Glasgow FrightFest 2014

Festival CoverageGlasgow FrightFest 2014

Killers – 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 […]

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Mindscape – Glasgow FrightFest 2014

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 […]

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Savaged – Glasgow FrightFest 2014

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.

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Glasgow FrightFest 2014

Video Nasties: Draconian Days – Glasgow FrightFest 2014

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 […]

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Wolf Creek 2 – Glasgow FrightFest 2014

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 […]

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