June 2016

Carrie (2013)

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Why would a director take it upon themselves to remake a film which has achieved near mythical status? Take Carrie (1976) for instance. Brian De Palma’s iconic [...]

Deranged (1974)

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Opinions on what makes a good horror film usually fall into two distinct camps. On the one hand you have those which unsettle and shock audiences, but ultimately sends them [...]

Chernobyl Diaries (2012)

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

The subject of a post Armageddon society meltdown is fast becoming a popular direction for modern horror – at least if films like Chernobyl Diaries are anything to go [...]

The Devil’s Double (2011)

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

Films like The Devil’s Double, though hard to sit through, demand to be seen, if only to warn the public of what goes on outside their own, safely cocooned world. Based [...]

Happy Feet 2 (2011)

June 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Happy Feet 2, the sequel to the 2006 cartoon smash hit, and starring the voice talents of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Pink, Hank Azaria, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sofia Vergara [...]

Chung Kuo China (1972)

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe with today’s press freedom, even within former communist countries, the stir Michelangelo Antonioni’s documentary Chung Kuo [...]

The Mummy’s Shroud (1967)

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

1920 and an archeological expedition has unearthed the tomb of an ancient Egyptian child prince. Taking the remains back to Cairo they are put on display in a museum along [...]

The Devil Rides Out (1968)

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Devil Rides Out holds a special place in the heart of every Hammer film fan. The classic visualisation of Dennis Wheatley’s bestseller of satanic goings-on in [...]

Sasha (2010)

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

There are two distinct camps (no pun intended) within gay cinema – those catering for the ‘physical’ elements and those like Sasha, which approach from an [...]

Casadaga (2011)

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Casadaga is an extremely unsavoury film! The creep-fest from director Anthony DiBlasi and penned by Bruce Wood who co-produced the film with Scott Poiley, is ninety minutes [...]