Jason Ridder

For those of you who love great acting, original plots, and engaging, interesting characters, you’re going to want to avoid this generic action flick.

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‘XX,’ new on Blu-ray, is a horror anthology that offers unfulfilling tales and no true scares.

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‘The Survivalist’ manages to say a lot with a very limited amount of dialogue, telling a compelling and complicated story of survival.

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Featuring great performances for both stars, ‘A Dark Song’ builds the dread to a taut, emotional conclusion in this intense horror drama.

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Strap yourself in for a battle of emotions in the disturbing new dramatic thriller ‘Hounds of Love.’

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The Transfiguration is by no means an easy watch, but is well worth viewing all the same. As far as this being a horror movie, the vampire plot feels like a very loose guise to the true nature of this film.

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The Blackcoat’s Daughter is in not about cheap scares. It builds a sense of tension with every shot. The score only adds to the dark tone. The chill inducing visuals while simple, only multiply the effectiveness of this creepy gem.

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‘The Great Wall’ won’t be winning any awards, but still manages to entertain with a fun story of fantasy and history on a collision course.

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Stunning visuals and a stark gothic atmosphere can’t save the dragging plot in Gore Verbinski’s ‘A Cure for Wellness’.

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M. Night Shyamalan’s new psychological thriller sets up an interesting new character, but falters and drags while trying to tell his story.

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The Bye-Bye Man is a paint-by-numbers horror movie featuring too-familiar elements that have been repeated over and over in the genre.

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