For months now I’ve been becoming increasingly bored by the snippets of news feeding through about the big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s mammoth book ‘It’. Why? Because every ‘exclusive’ was nothing more than yet another photo, or poster illustration, of Pennywise The Clown. It became hard to care about the so-called exclusives when all they ..
BONDED BY BLOOD 2, Releases on EST 15th Mary, and DVD, Blu-ray and TVOD 22nd May 2017 Truth is bloodier than fiction Sawn-off shotguns, strip clubs and dodgy deals are the name of the game as a new firm take over in Essex, in this blood-soaked sequel to the gangster hit featuring the cream of ..
An Adult’s Guide To Animation To celebrate the forthcoming retail release, in the UK, of Train to Busan’s animated prequel Seoul Station, Arrow Films have kindly compiled this little guide to adult animation. Enjoy! Seoul Station – a thrilling tale of a zombie outbreak in South Korea – isn’t your typical animated fare – it ..
Seoul Station (2016) Review When I heard that there was a prequel to the excellent Train to Busan, from the same director, I couldn’t wait to feast my eyes upon it. Knowing that the film was animated rather than live-action added some ‘ooo’ factor too. But it just doesn’t work as well. There’s nothing wrong ..
THE CALL OF CHARLIE, A SHORT FILM CURRENTLY MAKING THE FESTIVAL ROUNDS “The Call of Charlie” is a darkly comedic short horror film, influenced by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Alternately amusing and disturbing, THE CALL OF CHARLIE is currently making the festival rounds and garnering accolades from fans of comedy and the macabre alike. ..
The Beaster Bunny (2014) Review A 50-foot man-eating Easter bunny is on the loose and the townsfolk don’t stand a hop in hell. As the bloodthirsty, floppy-eared killer leaves a trail of dismembered corpses, the town’s only chance of survival rests with a wannabe actress and a crazy dog-catcher. God help them! There’s horror flicks ..
WIN ONE OF TWO DVD COPIES OF THE KETTERING INCIDENT ON DVD To be in with a chance of winning one of two DVD copies of THE KETTERING INCIDENT answer the following question and send your email to email@example.com with the header THE KETTERING INCIDENT COMPETITION The question is Elizabeth Debicki stars in which forthcoming ..
DEVIL’S DOMAIN OUT ON LIMITED THEATRICAL RELEASE AND VOD FROM 30TH MAY After becoming the victim of vicious cyber bullies, Lisa makes a deal with the devil to exact revenge on her tormenters. Stars Michael Madsen (“The Hateful Eight”). Written and directed by Jared Cohen, and starring The Hateful Eight’s Michael Masden, the film is ..
EVIL NANNY OUT ON VIDEO ON DEMAND FROM MAY 14TH A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, they find out this nanny is savvy at not being evicted from her ..
Underworld: Blood Wars (2016) Review With the Underworld franchise there’s no surprises, you know the drill – there’s some exposition, some fighting, some chatting and then some more fighting. Everything plays out in front of you without actually connecting on an emotional level, it’s an empty spectacle. In Blood Wars, the fifth entry in the ..
House: The Complete Collection Each film in the set is reviewed separately below. House (1986) Review 6/10 The House franchise gets off to a fun but hugely flawed start with 1986’s comedy horror success House. It stars William Katt (Carrie) as Roger Cobb, a formerly successful horror novelist who moves into the same abode that ..
Film News (UK): Soska Sisters head up Slasher Season on Horror Channel Get ready for hooks, surgical knives and power saws as Horror Channel adds a cutting edge to April’s schedule as the UK TV premiere of the Soska Sisters’ SEE NO EVIL 2 heads up a season of contemporary slasher films. The season also ..
DEAD BY DAWN 2017 – THE FULL AND FANTASTIC LINE-UP! Here’s the blurb we received from the organisers, it’s certainly whetted our appetites, I trust it will your’s too. Hello lovely people! We’re totally psyched about this year’s festival with its amazing line-up and even happier that it’s now time to unleash it on the ..
Arrow Video – June 2017 Title Announcements Arrow Video brings you the classic video nasty Madhouse, a terrifying bloodbath so gruesome that it was outlawed by the UK authorities. Directed by Ovidio Assonitis (The Visitor, Piranha II: The Spawning) this Italian production was shot entirely on location in Savannah, Georgia and blended the OTT excesses ..
It Watches (2016) Review Andre (Ivan Djurovic), recovering from a serious accident, has agreed to do a spot of house-sitting for the weekend, in place of his friend Robert (Rick Irwin), at a location nestled in the hills above Los Angeles. Andre is experiencing memory loss following his accident and takes to filming his stay ..
Zombie Lake (1981) Review There’s a reasonable story idea bogged down deep in Zombie Lake that barely breaks the surface. Set ten years after World War II a small rural French village is besieged by Nazi zombies who pop out of a nearby lake after being ‘disturbed’ by a lady skinny-dipper. The zombies are the ..
Remake of ‘Don’t Look in the Basement’: Set to Star Ex-MISFITS Guitarist DOYLE Legendary MISFITS Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein Set to star in DON’T LOOK IN THE BASEMENT Remake: DEATH WARD 13 Legendary Misfits Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein is set to star in DEATH WARD 13, a remake of the cult-classic film DON’T LOOK ..
Don’t Kill It (2016) Review An ancient demon is unleashed in Chickory Creek, a small Mississippi town. The townsfolk’s only hope of salvation comes in the form of bear-like demon hunter Jebediah Woodley (Dolph Lundgren) and his reluctant FBI agent assistant Evelyn Pierce (Kristina Klebe). However tracking down the demon will not be an easy ..
Easter horror fun as ‘The Beaster Bunny’ hops on to DVD 3 April 2017 ‘This Easter you’ll be hopping mad if you miss out on ‘the greatest Easter horror film ever released’ (Horrorsociety). So put all your Easter eggs in your basket and run for your lives as The Beaster Bunny storms on to DVD, ..
Moth (2016) Review For those of you unfamiliar with the Moth of the title, the Mothman is alleged to have appeared prior to a disaster occurring in West Virginia in the 1960’s. The Mothman itself does not attack and rip apart its victims, or indeed stalk them, so it came as a surprise to find ..
Helga, She Wolf of Stilberg (1978) Review For someone who isn’t a fan of the genre Helga, She Wolf of Stilberg proved surprisingly watchable. It’s not a great film but then, like most of its genre bedfellows, it’s not a bad one either. On paper Helga, She Wolf of Stilberg reads like your standard women-in-prison ..
COMING SOON ‘THE VOID’, FROM THE TEAM THAT BROUGHT YOU ‘MANBORG’ THE VOID is an original horror film from writer/director team Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie. Best known for their work as part of the Astron-6 collective (MANBORG, FATHER’S DAY), they are also design and FX veterans of major Hollywood productions (PACIFIC RIM, ROBOCOP, NBC’s ..
Female Vampire The Bare Breasted Countess (1975) Review There appears to be two distinct train of thoughts when it comes to the films of Jesús Franco, you either consider his movies to be trite or otherwise works of erotic art. I am in the latter, the opening shot of Female Vampire being Exhibit A in ..
Alien: Covenant Looks Enticing But Isn’t Just A Case of Offering Up More of the Same? This past week the second trailer for Alien: Covenant was released. Whereas the film’s first trailer looked different in tone, darker and more primal, this second trailer basically makes it look like a greatest hits package of the franchise’s ..