neil marshall

Book Review: FRIGHT FEST GUIDE – WEREWOLF MOVIES

If the truth be told, there has been a serious under-appreciation of the werewolf on screen over the years. While the horror sub-genre has delivered some undeniable classic films, it has never truly connected with mass audiences in the way that [...]

October 31, 2019

Trailer: Stranger Things – HELLBOY Returns

I caught Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy back in 2004 and I think I might even own it on DVD, but I didn’t like it enough to see 2008’s Hellboy II: The Golden Army.  [...]

December 22, 2018

Movies In Focus’ Top 20 Horror Films

It’s very difficult to distill something into a list of ‘bests’. However, sometimes it’s good to take stock of something and evaluate the quality, trying to understand what it should or shouldn’t be. I’ve been writing about films for a [...]

October 30, 2016

Review: X MOOR Is A Ball-Bustingly Visceral British Horror

X Moor is a ball-bustingly visceral British horror from Luke Hyams that gets things just right on a storytelling and thrills level. The film kicks-off as young American couple, Georgia and Max (Melia Kreiling and Nick Blood) to travel to England to [...]

August 27, 2014

Blu-ray Review: THE SEASONING HOUSE Is Slick But Sleazy

Set in the Balkans in 1996, The Seasoning House uses the horrors of war as the stepping stone into its own psychological horror. Paul Hyett, a former make-up artist makes his directorial debut, and while his film may have some impressive effects and [...]

August 18, 2013

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