June 2016

Apocalypse Z (2013)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Apocalypse Z (2013) (also known as Zombie Massacre) makes Brad Pitt’s mega-buster World War Z (2013), which tried manfully to transpose the walking dead to the [...]

The Fury (1978)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

In the late 1970’s and early 80’s glossy Hollywood horror, though having its fair share of big budget shocks, frequently favoured a subtler, psychological [...]

Shivers (1975)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Almost forty years after its first release, Shivers is still difficult to watch. Even for a director as renowned for his bizarre visions as David Cronenberg, his first big [...]

Nowhere to Go (1958)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Nowhere to Go, starring George Nader, Maggie Smith and Bernard Lee, and directed by the legendary Seth Holt, is a film which still packs a punch almost sixty years after its [...]

Rough Cut (2013)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The essence of some films is captured perfectly in their name. Take Rough Cut, the pseudo documentary about the making of a fictional horror movie called ‘Hiker [...]

Patema Inverted (2014)

June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Patema Inverted – the animated feature written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura and featuring the voice talents of Yukiyo Fujii, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Shinya Fukumatsu and [...]

The Lady Assassin (2013)

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Oriental action / martial arts films never fail to surprise. Take for instance the visually stunning, high kicking Vietnamese period adventure The Lady Assassin. In this [...]

I ORIGINS (2014)

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Is it drama? Is it sci-fi? Or is it just a mystery? Watching writer / director Mike Cahill’s film I Origins, it’s difficult to decipher exactly what it’s [...]

Trollhunter (2010)

June 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Trollhunter is a rare thing – a modern horror film which eschews visceral gore for subtlety and a genuine air of unease. Starring Otto Jespersen, Glen Erland Tosterud, [...]