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


REVIEW: Maniac (2012)

– By Zombie Rob

I’ve had a minor epiphany over the last few months regarding the thorny issue of the previously dreaded remake.

I’ve been very vocal and largely vitriolic in the past about remakes, bloody rude in some cases,… Continue reading

REVIEW: A Blade In The Dark

– By @TheBlueTook

BEHOLD! My first entry into the annals (that’s annals, people!) of UKHS’s/The Slaughtered Bird’s review writing multi-universe! And what better way to begin than with a bit of Bava – Lamberto, not Mario. “How unfortunate”… Continue reading

REVIEW: Some Kind Of Hate

– By @TheBlueTook

After forking his oppressor’s face (that’s forking), bullied and badly parented teenager Lincoln (Rubinstein) is sent to a reform school/cult camp in the desert. While his surroundings change, his fortunes do not, and the torment continues.… Continue reading

REVIEW: The Editor

– By Josh Millican

With The Editor (2014, Brooks/Kennedy), Canadian Production Company Astron-6 firmly establishes themselves as Kings of neo-grindhouse and exploitation cinema. The film is simultaneously a tribute and a send-up of giallo, an Italian subgenre of horror known… Continue reading

Taken From Silence

– By @TheBlueTook

We get to see all kinds of weird and wonderful things here at The Slaughtered Bird. This week’s weirdest arrived in the form of TAKEN FROM SILENCE – an uber-rookie psychological horror from New Hampshire-based… Continue reading

REVIEW: She Kills

– By @TheBlueTook

Violently vengeful women, satanic vaginas, sordid, sadistic fantasies and own-nipple-tickling in public wooded areas – no, dear readers, this aint the tagline from my new autobiography, this is a brief description of director Ron Bonk’s new zany… 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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