Well-written, informative, and thoughtful reviews of all areas of entertainment. From new albums to new films and beyond, Cryptic Rock Magazine has music and film covered.

Territorial Behavior (Movie Review)

Making its way to Blu-ray/DVD on February 28, 2017, and currently available on VOD platforms thanks to Totality Pictures, in the latest Found-Footage flick Territorial Behavior irony has a heavy-hand in the fate of one survivalist who dares to go out into the woods alone. Bailey ... Read More

IAMX – Unfall (Album Review)

Experimentalism, evolution, creativity, whatever one calls “it,” a commonality in mindset is the desire to think outside of the box. That “it” factor was not only the very bedrock most music revolutions were based on, it has found a home in one of modern music’s ... Read More

Lung (Movie Review)

Initially released in the winter of 2016, Lung, also known as Lung II, is not only written and directed by Phil Stevens (Flowers 2015) but he also takes center stage as the lead in this Black & White Independent film. Available on VOD and DVD since March ... Read More

Ensiferum – Two Paths (Album Review)

Through the years, Finland has established an abundant Heavy Metal scene. With roots dug deep in Folk Metal, one of the heavier Folk Metal acts outside the ever popular Finntroll and Korpiklaani, is none other than Ensiferum. At it since 1995, their Melodic Death Metal ... Read More

Wish Upon (Movie Review)

Released in theaters on July 14, 2017 via Broad Green Pictures and Orion Pictures, the Horror film Wish Upon received mostly negative reviews from critics. Can everyone be wrong? Well, perhaps, because Wish Upon is debatably a skillfully written coming of age Horror, Fantasy, and ... Read More