horror

Eli Roth Directs Russell Crowe In HARKER

Eli Roth (Hostel) looks set to direct Harker, a retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The film is a new interpretation of the classic vampire tale, which will see Russell Crowe play the legendary blood sucking Count. Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy [...]

July 11, 2012

DVD Review: GOD OF VAMPIRES

God of Vampires shouldn’t work as a film. It has zero budget – and I mean that almost literally. The acting is often subpar and certain technical aspects wouldn’t be up to snuff in a student film. However, having said that, it’s an enjoyable [...]

July 10, 2012

DVD Review: Zombie Western EXIT HUMANITY

There has been a massive resurrection in the zombie movie over the last several years – the genre is at breaking point, straining under the weight of the undead. However, John Geddes’ Exit Humanity takes the zombie formula and mixes it with [...]

June 26, 2012

John Carpenter: An Introduction

Here’s a bit of a rundown on some John Carpenter films. He’s a masterful director who seems to have fallen off the radar in recent years. I am, and always be a fan. Carpenter is a true cinematic great who has been overlooked by Hollywood [...]

May 29, 2012

DVD Review: Wes Craven’s THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT

Wes Craven is a director synonymous with horror. The Last House on the Left is the director’s first and probably most horrific film. It makes for some uncomfortable viewing, but the film is a true classic in the horror genre. What makes House so [...]

May 1, 2012

Review: THE ABANDONED Is A Russian Set Horror Movie

The Abandoned is a horror movie directed by Nacho Cerda (co-written with Karim Hussainand Richard Stanley), which tries to put a European spin on the current wave of Japanese inspired horror films. Marie (Anastasia Hille) returns to Russia after a [...]

April 29, 2012

Interview: THE DEVIL’S ROCK Director Paul Campion

Paul Campion’s The Devil’s Rock is an atmospheric horror film, which I had originally described as a ‘genre throwback’ in my review (read it here). The Channel Island set chiller follows two Kiwi commandos who attempt to foil a Nazi plot to [...]

April 11, 2012

Review: Schlock Horror Movie BLACKWATER VALLEY EXORCISM

Whenever I sit down to watch a film that has the word exorcism, (or any variation of the word) I automatically think that it is going to be a straight rip-off of William Friedkin’s 1970’s classic, The Exorcist. To give Blackwater Valley Exorcism [...]

April 8, 2012

DVD Review: Classic Horror THE POSSESSION Of JOEL DELANEY

This 1972 chiller directed by Waris Hussein is a supernatural tale that appears to be in the same mould as The Exorcist; however it was released over a year before William Friedkin’s classic. The Possession of Joel Delaney stars Shirley Maclaine [...]

April 7, 2012

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