Category: Horror

GRIMMFEST 2018: Anna and the Apocalypse

Year: 2018 Directed by: John McPhail Cast: Ella Hunt, Malcolm Cumming, Sarah Swire, Marli Siu, Christopher Leveaux, Ben Wiggins Written by Sasha Hornby “What if High School Musical had zombies?” When Anna and the Apocalypse was first conceived, this was the pitch. 8 years later, this zom-com Christmas musical is taking the […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Tusk (2014)

Year: 2014 Directed by: Kevin Smith Starring: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Haley Joel Osment, Genesis Rodriguez, Johnny Depp Written by Megan Williams This films weird. Really weird. ‘Tusk’ was Kevin Smith’s first, and only, entry into the body horror genre and it starred the late Micheal Parks (Red […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Mandy (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Panos Cosmatos Cast: Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough Written by Abbie Eales Set deep in the backwoods of  the northwest of USA in 1983, Panos Cosmatos phantasmagorical horror sees Nicolas Cage’s stoic lumberjack, Red Miller, seeking vengeance against a variety of ghoulish figures following the […]

The Nun

Year: 2018 Directed by: Corin Hardy Cast: Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet, Bonnie Aarons Written by Tom Sheffield Prior to The Nun’s release this week, The Conjuring Universe has made over $1.2 billion globally with it’s four current entries, two of which are spin-offs. Before The Conjuring released there […]

FRIGHTFEST: The Dark

Year: 2018 Directed by: Justin P. Lange, Klemens Hufnagl Starring: Nadia Alexander, Toby Nicholas WRITTEN BY MEGAN WILLIAMS The last film I saw at this year’s ‘Frightfest’ was an Austrian/British film called The Dark. The film is mainly set in one location and follows Mina, an undead girl who lives […]

FRIGHTFEST: F.U.B.A.R

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ben Kent Starring: Mark Heap, Sean Verey, Danny Kirrane, David Mumeni, Timothy Renouf, Ewen MacIntosh WRITTEN BY MEGAN WILLIAMS Picture this: A weekend spent at a zombie-themed survival adventure with your best friends (and your Father-in-law) for your Stag do. Sounds great right? Nothing is […]

Miss Leslie’s Dolls (1973)

Year: 1973 Directed by: Joseph G. Prieto Cast: Salvador Ugarte, Terri Juston, Marcelle Bichette, Kitty Lewis, Charles Pitts Written by Tom Sheffield It’s likely Miss Leslie’s Dolls doesn’t ring a bell for a lot of our readers, and in fact, this ‘grindhouse classic’ was thought to be lost until a few […]

The First Purge

Year: 2018 Directed by: Gerard McMurray Starring: Lex Scott Davies, Y’lan Noel, Joivan Wade, Mugga, Marisa Tomei WRITTEN BY COREY HUGHES The ‘Purge’ franchise is one that has attracted somewhat of a cult following since the first instalment was released in 2013, with the horror films (‘horror’ being […]

The Strangers: Prey At Night

  Year: 2018: Directed by: Johannes Roberts Cast: Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, Lewis Pullman Written by Tom Sheffield 10 years ago ‘The Strangers’ hit cinemas and made just about everyone double check their locks when they got home afterwards. The film saw three masked strangers terrorize […]