23rd Aug2018

Frightfest 2018: ‘The Ranger’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Chloe Levine, Jeremy Holm, Granit Lahu, Jeremy Pope, Bubba Weiler, Amanda Grace Benitez, Larry Fessenden, Nicholas Tucci | Written by Giaco Furino, Jenn Wexler | Directed by Jenn Wexler Having your debut feature play at London’s Frightfest is a huge honour. So for Jenn Wexler’s debut, The Ranger to also play on the festival’s […]

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29th Dec2017

Trailer and Poster for horror-thriller ‘Like Me’

by Phil Wheat

Set for release next month, here’s a trailer and poster for writer/director Robert Mockler’s Like Me – his psychedelic horror-thriller feature debut, which stars stars Addison Timlin, Ian Nelson, Larry Fessenden and Jeremy Gardner. A reckless loner (Addison Timlin) sets out on a crime spree that she broadcasts on social media. After releasing a video […]

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13th Feb2017

‘Supernatural Forces’ DVD 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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25th Jan2017

‘Carnage Park’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Ashley Bell, Pat Healy, James Landry Hébert, Michael Villar, Bob Bancroft, Larry Fessenden, Graham Skipper, Darby Stanchfield, Alan Ruck | Written and Directed by Mickey Keating Sometimes I’m sure people think I’m just being contrary in my reviews – there are films I like that MANY don’t (if you remember the first Frightfest I […]

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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 Oct2015

Competition: Win fear flick ‘We Are Still Here’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

To celebrate the release of We Are Still Here – on DVD from 19th October 2015 – we have a copy on DVD to giveaway courtesy of Studiocanal. After the death of their college age son, Anne (Scream Queen Barbara Crampton: Re-Animator, You’re Next) and Paul Sacchetti (Andrew Sensenig) relocate to the snow-swept New England […]

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08th Sep2015

‘Until Dawn’ – A Horror Fans (Re)View

by Phil Wheat

I’ve been gaming for years, for longer than I have been a horror fan in fact. From the ZX81 through the Acorn Electron, Commodore 64, NES, SNES, Megadrive and beyond, and even back in the early days there were attempts to meld video games and movies. Be it cinematic style games like It Came From […]

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28th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘Body’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Helen Rogers, Alexandra Turshen, Lauren Molina, Adam Cornelius, Larry Fessenden | Written and Directed by Dan Berk, Robert Olsen Body sees three girlfriends head out for a wild night during the Christmas holidays, but their jaunt is about to turn deadly. Cali suggests they crash her rich uncle’s mansion since he’s out of town […]

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28th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘Pod’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lauren Ashley Carter, Larry Fessenden, Dean Cates, Brian Morvant, John Weselcouch, Forrest McClain | Written and Directed by Mickey Keating Ed and Lyla are so worried about their psychologically unstable brother Martin they head to the family cabin in the woods to stage an intervention. What greets them is a raving paranoid individual rambling […]

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11th Aug2015

Frightfest 2015: ‘We Are Still Here’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Barbara Crampton, Andrew Sensenig, Lisa Marie, Larry Fessenden, Monte Markham | Written and Directed by Ted Geoghegan As a kid growing up in the 80s there were only a handful of women who, at least for this young horror fan, could sell a film on their name alone. For T&A terror it was the […]

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20th Apr2015

‘Night of the Wolf: Late Phases’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Tom Noonan, Tina Louise, Rutanya Alda, Caitlin O’Heaney, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Larry Fessenden | Written by Eric Stolze | Directed by Adrián García Bogliano If there is one sub-genre of horror that tends to struggle right now it is that of the werewolf, though WolfCop has gone a long way […]

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18th Mar2015

‘The ABCs of Death 2′ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Julian Barratt, Alexandre Bustillo, Larry Fessenden, Julian Gilbey, E.L. Katz, Aharon Keshales, Steven Kostanski, Julien Maury, Vincenzo Natali, Bill Plympton, Jen & Sylvia Soska and many more… It’s a second go around the alphabet of fear with The ABCs of Death 2. 2012′s first installment – an anthology of 26 stories, each representing […]

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24th Oct2014

Celluloid Screams 2014: ‘The ABCs of Death 2′ Review

by Phil Wheat

Directed by Julian Barratt, Alexandre Bustillo, Larry Fessenden, Julian Gilbey, E.L. Katz, Aharon Keshales, Steven Kostanski, Julien Maury, Vincenzo Natali, Bill Plympton, Jen & Sylvia Soska and many more… It’s a second go around the alphabet of fear with the debut of The ABCs of Death 2 as part of this years Celluloid Screams film […]

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26th Aug2014

FrightFest 2014: ‘Late Phases’ Review

by Ian Loring

Stars: Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Tom Noonan, Tina Louise, Rutanya Alda, Caitlin O’Heaney, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Larry Fessenden | Written by Eric Stolze | Directed by Adrián García Bogliano Nick Damici has been a familiar face in the horror genre for a few years now. Primarily working with writer/director Jim Mickle, on whose films he […]

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22nd Jul2014

‘The Battery’ Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Jeremy Gardner, Adam Cronheim, Niels Bolle, Alana O’Brien, Jamie Pantanella, Larry Fessenden, Kelly McQuade | Written and Directed by Jeremy Gardner You can either love or hate zombies but the fact is they are one of the monsters that just refuse to lay down and die (again).  A part of pop culture they are part of […]

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21st Jul2014

‘Hellbenders’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Clifton Collins, Clancy Brown, Andre Royo, Robyn Rikoon, Macon Blair, Stephen Gevedon, Larry Fessenden, Dan Fogler | Written and Directed by J.T. Petty Let me begin this review by stating this is most-definitely not your typical horror fare; something audiences will realise a mere five minutes into this raucous, sure-to-be-cult-hit, movie. Written and directed […]

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06th Jun2014

‘The Pit’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sean Bridgers, Lauren Ashley Carter, Kaitlin Cullum, Larry Fessenden, Sean Young | Written and Directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle Ada, her family and a small isolated backwoods community worship a mysterious pit. The pit has the power to heal and protect all who honor it but at a deadly price…it demands an occasional sacrifice. The […]

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10th May2014

‘Birth of the Living Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

In 1968 a young college drop-out named George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team – from Pittsburgh policeman, iron workers, housewives and a roller rink owner – to create a low budget horror film that would revolutionise the industry, and spawn a new flesh eating monster that endures to this day…that film was Night of […]

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