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Bleed- my take on the movie with spoilers!

What do I do when I’m free? I pick the most unusual horror movies to watch- the ones where not a lot of people have even heard of. Something about watching really bad horror movies, helps me relax and I suppose it is because of the laughable plot or the atrocious acting.
Bleed, in my opinion wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. The poster was mundane and it didn’t help that the few screenshots I found of the movie promised a very tedious viewing experience. I did have a few movies to choose from and eventually I decided to go for this one mainly because it was categorized as a horror and had a better rating than the other movies.
Anyway, I set down to watch the movie, expecting to be bored in the first scene itself and instead I was actually immediately hooked in the first scene itself. For me, when horror movies use the same old tired theme and dark filters and ominous music, I get bored because who wants to watch a cliched horror movie, right? The one where you can already g…

The Limehouse Golem- My take on the movie with spoilers!

If like me, you’ve read hundreds of mysteries and enthused about Sherlock Holmes tales, THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM is actually pretty predictable.
Set in the Victorian Era, it promises to instill dear in you. Before Jack the Ripper, there was Golem- such is the tagline and you do want it to be the kind of movie that keeps you guessing until the very end as to the true identity of the killer. Unlike the Jack the Ripper legend, Golem is easily recognizable in the very first instance the character is introduced.
The hunger in the eyes, the madness to carve a name on stone, not ice- all of it points towards their murderous intentions.
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The Unspoken -- my take on the movie with spoilers!

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