Tracy Allen

Tracy Allen
Tomatometer-approved critic
Biography:
Tracy is not only a writer for PopHorror, but she is also a co-owner of the site as well as the editor-in-chief. Hiding out in the Northeast corner of the tiny state of Connecticut, she has been an avid horror movie fan since she was a young girl. Growing up in the '80s, Tracy has lived through many a change in TV and movie trends, and uses that history to come up with as many colorful, well-rounded reviews as possible.
Publications: PopHorror.com

Movie Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
5/10 63% It Chapter Two (2019) IT: Chapter Two traded frights for humor, which is a big disappointment for fans of the 2017 film who are expecting an elevated experience with more nightmares. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 8, 2019
4/10 No Score Yet Decoder (1984) Decoder is more an arthouse punk film than much of anything else, but it sure is pretty. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 1, 2019
9/10 79% Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is... the perfect step up for kids who have outgrown Goosebumps and Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, with all of the scares but none of the blood and gore found in more adult horror films. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 16, 2019
9.5/10 87% Freaks (2019) It's only after you watch Freaks that you notice the cumulative effect the pieces of the story have on the film, and it's then that you realize you may have just watched a masterpiece. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 13, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet Dead Water (2019) ... the filler in between the tension gave time for all of that apprehensiveness to drain away. What's left felt more like an anchor than a buoy. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 10, 2019
7.5/10 No Score Yet Circus of the Dead (2014) The ending... leaves you dazed and struggling for air, shocked and appalled by what you have just witnessed. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 9, 2019
5.5/10 20% House of 1000 Corpses (2003) Although styled after grindhouse films of the '70s and Universal horror classics, the film felt new and original, different enough to catch audience's attention but not so obscure that they struggled with what was going on. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6.5/10 75% Basket Case (1982) Henenlotter took a slice of every one of his beloved subgenres and built a bloody, rubbery yet tasty horror sandwich that gave watchers a monster they would not only fear but feel sympathy for by the end of the movie. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 52% Hatchet (2006) Hatchet's gore is so over the top and silly that, even though a woman's head is literally torn from her body, you can't help but laugh when you see her tongue still bopping around. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8/10 No Score Yet Volumes of Blood (2015) ... the special effects and gore were top-notch, especially for a microbudget indie film like this one. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
10/10 85% Poltergeist (1982) The sweet, angelic face of Heather O'Rourke swirled together with viscous, ectoplasmic demons and food abominations make for an uncomfortable yet unforgettable movie watching experience - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Monsterland (2009) ... mind controlling worms?Killer rats? Mutant jellyfish? Breastfeeding dads? ... a gooey, light, fun ride... - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7.5/10 78% Tales of Halloween (2015) ... sweet, bloody and downright hilarious. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4/10 No Score Yet House Of Purgatory (2016) I was also pleasantly surprised that the characters were not all annoying slasher fodder that I couldn't wait to see bite it. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4.5/5 77% We Are the Flesh (Tenemos la carne) (2017) I'm still unsure if We Are the Flesh is a true post-apocalyptic tale or an alcohol-fueled dream. It could seriously go either way. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 No Score Yet House Of Manson (2014) House of Manson is a love letter to Charlie & his Family, made to tell a story rather than cash in on an already popular subject... I thought this film perfectly conveyed the charisma and attractiveness of Charles Manson. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
0/10 19% The Bye Bye Man (2017) Eight reasons why not to see The Bye Bye Man - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 25% Atomica (Deep Burial) (2017) a twisting, turning trip into the future where the road to Hell is still paved with the best intentions - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6.5/10 76% Dig Two Graves (2017) This coming-of-age film lays it all on the line, wounds and scarsvisible for all the world to see - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
2/10 22% Don't Knock Twice (2017) ... a twisty... confusing tale. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8/10 44% Fear (1996) ... one of the sexiest, most dangerous films of the early '90s. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet 3 Hours Till Dead (2017) I took it for granted that this would be just another zombie movie, but I was proven wrong and I'm glad. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet Hunting Grounds (Valley Of The Sasquatch) (2015) You won't find anything mind-blowing in this film, but if you're a fan of the mighty Bigfoot, you'll probably enjoy this one. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
