29th Mar2021

‘Shortcut’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Jack Kane, Sophie Jane Oliver, Zander Emlano, Molly Dew, Zak Sutcliffe | Written by Daniele Cosci | Directed by Alessio Liguori Shortcut, a title that doesn’t give much away but fits nicely alongside other horror movies such as Wrong Turn and Dead End. Both of which are actually pretty good despite their uninteresting road-related […]

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26th Mar2021

‘The Legend of Fall Creek’ Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Frank Brantley, Alton Clemente, Chuck Clendenin, Curt Clendenin, Christy Keller, Anita Leeman Torres, Robert Miano, Christopher DeMaci, Julia Mack | Written by Jen Mathiasen, Ryan McGonagle | Directed by Anthony Hall, Ryan McGonagle The Legend of Fall Creek is the sequel to the 2016 movie Bloody Bobby, a film I suspect not many people […]

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25th Mar2021

‘Dark Web: Cicada 3301’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jack Kesy, Conor Leslie, Ron Funches, Alan Ritchson, Andreas Apergis, Kris Holden-Ried, Alyssa Cheatham, Victoria Snow, Marvin Karon | Written by Joshua Montcalm, Alan Ritchson | Directed by Alan Ritchson Cyber-thriller Dark Web: Cicada 3301 comes from actor turned writer/director Alan Ritchson (Titans) and is based on a series of mysterious, unsolved real-life set […]

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25th Mar2021

‘Death Trip’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kelly Kay, Tatyana Olal, Garrett Johnson, Melina Trimarchi, Zoe Slobodzian, Bruce Watts, Brad MacDonald, David Kuyek, Joseph Simmons, Brett Howie | Written by James Watts, Kelly Kay | Directed by James Watts Four friends take a cottage vacation in the dead of winter, seeking refuge from their busy urban lives, if only for one […]

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25th Mar2021

‘Dementer’ VOD Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Katie Groshong, Brandy Edmiston, Larry Fessenden, Eller Hall, Scott Hodges, Stephanie Kinkle | Written and Directed by Chad Crawford Kinkle Cults are a classic horror film troupe for good reason… In Dementer our protagonist Katie (Katie Groshong) runs away from a cult and takes a job caring for people with special needs in a centre. […]

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24th Mar2021

‘Konga TNT’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: John Migliore, Chance Kelly, Grayson Kelly, Sébastien Godin, Steve Kasan, Ellen Mildred, Trevor Payer, Jordan Randall, Jennie Russo, Simon Wheeldon | Written by Trevor Payer | Directed by Brett Kelly Where to start with Konga TNT? How about the same place I started with when reviewing director Brett Kelly’s Ouija Shark… in that you […]

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24th Mar2021

‘Crucified’ VOD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Cinzia Monreale, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Marina Loi, Veronica Urban, Lorenzo Lepori, Nina Orlandi, Sergio Stivaletti, Francesca Orsini | Written by Claudio Lattanzi, Antonio Tentori | Directed by Claudio Lattanzi Crucified (aka Everybody’s End) does sound like a slightly odd title for a movie about a post-apocalyptic world in which an epidemic has taken over […]

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23rd Mar2021

‘You’re Not Alone’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Katia Winter, Leya Catlett, Zach Avery, Emmy James, Lane Bradbury, Richard Bekins, Jerry Dixon, Marceline Hugot, Patrick Hamilton | Written by Andrew Wong | Directed by Eduardo Rodriguez Director Eduardo Rodriguez has been, at least for me, something of a underrated talent. His first Hollywood movie, Stash House, was an effective action thriller and […]

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23rd Mar2021

‘Curse of the Blind Dead’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Aaron Stielstra, Alice Zanini, Francesca Pellegrini | Written by Francesco H. Aliberti, Lorenzo Paviano, Raffaele Picchio, Alessandro Testa | Directed by Raffaele Picchio If you’re of a certain age the term “Blind Dead” will probably mean nothing to you, but for those of use who grew up in the 80s and lived through the […]

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23rd Mar2021

‘Come True’ VOD Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron, Carlee Ryski, Christopher Heatherington, Tedra Rogers | Written and Directed by Anthony Scott Burns Stylishly directed, shot and edited by Anthony Scott Burns (Our House), this creepy Canadian sci-fi horror takes a nightmarish peek into the subconscious. Combining strong visuals with an intriguing mystery plot and at least one […]

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22nd Mar2021

‘Bad Trip’ Review (Netflix)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Eric André, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish, Anthony J. James, Michaela Conlin, Adam Meir, Charles Green, Cory DeMeyers | Written by Eric André, Kathryn Borel, Dan Curry, Jenna Park, Kitao Sakurai | Directed by Kitao Sakurai Part scripted buddy-comedy road movie and part prank show, Bad Trip follows hot on the heels of the […]

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22nd Mar2021

‘Feedback’ VOD Review (Amazon Prime)

