Monday , 24 July 2017

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George A. Romero, Father of the Dead, dies at 77

The world of horror has sadly lost one of its most legendary and influential artists. George A. Romero (the “A” standing for Awesome, actually, Andrew), director of the groundbreaking Night of the Living Dead and its follow-ups, along with a number of other exemplary films, has died at the age of 77. While he may have been responsible for countless ... Read More »

47 Meters Down never lets up – review

“You go in the cage, cage goes in the water, you go in the water, shark’s in the water…’Farewell and adieu to you, fair Spanish ladies.'” – Quint (Robert Shaw), in Steven Spielberg’s Jaws No other creature on the planet incites so much fear and fascination as that denizen of the deep, the shark. That ability to instill such wonder ... Read More »

The Mummy unwraps a new Dark Universe – review

“Sometimes it takes a monster to fight a monster.” Boris Karloff. Lon Chaney, Jr. Christopher Lee. Tom Cruise? Yes, the biggest action star on the planet is taking on one of the most recognizable monster franchises in movie history as Universal resurrects The Mummy once again for modern filmgoing audiences. This marks the beginning of an exciting new planned cinematic world known ... Read More »

Great Scott! Alien: Covenant – review

They’re back. The eggs. The facehuggers. The xenomorphs. The exploding body cavities and worse. Director Ridley Scott returns to the franchise he started 38 years ago and has brought back the most terrifying monsters in the universe in Alien: Covenant. The movie holds the rather unique position of serving as a sequel to 2012’s Scott-helmed Prometheus, and also as a prequel to ... Read More »

Italian Giallo lives in Deep Shock!

Hang on for the return of Italian giallo! Italian cinema has contributed mightily to the world of film over the decades. From acclaimed auteurs Federico Fellini and Bernardo Bertolucci, to gorgeous, talented actresses like Sophia Loren and Monica Bellucci, from the Spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone which helped make Clint Eastwood a star, to the most number of Best Foreign ... Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy is 2 Awesome – review

“Welcome, everyone, to my world.” Summer 2017 is here! OK, officially, it’s not until the 3rd week of June, but in the movie world, it starts the first week of May, and for the most part, since 2008, that start to the summer season has been owned by a little studio known as Marvel. Beginning with Iron Man, and continuing ... Read More »

Picture this – Evil Selfie – a short review

In the age of social media with self-obsessed youths in search of validation and acceptance in just their everyday lives, along with a camera at their ready disposal, the ‘selfie’ has taken on a life all its own. Now, when one’s life ending still isn’t sufficient to quell their desire for preserving their likeness for all eternity, you get the fun horror short ... Read More »

Kids go killer in creepy Let’s Play Dead Girl – review

“Ladies and creepy ghouls, are you ready for a night of killer kids?” It ain’t easy being a kid. Pressures at school, at home, and perhaps, most of all, among friends, can make growing up a scary endeavor. Searching for a sense of purpose, a belonging to something, anything, can lead one in a positive direction, allowing that person to find his ... Read More »

Alien: Covenant set to land next month

In just a few short weeks, another chapter to one of horror and sci-fi’s most terrifying film franchises is set to be unleashed upon the world. Acclaimed director, Ridley Scott, returns once again to the universe he first brought to life in 1979 with Alien, and continued in 2012 with Prometheus. Now, on May 19th (a week earlier in the UK, Spain and ... Read More »

A culinary treat served up Raw – review

Cannibal movies have a long and naturally, bloody history throughout their time as one of horror’s most horrific of sub-genres. Their unsavory subject matter has made for some of the most notorious films in all of cinema. From banned films like Cannibal Holocaust and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre to prestige films like the Academy Award winning The Silence of the ... Read More »