Uncovering Curiosities: Philippe Mora’s THE BEAST WITHIN

The Beast Within is a bizarro 1982 horror film that shows that sometimes Hollywood studios have the cajones to release crazy horror films. To be fair the studio was United Artists and they were probably too preoccupied with watching the budget well [...]

September 28, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Brian Yuzna’s SOCIETY

Brian Yuzna’s Society plays like a warped episode of Beverly Hills 90210 directed by David Cronenberg. It’s a paranoid body-horror filled with black comedy and gruesome practical effects. It’s icky, creepy and funny yet it lacks any real [...]

September 25, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Douglas Schulze’s DARK FIELDS

We live in a world where horror films are seen as an inexpensive and simple product for filmmakers to make and market – and because of this, the quality of such entertainment is often questionable at best. What director Douglas Schulze has managed [...]

September 22, 2020

Notebook Reviews: VIRUS

John Bruno – 1999 Virus is a highly derivative sci-fi/horror which hardly breaks new ground – but having said that, it’s schlocky B-movie fun. A cross between Alien, Terminator and Deep Rising, the film is directed by former [...]

September 22, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Dan Rickard’s DARKEST DAY

2015’s Darkest Day is a micro- budget British zombie movie (apparently it cost less than £1000) that manages to overcome any financial limitations to be an enjoyable romp with enough visual pizazz to make it worth the time of genre fans. [...]

September 20, 2020

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