Macabre Review: Ridge War Z (2013)

Ridge War Z Poster

So here we are, the first month of the year done already.  I thought I’d end the month off with something I haven’t tackled in a little while: zombies.  Ridge War Z was directed by Alek Gearhart, and was apparently filmed on a miniscule $1000 budget.  Doesn’t sound like much will come of this, but maybe we’ll see a miracle?  Let’s find out. Continue reading

Devil’s Due (2014): A Macabre Review.

Devil's Due

Aaand we’re back.  This time I’m tackling Devil’s Due, directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett.  This appears to be the debut feature-length directing gig for both of them, so I’m sure both their powers combined can come up with a great full length movie, right? Continue reading

Night of the Naked Dead (2013): A Macabre Review

Night of the Naked Dead

Greetings once again.  Here we have a movie I’ve hesitated to watch, mainly because of the title.  But I knew I had to do it sooner or later, and so I made it my goal to get it done.  NotND was released by Brain Damage Films, and directed by Junius Podrug.  This is his directorial debut, so let’s get into it and see if he has that beginner’s luck. Continue reading

Big Ass Spider! (2013): A Macabre Review.

Big Ass Spider! Poster

2014 is here, and I hope you’ve all had a good holiday time.  But no wit’s time to get back into the swing of things.And I feel like starting off the new year with Big Ass Spider!  It’s directed by Mike Mendez, who previously directed such movies like The Convent and The Gravedancers.  I personally wasn’t the biggest fan of Gravedancers, but I was willing to give a giant spider movie a go.  So let’s see if it’s worth one’s time. Continue reading