“MartialHorror” is a website dedicated to my two favorite film genre’s: Martial arts and horror. While I do make special exceptions as to what I review, the website mainly focuses on these two genres. However, I also use the focus somewhat liberally. If a movie simply has martial arts, or has it’s scary moments, I may also review them.


  1. “The Wandering Swordsman (1970)” movie review.

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    "The Wandering Swordsman" is a good movie that might even be great, reminding me that before choreography became the focus of the genre, Hong Kong productions could be as sophisticated as anyone else. The writing, direction, cinematography, acting, editing and productions values are pretty impressive, although the choreography is pretty unimpressive in retrospect.
  2. “Unfriended (2014)” movie review.

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    "Unfriended" is pretty f@cking stupid, but not as f@cking stupid as the trailers suggested it would be. The gimmick might cause eye rolling, but it is utilized reasonably well and I never grew impatient or disinterested. Yet how can anyone find this scary? The trailers spoil the majority of the kills, the characters are too unpleasant for you to fear for them and the tone rapidly alternates between disturbing and goofy.
  3. “Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)” movie review.

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    "Puppet Master: Axis of Evil" feels like the filmmakers (Band and DeCoteau) are giving a sincere apology to the fans in the form of a superior movie, while preparing a proper burial for the series as a whole...sort of. It's still pretty bad, but it's only bad in a typical 'direct-to-DVD' flick kind of way. The important thing is they tried.


Want to know what’s currently in theaters? Check these movies out! If I did not do a written review of the movie, I placed a video review of it instead. The darker links are indications that I did not do written reviews for them.

Mad Max: Fury Road: 3.5/4

Maggie: 3/4 (see Video Review HERE)

The Avengers 2: 3.5/4

Unfriended: 2/4 (see Video Review HERE)

Furious 7: 2.5-2.75/4

It Follows: 3.75/4 (see Video Review HERE)

Get Hard: 2.25/4

The Gunman: 2/4

The Lazarus Effect: 1.75/4 (see Video Review HERE)

Kingsman: 3.5/4