Considering it largely disregards the ideas that made its predecessor so interesting, Contracted: Phase 2 works much better than expected.
A fun slasher with a neat gimmick that keeps the audience engaged when the story sags.
Show-biz satire gets a twist that's part Satanic and part venereal body-horror.
Despite a willingness to poke at and dissect the occasional trope here or there, It Follows bears very little resemblance to its assumed slasher/teen-screamer forebears.
The Thing and The Descent: two great tastes that go great together? Not really.
Honeymoon is kind of like the Little Horror Movie that Could. Well...maybe it's more like the Little Horror Movie that Tried.
I'll give At the Devil's Door some credit: at least it takes the hoary and overused and tries to employ it in a slightly different way. But story development ends up being a huge problem.
Crappy performances, overused shock tactics and poorly-developed characters result in a film impossible to take seriously.
The Babadook knows what the monster under the bed really means.
A specimen of insidious, creeping terror that burrows its way into your brain and haunts your nightmares for weeks.