Tag: Horror Movies

Tanner Reviews Darknet

Darknet_TV_logo_2014I do enjoy horror movies. I’m not some pretentious twat wagon that sticks his nose in the air at the mere mention of a slasher flick or a murder spree adventure. Hell, I love the Friday the 13th franchise and I am one of the critics that will constantly praise Saw as being one of the best horror franchises of the past couple of decades. I do enjoy them… But man, of all the genres out there, horror is the one that is filled with the most mind numbing crap. Oh! Speaking of mind numbing crap, let’s talk about Darknet!

I was expecting a lot more out of this series going into it. I saw it on Netflix while browsing through the lists one day and thought: ‘Hmmm…. I do enjoy a good anthology series AND people are comparing it to American Horror Story and V/H/S so I’ll give it a go.’ After watching it, it is nowhere near the same level as American Horror Story and V/H/S. It isn’t even in the same room as American Horror Story and V/H/S. Darknet is the lowly fry cook dumping the used grease into a back alley while American Horror Story and V/H/S enjoy a lovely dinner with sensible good movies and television series. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Darknet”

Tanner Reviews Scream

Scream_movie_posterLet’s talk about one of the most popular horror franchises of all time and at the same time one of the most controversial. Scream is certainly a polarizing movie to be sure. Many claim that the Scream franchise is one of the smartest modern-day horror franchises that pays homage to the classic horror films of the 1980’s by bringing to the front the certain set of ‘rules’ that horror movies seem to follow. Others, on the other hand see it as nothing more than a poorly created spoof on par with that of the Scary Movie franchise that originally took its primary influence from Scream. Many say that instead of paying homage to the old slasher movies that they in fact make fun of the people who enjoy them for liking them and making the genre in and of itself look like little more than a poorly conceived joke. What is my opinion on the matter? Well that is the reason that this review is being written today, let’s take a look at this franchise and see why is it certain people love it and while certain people hate it. Continue reading “Tanner Reviews Scream”