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


The Device

– By Patrick Ricketts

What if the rumors and urban legends are real… that aliens walk among us, abducting people for unthinkable experiments? Sisters Abby and Rebecca are about to discover the horrifying truth when they find a harmless looking… Continue reading

The Crow (1994)

Dark, Poetic and a Visual Masterpiece.

‘The Crow’ is a movie that is very much dear to my heart. Released in 1994 on the back of some very serious hype (for all the wrong reasons) involving the death of star… Continue reading

The Nightcrawler

The Dark Horse reviews ‘The Nightcrawler’.

Often I feel that I am a creature of the night. No, I am not a vampire, or work the graveyard shift at the local establishment, I have already gone through those phases, but… Continue reading

The Babadook

– By @TheBlueTook

I never stick to a template when I’m writing a review. I know there’s a lot out there that do, but I PROMISE I don’t. Maybe I should, but I don’t.
The Babadook doesn’t either, for the… Continue reading

The Haunting (1963)


When asked about which I think are the greatest horror films ever made, I often mention the infamous, the notorious, the respected, etc. Frequently, the likes of The Shining (1980), The Blair Witch Project (1999),… Continue reading

Halloween III (1982)

– By Tashya Campbell

Masks, dressing up and spooky Halloween tunes.

When you think of Halloween your mind turns to, what will I wear? What mask will I buy?
I need to look good for trick or treat.This was before… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

Remember that really dodgy 1967 Patterson-Gimlin footage where the fella in the suit – walking like he’s nipping down to the shop for a newspaper – basically gives the cameraman a thumbs-up from inside a massive,… Continue reading

Get Out Alive

By Bryan Stumpf

Get Out Alive is the feature film debut of Northern NY State-based writer-director Clay DuMaw. The independent horror film has been available to rent or buy on since 2013, but I just acquired a rare DVD… 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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