01st Sep2015

Competition: Win Frightfest flick ‘Demonic’ on DVD!

by Phil Wheat

When Detective Mark Lewis (Frank Grillo) is called to a local house, he finds the bodies of three slaughtered college students. The only survivor, John (Dustin Milligan) claims they held a séance to summon ghosts of people killed in the house years earlier. Now, three of his friends are dead and two are missing – […]

01st Sep2015

‘WWE: Money in the Bank 2015′ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Money in the Bank has a history of being fun, especially the match itself which often tends to be chaotic. With WWE going through somewhat of a change for WWE: Money in the Bank 2015, it felt more refreshing and interesting. Especially with John Cena vs. Kevin Owens being one of the big fights of […]

27th Aug2015

‘The Falling’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Maxine Peake, Maisie Williams, Florence Pugh, Anna Burnett, Greta Scacchi, Rose Caton, Lauren McCrostie, Katie Ann Knight, Evie Hooton, Monica Dolan, Mathew Baynton, Morfydd Clark | Written and Directed by Carol Morley If there is one thing we know, it’s that growing up isn’t easy. Trying to find your place in the world is […]

27th Aug2015

Competition: Win a copy of ‘Zombie Fight Club’ on DVD!

by Phil Wheat

The Raid meets Dawn of the Dead in this crazy zombie smackdown! While the zombie apocalypse brings Taipei to the brink of collapse, an apartment block in the corner of the city becomes riddled with crime. But things go from bad to worse when it’s overrun by zombies; infecting the residents, bystanders and even a […]

25th Aug2015

Competition: Win ‘Final Girl’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

The Hunger Games meets Kick-Ass in this nightmarish story of survival! When a pack of teenage boys choose the seemingly innocent Veronica (Abigail Breslin) as the next victim of a deadly hunting tradition, they soon discover she’s not as innocent as she looks… Final Girl is available on Digital and DVD from September 7th. To […]

24th Aug2015

Competition: Win ‘The Ang Lee Trilogy’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Altitude Film Distribution have, this week, released a collection of Ang Lee’s first three Chinese language films entitled The Ang Lee Trilogy. Discover the early work of a celluloid legend who would go on to become the first Asian to win an Oscar for Best Director and receive 2 Academy Awards. The Ang Lee Trilogy […]

20th Aug2015

‘The Knick: The Complete First Season’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

What do you get if you cross a period drama set in the early twentieth century, and a medical drama? The answer is The Knick, a Steven Soderbergh directed television show at the deadly cutting edge of surgery… Set in New York’s Knickerbocker Hospital the show focuses on the lives of the people who work […]

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17th Aug2015

‘The Town that Dreaded Sundown’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Addison Timlin, Veronica Cartwright, Anthony Anderson, Travis Tope, Joshua Leonard, Andy Abele, Gary Cole, Edward Herrmann, Ed Lauter, Arabella Field, Denis O’Hare | Written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Earl E. Smith | Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon What do you get if you remake a movie, but in truth make it more of a sequel to […]

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16th Aug2015

‘The Duff’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mae Whitman, Bella Thorne, Robbie Amell, Bianca A. Santos, Skyler Samuels, Romany Malco, Nick Eversman, Chris Wylde, Ken Jeong, Allison Janney | Written by Josh A. Cagan | Directed by Ari Sandel Bianca (Mae Whitman) is a content high school senior whose world is shattered when she learns the student body knows her as […]

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13th Aug2015

Competition: Win ‘Soldiers of the Damned’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Set on the Eastern front in 1944, Soldiers of the Damned follows Major Kurt Fleischer, (Gil Darnell), war-weary commander of an elite troop of German soldiers, after he is ordered to escort a female scientist (Miriam Cooke) into a mysterious forest behind enemy lines to retrieve an ancient relic. As his men begin to disappear […]

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10th Aug2015

‘The Flying Acquaintances’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

(1973, dir: Robert Steiner) “How do the flying acquaintances find fun? We’ll show you how!”

 After being treated to the wonderful sights of 42nd Street, we meet Max (Jamie Gillis, Waterpower), a suave bank teller and his nubile friend Sylvie (Susan Curtis, Airplane) have a little of simulated fun, until some pesky aviation related stock […]

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09th Aug2015

‘Anticipation / Flesh Pond’ Review (Vinegar Syndrome)

by Mondo Squallido

ANTICIPATION (1981, dir: Carlos Tobalina) “Beyond Temptation…” Joyce (Sheila Parks, Casanova II) and Jerry (Jesse Adams, Deep Rub) are newlyweds who, after some mind numbingly awkward conversation, make love for the first time. After breaking in the cheap motel bed (how romantic!), the pair talk about Jerry’s brother Steve (Joey Silvera, Carnal Haven), who apparently […]

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09th Aug2015

‘Everly’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Salma Hayek, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Laura Cepeda, Togo Igawa, Akie Kotabe, Gabriella Wright, Caroline Chikezie, Jennifer Blanc, Jelena Gavrilovic, Aisha Ayamah, Masashi Fujimoto | Written by Yale Hannon | Directed by Joe Lynch When Everly (Hayek) betrays her sadistic mob boss Taiko (Watanabe), he sends a group of his most brutal men to torture and kill […]

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03rd Aug2015

‘White God’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy, Lili Monori, Gergely Bánki, Tamás Polgár | Written by Kornél Mundruczó, Viktória Petrányi, Kata Wéber | Directed by Kornél Mundruczó Some films are hard to classify, they do not want to be stuck in just one genre, and they just want to tell a story. White […]

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03rd Aug2015

Frightfest fave ‘Blood Moon’ gets a US & UK release date

by Stuart Wright

Blood Moon is to be released by StudioCanal in the UK on 5th October. Prior to that the movie is coming out in the US (distributed by Uncork’d), on 1st September. This gothic western, werewolf movie premiered at Frightfest 2014.  Funfact: the 19th century Colorado was recreated  in deepest, darkest Kent, UK; AND Blood Moon is only the second Western to be […]

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02nd Aug2015

‘Eat’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Meggie Maddock, Jeff Maez, Ali Francis, Dakota Pike, Jeremy Make, Christine Olyer, Stacy Pederson, Nate Bakke, Maru Garcia, Olivia Hendrick, Aaron Lenius | Written and Directed by Jimmy Weber The horrors of Hollywood strike again. After last years hit Frightfest flick Starry Eyes, which took a very supernatural look at the price of fame; […]

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02nd Aug2015

Competition: Win British thriller ‘Flutter’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of Flutter – available on DVD 3rd August 2015 – we have a copy to giveaway! Flutter is the unmissable sexy British thriller starring Luke Evans (The Hobbit, Dracula Untold), Joe Anderson (Hannibal, The Grey), Billy Zane (Titanic) and Mark Williams (Harry Potter, The Fast Show). Flutter adds its own dark twist […]

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01st Aug2015

Competition: Win horror film ‘Cub’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

Sam, an imaginative but vulnerable twelve year-old, heads off to camp with his Cub Scouts troupe. Mistrusted by the pack leader Peter and isolated by the other scouts, he becomes convinced a terrible fate awaits them in the forest after he discovers a mysterious lair. When Sam tries to warn them, they ignore him and […]

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28th Jul2015

Competition: Win tentacle horror ‘Dead Shadows’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of the must-see sci-fi horror Dead Shadows (reviewed here) -  out on DVD 27th July 2015 – we are giving away a copy. Exciting debut director David Cholewa delivers one of the most inventive and atmospheric sci-fi horrors in recent years, where the people of Paris undergo an monstrous transformation after […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Shark Killer’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Derek Theler, Erica Cerra, Arnold Vosloo, Paul du Toit, Wayne Harrison | Written by Sheldon Wilson, Richard Beattie | Directed by Sheldon Wilson Good god. Has it come to this? Someone, somewhere decided that they wanted to make a heist movie. But how to sell it to international markets? Why not stick a shark […]

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26th Jul2015

‘Dead Shadows’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Fabian Wolfrom, Gilles Barret, Laurie Cholewa, Margaux Devy, Sylvain Dubois, John Fallon, Blandine Marmigère, Caterina Perazzi, Norbert Ferrer, Franck Penaud, Christophe Perez, Lisette Pires, Baya Rehaz | Written by Vincent Julé | Directed by David Cholewa Whilst the likes of Inside, Martyrs, High Tension et al., have pushed the boundaries of the horror genre […]

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25th Jul2015

‘Girlhouse’ DVD Review

by Stuart Wright

Stars: Ali Cobrin, Adam DiMarco, Slaine, Alyson Bath, Elysia Rotaru, Alice Hunter, Chasty Ballesteros, Nicole Arianna Fox, Zuleyka Silver, Wesley MacInnes, Erin Agostino | Written by Nick Gordon | Directed by Jon Knautz, Trevor Matthews Girlhouse is three parts slasher and one part home invasion movie; and introduces us to a new horror anti-hero ‘Loverboy’. It’s […]

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