With the approach of Christmas comes the inevitable release of a slew of films joining the ranks of the “Yuletide Slasher”. While you wait for the Silent Night remake to enter cinemas I would like to recommend one X-mas related horror film for your collection. Released back in 1980 under the title You Better Watch […]
At one point in my life, Victor Salva was the master of nightmares. For some of you out there he’s probably that too, this is the guy who wrote and directed Jeepers Creepers, a
For a film with the tagline: “The first real ghost story”, Apartment 143 (also known as Emergo) doesn’t really seem to be pulling out the stops to show us something new. Written by Rodrigo Cortes, the man who brought us Buried and Red Lights,
Of all the horror films to make it to the big screen this autumn, Sinister, starring Ethan Hawke and directed by Scott Dickinson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose), has probably
The first thing to remember when you sit down to watch [Rec]3 Genesis is that it is a very different film to its predecessors. [Rec] (2007) and [Rec 2] (2009) have already garnered more than their fair share of cult following and critical acclaim, Rec 2 often being cited as one of the best horror […]
Unlike the majority of films to ride the lucrative “handheld” wave that has flooded horror since Blair Witch and more recently Paranormal Activity, The Lost Coast Tapes actually holds its own as an enjoyable addition to a painfully tired sub-genre.
Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo have already made a sound debut in the form of 2007’s Inside, so their second feature, Livid, is due to cause some excitement amongst horror fans. The pair’s second film is an atmospheric and visually inventive take on the ‘old haunted house story’ and among other things probably one of […]
The Fields is one of very few horrors to successfully put a child in the lead character position and pull it off. Part of this comes down to B.Harrison Smith’s script, but for the most part it’s down to Joshua Ormond’s muted performance as Steven, a kid who, rather than being mouthy, irritating, cocky, inhumanly […]
In a cinematic landscape where the vampire sub-genre is populated with constant reworking and, more specifically, buggered half to death by Twilight, The Thompsons, the sequel to 2006’s The Hamiltons, is a rough but charming pick-me-up.