Joe Dante’s (Gremlins, The Burbs’) The Howling is considered a zenith of werewolf movies. Released in the Spring of 81’, it fast became a celebrated wolf themed horror movie alongside its popular counterpart, An American Werewolf in London (also released in 1981).
Gaz Bailey is one of the hardest working people on the UK horror circuit. As festival director of Wales’s long-running horror event Abertoir he has established a one of a kind festival experience for fans of the bloodier side of cinema. Abertoir prides itself on being a festival built on a loyal community of attendees […]
Freddy (Felix Schäfer) finds himself in the most difficult position of his life. After discovering his wife’s infidelity, he is accused of domestic violence against her as well as provoked assault against her new partner. The events take a dramatic toll on the struggling artist, especially when he is granted only limited access to his […]
The Bar (AKA. El Bar) centres on a group of unrelated urbanites who are reluctantly bound together in a downtown bar as an unknown threat lurks on the outside. The once bustling city of Madrid unexpectedly becomes a desolate zone, confining the remaining survivors to their secluded space.
When approaching a film like Eat Locals (AKA. First Blood) it is tonally reminiscent of modern ‘rural horror’ such as Dog Soldiers (2001), The Cottage (2008) and to a degree, The League of Gentlemen (1999-2002) and Hot Fuzz (2007); however, as it transpires the film is neither as warped or as engaging as the aforementioned […]
The penultimate film screened at Frightfest on both the Horror Channel Screen and the Arrow Video Screen on Monday the 28th August was a seasonal spookfest from Todd Tucker (Monster’s Mutt). Who says you can’t get psyched for Halloween in Summer and this wonderfully imaginative World Premiere from the USA has already got us thinking […]