Clive Barker is not a good writer. His stories are ineffectual and undemanding, largely due to a juvenile prose style which walks a fine line between irrefutably grotesque and gut wrenchingly hilarious. So why then (I hear you scream) do so many filmmakers draw such heavy influence from Barker’s embarrassingly trite, genre casualties? The answer […]
With teenage pregnancies on the rise and baby mothers going on trash TV talk shows to get DNA done on the dads, it would seem there was no way to prevent the prepubescent public reproducing. One way to thwart them not tried would be to sit them all in a room to watch It’s Alive. […]
Take 5 students, a degree in the occult, a creepy old halls of residence, and what do you get? The perfect setting for a bit of ouija board and devil worship. From the onset, it’s easy to think that you know how it’s going to pan out. But this little flick has more to offer […]
After watching the movie, Jonesy the Cat felt as if there were some unanswered questions, so set off on a quest to interview the director, Kyle Rankin.
Luckily for us, Jonesy’s quest wasn’t in vain as Mr Rankin was happy to oblige.
To say that Embodiment of Evil is long overdue would be the understatement of the millennia. It has taken Brazilian, writer/director José Mojica Marins over four decades to conclude the nightmarish trilogy that began with the trashy classic, At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul (1964). Most importantly, the release of this movie means the long […]
It’s hard to become enthused about another blood and chuckle fest, the sheer quantity of these movies is enough to cause a coronary embolism. Many filmmakers are yet to realise that comedy is hard and horror is even harder, the combination of the two has to be intricately balanced and carefully crafted.