28th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Baskin’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Gorkem Kasal, Ergun Kuyucu, Muharrem Bayrak, Mehmet Cerrahoglu, Fatih Dokgöz | Written by Ogulcan Eren Akay, Can Evrenol, Cem Ozuduru, Ercin Sadikoglu | Directed by Can Evrenol It’s safe to say there has been a considerable amount of hype surrounding Baskin within the horror community. From glowing reviews to – bizarrely – action figures […]

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28th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘The Other Side of the Door’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sarah Wayne Callies, Jeremy Sisto, Sofia Rosinsky, Suchitra Pillai, Jax Malcolm, Javier Botet, Logan Creran | Written by Johannes Roberts, Ernest Riera | Directed by Johannes Roberts Dammit Johannes Roberts, why did you have to disappoint so? I absolutely ADORE his 2010 film F (aka The Expelled) and – even though its a Noel […]

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27th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Martyrs’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Troian Bellisario, Bailey Noble, Kate Burton, Caitlin Carmichael Caitlin Carmichael, Melissa Tracy, Romy Rosemont, Toby Huss, Elyse Cole, Ever Prishkulnik, Blake Robbins, Taylor John Smith, Lexi DiBenedetto, Ivar Brogger | Written by Mark L. Smith | Directed by Kevin and Michael Goetz To be fair, given the reputation Pascal Laugiers’ Martyrs has in the […]

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27th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘The Mind’s Eye’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Graham Skipper, Lauren Ashley Carter, John Speredakos, Larry Fessenden, Noah Segan, Matt Mercer, Michael A. LoCicero, Jeremy Gardner, Patrick M. Walsh, Brian Morvant, Josh Ethier, Susan T. Travers | Written and Directed by Joe Begos Back in 2014 first-time director Joe Begos exploded on the horror scene with Almost Human, an alien abduction movie […]

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27th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Southbound’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Chad Villella, Hannah Marks, Fabianne Therese, Nathalie Love, Mather Zickel, David Yow, Tipper Newton | Written and Directed by Radio Silence, Roxanne Benajmin, David Bruckner, Patrick Horvath Southbound is yet another horror anthology from the people behind the V/H/S trilogy. However unlike that series of films, Southbound actually gets things right. Perfectly […]

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27th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘The Wave’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Fridtjov Såheim, Ane Dahl Torp, Thomas Bo Larsen, Fridtjov Såheim, Jonas Hoff Oftebro, Arthur Berning, Edith Haagenrud-Sande, Lado Hadzic, Herman Bernhoft, Silje Breivik | Written by John Kåre Raake, Harald Rosenløw-Eeg | Directed by Roar Uthaug In recent years Norway has been cranking out some fantastic genre films – Troll Hunter, Dead Snow and […]

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27th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Pandemic’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Rachel Nichols, Missi Pyle, Alfie Allen, Mekhi Phifer, Paul Guilfoyle, Danielle Rose Russell | Written by Dustin T. Benson | Directed by John Suits John Suits, director of 2014′s The Scribbler – a personal favourite – is back behind the camera for Pandemic, a first-person look at a zombie outbreak that takes the tropes […]

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26th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘The Hexecutioners’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Liv Collins, Sarah Power, Timothy Burd, Ari Millen, Barry Flatman, Walter Borden, Boyd Banks, Tony Burgess, Jason David Brown, Matt Griffin | Written by Tony Burgess | Directed by Jesse Thomas Cook It would seem, at least on paper, that the director of low-budget quasi-wrestling monster movie Monsters Brawl and the (literal) shit-monster movie […]

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26th Feb2016

Glasgow Frightfest: ‘Anguish’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ryan Simpkins, Annika Marks, Karina Logue, | Written and Directed by Sonny Mallhi Sonny Mallhi is probably not a name on anyones horror radar, however Mallhi was the producer on films like The Strangers, House at the End of the Street and the fantastic 2014 Fightfest flick At the Devils Door (aka Home). With […]

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22nd Jan2016

Glasgow FrightFest announces line-up change

by Phil Wheat

News reaches us this morning that this years Glasgow FrightFest has undergone a line-up change. Due to shifting release dates, the Stephen King shocker Cell is to be replaced with the World Premiere of John Suits’ Pandemic. And honestly, I for one couldn’t be happier. Why? Well Pandemic director John Suits was also responsible for […]

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11th Jan2016

Katie Bonham’s new short ‘Mindless’ to premiere at Glasgow Frightfest

by Phil Wheat

Katie Bonham’s fourth horror short, Mindless, starring Nicholas Vince (Hellraiser, Hellbound: Hellraiser II and Nightbreed), has been selected to screen its world premiere at this years Film 4′s Frightfest Glasgow at 3:40pm on 26th February in the Glasgow Film Theatre. Mindless tells the story of Peter (Nicholas Vince) – a senile, middle-aged man whose house […]

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11th Jan2016

Glasgow FrightFest 2016 – The Line-Up

by Phil Wheat

Kicking off with a special screening of The Forest with star Natalie Dormer in attendance, and finishing in racy rock-fuelled style with Sean Byrne’s The Devil’s Candy, the UK’s favourite horror fantasy event returns to Glasgow Film Festival with another stellar line-up to shock, chill and thrill. A record thirteen films will screen from Thursday […]

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