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

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

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

Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

You know, before sitting down to write this review, I thought I’d spend a little time trying to work out if 1993’s Groundhog Day is in fact the seminal original … Continue reading Review: Happy Death Day (2017) – Finally! A Great Groundhog Day Rip-Off!

Review: It (2017) – A Clown to Rival The Dark Knight’s Joker?

You know, when I think of this newest adaptation of the Steven King novel, I find myself being reminded of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. Though there is the obvious connection … Continue reading Review: It (2017) – A Clown to Rival The Dark Knight’s Joker?

Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

It’s a little bit of a cliche, isn’t it? The whole evil kids thing? While the earliest example I can think of is 1960’s Village of the Dammed (at least … Continue reading Review: Little Evil (2017) – Can The Omen work as a Comedy?

Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia

To be perfectly honest, It Comes at Night was not a film I ever wanted to watch. While I am a great fan of Joel Edgerton, said admiration wasn’t enough … Continue reading Review: It Comes At Night (2017) – A Terrifying Portrayal of Human Paranoia

George A. Romero – Long Live The Father of the Zombie Movie!

Tragic news my friends. Just announced was the passing of George A. Romero, the man who kicked off the zombie genre. According to news reports, he passed away after a brief … Continue reading George A. Romero – Long Live The Father of the Zombie Movie!