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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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The Entity – DVD

When Eduardo Schultz found footage horror film The Entity starts, you’ll be wondering if this spook-venture is worth even switching on. Can you really watch another hour and twenty minutes of screaming in the dark? Thankfully, the Peruvian feature (not to be confused with the superb 1982 Barbara Hershey film) does have enough interesting ideas […]

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Invoked – DVD Review

Humberto Rosa and Thairon Mendes’ found footage horror Invoked is a surprisingly effective . Rosa’s script, co-written by Aaron Gibson, is short and sweet, hits all the bases of a typical haunted house horror, but still packs a punch.

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Eat – DVD Review

Jimmy Weber clearly has a bone to pick, his directorial debut (also his debut writing credit) Eat is, on many counts, a fearless shameless venture, out to upset the unsuspecting viewer. For a horror fan, it’s a rare thing to find something that genuinely curls your toes, makes your eyes water, and has you shuddering […]

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Wyrmwood – DVD Review

Wyrmwood, the stunning debut feature from Kiah Roache-Turner is an impressive foray into the world of schlocky hand-made horror by a group of filmmakers dedicated to the ideals of Indy cinema. And it totally works.

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Open Grave – DVD Review

After a strong opening sequence of utter intrigue and obvious horror cliché, Gonzalo Lopez- Gallego’s Open Grave

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The Cabin – DVD Review

From the outset, there’s little consideration shown in Matt Thompson’s The Cabin. The film begins with the death of a native at the

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The Quiet Ones – Blu-Ray Review

Hammer productions, the British heavyweight in horror, has a varied and vivid history spanning some 60 years.

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No One Lives – DVD Review

Old-school horror, the kind that makes you laugh and squirm in equal measure, is frightfully hard to come by these days. Either a film doesn’t have the charm to pull off an enjoyable venture into the grotesque, or it lacks the balls and brains to relay a truly horrifying venture. Arguably No One Lives is […]

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Manborg

When a film comes our way and one of the first pieces of information we hear regarding said film is that its budget was a measly $1000, yet it still made London Sci-Fi Festival and is getting some pretty rave reviews…we’re pretty much there, popcorn ready. Manborg, the latest cult extravaganza from retro-style production company […]

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