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Review: Taeter City Doesn’t Play for Laughs it is Presented Very Seriously

Italian splatter kings Necrostorm scored a cult hit with their first film Adam Chaplin (2011) a combination of Manga / Anime classic Fist of the North Star, The Crow and...

Review: 3 Dead Trick or Treaters is an Impressively Professional Film

The most immediately impressive thing about Torin Langen’s creepy, silent anthology is the professionalism of the cinematography. Autumnal, natural daylight is used...

Review: ‘The Greasy Strangler’ Performances are Deliberately Stiff

The Greasy Strangler. Ok… Where to start with this one? It has to be the most bizarre film made in at least a decade. Imagine if John Waters directed Napoleon...

Review: Wolf House Shares Stylistic Similarities With REC and The Descent

Ken Consentino has proven he can achieve impressive results on a next to nothing budget. It’s also clear he’s capable of using the same premise to create completely...

Review: Turbo Kid Has the “Splatstick” Humour of Early Peter Jackson

The 2010’s has seen a rise in nostalgic postmodern love letters to 80’s cinema both in music and film. Turbo Kid is a wonderful welcome addition to this synth soaked...

Review: Attack of the Killer Shrews! Certainly Feels Like a Troma Movie

In 1959 a sci fi B movie emerged starring dogs dressed up in unconvincing monster masks. They were playing oversized, aggressive shrews created by a scientist...

Review: ClownTown is Genuinely Creepy and Disturbing

ClownTown starts with two killings by our villains off camera, making you wait for the reveal of the unknown terror to come. The first 8 minutes of the film are a...

Review: Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories Is Crude, Gory, Made With Genuine Love

This movie took me by surprise. I assumed it would be another uninspired run of the mill anthology horror. And it is for the first ten minutes. Then it’s revealed the story...

Review: Antidote Gives The Effect Of Making Us A Silent Third Companion

In a post-apocalyptic wasteland that shows very little carnage or bodies a brother and sister in law travel across an empty snowy landscape. The camera is often...

Review: Wolf Creek 2 Headed In Some Unexpected Directions

We get a gory, action packed opening. A couple of German backpackers are given a few scenes to introduce themselves. Then a relentless car chase takes up...

Review: Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon Is A Perfect Standalone Contribution

If you enjoy intelligent, deconstructive slashers like Scream and New Nightmare this movie should be on your Halloween to-watch list. Set in a world where horror...

Review: American Horror Story: Freak Show Is Strangely Enthralling

I’ve never seen American Horror Story before and since each season is a self-contained story I decided to watch the fourth one first as it sounded the most interesting...

Combined Review: Manhunter and Red Dragon Were Both Adapted From the Same Novel

Red Dragon and Manhunter were both adapted from the same Thomas Harris novel but are very different movies. Manhunter was directed by Michael Mann and has...

Review: The Crow Has Some of the Greatest Action Scenes Put On Film

When people talk about The Crow starring Brandon Lee, usually the first thing they talk about is how he died in the making of the film. If you’re expecting the same old ...