Bored. That’s what I was feeling roughly
half-way through Next of Kin. But, as
it wore on, it surprisingly began to demand my attention, and by the end, I was
completely engaged. Next of Kin
revolves around Li...
It’s always a risky proposition to
stick more than one genre into a blender and expect something good to come out at the end. Two genres?
Easy done. A pinnacle of the ‘two-genre’ fare is the horror-comedy cate...
The line-up for the 30th Alliance French Film Festival has been announced, and well... here's a list of some of the films that will be shown at the event:
Coralie Fargeat's horror masterpiece Reven...
Best of lists are always strange beasts. We sift through a
year of ‘stuff’ trying to find value and quality, only to put it in some kind
of arbitrary order. These lists always play like a competition – where y...
Rape Revenge movies. Do
we need them? From I Spit On Your Grave 1 through 4 to Big Driver to Bound to
Vengeance, they seem to be here to stay – and they all have one thing in
common. Even straight up rev...
A dystopian future, gang
violence and road trips. It’s a formula so familiar that I don’t even need to
list any familiar examples because those three plot themes just had fifty plus
film titles running through...
In 2004 Zack Snyder released his
remake of Dawn of the Dead. It was a
great film. One of the positives for me was that it was straight into it – not
flinching for a moment after the first neck being torn apart...
After 2 years of looking for a
way to bring her young son David (Morrison Gammon) out of a coma, Dr. Amy
Wintercraig (Megan Drury) finds herself pulled into an eerie underworld filled
with ghosts, dead bodies ...
Horror films are fantastic affairs - they force us to sit with
our demons, and reconcile with the feeling of finding comfort and joy from
being terrified. John Carpenter's original classic brought terror to th...
After an irrelevant childhood focused opening, Ghost Stories kicks into its narrative with obnoxious sceptic Professor Phillip Goodman (co-director Andy Nyman) interrupting a psychics attempt to (falsely) reun...