CHERNOBYL DIARIES Movie Review





If one could essentially take the horror flick The Hills have Eyes and merge it together with Quentin Tarantino’s Hostel, one would come up with a plot identical to Chernobyl Diaries. The beginning half of the movie was very dawdling and very much reminiscent of opening scenes of Tarantino’s Hostel (minus the Tarantino’s trademark blood and gore). Additionally, moving in to the second half of the movie, the adventurous group of American youngsters traveling in Europe experienced a nightmarish encounter, not unlike The Hills Have Eyes. Needless to say, this apparent hybrid flick did not measure up to either of the aforementioned flicks.

I found the acting to be mediocre and the plot line very much overdone. The lineup of, virtually very little known actors, did diminish the appeal of the movie. The characters seem to not fit together, especially when introducing the foreign actors of the movie. As previously mentioned, the storyline played out extremely sluggish and it seemed to take forever to get to any action. Very little was left up to the imagination of the viewer and things would become pretty much predictable once the action kicked off, with the only exceptions being what the killers actually looked like and the ending sequence of the movie.
READ FULL REVIEW

Tags:

Recent News



THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER ANNOUNCED TODAY THE SELECTION OF STEVE JOBS AS CENTERPIECE OF THE 53RD NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL

STEVE JOBS: THE MAN IN THE MACHINE - Trailer

THE MEND - Trailer

On DVD and Blu-ray July 28, 2015

WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS - DVD Clips

GARRET DILLAHUNT JOINS ALREADY ANNOUNCED JOHN C. MCGINLEY IN “ROUNDING THIRD” WITH CO-LEAD BILLING

MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS - New Trailer

MARVEL’S AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON - Digital 3D, Digital HD, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand Release Date

In Theaters July 24, 2015

Entourage The Movie - Digital HD, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Release Date

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Official Trailer

SPECTRE - Official Trailer

STATEN ISLAND SUMMER - Premiere Images

ONE & TWO - Trailer

OPEN ROAD FILMS ACQUIRES “MOTHER’S DAY” FOR APRIL 29, 2016 U.S. RELEASE

More News

DVD Release Schedule

Movie Release Schedule

Movie Reviews