Monthly Archives: January 2011

Live Feed (2006)

The problem with a successful horror franchise is that the more the media celebrates them, the more likely they are to spawn rip offs; sort of the celluloid equivalent of taking a Mogwai for a swim after midnight – there’ll … Continue reading

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Stag Night (2008)

Subways, tunnels, trains .. They’re all pretty creepy locations, as a rule they generally smell funky (and not in a ‘Hey, white boy, play the music that is‘, kinda way), you never know who you’re going to meet there (but … Continue reading

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Carnival of Souls (1962)

Some films are so influential in the future of film making that their originality and subtle yet groundbreaking nature, become somewhat overshadowed by the sheer multitude of movies made that try to recreate or pay homage to a masterpiece,. Boundaries … Continue reading

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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

One of the most notorious exploitation films of the 70’s, banned under the ‘video nasty’ umbrella of hysteria, and yes, in this soulless sea of rehashed Hollywood trash and more money being thrown at the remake than anything remotely resembling … Continue reading

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Inside aka À l’intérieur (2007)

Since the masterpiece that was Les Diaboliques (1955) the French have been ever so slowly rising to the top of the horror game, and now, at the centre of the Euro Splatter explosion, they’ve done nothing short of annihilate all … Continue reading

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Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Ah, the ‘video nasty’. A phrase coined for the list of films that the Director of Public Prosecutions made that was deemed in breach of the Obscene Publications Act of 1959 (and later amended in 77 so that the porn … Continue reading

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13 HRS (2010)

Over the past few years, the British horror film has been notoriously hit and miss, with few offerings really standing up to the independent gore boom elsewhere in Europe, with surprisingly good acting being heavily overshadowed by poor scripting and … Continue reading

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