Movie Reviews

REVIEW: Godzilla vs Kong Movie

It felt a bit strange to pay a hefty £15.99 for a movie that I was going to watch at home, but in this time of pandemic lockdowns I wanted to see the kaiju...

REVIEW: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a film that I was approaching with mixed feelings. The DC Cinematic Universe has a reputation as something of a train wreck. Both Batman vs. Superman and Justice League‘s...

MOVIE REVIEW: Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

I can’t help but think about all the wonderful cyberpunk movies I’ve watched over the years: Robocop, Strange Days, Cyborg 2 (okay, that’s more of a guilty pleasure but so is this). The hands...

REVIEW: Camp Ghoul Mountain Part VI by Jonathan Raab

Camp Ghoul Mountain Part VI is something I’ve rarely encountered in my years of reviewing books: a horror comedy that works. Better still, it’s a horror comedy that focuses on slasher movies and specifically...

MOVIE REVIEW: Halloween (1978)

Halloween (1978) is one of those rare movies that can literally be considered a candidate for the “greatest horror movie ever made.” It isn’t necessarily the first slasher movie, there’s Black Christmas (1974) and...

ARTICLE: Black Christmas (1974) vs Black Christmas (2019)

Horror movies and fiction are the twin sister of grimdark just the way fantasy is its father. As such, Grimdark Magazine is going to be providing a review of classic horror movies as well...

MOVIE REVIEW: All Hail The Popcorn King

All Hail the Popcorn King, a documentary about Joe R. Lansdale directed by Hansi Oppenheimer, was intriguing to me as a fan of horror and western fiction and movies of all types. Though I...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

Grimdark Magazine loves horror movies almost as much as it does fantasy novels. Quite a few of our readers are fans of both genres and grimdark owes a debt to both. As such, we...

MOVIE REVIEW: Behind The Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

Horror is the sister genre of grimdark. Some have suggested that fantasy and science fiction become grimdark when combined with horror. The world of horror invokes most of the feelings of nihilism, dread, and...