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



– By Dale Saxton

Madre is interesting. It’s a slightly different twist on the Rosemary’s Baby trope of ‘pregnancy paranoia horror’, with a few added social comments. And you’ll hear that comparison from many who’ll watch this, sometimes a good… Continue reading

REVIEW: Candy Skin

– By Stephen Harper

When we reference visceral horror or body horror, without doubt one director is the ultimate king, David Cronenberg. He’s a true pioneer of the genre and never has a body decayed more on film than Jeff… Continue reading

REVIEW: Psychos

– By MovieCritic NextDoor

In a residential area of southern California, two police officers (Monte James and Cliff Everett Smith) investigate a large Victorian house with blood on the welcome mat. Guns drawn, they enter cautiously, so far mercifully unaware… Continue reading


– By Dave Dubrow

If you’re familiar with Adrian Cole’s body of work, what I’m about to say about his collection of novellas TOUGH GUYS won’t come as a surprise. If you’re not familiar, then thank me, because I’m going… Continue reading

REVIEW: Invoke

– By Allan Lear

The urban legend is fertile ground for the horror film-maker, film-making being – as we know – generally approached as a process whereby the moribund intellectual property of long-tapped-out sources is wired up to a low… Continue reading

REVIEW: Devil in the Dark

– By Dale Saxton

Two brothers Clint and Adam head deep into the British Columbian forest/mountains to bag themselves a deer and bond after many years apart.

It’s a simple enough premise and there’s definitely a lot of elements we’ve… Continue reading

REVIEW: Catfight

– By MovieCritic NextDoor

College is a time when many people expand their horizons and meet people they might otherwise never have known. Of course, sometimes everyone would have been better off had certain people never met, as Catfight neatly… 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...
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...