sean pertwee

Notebook Reviews: DOG SOLDIERS

Neil Marshall – 2002 Neil Marshall‘s directing debut, Dog Soldiers is an exceptionally refreshing slice of horror cinema. The set-up is classic: Zulu meets Aliens with werewolves – and the film is every bit as good as you would hope. [...]

June 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Hyett’s HOWL

The werewolf may be the least over-used mythical monster in the horror pantheon. You’ve likely seen fewer werewolf movies than those with vampires or zombies but that doesn’t mean that this hairy cousin is any less revered. In fact, within the [...]

October 31, 2020

DC On TV: THE FLASH And GOTHAM Become Worth Watching

I had no interest in watching the new television version of DC’s The Flash, or the Batman prequel series (not featuring Batman), Gotham. That all changed a few days ago when the casting go pretty cool. First-up, it has been announced that John [...]

February 15, 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

Review: British Gangster Film ST GEORGE’S DAY

I’m not really a big fan of British gangster films, they’re usually derivative and much too pleased with themselves to be entertaining. However, St George’s Day snuck up on me and surprised me in a big way. Not only is the film enjoyable, but [...]

September 7, 2012