The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies


New Horror/Comedy Feature Film 'The Tome' To Be Released 2019! The Worst Ways to Have Died in Horror Movie History Curses on and Off the Set of Our Favourite Horror Movies Movie Tips to Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse
New Teaser Trailer for F5 TERAPHOBIA Arrives Craig Rees Ready for 'A Fight in the Tree-Tops' Introducing New Found Footage Chiller 'The Enlightenment of the Damned' New GHOST STORIES UK Quad and Global Trailer Launches

WIN The Secret of Marrowbone Merchandise
WIN The Secret of Marrowbone Merchandise
WIN The Lodgers on DVD
WIN The Lodgers on DVD

The Bone Snatcher
Buy from Buy from

The Bone Snatcher (2003)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"A scientist finds himself in the middle of the desert where four diamond prospectors have disappeared and on the radio he hears that the search party have only found three bodies - stripped of flesh. Later that night he sees a dark figure which staggers off into the darkness and he discovers that the bones have gone."

Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
Review Date: 10 January 2005 My Rating: out of 5


Whether you enjoyed this film or not, there is no denying that it is a competently made and somewhat original chiller despite starting out like so many other DTV horror flicks.

Scott Bairstow heads a cast of largely unknown actors in a trek across the Namib that has fatal consequences. The troupe uncover a few sets of bones and quickly discover that whilst they appear to have been there for a long period of time, the victims had only died hours earlier.

The film scores the majority of it's points for aesthetics, as it really does make generic desert look truly beautiful be it night or day thanks to some great lighting, photography and minimalist production design.

The cast are all capable but no one really stands out from the crowd, as the script basically covers all the requisite cliches of the survival horror genre from in fighting to love triangles.

The Bone Snatcher is not an amazing film by any stretch, but it is a competently made and aesthetically pleasing take on a premise that could have been pure cliche.

Blood and Guts: Comments


Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>

There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?


Get Out Movie Review

Get Out

Cellar Dweller Movie Review

Cellar Dweller

Pyewacket Movie Review


Quiet Place, A Movie Review

Quiet Place, A

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

All Through The House Movie Review

All Through The House

Ghoulies Movie Review


Night of Fear Movie Review

Night of Fear

Happy Death Day Movie Review

Happy Death Day

The Ritual Movie Review

The Ritual

Mercy Christmas Movie Review

Mercy Christmas

The Unraveling Movie Review

The Unraveling

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door


WIN The Secret of Marrowbone Merchandise WIN The Lodgers on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App


An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley