31st Jul2023

‘Evie’ Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: Holli Dempsey, Jay Taylor, Michael Smiley, Liam McMahon, Joanne Mitchell, Justin McDonald, Martelle Edinborough | Written and Directed by Dominic Brunt, Jamie Lundy Co-directors Dominic Brunt and Jamie Lundy open their film on a moment of familial bliss, as a mother enjoys time on the beach with her two young children, Evie and Tony. […]

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08th Jun2023

‘Scream of the Wolf’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: James Fleet, John Henshaw, Nicky Evans, Jay Taylor, Thaila Zucchi | Written by Joel Ferrari, Pete Wild | Directed by Dominic Brunt I am always very much excited when the film-making duo Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell have a new film coming out. They have proved themselves again and again when it comes to […]

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04th Jan2023

‘Wolf Manor’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: James Fleet, John Henshaw, Nicky Evans, Jay Taylor, Thaila Zucchi | Written by Joel Ferrari, Pete Wild | Directed by Dominic Brunt I am always very much excited when the film-making duo Dominic Brunt and Joanne Mitchell have a new film coming out. They have proved themselves again and again when it comes to […]

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17th Aug2022

Top 5: “Films That Have Influenced Me” with Dominic Brunt

by Stuart Wright

In his latest interview/podcast, host and screenwriter Stuart Wright talks to Dominic Brunt about his new film Wolf Manor and “5 Films That Have Influenced Everything I’ve Done in my Adult Life” including: Night of the Demon (1957) Whistle Down the Wind (1961) From Beyond the Grave (1974) Shogun Assassin (1980) Remains of the Day […]

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28th Apr2022

First look at Dominic Brunt’s new horror movie ‘Wolf Manor’

by Phil Wheat

Seemingly coming out of nowhere, the werewolf horror-thriller Wolf Manor, from actor and director Dominic Brunt (Bait, Attack of the Adult Babies) has entered post-production. Directed by Brunt, the full-throttle, gore-filled film is the tale of a film crew caught in the claws of a manor house’s resident werewolf, was shot in three weeks in […]

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18th Mar2021

Brit psychological horror ‘Evie’ enters post-production

by Phil Wheat

Brit indie feature film Evie, starring Holli Dempsey (Derek, After Life), Michael Smiley (Luther, Kill List) and Jay Taylor (Donkey Punch, Manhunt), has just wrapped a four week shoot on locations in Yorkshire and the Llyn Peninsula, Wales. Directed by Dominic Brunt (Before Dawn, Bait) and Jamie Lundy (making his feature film debut). the brooding […]

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17th Apr2019

The Filmmakers Podcast #104: Dominic Brunt on how to make Horror films

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres. For those unfamiliar, with the series, The […]

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10th Apr2019

‘Before Dawn’ Blu-ray Review (101 Films)

by Dan Woolstencroft

Stars: Dominic Brunt, Joanne Mitchell, Eileen O’Brien, Nicky Evans, Alex Baldacci | Written by Mark Illis, Joanne Mitchell | Directed by Dominic Brunt There’s unlikely to be a review of Before Dawn written that doesn’t mention director and star Dominic Brunt’s Emmerdale connection. Brunt has starred as Paddy Kirk on the long running soap since […]

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28th Aug2018

‘Funny Cow’ DVD Review

by Jak-Luke Sharp

Stars: Maxine Peake, Paddy Considine, Stephen Graham, Alun Armstrong, Christine Bottomley, Kevin Eldon, Tony Pitts, Diane Morgan, Hannah Walters, Hebe Beardsall, John Bishop, Lindsey Coulson, Adam Gillen, Dominic Brunt, Vic Reeves | Written by Tony Pitts | Directed by Adrian Shergold A comedian uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to […]

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12th Jul2018

‘Attack of the Adult Babies’ Review #2

by Philip Rogers

Stars: Kurtis Lowe, Andrew Dunn, Andy Abrahams, Dominic Brunt, Charlie Chuck, Kate Coogan, Simon Corble, Samantha Daniels, Sally Dexter, Howard Ellis, Nicky Evans, Thalia Zucchi, Joanne Mitchell, Mica Proctor, Laurence R. Harvey | Written by Joanne Mitchell, Paul Shrimpton | Directed by Dominic Brunt George (Andrew Dunn) is playing a board game at home with […]

