Horror has always had a home in Wales. 1941’s The Wolf Man is set in Wales. 1983’s House of the Long Shadows too was set in Wales and marked the last time Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee shared screen time and also the only time they both starred with Vincent Price; and more recently, there [...]
The Wrong House is a new addition to the haunted house genre, written and directed by Eric Hurt.
The basic premise is as follows: “Two very different families search for the perfect house to call home. When both families show up at a deserted farmhouse, it quickly becomes clear that something is not right. After rescuing Hanna, [...]
Sick Boy is a 2012 horror from writer/director Tim T. Cunningham who has a background in VFX on blockbusters like Armageddon and X Men: First Class.
Sick Boy sees Skye McCole Bartusiak cast in the lead role of Lucy, an aspiring writer who drifts from job to job, struggling to settle. This leads to conflict with her fiancé Chris, played by [...]
Slasher House is a 2012 independent horror film from Director MJ Dixon. The film begins with Red, the protagonist, waking from enforced slumber, with amnesia. She is also naked and trapped in a cell. She quickly finds some bizarre notes, which lead her to clothes to hide her shapely bum, a fridge with beer and an [...]
In my continued efforts to champion domestic horror films, my interest was piqued when Before Dawn, a 2012 British zombie film, came highly recommended by David Moody; a man who knows a thing or two about the walking dead, given that he is the author of the wildly successful Autumn series of books.
The DVD cover [...]
Room 237 is a 2012 documentary directed by Rodney Ascher about hidden meanings contained within Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Using footage from The Shining along with other Kubrick films Ascher brings together5 obsessive fans who through interviews highlight their own interpretation of Kubrick’s psychological horror masterpiece. Being a fan of The Shining and having recently [...]
Its really difficult to know where to start with Baise – Moi as there is literally so much to be said.
Initially released in 2000, written and co-directed by Virginie Despentes and Coralie Trinh Thi, the movie found itself amidst a controversial shit storm. Banned in Malaysia, Singapore, prohibited in Australia where the film carries a [...]
For your information I was eager to review this film for a long time prior to its release, had hoped to write it up on the original Halloween 2012 release date. Alas initial reactions were so instantly po-faced that they poisoned the collective internet opinion in record timing and seem to have even harmed its [...]
The countryside can be scary. Despite our ever-inflating population large parts of the UK are still made up of stretching acres of farmland, cut off from the reaches of normal civilisation. Places where the traditional ideas of ‘keeping the peace’ are much different. Places where everyone knows each other and strangers aren’t welcome. Places where [...]
It’s always nice to see people doing well. Particularly when the people doing well are decent people doing what they can with limited resources. It’s also rewarding to see films that you have followed (very) closely doing well, being snapped up for distribution and playing at cinemas, rather than simply disappearing into obscurity.
It’s with that [...]