Glasgow FrightFest 2014
The final, and arguably best, feature and Glasgow’s Frightfest 2014 was Killers, the latest project from the so-called Mo Brothers, Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel. The Indonesian writer-directors have already introduced their dark vision to western audiences via their entries into recent anthologies. Tjahjanto directed the most gruelling entry to The ABC’s of Death in […]
The problem with Jorge Dorado’s debut feature Mindscape is that in the three years since Nolan’s Inception, a whole slew of lesser imitators have unfortunately avalanched over any possibility of this film being considered as any kind of unique take on the memory/dream infiltration sub-genre. Which is a shame because his first is an accomplished […]
The opening feature at Glasgow Frightfest 2014 was arguably one of the best choices in programming over the entire weekend. Savaged, written and directed by Michael S. Ojeda, is a brutal revenge slasher hovering somewhere between I Spit on Your Grave and Evil Dead.
For those of us left unsated by the critically acclaimed Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship, & Videotape, director Jake West and producer Marc Morris return for a second instalment of the revealing documentary. This time the duo tackle everything that came after the 1984 Video recordings Act, filling in the blanks on how the horror […]
When it comes to horror sequels, something tends to get lost in translation; the follow up will rarely do more than enact round 2 of what the first one had to offer, upping the gore and shifting the set-pieces. The films that survive seem to be the ones that throw their eggs in the proverbial […]