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09th Jul2018

‘Attack of the Adult Babies’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Kurtis Lowe, Andrew Dunn, Andy Abrahams, Dominic Brunt, Charlie Chuck, Kate Coogan, Simon Corble, Samantha Daniels, Sally Dexter, Howard Ellis, Nicky Evans, Thalia Zucchi, Joanne Mitchell, Mica Proctor, Laurence R. Harvey | Written by Joanne Mitchell, Paul Shrimpton | Directed by Dominic Brunt Attack of the Adult Babies. What a title! It’s enough on […]

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07th Jun2018

Interview: Dominic Brunt talks ‘Attack of the Adult Babies’

by Philip Rogers

Attack of the Adult Babies is a new horror comedy which is due for release on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital on June 18th. I got an opportunity to ask director Dominic Brunt a few questions about what we can expect from the film, his inspirations and his favourite moments during filming. Although you directed Attack […]

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29th Mar2018

Nucleus Films to unleash ‘Attack of the Adult Babies’ in the UK!

by Phil Wheat

Dominic Brunt’s outrageous horror satire Attack of the Adult Babies is to get a UK release, as Nucleus Films to unleash cult feature on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital on June 11th 2018. Plus, the first 1000 blu-rays in Collectors Numbered Limited Edition will have slip case designed by film artist Graham Humphreys. The film had […]

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13th Sep2017

Grimmfest 2017 closing film announced

by Phil Wheat

If there’s one thing that Horror teaches us, it’s that Royalty, the Aristocracy, the Captains of Industry, the rich and powerful generally, are not like the rest of us. They are vampires or lizards; they prey on us, or hunt us for sport; they indulge in grotesque, shapeshifting, “shunting” orgies; they go canvasing for Parliament […]

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09th Aug2017

Frightfest 2017 Interview: Dominic Brunt talks ‘Attack of the Adult Babies’

by Stuart Wright

In the first of his FrightFest interview series, host Stuart Wright talks to actor-turned-director Dominic Brunt about his latest film Attack of the Adult Babies, which has its world premiere at the festival on Saturday 26th August. From Dominic Brunt, director of BEFORE DAWN and BAIT, a satirical and sexy shocker unlike anything you’ve ever […]

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04th May2017

Interview: Producer/actor Joanne Mitchell talks ‘Adult Babies’

by Phil Wheat

In his latest interview/podcast, host Stuart Wright talks to producer/actor Joanne Mitchell about her new film Adult Babies, Bait (both directed by Dominic Brunt), and Habit (directed by Simeon Halligan) and women in horror. Bait is out now; and available to stream on Netflix UK. Adult Babies and Habit are due out later in 2017.

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02nd Oct2015

Grimmfest 2015: ‘The Box’ Review (Short Film)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Dominic Brunt, Joanne Mitchell, Patrick Lally, Roy Bright, Sam Edge | Written by Shaune Harrison, Mark Jones | Directed by Shaune Harrison Screening as part of Grimmfest’s Northern Showcase – a shorts programme celebrating the best “The North” has to offer in terms of genre cinema, accompanied by introductions and talks from those involved […]

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02nd Sep2015

Frightfest 2015 Podcasts: #22 – Bait

by Phil Wheat

A tense female revenge saga and frightening true-life crime thriller graced by a scalpel-sharp screenplay and extraordinary performances. Two women who dream of opening their own café in a work-depressed northern town go to the wrong person for a loan in this chilling allegory of the economic brutality independent businesses face within the austerity-led banking […]

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13th Nov2013

Interview: Dominic Brunt talks ‘Before Dawn’

by Phil Wheat

Dominic Brunt is probably best known as Paddy in the ever-popular soap Emmerdale but he is increasingly gaining a reputation as a first-class horror filmmaker, and on the eve of Before Dawn receiving its network TV premiere on the Horror Channel, Brunt reveals how a row with his wife led to the making of the […]

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