metalbeast has written 4 reviews for films rated ★★ during 2019.

  • Leprechaun: Origins

    Leprechaun: Origins

    If you're a fan of the Leprechaun series, this entry will offend you. If you're not, then it will bore you.

    It has no connection with the series, so this was undoubtedly just a marketing ploy, as without that title, this would disappear in the pile of generic monster movies very quickly.

    Once you forget about the title, this is a generic cabin/woods/young adults/monster tale. The monster design is terrible, although if I had to find a positive, the movie…

  • Chemical Peel

    Chemical Peel

    This could have been a good survival horror film. The overall premise & setup is interesting, but unfortunately the cringe-filled dialogue and below par acting soon rear their ugly heads.

    There's a decent amount of gore & practical effects on display but sadly it is not enough to rescue Chemical Peel.

  • Victor Crowley

    Victor Crowley

    ★★

    Sadly, after a very fun horror/comedy series of films - this is easily the worst of them all.

    Hatchet movies were never supposed to be serious, but this goes into ridiculous territory. Good comedy has been replaced by absurd characters & dialogue and set pieces that look like they came off a cheap TV show.

    Lots of practical effects is the only plus, but the death scenes are just downright silly. The kills in the Hatchet films (especially the first) were…

  • The Hunted

    The Hunted

    ★★

    This could have been very good. The setup was great, the location & premise likewise, but the end falls flat on its face.

    It's not terrible by any means, but don't expect too much.