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


The Highridge Massacre

– By @TheBlueTook

I’ve had a couple of EXCELLENT phone calls this week, folks. Top drawer. One was to my exquisite local chippy who deliver with unfathomable speed, the other was with an unbelievably exciting and infectious (in a good… Continue reading


Horror is mainly our bag here at The Slaughtered Bird. Occasionally we’ll venture slightly off course, but in general, we tend to stick to the more macabre side of life (and death!). “So, what’s LIVELOVE?”, I hear you viciously… Continue reading


Planet Jimbot has a new book out! ‘A super-hero comic with a difference…’

App1_1In a world overrun by terror, despair and monsters, 3 kids cling on to the belief that there once existed a champion of good, a… Continue reading


“One man, three ghosts, two fists.”

GHOSTPUNCHER is the story of a single father and his son who move into a house that is EXTREMELY haunted by three spirits known as The Collombelles – a mother and her two daughters… Continue reading

The Spawning

– By @TheBlueTook

We love helping crowdfund campaigns here at The Slaughtered Bird. I think we’ve featured projects from every corner of the globe by now, but there hasn’t been one from our home city…. until today.

Sweet Madness

– By @TheBlueTook

Every day I check my emails in the hope there’s one from Peter Dukes – Texas-born writer/director – containing details of a new film he’s created. Every damn day, ladies and gents. Alas, he unfortunately doesn’t MAKE… Continue reading

Amongst The Stars

Following on from the success of GoodCopBadCop at last summer’s True Believers/Eagles awards, Planet Jimbot have announced AMONGST THE STARS has made the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance (SICBA) shortlist for Best Graphic Novel 2015.

il_570xN.767101355_sjlqThe 64-page trade is… Continue reading

Slaughtered Bird Films’ BURN receives its first reviews!
Burn Slaughtered Bird Films and Dragon Egg Media’s debut film collaboration, Burn, has received its first couple of online reviews, after a preview screening at the Triple Six Horror Festival in Manchester, May 27th. 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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