Frank's Movie Log

Quality reviews of films of questionable quality.
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 05 Dec 2016

    The Getaway

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

  5. 28 Nov 2016

    Doctor Strange

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

  6. 21 Nov 2016

    Sagebrush Trail

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

  7. 14 Nov 2016

    The Sentinel

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

  8. 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.

  9. 31 Oct 2016

    Torso

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

  10. 24 Oct 2016

    The Pit

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    3 Stars (out of 5) The Pit careens between laughable and disturbing.

  11. 17 Oct 2016

    Phantasm

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    4 Stars (out of 5) I was still watching Saturday morning cartoons and struggling with cursive writing when I first saw Phantasm. It traumatized me.

  12. 10 Oct 2016

    Mars Attacks!

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    3 Stars (out of 5) Mars Attacks! could have been awful but settles for mediocre.

  13. 03 Oct 2016

    Riders of Destiny

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    2 Stars (out of 5) Riders of Destiny is not a good movie, but it is an important one.

  14. 26 Sep 2016

    The Witch

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    5 Stars (out of 5) The Witch gets better with each viewing.

  15. 19 Sep 2016

    Ride Him, Cowboy

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    2 Stars (out of 5) In Ride Him, Cowboy, a town puts a horse on trial for attempted murder. This may not be the film's most ridiculous scene.

  16. 12 Sep 2016

    Don't Breathe

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    2 Stars (out of 5) The more I think about Don't Breathe, the less I like it.

  17. 05 Sep 2016

    Haunted Gold

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    1 Star (out of 5) I like John Wayne, but I struggled with Haunted Gold.

  18. 29 Aug 2016

    Suicide Squad

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    1 Star (out of 5) You'd think an ancient demon threatening armageddon would be hard to forget, but Suicide Squad proves otherwise.

  19. 19 Aug 2016

    The Killer Nun

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    2 Stars (out of 5) For a nunsploitation picture, boredom is a cardinal sin.

  20. 17 Feb 2016

    Chain Lightning

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    2 Stars (out of 5) The skin-tight flight suit is a bridge too far.

More from Frank's Movie Log
  1. Black Mass
    2 Stars (out of 5)
  2. The House That Dripped Blood
    3 Stars (out of 5)
  3. And Now the Screaming Starts!
    2 Stars (out of 5)
  4. Asylum
    2 Stars (out of 5)