03rd Aug2020

‘Baby Frankenstein’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Ian Barling, Cora Savage, Rance Nix, Andre Gower, Mike Rutkoski, Bill Rutkoski, Patrick McCartney, Eileen Rosen, Yannis Stergiopoulos | Written by Mike Rutkoski | Directed by Jon YonKondy I wasn’t sure exactly what to expect from this movie based on the title alone. Perhaps some weird Frankenstein spin-off? Or maybe a twisted zombie tale? […]

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31st Jul2020

‘Unhinged’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Russell Crowe, Caren Pistorius, Jimmi Simpson, Gabriel Bateman, Austin P. McKenzie, Anne Leighton | Written by Carl Ellsworth | Directed by Derrick Borte Russell Crowe stars as a psycho trucker in Unhinged, an exciting thriller from director Derrick Borte. Given that it’s one of the first mainstream films to receive an actual theatrical release […]

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31st Jul2020

‘The Windmill Massacre’ Review (Horror Channel)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charlotte Beaumont, Patrick Baladi, Ben Batt, Fiona Hampton, Noah Taylor | Written by Suzy Quid, Chris W. Mitchell | Directed by Nick Jongerius Massacre this, massacre that… Thanks to the infamy of Tobe Hooper’s now-classic 70s exploitation shocker The Texas Chainsaw Massacre it seems that we can’t escape a horrifying cinematic massacre… The latest […]

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31st Jul2020

‘The Kissing Booth 2’ Review (Netflix)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, Molly Ringwald, Taylor Zakhar Perez, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Meganne Young, Stephen Jennings, Carson White, Bianca Bosch, Camilla Wolfson, Zandile-Izandi Madliwa, Judd Krok | Written by Vince Marcello, Jay S Arnold | Directed by Vince Marcello The Kissing Booth landed on Netflix in the Summer of 2018 to fanfare from […]

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31st Jul2020

‘Deany Bean is Dead’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Allison Marie Volk, Christopher Glenn Cannon, Colin Taylor Martin, Sarah Sidak, Wendy Wilkins, Paulina Bugembe, Melanie Leanne Miller, Paul Tigue, Kaitlin Huwe, Brett Chapin, Jennifer Champion, Nicholas Thurkettle | Written by Allison Marie Volk | Directed by Mikael Kreuzriegler Deany Bean is Dead kicks off with our protagonist Deany (Allison Marie Volk) sleeping in […]

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30th Jul2020

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam Devine, Priyanka Chopra, Betty Gilpin, Brandon Scott Jones, Jennifer Saunders | Written by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox, Katie Silberman | Directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson Isn’t it Romantic, directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson (The Final Girls), is produced by and also stars Pitch Perfect actress Rebel Wilson; with Liam Hemsworth, Adam […]

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29th Jul2020

‘Gothic Harvest’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Sofia Mattsson, Ashton Leigh, Mary Alice Risener, Tanyell Waivers, Ashley Hamilton, Yohance Myles, Abbie Gayle, Ciara Rizzo, Ashton DeGroot, Kyler Porche | Written by Chris Kobin | Directed by Ashley Hamilton Gothic Harvest is written by Chris Kobin (2001 Maniacs) and directed by Ashley Hamilton who has appeared as an […]

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29th Jul2020

‘Parts Unknown’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: William DeCoff, Alexandra Cipolla, Sarah Michelle, Lizzie Havoc, Alexander Hauck, Ralph Regine, Christina Costello, Stephen Cwiok, Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts, Melantha Blackthorne | Written and Directed by Richard Chandler You would think that the worlds of horror and professional wrestling would meet and make magical beautiful music together, wouldn’t you? Both are brash, bright, […]

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28th Jul2020

‘The Pool’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Theeradej Wongpuapan, Ratnamon Ratchiratham | Written and Directed by Ping Lumpraploeng I have been very excited about seeing The Pool for a long time. The poster and initial images I saw were impressive and I have always loved the idea of movies set in one small location. Whether it be Phone Booth, Man On A […]

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28th Jul2020

‘Zombie For Sale’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Se-ah Jang, Jae-yeong Jeong, Ga-ram Jung, Nam-gil Ki, Soo-kyung Lee, Ji-won Uhm | Directed by Lee Min-jae Also known as “The Odd Family: Zombie On Sale”, Zombie For Sale, released through Arrow Video a couple of weeks ago, is a zombie horror comedy with elements of romance tossed in for good measure. If you’re […]

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28th Jul2020

‘Trolls World Tour’ Blu-ray Review

by Jason Brigger

Stars: Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Rachel Bloom, James Corden, Ron Funches, Kelly Clarkson, Anderson Paak, Sam Rockwell, George Clinton, Mary J. Blige | Written by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger | Directed by Walt Dohrn, David P. Smith Due to the COVID-19 crisis gripping the world, Trolls World Tour, the sequel to the 2016 Trolls film, […]

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27th Jul2020

‘Sins of the Father’ Short Film Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Neil Gallagher | Written by Neil Gallagher, Peter McKeirnon | Directed by Peter McKeirnon The current worldwide pandemic has made it difficult for filmmakers to, well, make films. But it hasn’t stopped them altogether and has often made people become even more creative than normal. Sins of the Father is part of a soon-to-be-released […]

