Movie Reviews

Covering everything from major Hollywood to independent films, Cryptic Rock Magazine has it all. Providing thoughtful, well-written reviews of Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Comedy, Thriller genres, as well as Documentaries and beyond.

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No Way Up (Movie Review)

A group of unlucky passengers find themselves dearly wishing they had chosen any other form of transport rather than flying in No Way Up, the new Action Thriller from Claudio Fäh (Hollow Man II 2006, Sniper: Ultimate Cut 2017) releases in theaters and on VOD February ... Read More
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Scream Queen (Blu-ray Review)

In the world of Horror cinema, there is little doubt that many have an affection for genre star Linnea Quigley. Quigley, known famously for her string of roles in legendary ‘80s Horror films including 1984’s Silent Night, Deadly, 1985’s The Return of the Living Dead, as well ... Read More
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Burnt Offerings (Blu-ray Edition Review)

Studying ‘70s Horror cinema, the intent was almost to first create an atmosphere above anything else.  This was exemplified in different ways by more well-known features such as 1973’s The Exorcist and 1974’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but equally as effective in some lesser-known titles such as 1977’s The ... Read More