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Right Place, Wrong Time: Nostalgia and the House of 1000 Corpses

Back in 2001, Rob Zombie, global heavy metal star, directed his first feature film, House of 1000 Corpses. Its schlocky exploitation soul was abandoned by producers to the whims of post-production purgatory for three years: shelved because of its freakish nature. 

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Temple – DVD Review

There’s a lot of BS floating around just now regarding the writing credit on William Barrett’s directorial debut Temple. If you’re to believe the posters, Temple is the latest potentially lucrative film from the mind of Simon Barrett, writer behind The Guest, You’re Next, and last year’s surprise Blair Witch sequel. 

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Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell

Thankfully, Bloody Muscle Body Builder in Hell is as fun as it sounds. The debut film from Japanese director Shinichi Fukazawa is an adoring love-letter to the age of V/H/S and the morals cheap direct-to-video entertainment. In it, Shinji

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Train to Busan – DVD Review

Last year Yeon Sang-Ho’s animated horror Seoul Station plotted the course of a viral outbreak in South Korea with solid, but not groundbreaking, results. The hype for Sang-Ho’s debut live-action film has been unparalleled and the reviews overwhelmingly enthusiastic. Thankfully its deserved. Seok-Woo (Yoo Gong- Age of Shadows) is a self-serving businessman with little time […]

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Scream Park DVD

Cary Hill’s debut film Scream Park belongs to the outer rings of straight-to-DVD Hell, its cardinal sin? Being dull as dishwater and twice as disposable. True, the film comes from a band of amateurs funded via Kickstarter, but a lack of budget doesn’t quite account for the systemic issues with Hill’s low-key slasher.

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Among the Living – Blu-Ray Review

Among the Living is the latest film from Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury, the French duo who first made a name for themselves with the shocking home

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The Other Side of the Door – Glasgow FrightFest 2016

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 […]

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The Blood Harvest – DVD Review

A low budget independent horror film is not necessarily a bad horror film, but George Clarke’s The Blood Harvest is a tiring exercise in scuzzy low-end high-school filmmaking, the kind that isn’t worth your time.

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The Last Shift – Blu-Ray

Anthony DiBlasi’s latest offering is the Assault on Precinct 13-inspired Last Shift, a relatively solid excursion into supernatural territory with some great scares up its sleeve and some nice references on its mind.

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The Gift – Blu-ray

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 […]

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