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



– 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

BOOK REVIEW: Ugly as Sin

– By Michael Sellars

Nick Bullman, a successful wrestler has his career (and life) derailed after he is savagely mutilated by a couple of deranged grapple fans who have taken against his professional alter ego, The Widowmaker. Left quite literally… Continue reading

REVIEW: After Hours

– By Stephen Harper

Detective Harris (Bill Oberst Jr) is assigned to the mysterious case of a young department store employee Lauren (Dana Mauro), who’s been tragically killed at work after being convinced someone or something was stalking her.

A… Continue reading

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...