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Eddie Marsan, Paul Anderson, Ivana Baquero, Richard Brake, Oliver Coopersmith, Alexis Rodney, Anthony Head, Alana Boden, Nacho Aldeguer | Written by Pedro C. Alonso, Alberto Marini | Directed by Pedro C. Alonso The feature film debut from writer and director Pedro C. Alonso, Feedback stars the excellent Eddie Marsan as Jarvis Dolan, a radio […]

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19th Mar2021

‘Necropath’ Review

by Chris Thomas

Stars: Moe Isaac, Nathan Faudree,Cassandra Hayes, Lillian Colvin, Natalie Colvin, Shain Hence | Written and Directed by Joshua Reale Are you religious? Why yes, I follow the Necropath. Necropath is three short films in one, as a grindhouse-style triple-header of stories all set in the same zombie outbreak. Made on a shoestring budget, and with […]

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19th Mar2021

‘400 Bullets’ Review

by Kevin Haldon

Stars: Andrew Lee Potts, Jean Paul Ly, James Warren, Steven Blades, Spencer Collings | Written and Directed by Tom Paton It seems like just 57 days ago that I was writing my review of G-Loc, starring the ever so awesome Casper Van Dien (who I got to meet on set by the way, so we […]

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18th Mar2021

‘Slaxx’ Review (Shudder)

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Romane Denis , Sehar Bhojani, Stephen Bogaert, Brett Donahue, Kenny Wong, Tianna Nori, Erica Anderson | Written by Patricia Gomez, Elza Kephart | Directed by Elza Kephart [NOTE: With the film debuting on Shudder today, here’s a reposting of our review of horror comedy Slaxx, from its festival run last year] Back in 2010 […]

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17th Mar2021

‘The Parish’ Review

by Dom Hastings

Stars: Angela DiMarco, Sanae Loutsis, Ray Tagavilla, Bill Oberst Jr., Sara Coates, Gin Hammond, Amber Wolfe, Ryan Sanders, Lucas Oktay, Jonathan Holbrook | Written by Todd Downing | Directed by David S. Hogan “Does it always rain here?” In horror films when families move into a new house or a new town, they always seem […]

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17th Mar2021

‘The Curse of Dracula’ DVD Review

by Alain Elliott

Stars: Jurij Drevensek, Marko Mandic, Tanja Ribic, Katarina Stegnar, Jonas Znidarsic, Niklas Kvarforth, Sasa Pavlin Stosic, Luka Cimpric, Ziga Födransperg | Written and Directed by Tomaz Gorkic The Curse of Dracula, aka The Curse of Valburga, is a Slovenian horror comedy that is loosely linked with the famous vampire. Valburga being the apparent cousin of […]

16th Mar2021

‘Assault on Station 33’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Mark Dacascos, Michael Jai White, Weston Cage Coppola, Abigail Hawk, Gina Holden, Rob Van Dam, Gerald Webb, Rachel True, Brittany Underwood, Max Adler, Richard Gabai, Tim McKiernan | Written by Scott Thomas Reynolds | Directed by Christopher Ray Decorated veteran and PTSD sufferer, Jason Hill (Flanery) meets his wife, Jennifer, for […]

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16th Mar2021

‘Thanatomorphose’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Kayden Rose, Émile Beaudry, Eryka Cantieri, Roch-Denis Gagnon, Simon Laperrière, Pat Lemaire, Karine Picard, David Tousignant | Written and Directed by Éric Falardeau Thanatomorphose: “visible signs of an organism’s decomposition caused by death” Thanatomorphose is, to put it bluntly, a startling and horrifying first feature from writer/director Éric Falardeau. On the surface the film […]

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16th Mar2021

‘Kid 90’ Review (Hulu)

by Phil Wheat

Featuring: Soleil Moon Frye, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Brian Austin Green, David Arquette, Dana Ashbrook, Jonathan Brandis, Stephen Dorff, Balthazar Getty, Cherie Johnson, Heather McComb, Danny Boy O’Connor, Perry Farrell, Pete Bici | Directed by Soleil Moon Frye As someone who came into his teenage years in 1990, I have not only had a fascination with the […]

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15th Mar2021

Frightfest Glasgow 2021: ‘Vicious Fun’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Evan Marsh, Amber Goldfarb, Ari Millen, Julian Richings, Robert Maillet, David Koechner, Alexa Rose Steele | Written by Cody Calahan, James Villeneuve | Directed by Cody Calahan Sometimes there are films whose titles LITERALLY tell you what to expect from a movie. Vicious Fun is one such film…There’s a whole lot of vicious things […]

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15th Mar2021

‘I Am Lisa’ Blu-ray Review

by Matthew Turner

Stars: Kristen Vaganos, Jennifer Seward, Manon Halliburton, Carmen Anello, Chris Bylsma, Cinnamon Schultz | Written by Eric Winkler | Directed by Patrick Rea Part werewolf movie, part female revenge flick, entertaining small town horror I Am Lisa does a decent job of genre blending, thanks to a smart script and savvy direction from Patrick Rea. […]

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