Each attempts a game-changer of a twist in its second half, in both cases raising more questions than they offer answers.
A mixed-media tale of two sets of Southern Californian young people who find themselves in the wrong place at the right time, MALIBU HORROR STORY is genuinely frightening, shocking, and entertaining, even in the face of its own moral ambiguity.
The movie doesn’t put in the work to dramatize its lead character’s evolution.
Panic Fest ‘22 Movie Review: The British Horror-Comedy Will Keep You Laughing Even “WHEN THE SCREAMING STARTS”
Like any successful horror/comedy, WHEN THE SCREAMING STARTS is both wholly terrifying and hilarious. Making comedy out of serial killing is a complicated task, and Boru and Hartland’s film skillfully walks the line between obscene and amusing.
It’s as fascinating as it is frightening.