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



– By Sooz Webb

Must be funny, in a rich man’s world. Evelyn and Lonnie Schumacher don’t seem to think so. Disappointed that their patriarch and renowned skin flint Herbert has somehow bested an inoperable brain tumour, the pair have… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Black Cat

– By Allan Lear

People who love to read come in many different shades. Some love fantasy; some love true crime. Some enjoy Thomas Harris, some prefer JK Rowling. Some read fiction exclusively; some don’t see the point of reading… Continue reading

REVIEW: Super Dark Times

– By Stephen Harper

You’d be forgiven if you were attracted to Super Dark Times due to its atmospheric, retro-layered poster and throwing up similarities to the whole Stranger Things fanfare with its youth led narrative and its nostalgic ingredients,… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Incantation

– By MovieCritic NextDoor

It’s a common staple of fairy tales, rags to riches stories, and daydreamers everywhere: the sudden discovery of a wealthy, long-lost relative who leaves you a fortune, or at least a grand, isolated mansion. In the… Continue reading

REVIEW: Poor Agnes

– By Allan Lear

There’s a list that does the rounds every so often that purports to be magicked up from the depths of the psychiatric profession. Let’s see if you can guess whom it describes. It’s a list of… Continue reading

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

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...
Advertise HERE!
CQJR7SyWwAADBd_ We currently have advertising space available at very reasonable rates, so if you have a product you want to let people know about then please email us at with your needs and we can give you more info. Read on...