When introducing his film Freehold at FrightFest this year, director and co-writer Dominic Bridges told the assembled audience it was about his “loathing of estate agents.” This struck a chord with many folks including myself having dealt with a procession of overpaid plonkers and loud mouthed liars over the years whenever it came to moving […]
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 […]
By far on of the best horror shorts to come out of this years FrightFest Short Film showing was the hilarious comedy-horror Smear.
Jim (Danny Morgan) is a ginger virgin speeding towards his 30th birthday and desperate to pop his cherry before leaving his 20’s something his sexist idiotic best friend Alex (Michael Socha from Being Human) has vowed to help him to accomplish.