metalbeast has written 1 review for films rated during 2021.

  • The Reckoning

    The Reckoning

    I wanted to like this film so much. Dog Soldiers & The Descent are among my favourite horror films, and I regularly re-watch them.

    Sadly, this movie - while beautifully staged & shot - is a mess. The overall story is ok, but it stumbles in so many ways, and things that seem important are either left unresolved, or just teased without having any effect on the outcome and seem to serve as mere padding.

    In one scene particularly (involving the rack),…