K-Shop (2016)

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Salah (Ziad Abaza) puts his academic studies on-hold in order to help his father run the family kebab shop, in a seaside town on England’s South Coast. After [...]


March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

  A film critic’s job is akin to that of a sounding-board. Sometimes it’s a sheer delight to sit through a film and then have the satisfaction of sharing [...]

Metamorphosis (2007)

December 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

  You’re in trouble when a film pushes Mr Highlander (1986) himself, Christopher Lambert, as its ‘star’! Metamorphosis, by Hungarian director Jeno Hodi [...]

The Car (1977)

November 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

  The Car, director Elliot Silverstein’s ‘cult horror’ (and I use both words in their loosest sense), starring James Brolin, Kathleen Lloyd, John Marley and Ronny [...]

Comedown (2012)

November 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Comedown (2012), the indi-Brit horror from director Menhaj Huda starring Jacob Anderson, Sophie Stuckey and Geoff Bell, is reminiscent (one imagines) of a bad [...]

The Comeback (1978)

November 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

The Comeback is a delightfully grimy and atmospheric experience. One of the last films by Britain’s ‘King of Sleaze’ Pete Walker – only Home Before [...]

Hell (2011)

November 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Hell (2011), the Sci-fi / horror from producer Roland Emmerich and director Tim Fehlbaum, is aptly named. For the viewer, to watch this film starring Hannah [...]


November 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Marcia Do Vales, star of recent British zombie comedy Ibiza Undead (2016), is set to scare again in a new supernatural chiller which will start filming in the new year in New [...]

Robin Redbreast (1970)

November 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Several classic television chillers, dusted down and rereleased by the BFI, seem tailor made for Halloween and the haunting season. Amongst them is Robin Redbreast [...]

Lifeforce (1985)

October 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

  Lifeforce, director Tobe Hooper’s foray into space based terror, is very much a product of its time. The Sci-fi / horror starring Steve Railsback, Peter Firth, [...]