Every once in a while, a film comes along that leaves a real impression on me. Occasionally, a film comes along that really sticks in my head. However, a film that leaves me in wide eyed amazement with an immediate desire to view it all over again, is a truly rare beast indeed.
The Raid is [...]
It’s safe to say that of all of the films on offer at Glasgow Frightfest weekend, Cassadaga was the one I was looking forward to the most. Directed by Anthony DiBlasi (Clive Barker’s Dread) and written by Bruce Wood, the film was looking promising considering the distinct lack of really good, gore-filled moments at the [...]
Films based on aliens can vary wildly in nature and indeed quality. From Steven Spielberg’s E.T. to Ridley Scott’s Alien via Jeff Bridges as Starman; extra-terrestrial flicks run the full gamut from adorable pacifists to beneficent space explorers to malevolent killers.
Which brings us to L’arrivo di Wang, a 2011 psychological sci-fi chiller that has been [...]
I have to be honest here. When I first read the synopsis to Rites Of Spring, I was concerned. I like genre mash-up films but I couldn’t help but think, “Ah, a Jeepers Creepers clone”. It’s an obvious comparison.
I don’t remember the last time I was so happy to be wrong. Padraig Reynolds’ film is [...]
I watched every film at Frightfest in the hope of finding the next horror gem, the next film that people simply have to see and whether it be slasher flicks, psychological horror or just down right violent and brutal, Frightfest is the perfect opportunity to witness the latest in horror before the general masses but [...]
Undead nazis are fast becoming the cinematic go-to bad guy. It makes sense combinging one of the greatest evils the world has ever seen with the menace of them returning from the grave, hungry for flesh.
One might be tempted to think this is a formula that you simply can’t get wrong…
Boils and ghouls, I give [...]
As Andy correctly predicted, I was excited about seeing The Day at Glasgow Frightfest, a post-apocalyptic horror movie that stars recognisable actors such as Dominic Monaghan (Lord of the Rings, I Sell the Dead), Cory Hardrict (Battle: Los Angeles) and Shannyn Sossamon (One Missed Call, Catacombs) and from the looks of the trailer below, it [...]