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24th Jul2020

‘The Vigil’ Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Dave Davis, Fred Melamed, Ronald Cohen, Lynn Cohen, Menashe Lustig, Malky Goldman | Written and Directed by Keith Thomas The debut feature from writer-director Keith Thomas, engaging and atmospheric horror The Vigil centres on Yakov Ronen (Dave Davis), a young man who has recently joined a self-help group for Jews struggling to adjust after […]

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24th Jul2020

‘Impetigore’ Review (Shudder)

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Tara Basro, Marissa Anita, Ario Bayu, Christine Hakim, Asmara Abigail, Kiki Narendra, Zidni Hakim, Faradina Mufti, Abdurrahman Arif, Muhammad Abe Baasyin, Mursiyanto, Ahmad Ramadhan | Written and Directed by Joko Anwar On researching Impetigore I quickly stumbled on why the movie has that slightly strange-sounding punned title: Impetigo (im-puh-TIE-go) is a common and highly contagious […]

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24th Jul2020

‘Island Zero: Sea No Evil’ DVD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Laila Robins, Adam Wade McLaughlin, Teri Reeves, Matthew Wilkas, Elaine Landry, Anabel Graetz, Richard Sewell, Stephanie Atkinson, Joanna Clarke, Kelly McAndrew, Thomas Ian Campbell, Anna Gravél, Robin Jones | Written by Tess Gerritsen | Directed by Josh Gerritsen Not the most imaginative of titles but that hasn’t stopped me watching many a movie and […]

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23rd Jul2020

‘Exit 0’ Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Gabe Fazio, Augie Duke, Federico Castelluccio, Peter Greene, Kenneth McGregor, Daniel O’Shea, Boomer Tibbs, Ashley Jordyn, Tara Rose Schreiber, Lindsey Axelsson, Kevin Ebner, Cash Kortum | Written and Directed by E.B. Hughes Written and Directed by E.B. Hughes (Turnabout), Exit 0 is dark psychological thriller that follows a young couple who attempt to salvage […]

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22nd Jul2020

‘Debunkers, Inc.’ VOD Review

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Josh Pinkowski, Izzy Pollak, Blake Kevin Dwyer, Nicole Dubois, Eilise Guilfoyle, Cayla Green, Tennyson Shanahan, Matthew Law, Suzana Norberg, Joe Paulson, Ryan Andrews | Written and Directed by Matt Thompson [NOTE: With the film now out digitally in the UK, here’s a reposting of our review of Debunkers, Inc. from its US debut last […]

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21st Jul2020

‘What Goes Around’ Review

by Dom Hastings

Stars: Catherine Morvell, Jesse Boum, Gabrielle Pearson, Charles Jazz Terrier, Taylor Pearce, Aly Zhang, Maximillian Johnson, Ace Whitman, Erina Yamada, Tim K Williams | Written and Directed by Sam Hamilton “I like filmmaking. Mostly amateur stuff…” What Goes Around certainly comes around in this terrific slasher throwback and snuff film extravaganza! Erin (Catherine Morvell) is […]

21st Jul2020

‘American Fighter’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Bryan Craig, Tommy Flanagan, Sean Patrick Flannery, George Kosturos, Allison Paige | Written by Carl Morris, Shaun Piccinino | Directed by Shaun Piccinino [NOTE: With the film finally debuting in the UK next week, here’s a reposting of our review of American Fighter from its screening at last years Fantasia Festival] A fictional sequel […]

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21st Jul2020

‘SuperGrid’ VOD Review

by Faye Ellis

Stars: Leo Fafard, Marshall Williams, Natalie Krill, Amy Matysio, Jonathan Cherry, Jay Reso, Tinsel Korey, Fei Ren, Daniel Maslany, Sheldon Bergstrom, Josh Strait, Laura Abramsen | Written by T.R. McCauley, Justin Ludwig | Directed by Lowell Dean I was probably one of about seven people that wasn’t enamoured with Wolf Cop. There’s a lot of […]

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20th Jul2020

‘Ghosts of War’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Brenton Thwaites, Theo Rossi, Kyle Gallner, Skylar Astin, Alan Ritchson, Laila Banki, Nathan Cooper, Rebecca Flinn-White, Kaloyan Hristov, Alexander Behrang Keshtkar, Shannon McKain, Yanitsa Mihailova, Matthew Reese, Shaun Toub, Billy Zane | Written and Directed by Eric Bress There are a surprising number of horror movies set during World War II. Perhaps because it […]

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20th Jul2020

‘Don’t Let Them In’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Scott Suter, Scott Britton, Louis Dunkin, Amanda Hunt, Michelle Luther, Rob Murphy, Aidan O’Neill, Amelie Willis, Sophie Willis | Written by Daniel Aldron, Mike Dunkin | Directed by Mike Dunkin Shot over 14 days in South Wales last March, on a meagre budget of £35k, Don’t Let Them In is the first film produced […]

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