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



An agoraphobic, who is afraid to leave her house, discovers that there is something far more terrifying trapped inside with her.

Wow, what an opening scene to start ‘Agoraphobia’ off with. It is jaw dropping and shocking and it immediately… Continue reading


Patrick Ricketts reviews ‘Phobia’.

Jonathan MacKinlay is a man trapped inside his home by his own mind. Suffering from agoraphobia, caused by a car accident that took his wife’s life; his existence has been reduced to a monotonous repetition of… Continue reading

The Mothertown

A bonkers, British Zombie film with a difference.

Picture the scene, a deadly outbreak infects humans and turns them into flesh eating zombies, Sounds very familiar doesn’t it?

There have been a thousand zombie movies made previously and in this… Continue reading


– By @TheBlueTook

Off-the-rails Kylie (Morgana O’Reilly) is not opposed to taking a sledgehammer to a cash machine to fund her wild lifestyle. Unfortunately, a spot of ‘late night withdrawing’ comically backfires and Kylie is tagged, put under house arrest… Continue reading

Slaughtered Vomit Dolls

– By @TheBlueTook

The gruesome tapestry of psychological manifestations of a nineteen year old bulimic runaway stripper-turned prostitute, as she descends into a hellish pit of satanic nightmares and hallucinations – IMDB

Well, THIS is 71 minutes I’ll never get… Continue reading

Spook Show Trailers

It’s Creepier Than a Cemetery on Foggy Night.

ss3‘The Midnite Spook Show’ was a favourite in theatres across America during the 1940’s and 50’s.
A combination of campy horror, magic and comedy it has now become almost a piece of… Continue reading

The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari (1920)

– By Tashya Campbell

It is safe to say that this is cinematic artistry at its very best. This horror, although silent, screams of an unhinged nightmare full off vivid expressionistic imagery. From the beginning the film’s soundtrack alerts the… Continue reading

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

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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