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EIFF 2018Festival Coverage

The Most Assassinated Woman in the World – EIFF 2018 Review

For horror enthusiasts, Franck Ribiere’s The Most Assassinated Woman in the World, a film centred around Paris’ infamously depraved Grand Guignol theatre, is an absolute treat. Part biopic, part period thriller,

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EIFF 2018Festival Coverage

Terminal – EIFF 2018 Review

Set in an unnamed futuristic city, Vaughn Stein’s debut feature Terminal is an eccentric but troubled neo-noir thriller. On paper the film sounds pretty intriguing: Margot Robbie as a dangerously ambitious assassin, Simon

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DVDReviews

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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DVDReviews

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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Blu-rayReviews

The Other

Robert Mulligan’s (To Kill a Mocking Bird) The Other cleverly disguises itself; a depression-era domestic tale of family on

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Blu-rayReviews

Dark Tourist

Dark Tourist opens with a man sitting in a shady apartment, cracking and salting a boiled egg, then smoking a cigarette with

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DVDReviews

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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DVDFestival CoverageReviews

Lizzie Borden Took An Axe – DVD Review

In 1892, a young American woman named Lizzie Borden was tried and acquitted for the axe murders of her mother and father

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DVDReviews

Camp Dread – DVD Review

Harrison Smith impressed with his script for 2011’s The Fields, following on from that Camp Dread is his directorial debut.

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DbD 2014Festival Coverage

Killer Legends – Dead by Dawn 2014

In 2010 Joshua Zeman’s Cropsey investigated the point where folklore and real life merge. Killer Legends builds on Zeman’s fascination with the true-crime origins of urban legends, exploring how such tales are manufactured and perpetuated.

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