Cathedrals will fall, the river will run red... and THE BIRD will be SLAUGHTERED!

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REVIEW: Burn Time

– By Sooz Webb

In the midst of UK winter, when you’re wrapped like a mummy in hoodies, jumpers and layers of thermals, it’s hard to imagine that elsewhere in the world could be anything but cold. But, such narrow… Continue reading

REVIEW: Unlisted Owner

– By Dave Dubrow

So there I was, minding my own business, doing no harm to anyone, when Chris Barnes, proprietor of The Slaughtered Bird, called me on the telephone. *

“Hello?” I answered.

“It’s me, mate.”


“Yeah. Oh.… Continue reading

REVIEW: Hectic Knife

– By MovieCritic NextDoor

In a nameless, crime-ridden big city, one vigilante struggles to keep the peace by killing nearly everyone he meets. I suppose fewer people equals less crime, even if not necessarily per capita, but it still doesn’t… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Gatehouse

– By LastBoneStands

The unknown parts of the forest have always held mysteries that intrigue those brave enough to seek them out. In modern times, humans go into the woods for many reasons. Perhaps they just want to get away… Continue reading

Slaughtered Bird Films’ horror short film, BURN, nabs festival awards!
We don’t like to blow our own trumpets here at The Slaughtered Bird but, y’know, FUCK IT – we’re damn proud of our debut film production, BURN, created in collaboration with Dragon Egg Media! Since post-production finished last year, our 15-minute short has received numerous excellent reviews, been busy finding its feet on the festival circuit and gratefully receiving many Official Selection laurels from around the world, and now it’s picked up its first award… or three! Read on...
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...
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