Frank's Movie Log

Quality reviews of films of questionable quality.
  1. 20 Mar 2017

    Get Out

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    4 Stars (out of 5) Reviewing this one without spoilers will prove difficult. Bear with me.

  2. 13 Mar 2017

    The Telegraph Trail

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    2 Stars (out of 5) Young John Wayne gets his best supporting cast in years, but the resulting picture still stinks.

  3. 06 Mar 2017

    Island of Death

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    4 Stars (out of 5) When it cut to Robert Behling's contorted face as he sodomized the baby goat, I thought, “Now, this is 4-star material.”

  4. 27 Feb 2017

    Cathy's Curse

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    1 Star (out of 5) How did a 40-year-old, little-seen Canadian horror movie land a 2k restoration and limited theatrical run? It started with an internet movie review.

  5. 20 Feb 2017

    John Wick: Chapter 2

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    4 Stars (out of 5) I spent a good portion of John Wick: Chapter 2 thinking Keanu Reeves wasn’t right for the titular part. Then I realized he makes the film work.

  6. 13 Feb 2017

    Maléfique

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    3 Stars (out of 5) Maléfique falls short of its potential.

  7. 23 Jan 2017

    Green Room

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    5 Stars (out of 5) Watching Green Room, I caught myself holding my breath. It's that kind of movie.

  8. 02 Jan 2017

    Christmas Evil

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    4 Stars (out of 5) Christmas Evil isn't the sleazy Santa slasher you'd expect.

  9. 26 Dec 2016

    Jack Frost

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    1 Star (out of 5) Jack Frost is bad, even by “movie about a killer snowman” standards. And those are low standards.

  10. 19 Dec 2016

    Straw Dogs

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    5 Stars (out of 5) Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs is an ugly, brutal, nihilistic, gut-punch of a horror film.

  11. 05 Dec 2016

    The Getaway

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    4 Stars (out of 5) The Getaway is a slick bit of neo-noir exploitation.

  12. 28 Nov 2016

    Doctor Strange

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    3 Stars (out of 5) Doctor Strange offers ephemeral entertainment.

  13. 21 Nov 2016

    Sagebrush Trail

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    3 Stars (out of 5) The underwater scenes in Sagebrush Trail belie its shoestring budget.

  14. 14 Nov 2016

    The Sentinel

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    3 Stars (out of 5) Chris Sarandon saves The Sentinel from its own excess.

  15. 07 Nov 2016

    Curse of the Demon

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    4 Stars (out of 5) A producer's meddling keeps Curse of the Demon from perfection.

  16. 31 Oct 2016

    Torso

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    4 Stars (out of 5) Torso executes a generic plot with panache.

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    3 Stars (out of 5)
  2. Phantasm
    4 Stars (out of 5)
  3. Mars Attacks!
    3 Stars (out of 5)
  4. Riders of Destiny
    2 Stars (out of 5)