Sinister Screens

3-Star Movies

★★★

The First Omen (2024) ★★★

Overview CREATE SOMETHING TO FEAR. When a young American woman is sent to Rome to begin a life of service to the church,

From Beyond

From Beyond (1986) ★★★

Overview HUMANS ARE SUCH EASY PREY A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to

The Platform

The Platform (2019) ★★★

Overview A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A

Barbarian

Barbarian (2022) ★★★

Overview Some stay for a night. Some stay for a week. Some never leave. In town for a job interview, a young

Stopmotion

Stopmotion (2024) ★★★

Overview Ella Blake, a stop-motion animator struggling to control her demons after the loss of her overbearing mother, embarks upon the creation

Honeydew

Honeydew (2020) ★★★

Overview Strange cravings and hallucinations befall a young couple after seeking shelter in the home of an aging farmer and her peculiar

Frogman

Frogman (2023) ★★★

Overview THE CROAKS ARE NO HOAX! An amateur filmmaker, struggling to turn his passion into a career, returns home to Loveland with friends

The Piper

The Piper (2023) ★★★

Overview When a composer must finish her late mentor’s concerto, she discovers that playing its music summons deadly consequences. Review First off,

Lisa Frankenstein (2024) ★★★

The horror film Lisa Frankenstein has been generating significant buzz in 2024. Despite my usual aversion to PG-13 horror flicks, I decided

Spell (2020) ★★★

Boogity, boogity! This films zips along nicely, has a really good atmosphere and creepy vibes from the backwoods. I enjoyed the hoodoo/witchcraft

Melancholia (2011) ★★★

My first “tame” Lars von Trier experience where there was no genital mutilation, not much nudity and no revealing sex. A slow

My Friend Dahmer, 2017 - ★★★

My Friend Dahmer (2017) ★★★

Interesting coming-of-age (or becoming-a-killer) movie focusing on Jeffrey Dahmer’s final year of high school onward towards his first kill. How the making

The Seeding, 2023 - ★★★

The Seeding (2023) ★★★

Interesting concept and I love the isolated desert setting in this film. There is a tribal, folk horror slant to this movie,