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 [...]
I have to confess that until relatively recently, when I thought of Wales, I thought of rugby, boxing and Tom Jones. That’s it. A visit last year to Cardiff and a little research showed that not only is there a thriving horror community in Wales but that horror has been present in the valleys for [...]
Chernobyl Diaries is a 2012 American horror helmed by first time director Bradley Parker who has previously worked as a digital artist and visual effects supervisor (Fight Club, We Own The Night). The story comes from Oren Peli of Paranormal Activity fame who also co- produces.
The story follows 6 tourists and their Russian guide as [...]
In this, the year in which Steven Spielberg unleashes his painstakingly recreated biopic of the great President, we look back at last year’s big “Lincoln”, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
The back of the DVD of gives the following summary.
From visionary filmmakers Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) comes this visceral, satisfying thriller based on Seth Grahame-Smith’s best [...]
I love a good animated kid’s film, so when I saw the trailer for ParaNorman I immediately added it to my long list of films to see. Coming from animation company LAIKA who teamed up with Focus Features, the company behind the Academy Award-nominated Coraline, I was expecting good things.
ParaNorman is a stop-motion animation, directed [...]
The Resident Evil franchise is past it’s prime. Seven years ago it was at peak condition. The Resident Evil 4 video game being a formidable, word class, award winning show man. The most bankable player on the market. Unfortunately it was a tough act to follow and the franchise has lost it’s way ever since, [...]
The only silver lining to working 70 hr weeks in the film industry is perhaps the discovery of entire films uploaded online, intact, and the freedom to have them rolling in the background while one toils; which lately, has been my only means of keeping a healthy sub-par horror diet.
Hence as a doctor, scholar and [...]