20th Jul2023

‘Wrath of Dracula’ Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: Hannaj Bang Bendz, Dean Marshall, Sean Cronin, Mark Topping, Ayvianna Snow, Carl Wharton, Jasmine Sumner | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Amidst a busy filmography, Wrath of Dracula marks the third 2023 released feature for writer/director Steve Lawson – including the interesting Ripper’s Revenge. Inspired by Bram Stoker’s iconic 1897 novel, the story […]

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27th Mar2023

‘Ripper’s Revenge’ DVD Review

by James Rodrigues

Stars: ‎ Chris Bell, Rachel Warren, Carl Wharton, Rafe Bird | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson One year after the notorious “Jack the Ripper” murders, the killings have stopped and his identity remains a mystery. Having made his career on those stories, newspaper reporter Sebastian Stubb (Chris Bell) is struggling financially as he is […]

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21st Dec2022

‘The Mummy: Resurrection’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Chris Bell, Carl Wharton, Marcus Langford, Dawn Butler, Jas Steven Singh, Rare Bird, Raven Lee Melvyn Rawlinson, Sophie Marlowe, Natalie Rayner, Helen White | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Leicester-based filmmaker Steve Lawson seems to have struck up quite the partnership with UK distributor High Fliers Films, having had the last half a […]

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29th Mar2022

‘The Highwayman: The Legend of Dick Turpin’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Mollie Hindle, Morgan Rees-Davies, Tom Hendryck, Ciaron Davies, Stacey Gough, Melvyn Rawlinson, Steve Dolton | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson After a disastrous attempt to rob the carriage of the Earl of Pembroke, famed highwayman Dick Turpin finds himself on the run in the English countryside with the only thing of value he […]

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09th Mar2022

‘The Fourth Musketeer’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Jonathan Hansler, Nathan McGowran, Matt Ingram-Jones, Mollie Hindle, Sean Cronin, Ade Dimberline, Morgan Rees-Davies, Richard Ingle, Melvyn Rawlinson | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Independent Midlands filmmaker Steve Lawson, who has been exploring rather familiar horror characters in the likes of Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing, Ripper Untold and Jekyll & Hyde, is back […]

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15th Dec2021

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Tom Hendryk, Michael McKell, Helen Crevel, Robin Denys, David Lenik, Mark Topping, Francesca Louise White | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Following on from Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing and Ripper Untold, Leicester-based filmmaker Steve Lawson returns with his third take on classic cinematic villains with Jekyll & Hyde; and like those aforementioned movies […]

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16th Jul2021

‘Ripper Untold’ DVD Review

by Jim Morazzini

Stars: Phil Molloy, Jonathan Hansler, Chris Bell, Jacob Anderton, Sylvia Robson | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Ripper Untold is writer/director Steve Lawson’s fourth consecutive film with a historical setting after Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing, Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island and The Haunting of Alcatraz. And like them, it was filmed on a […]

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04th Jun2021

‘Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Steven Dolton, Ryan Harvey, Glenn Salvage, Jas Steven Singh, Charlie Bond, David Hon Ma Chu, Tony Lau | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson Independent Midlands filmmaker Steve Lawson, whose last film, Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing, was a surprising take on the Dracula mythos, is back behind the camera for and altogether different beast […]

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05th Apr2021

‘Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing’ DVD Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Charlie Bond, Helen Crevel, Tom Hendryk, Joe Street, Mark Topping | Written and Directed by Steve Lawson I know what you’re thinking… “Oh my god, not another take on Bram Stoker’s Dracula?!” Mainly because I was thinking the same too. But there’s a very good reason this film is called Bram Stoker’s Van Helsing […]

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23rd Apr2018

First look at artwork for new Hereford Films horror ‘Aura’

by Phil Wheat

Hereford Films, the London-based production outfit best known urban thrillers such as We Still Kill the Old Way and Vendetta, are making the move into more horrific genre fare under the companies brand new “Hereford Horror” banner and has unveiled the artwork for its first venture: the US-set, Blumhouse-style supernatural shocker, Aura. The film is […]

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18th Jan2018

Hereford Films wraps production on horror ‘Aura’

by Phil Wheat

UK indie Hereford Films (the company behind the We Still Kill the Old Way series) has announced completion of production of its latest feature film, the US-set supernatural horror Aura. Revolving around the concept of Kirlian photography (a process whereby the visible auras of objects and living things are captured), the film – which is […]

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