Review: One Cut of the Dead (2018) – Hands Down The Funniest Film Of The Year [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

The nature of cinema is that cinematic trends rise and fall. Some, like the western, last for decades. And others, like the young adult book adaptations, only last for a … Continue reading Review: One Cut of the Dead (2018) – Hands Down The Funniest Film Of The Year [Arrow Video Frightfest 2018]

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Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Now in its 18th year, the people behind the Frightfest Film Festival can easily hold their heads up high as the creators of one of the foremost film festivals in … Continue reading Short Scares At The 2018 Arrow Video Frightfest Film Festival

Review: A Quiet Place (2018) – Silence Makes For Cinematic Gold

The nature of being an aspiring screenwriter is that you have to read a lot of scripts. A LOT of scripts. Most of them tend to be older movies (or … Continue reading Review: A Quiet Place (2018) – Silence Makes For Cinematic Gold

Review: The Visit (2015) – Creepy Grandparents For The Win!

Say what you will about M. Night Shyamalan, but in spite of the triple consecutive disaster that was Lady In The Water, The Happening and The Last Airbender; the man who … Continue reading Review: The Visit (2015) – Creepy Grandparents For The Win!

Review: The Belko Experiment (2017) – Human Nature At Its Darkest

I recently had a peruse of my list of most anticipated films of 2017. Though a couple on that list had been pushed to 2018, I was still somewhat surprised to … Continue reading Review: The Belko Experiment (2017) – Human Nature At Its Darkest

Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

Who remembers when director M. Night Shyamalan was the laughing stock of Hollywood? And I actually mean that literally. Because back in the summer of 2010, someone recorded footage of … Continue reading Review: Devil (2010) – A Claustrophobic Ride With Death

Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe

Well that came out of nowhere. Not content to unleash a trailer for Cloverfield 3 / God Particle a mere two months before its cinema release (like they did with 10 … Continue reading Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018) – A Misguided Attempt to Explain The Cloverfield Universe

My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Well here we are again. The end of another 365-day journey around the sun. And it doesn’t feel like it was a particularly great year, was it? Even putting aside … Continue reading My Top 15 Most Notable Films of 2017

Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

When I was younger I was quite the voracious reader. Everywhere I would go my mind would be engrossed in the pages of a good book. At dinner, on the … Continue reading Review: 78/52 (2017) – An Interesting Slice of Hitchcock History

Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Author’s Note: Spoilers for the previous seven (yes seven!) Saw movies While I generally have no love for horror movies, the one exception is my adoration for the Saw franchise. … Continue reading Review: Jigsaw (2017) – A Stodgy and Soulless Sequel

Theatre Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Screaming out from its blood red poster, Father of Lies states that their show is a cross between Making a Murderer and Rosemary’s Baby. Confident words. Words that would suggest … Continue reading Theatre Review: Father of Lies (2017) – A Play at the Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Theatre Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]

Finding a new approach to classic stories has always been an arduous task for most modern storytellers. Because of this a great many writers may take on the challenge of … Continue reading Theatre Review: The Men Who Made Frankenstein (2017) – A Play At The Old Red Lion Theatre [London Horror Festival]