Tag: JUMPSCARECUT

JUMPSCARECUT: Defarious (Short)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Chase Michael Pallante Cast: Janet Miranda, Jason Torres, Sonia Sierra Runtime: 13m 17s “A young woman is tormented by her nightmares and they are beginning to manifest so strongly she becomes disillusioned between the world of her imagination and what is truly reality.” Written […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Alien (1979)

Year: 1979 Directed by: Ridley Scott Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Ian Holm, John Hurt Written by Rhys Bowen Jones 29 years on from its original release, Alien continues to be a masterpiece of sci-fi and horror. At only his second directorial effort, legendary director Ridley Scott […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Fractured

Year: 2018 Directed by: Jamie Patterson Starring: April Pearson, Louisa Lytton, Karl Davies Written by Abbie Eales Young lovers Rebecca (April Pearson) and Michael (Karl Davies) are on their way to a romantic get-away when they find themselves with a flat tyre, in the dark, in the middle of […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Antichrist (2009)

Year: 2009 Directed by: Lars Von Trier Starring: Willem Defoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Storm Archeche Sahlstrøm Written by Thom Marsh Antichrist is split into four chapters including Grief, Pain (Chaos reigns), Despair (Gynocide) and The Three Beggars. Each chapter opens with harrowing artwork by Per Kirkeby. The film centres […]

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: Child’s Play (1988)

Year: 1988 Directed by: Tom Holland (no, not that one!)  Starring: Catherine Hicks, Brad Dourif, Chris Sarandon, Alex Vincent Written by Jessica Peña To some people, there isn’t anything creepier than a vintage, distressed doll. There’s a common terror when it comes to the fear of life-like, possessed […]

JUMPSCARECUT: The Babadook (2014)

Year: 2014 Directed by: Jennifer Kent Starring: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman Written by Corey Hughes Jennifer Kent’s extraordinary feature-length directorial debut is an astonishing piece of work and a future classic for the horror genre. Based on her 2005 short-film ‘Monster’, ‘The Babadook’ tells the story of a […]

JUMPSCARECUT: Hereditary (2018)

Year: 2018 Directed by: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne Written by Cameron Frew The finest horror film ever made. The aura around the release of Hereditary earlier this year was a very curious beast. Billboards and posters were emblazoned with a very […]