THR’s Frank Scheck wrote the Warner Bros. horror film "benefits greatly from its unique setting," but "proves repetitive with its endless scenes of the frightened victims wandering into forbidding environs only to keep running into things that go bump in the night."read more
The real Chernobyl Diaries: notes from Ukraine
Diary Entry, 7 June, 2011: “My brother died from thyroid cancer”, says Olga, 31, as we walk together near her village on the outskirts of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. “I was helping my parents plant potatoes here when it happened. I remember a ...
'Chernobyl Diaries' a horror meltdown
Other than the setting, there's little about "Chernobyl Diaries" to distinguish it from all of the other horror films where a group of good-looking people find themselves in a deadly situation and make silly decisions as they are picked off one by one.
Poor decisions and bad luck are contingencies of most horror films. Marion Crane decides to take a shower at the Bates Motel. People on Amity Island continue to swim in sharky water. The kids on Elm Street can’t stop falling asleep. All that appears to ...
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.