2/10 No Score Yet Psychophony (2012) The CGI was terrible and so over-the-top, I felt the film had flipped over into a Jefferson Starship music video at times. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
2/10 33% Dark Signal (2017) ... a jumbled mess of a film - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet #FromJennifer (2017) ... funny and meta and black as pitch. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 87% It Comes At Night (2017) ... if you're looking for a suspenseful tale of a family in death defying dire straights, then give It Comes In The Night a shot. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
9/10 54% Game of Death (2017) Game of Death has no parts that I feel didn't work. The entire movie titillated me. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 89% Super Dark Times (2017) ... beautifully crafted, finely executed and gorgeously shot. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
3.5/10 75% Tilt (2017) ...no one will listen to me, no one is patting me on the back for all of my hard work, I want to do what I want and not what I need to do, I can't be... happy for anyone else because I'm too busy feeling bad about the stuff happening to me... Ugh. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7.5/10 83% The Night Watchmen (2016) ...fun, gory and entertaining as hell... - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7.5/10 86% It (2017) Everything from the acting to the score to the special effects eclipsed the first film... [but with] jerky animation and rather cheap looking CGI. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4/10 86% I Remember You (Eg Man Big) (2017) ... incredibly slow burn... - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Cute Little Buggers (2017) If you're in the mood for a hilarious, cheesy romp through the English countryside with some ass kicking characters, immoderate CGI and hysterical one-liners, look no further than Cute Little Buggers. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 67% The Terror of Hallow's Eve (2017) ...a fun, twisted film... - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
10/10 100% Snowflake (Schneeflöckchen) (2017) Snowflake is an ass-kicking, blood-spurting, whip-cracking, adrenaline pumping ride through the dirty, decrepit streets and naked hinterlands of abroken German government on the cusp of new regime. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5.5/10 No Score Yet The Child Remains (2019) Although the film had some faults, I thinkThe Child Remainsis a strong, inventive addition to the indie film genre. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 No Score Yet Massacre on Aisle 12 (2017) If the gore doesn't make you cringe, the humor certainly will. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet House of Salem (2016) If you're a fan of House of the Devil, You're Next or Bless the Child, then you'll love this film. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7/10 64% The Housemaid (Cô Hâu Gái) (2018) The Housemaid is a supernatural love story with a twist you won't see coming for miles. Fans of many different genres will find something to love in this spooky slow burn. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8.5/10 No Score Yet 6:66 P.M. (2017) 6:66 PM is a hilarious, outlandish, inappropriate, meta horror comedy spoof that fans of flicks like Scary Movie should hunt down ASAP. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet The Flatwoods Monster (2018) Breedlove let[s] all sides speak and didn't try to sway the viewer into thinking one thing or another. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
9.5/10 97% Tigers Are Not Afraid (Vuelven) (2019) It's disturbing, heartbreaking and frustrating, but at the same time, hopeful. The ending shocked me more than I can say, and I was left with a pit in my stomach for hours after the credits rolled. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 No Score Yet At Granny's House (2014) I thought At Granny's Housewas an original film and a very cool homage to Alfred Hitchcock, despite the fact that I was a bit confused as why the characters made certain choices. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
5/10 32% Friday the 13th Part VII - The New Blood (1988) The infamous sleeping bag kill... - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
6/10 No Score Yet Darkness Reigns (2017) Despite the things that don't work for Darkness Reigns, it's still an enjoyable horror flick. The tense, creepy moments are perfectly offset by bits of humor, especially concerning Van Dien. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
9/10 76% The Ranger (2018) The Ranger is a roundhouse kick of a slasher film with a killer soundtrack, relatable characters and a decent chunk of bloody gore. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
8/10 88% Empathy, Inc. (2019) The film that Yedidya Gorsetman and Mark Leidner created is an excellent sci-fi thriller, the best I've seen since Brandon Cronenberg's Antiviral. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
4/10 61% St. Agatha (2019) ... Bousman didn't know what he wanted, so he threw a bunch of stuff at the wall to see what stuck. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019
7/10 No Score Yet Wacko (2003) [Wacko is a fun time, especially for fans of National Lampoon-style comedy. - PopHorror.com EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 8, 2019