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

Blue Took


– By @TheBlueTook

LUCKY McKEE is one of my favourite directors currently plying his trade. THE WOMAN and MAY blew my tiny mind and his unofficial ‘partnership’ with Jack Ketchum absolutely intrigues me. Unfortunately, I’m not really gonna get… Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Judson Vaughan

– By @TheBlueTook

My next guest is originally from Greater Manchester, just down the motorway from The Slaughtered Bird HQ, but has since been lured away by the bright lights of London. He also happens to be the winner… Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Joe Randazzo

– By Bryan Stumpf

Writer/Producer Joe Randazzo has an impressively extensive film knowledge and a clear passion for movie making. As my fourth interview in the Press Room of the Shriekfest’s Opening Night Party, Joe spent much of our time… Continue reading

The Babadook

– By @TheBlueTook

I never stick to a template when I’m writing a review. I know there’s a lot out there that do, but I PROMISE I don’t. Maybe I should, but I don’t.
The Babadook doesn’t either, for the… Continue reading

The Chair

New cast members pull up a seat in THE CHAIR!

THE CHAIR is proud to announce that wrestling legend Roddy Piper (They Live) has signed on for the part of Murphy, replacing Eric Roberts (scheduling conflicts) while Lew Temple… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

Remember that really dodgy 1967 Patterson-Gimlin footage where the fella in the suit – walking like he’s nipping down to the shop for a newspaper – basically gives the cameraman a thumbs-up from inside a massive,… Continue reading

Tashya Campbell

My name is Tashya Campbell. I’m 42 and live in Liverpool UK with my three grown up children. I have a couple of degrees, one in English Literature and one in Fine Art. For a long time now I have… 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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