fright fest

FrightFest 2020 Review: THE STYLIST

Movies In Focus was hugely impressed by director Jill Gervargizian’s short film, The Stylist when I first saw it back in 2016. It was a a highly effective short, filled with dark humour, impressive visuals and strong production design. [...]

November 6, 2020

FrightFest 2020 Review: RELIC

  On the surface, Natalie Erika James’ Relic is a horror film – and for all intents and purposes it is. But there’s much more to unpack in this richly layered piece of genre cinema. Horror films always work best when they’re using the [...]

November 6, 2020

FrightFest 2020 Review: BROIL

Director Edward Drake’s Broil is one of the most infuriating films which Movies In Focus has seen in a long time. Broil is hansdomly shot, well acted and it features a stunning musical score from Hugh Wielenga. However, its plotting and [...]

November 6, 2020

FrightFest 2020 Review: BLOOD HARVEST

Blood Harvest (aka The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw) is a curious horror film from writer-director Thomas Robert Lee. It’s a well acted genre piece which starts slow but it gains momentum as it goes along, offering-up enough intrigue to keep its [...]

November 6, 2020

FrightFest 2020 Review: HONEYDEW

Director Devereux Milburn’s Honeydew is a gloriously atmospheric horror. The film’s tension is taught and tense and it grips its viewer and drags them into is own special brand of drug-induced weirdness. It’s a slow burning, but [...]

November 6, 2020

Gimmfest 2020 Review: THE HORROR CROWD

Horror is a genre which shines a light on our darkest fears and nightmares. Horror films delve deep into human nature, taking the worst of humanity and bringing it to the fore. It also rips the most terrifying concepts from our imaginations and [...]

October 8, 2020

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