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Folklore

REVIEW: Nutsack

Not to be confused with Director James Bell’s previous instalment Nutsack Pt.1 – Lucifer’s Cosmonauts, this latest short film (43min), is his latest offering for those fans who love his individual style.

There is nothing quite as unique as these… Continue reading

REVIEW: Cherish

CHERISH

From Directors Matt Freckingham and Kerr Wykes…the team that brought us Turn Heel (reviewed recently), comes an all out assault on your senses in a 25minute setting.

Turn Heel was a starting point…this one takes it all the way… Continue reading

REVIEW: Plank Face

Fresh from the funding campaign in 2016 comes the latest visual feast from Directing duo Scott Schirmer and Brian K. Williams. These two appear to work so well together, offering clean visuals, great glimpses of nature and well choreographed, written… Continue reading

REVIEW: Knucklebones

When college student Neesa and a group of friends stumble across an ancient dice game their first instinct is to roll them bones. Their second instinct is to run for their lives when the demon they summon starts killing them… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Shallows

In the taut thriller, when Nancy (Blake Lively) is surfing on a secluded beach, she finds herself on the feeding ground of a great white shark. Though she is stranded only 200 yards from shore, survival proves to be the… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Neon Demon

– By Pete Ellott

2016 and Director Nicolas Winding Refn brings us this 118 minute horror/thriller to visually stun us into a sense of uncertainty…

Having loved what he brought to the table in 2011’s “Drive,” I was keen to… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Caretaker

– By Patrick Ricketts

A young woman returns home to care for her sickly grandmother only to begin sleepwalking, envisioning spirits and uncovering the dark secrets of her family’s past.

After Birdie, an older woman with needs scares off her… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Neighbor

– By Stephen Harper

Hmm…tough one this as I’m not sure whether I liked it or not?!

From Marcus Dunstan, director of The Collector & The Collection, ‘The Neighbor’ follows the story of couple John & Rosie who work for… Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: David Naughton
untitled It’s not every day you get to speak to the lead actor in possibly your favourite horror film of all time. Especially on a Tuesday. Tuesdays are usually rubbish! David Naughton should need no introduction to horror fans. Back in 1981, An American Werewolf In London had unprepared cinema goers laughing heartily one second and jumping out of their seats in terror the next. Its tale of two young American tourists coming face-to-teeth with a legendary lycanthropic beast perfectly married a genuinely funny script with razor sharp editing, groundbreaking special effects and a flawless cast to create a monster movie that is still many people’s benchmark today Read on...
Director RICHARD STANLEY at TRIPLE SIX HORROR FILM FEST!
untitled2 Manchester’s Triple Six Horror Film Festival announce their first special guest Richard Stanley! Plus a 35mm screening of Hardware, with a Q&A and more. The Triple Six Horror Film Festival is proud to announce that their first special guest will be the groundbreaking director Richard Stanley, who will be with them for the entire weekend. PLUS they will be showing his debut feature Hardware (1990) on 35mm, followed by a full Q&A with Richard. Read on...
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The Slaughtered Bird presents BURN!
Burn Slaughtered Bird Creations and Dragon Egg Media’s debut film collaboration, Burn, has wrapped and entered post-production. Our very own short psychological horror – directed by Judson Vaughan, creator of Pedro and the multi award-winning Soul Breaker – was filmed during February in Hertfordshire and north London, UK, over three days. Read on...