24th Mar2017

Spectacular Optical announce new Jean Rollin tome

by Phil Wheat

Canadian micro-publisher Spectacular Optical is pleased to announce a new book focused on the career of French fantasy and horror filmmaker Jean Rollin, Lost Girls: The Phantasmagorical Cinema of Jean Rollin, penned by all women critics, scholars and film historians. Set to be released in the summer of 2017, this collection of essays covers the […]

17th Mar2017

‘Zombie Lake’ DVD Review (Black House)

by Mondo Squallido

Stars: Howard Vernon, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Anouchka, Antonio Mayans, Lynn Monteil, Youri Radionow, Gilda Arancio, Marcia Sharif, Yvonne Dany, Jean Rene Bleu, Jean Rollin | Written by Julián Esteban & Jess Franco | Directed by Jean Rollin The residents of a small French village are shocked when a young girl goes missing whilst visiting the nearby […]

27th Jan2017

Details & artwork for Screenbound’s first 6 Euro-horror releases

by Phil Wheat

UK distributor Screenbound are set to take the plunge into the sleazy world of Euro-horror with not one but TWO new labels dedicated to the genre(s). Launching in March, Black House looks to cover the more horrific side of European cinema, whilst – at least based on their first releases – Maison Rouge offers up […]

22nd Jun2011

‘Requiem For a Vampire’ DVD Review

by Paul Metcalf

Stars: Marie-Pierre Castel, Mireille Dargent, Philippe Gasté | Written and Directed by Jean Rollin Requiem for a Vampire is also known as Caged Virgins, Virgins and Vampires and Sex Vampires. Does that catch your interest? I’m sure it will do. I prefer Requiem for a Vampire as the name though; it pulls the movie back […]