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


REVIEW: The Jogger

– @TheBlueTook

Kevin Doherty, an independent filmmaker from Winnipeg, Canada, recently sent me 2 of his new films to look at. One is his latest feature, the excellently titled LIGHTS CAMERA BLOOD! (which I’ll be reviewing soon), the other is… Continue reading


Notorious serial killer Andrei Chikatilo – executed by gunshot in 1994 for the murder and sexual assault of at least 52 women and children – is the vehicle for Petr Jakl’s new indie horror GHOUL. As we follow 3 American… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

“Nothing is as it seems as an ex-con and aspirant filmmaker set out to manufacture a horror film by scaring real people. However, when it goes too far and someone actually dies, the pair decide that killing… Continue reading


“Where we’re going we don’t need roads”…

‘Back to the Future’ is one of my all time favourite films…period! I could chat all day about it and why it’s an absolute classic, but firstly I’d bore you and secondly I’m… Continue reading

Dear God No!

– By Zombie Rob

The synopsis of this indicated I might have just stumbled upon a wee nugget of the purest cinematic gold: biker gang, rape, murder, home invasion, strippers, SASQUATCH – I was SO in, I was trembling with… Continue reading

Blood Ransom

– By @TheBlueTook

Stories of age-old vampires and great, sweeping romances, in all their various formats, are often intertwined. In fact, it’s usually a given these days that every immortal bloodsucker has an unsatisfied bit of crumpet moping about the… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

I may be wrong, but I can’t think of many artists that have used the boy scout angle for their horrific cinematic creations. It’s pretty surprising really, given there’s only so many reasons people would voluntarily stay… 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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