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


REVIEW: Mindless (2016)

– By Chris Barnes

Katie Bonham is a filmmaker I’ve looked out for since 2014’s excellent The Paper Round – screened to great success as one of only two short films selected for last year’s FrightFest Glasgow. This year, Katie’s… Continue reading

REVIEW: Whisper (2015)

– By Chris Barnes

When you press ‘play’ on a film about drug addiction it’s tough to shake the feeling you’re in for a harrowing ride. Jo Lewis’ Whisper reads as a short in the mould of Trainspotting and The… Continue reading

REVIEW: Estranged (2015)

– By Josh Millican

And you thought your family was strange!

ESTRANGED is a modern Gothic, a disturbing and often outlandish exploration of identity and family dysfunction that’s both highly compelling and deeply claustrophobic.

Synopsis:  January is forced to… Continue reading

REVIEW: Nasty (2015)

– By Chris Barnes

The Exorcist. No fucking about. Friedkin’s hammer blow of phallic crucifixes, wavering faith, demonic possession, foul language, spinning heads and guttural growls was how I began my horror journey, way back in the mid-to-late 80s.… Continue reading

REVIEW: Ripper

It’s Jack Vs The Bat.
Folklore takes a look at James Campbell’s ‘Ripper: A Batman Fan Film’.

London 1888; the Jack the Ripper murders are gripping the nation and the people of Whitechapel are growing increasingly scared. Chief Inspector Aberline… Continue reading


“…More than packs a punch…it’s like blunt force trauma…”

Fresh off the contributors edition being released – this one from friend and Director Jason Koch in 2015.

Pleased to have donated, to help get this one made and out to… 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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