From Johannes Roberts comes The Other Side of the Door, a supernatural horror film that plays out like Pet Cemetery in India, whilst also marking Roberts’ first foray into studio horror. The film tells the story of grieving parents Maria (Sarah Wayne Callies– The Walking Dead) and Michael (Jeremy Sisto – May) who are recovering from the untimely death […]
Joel Edgerton’s directorial debut The Gift is a creeping kind of thriller that takes the awkward buddy comedy to a whole new level. Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca Hall) are a young married couple who have just moved into a new house. Gordo (Edgerton) is a school friend of Simon’s, whose sudden appearance throws […]
Ciaran Foy’s Sinister 2, the follow up to Scott Derickson and C. Robert Cargill’s supernatural terror tale of 2012, is arguably one of the sequels that garnered the most buzz in 2015. Where the first Sinister was steeped in dangerous supernatural vibes and sported some of the most paranoid filmmaking techniques in a contemporary horror, […]
As with any film about art, the personality of the artist informs both art and film, John Maybury’s Love is the Devil: Study for a portrait of Francis Bacon, is a perfect example of this. The paintings of Bacon tell much about his cold, excessive, and cynical outlook, and the film must too. Maybury wants […]
Anthology Horror has slowly crept back into popularity over the past decade, proving itself the best way to sample the best of contemporary horror, A Christmas Horror Story is the latest effort in anthology filmmaking and the ever-growing sub-genre of Christmas horror.
Stung, the debut feature film from Benni Diez and screenwriter Adam Aresty, impressed audiences at this year’s Frightfest and sports one of our favourite posters of 2015. Not surprising when you check out the horde of experienced producers behind the project, people like Todd Brown, Christian Becker, and Nate Bolotin, who collectively orchestrated films like […]
V/H/S: Viral is the third entry to the popular anthology horror series, a series we’ve had an affection for since its inception back in 2012. The first two films showcased a multitude of styles from across the world with consistently inconsistent quality. The third film comes with the star power afforded by the previous involvement […]
Continuing the contemporary trend of hopelessly unabashed nostalgia, Ted Geoghegen’s We Are Still Here is a love letter to classic 70’s haunted house movies with a superb cast of cult stars.
Terrence Fisher was responsible for some of the true classics of the Hammer production company, his Dracula and Frankenstein adaptations spawned sequels that became the meat and bread of Hammer’s output, whilst classics like Hound of the Baskervilles and The Devil Rides Out proved Fisher’s validity as a skilled director. The Man Who Could Cheat […]