8 97% Why Don't You Just Die! (Papa, sdokhni) (2020) The crackling black comedy repeatedly yanks an endless stack of carpets out from under the viewer as the story unfolds.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Mar 22, 2020
8 56% The Hunt (2020) THE HUNT is a savage read of the polarization and cancel culture rampant in America today wrapped up in a tongue-in-cheek blood bath.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Mar 11, 2020
7 No Score Yet CarousHELL (2016) The script by Rudzinski and co-writer Aleen Isley is broad, surreal and ludicrously silly.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Mar 8, 2020
7/10 94% Faith Based (2020) Faith Ba$ed is not a great film, but it is one with a clear and endearing moral compass.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
7/10 No Score Yet Sanzaru (2020) It's not the most elegant at times, but its aim is consistently sincere.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Mar 2, 2020
8 71% Disappearance at Clifton Hill (2020) Anchored by a solid performance from Middleton, lush production, and solid writing, we have a delicious mystery that confounds as much as it beguiles.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 28, 2020
8 92% The Invisible Man (2020) Paranoid and terrifying, Whannell and Moss bring horror fans a visceral horror pic that does the legacy of the Universal Monsters proud. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 24, 2020
7 No Score Yet Badlands of Kain (2016) Director, Palmer knows how to handle the psychological suspense, leaving the tension on simmer until things reach a boiling point. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
7 52% Holidays (2016) An A-typical approach to the well-tred anthology genre by playing against traditions and assumptions. ‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
6 18% The Girl In The Photographs (2016) Overall, The Girl in the Photographs is an entertaining diversion for horror fans. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
8 90% The Witch (2016) The Witch is a sumptuously atmospheric tale of horror.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
5 45% Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016) The biggest problem with the movie is that the very delicately crafted PG-13 level blood and gore keeps things from really becoming interesting. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
5 50% The Pack (2016) The bad news is that The Pack brings scarcely anything new to the dog dish. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
6 48% Intruders (2016) We are intrigued to see where the film is headed once it paints itself into a corner but we are never surprised.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
6 73% The Funhouse Massacre (2015) If you can forgive the minor issues, The Funhouse Massacre is with your time.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
5 No Score Yet House at the End of the Drive (2006) Suffers from a narrative whose intent is fiercely divided between reality, fiction, entertainment, and reverence for the subject matter.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
7 72% Crimson Peak (2015) If Merchant-Ivory made a horror film it would look something like this.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
6 79% Tales of Halloween (2015) Overall, Tales of Halloween is a feast of autumnal goodness for lovers of witches, ghosts, and pumpkins. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
7 86% You're Killing Me (2015) Clocking in at a lean 88 minutes, this is a breezy, bloody love story with razor-sharp wit. A horror/rom-com with blood and heart.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
6 100% The Devil's Carnival: Alleluia! (2015) Always interesting to watch and occasionally highly entertaining, the movie suffers from a convoluted narrative and the promise of a climax that never arrives.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 23, 2020
7 50% Fear, Inc. (2016) Rides a razor's edge between straight horror and outright comedy that is a hard thing to do.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 21, 2020
5/10 54% Bad Hair (2020) With a few trims here and there, Bad Hair could have been a savage satire of the 1980s.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
8/10 100% A Thousand Cuts (2020) While A Thousand Cuts focuses on the Philippines, it has a much broader scope in mind when driving home its point.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 11, 2020
8 100% La Llorona (2019) A genuinely original film steeped in magical realism and tinged with a message.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
8/10 100% Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen (2020) Trans Lives on Screen not only leaves us with the hope that things will improve, but it also shows us how much better the industry is when everyone is included, represented, and respected. ‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
6/10 78% Impetigore (Perempuan Tanah Jahanam) (2020) In the end, we can still consider this a very promising note in Anwar's career.‐ Film Threat
Read More | Posted Feb 10, 2020
7 62% Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Riotously funny, fiendishly clever, and crackling with a creepy story of obsession.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
7 72% Piercing (2019) Abbott and Wasikowska are both wonderful and fully capable of holding the film in their tight grip. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
7 74% Lords of Chaos (2019) Honestly, I laughed as much as I gasped watching Lords of Chaos. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
5 No Score Yet Broken Ghost (2017) Broken Ghost isn't as interesting as it hopes to be, nor is it as clever.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
7 100% Every Time I Die (2019) With just a singular location and five characters Michael and Katzir hurdle us into a mind-bending metaphysical thriller that is, truly, remarkable. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
8 93% Us (2019) US is a thrilling creation, a maniacal contraption, fiendishly clever and beautifully constructed.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
6 58% Pet Sematary (2019) Pet Sematary is a mechanically sound, if not entirely scary piece of storytelling.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
8 96% Hail Satan? (2019) Lane keeps her documentary light with an irreverent tone that very clearly understands the trolling that the Satanic Temple is engaging in. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
4 29% The Curse of La Llorona (2019) A very long time coming, The Curse of La Llorona, ultimately fails to entertain much less scare. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
7 66% Body at Brighton Rock (2019) Body at Brighton Rock is a good film, that falls just shy of greatness. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
9 100% The Gasoline Thieves (Huachicolero) (2019) The characters live in a real-world of real circumstances, desires, and danger. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
7 83% After Midnight (Something Else) (2020) A strange hybrid with noble intentions.‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
6 57% Brightburn (2019) A predictable yet entertaining, gleefully bloody exploration of evil finding its way in the world. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020
6 55% Ma (2019) Spencer is the reason to see this movie, no question. ‐ HorrorBuzz
Read More | Posted Feb 9, 2020