Rodney Ascher is a man who knows about horror having made the sensational documentary on The Shining Room 237 and the dream shatteringly scary exploration of sleep paralysis, The Nightmare. In his latest film Primal Screen he takes us on a trip back to childhood fears and phobias.
On this sunny Monday in July I woke up to find that the George A. Romero the Godfather of the Dead had sadly joined his greatest creation in the afterlife. Romero passed away after a “brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer” surrounded by the ones he loved and listening to the score of one […]
Watching Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s outstanding Japanese horror movie Pulse 16 years after it was initially released the most shocking thing is both how far forward technology has advanced and yet how tragically relevant the movies message still is.
Opening with a scene straight out of an urban legend we see a woman asleep in the dead of night suddenly awoken by her mobile phone. It is the police calling to say that an escape convict is in her home and they have the place surrounded. He may have her daughter, he might be […]