Excerpt: Spoiler: Someone lives. Actually, more than some one lives by No One Lives’ climax, but few can question the harsh allure of that title. Gore maven Ryuhei Kitamura helms this specialized splatter-a-thon, bolstered by a first round narrative spiral with outrageous consequences.
Conclusion: In a crowded video marketplace, 'No One Lives' has two distinct advantages: 1) It will be easy for horror fans to zero in on this film in a line-up of other movies and 2) Luke Evans' name and face may be readily recognizable from his cam shaft crazy film earlier this summer.
Excerpt: Best known for the veritable genre goulash Versus , Ryuhei Kitamura at one point seemed poised to become a formidable cult stylist, or at least a poor man's Takashi Miike. Since then, his films have shown the same propensity toward genre alchemy (his English-language debut, The Midnight Meat Train ,...
Excerpt: How bad is No One Lives , the new bottom-feeding schlock-fest from WWE Studios? Simply put: It’s bad enough to make some of the studio’s other offerings, like the Steve Austin deathmatch movie The Condemned and the Kane-starring slasher flick See No Evil , look like genre gems.