Let’s face it, fiends. The Nazis are the quintessential bad guys and within the genre, prove to be the go-to villain of choice. The undead nazi seems to be the evildoer du jour within the horror genre with expected releases of Outpost: Black Sun, Frankenstein’s Army, The 4th Reich, Nazis at the Center of the [...]
There is a moment in the magnificent vampire movie Near Dark which sums up the vampire legend as purely and simply about sex. It’s a moment in the famous redneck bar scene, where the traveling family of monsters shows up to massacre everyone in the place.
The moment, like so many in the movie, belongs to [...]
Dietrich Johnston’s Blood Shot is one of these projects that’s been about for quite some time but just seemed to fade away…
Now, the project looks set for release in the very near future after having won the “Best Thriller Feature” Award at the 2011 Atlanta Horror Film Festival and getting a positive response at the [...]
Fiends, it’s been a long time since I’ve picked up a comic book. Over the last fifteen years, the only “funny books” that I’ve picked up have been Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen, Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns and Batman: Year One; and my all-time favourite comic title, Mark Millar’s Superman: Red Son.
In 2011, I read and reviewed Justin Cronin’s The Passage, a truly epic best-selling vampire tale.The book has proved so popular that Ridley Scott’s film company snapped up the film rights for a cool $1.75m.
Now, the eagerly anticipated sequel The Twelve has been scheduled for release in the US on October 16th 2012! Cronin on [...]
Comic book adaptations have had mixed results on the big screen from the widely panned Judge Dredd starring Sylvester Stallone to the much loved 30 Days of Night.
Another comic set for the big screen treatment is Blood, a powerful, transcendental vampire tale that has remained in print for more than 20 years, and continues to [...]
Back in September 2011, I read and reviewed William Meikle’s The Watchers Omnibus and absolutely loved it. I have, whenever possible, come back to this author time and again for some real horror entertainment.
Looking through Meikle’s catalogue of work, I was attracted to Eldren: The Book of the Dark after reading the following synopsis on [...]
We’ve had Snakes on a Plane, Flight of the Living Dead, Quarantine 2: Terminal, Mark Hamill will soon be seen in Airborne; and the poor Harleyquin had to suffer through Super Shark. What’s next for sky-high horror you say?
The answer is Dusan Strugar’s Night Wings. Written by Paul Birkett and Deborah Wakeham, Night Wings is [...]
I bought The Eyes of the Dead by G.R.Yeates on the recommendation of an author. Usually I wouldn’t do such a thing but the cover intrigued me and the following information from the book’s Kindle page piqued my interest given my love of history:
“Vampires are loose in the trenches of the First World War.
Passchendaele, 1917. [...]