07th Feb2024

‘Gods of the Deep’ VOD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Derek Nelson, Makenna Guyler, Tim Cartwright, Rory Wilton,  Kane Surrey, Chris Lines | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds Freeze gave us Lovecraftian horrors in the Arctic, now for a followup writer/director Charlie Steeds takes us to the Antarctic to face even more of them in the deep sea thriller Gods of the Deep. […]

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30th Nov2022

‘Freeze’ Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Rory Wilton, Johnny Vivash, Jake Watkins, David Lenik, Ricardo Freitas, Beatrice Barrilà | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds Freeze, the new film from writer/director Charlie Steeds (The Barge People, The Haunting of the Tower of London) tells of the good ship Innsmouth, it’s Captain Mortimer (Rory Wilton; An English Haunting, Sacrilege) and a […]

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29th Jun2022

‘The Haunting of the Tower of London’ DVD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Tim Cartwright, Emma Spurgin Hussey, James Swanton, Reece Connolly, Jake Watkins, Richard Rowden, Rory Wilton, Grace Blackman, Derek Nelson | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds Originally titled The Haunting of the Bloody Tower and shot back to back with Werewolf Castle, The Haunting of the Tower of London sees writer/director Charlie Steeds (Death […]

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25th Jan2022

‘Werewolf Castle’ DVD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Reece Connolly, Peter Lofsgard, Greg Draven, Derek Nelson, Tim Cartwright, Jay O’Connell, Ricardo Freitas, Emma Spurgin Hussey | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds We’re not five minutes into Charlie Steeds’ (Cannibal Farm, An English Haunting) new film, Werewolf Castle when he unleashes Wolfstan (Reece Connolly; A Werewolf in England) and his horde of […]

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05th Jan2022

‘Winterskin’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: David Lenik, Rowena Bentley, Barrington De La Roche, Peter Cosgrove, Kate Davies-Speak, John Lomas, Harrison Nash, Dylan Curtis | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds [NOTE: With the film releaased on DVD this week in the UK, here’s a reposting of our review of Winterskin from North American its release a couple of years […]

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11th Oct2021

‘Death Ranch’ DVD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Deiondre Teagle, Faith Monique, Travis Cutner, Brad Belemjian, Scot Scurlock | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds Death Ranch sees writer/director Charlie Steeds (The Barge People, An English Haunting) mixing blaxploitation films with grindhouse horror and, at times, healthy doses of black humour. The result is a gory, over-the-top exercise in bad taste that […]

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04th May2020

‘The House of Violent Desire’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Davies-Speak, Barrington De La Roche, Daniel McKee, Yasmin Ryan, Esme Sears, Joe Street, Carl Andersson, Rowena Bentley, Peter Cosgrove | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds I’ve been a fan, nay HUGE fan, of writer/director Charlie Steeds since I first saw his 2017 British-made pastiche of Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Escape […]

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16th Mar2020

Starburst Film Festival 2020: ‘An English Haunting’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: David Lenik, Tessa Wood, Barrington De La Roche, Emma Spurgin Hussey, Jéssica Alonso, Rory Wilton | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds Charlie Steeds, director of [Escape From] Cannibal Farm, Winterskin and The Barge People is back once again for An English Haunting, an altogether different film for Steeds given his past track record. […]

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26th Aug2019

Frightfest 2019: ‘The Barge People’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Davies-Speak, Mark McKirdy, Makenna Guyler, Natalie Martins, Matt Swales, Kane Surry, Emma Spurgin Hussey, Tim Cartwright, Carl Andersson, David Lenik, Barrington De La Roche, Sam Lane, Harrison Nash | Written by Christopher Lombard | Directed by Charlie Steeds Sisters Kat and Sophie, and their boyfriends Mark and Ben, are looking forward to a […]

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22nd Aug2019

Frightfest 2019 Preview: ‘The Barge People’ Podcast

by Stuart Wright

In his latest Arrow Video Frightfest preview podcast, host Stuart Wright talks The Barge People with the films director Charlie Steeds. Sisters Kat and Sophie, and their boyfriends Mark and Ben, are looking forward to a relaxing weekend cruising through the glorious British countryside canals on a luxury barge. Tension arises when businessman Ben refuses […]

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15th May2019

‘Winterskin’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: David Lenik, Rowena Bentley, Barrington De La Roche, Peter Cosgrove, Kate Davies-Speak, John Lomas, Harrison Nash, Dylan Curtis | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds I absolutely adored writer/director Charlie Steeds Cannibal Farm, a film that has seemingly been held to ransom by its UK distributors, with a release – under the title Escape […]

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31st Jan2018

‘Cannibal Farm’ VOD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kate Davies-Speak, Barrington De La Roche, David Lenik, Rowena Bentley, Toby Wynn-Davies, Peter Cosgrove, Joe Street, Dylan Curtis, Tim J. Henley, Kate Llewellyn, Emma Ivy Langwith, Jack Miller | Written and Directed by Charlie Steeds The Harver family head out on an idyllic summer camping trip where they can bury past tensions and enjoy […]

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19th Dec2017

Try to escape the ‘Cannibal Farm’ this January!

by Phil Wheat

Scare season starts early in 2018 with High Octane Pictures’ Cannibal Farm  (aka Escape From Cannibal Farm) – which opens for slicing and dicing on January 2nd! From filmmaker Charlie Steeds and starring Kate Marie Davies, Barrington De La Roche, David Lenik, Rowena Bentley, Toby Wynn-Davies, and Peter Cosgrove, Cannibal Farm is a terrifying, bloody […]