Herschell Gordon Lewis is considered by many as Godfather of Gore having created the splatter sub-genre of horror popularising it with movies like Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964), Color Me Blood Red (1965), A Taste of Blood (1967) and the first ever splatter movie Blood Feast made way back in 1963.
Gratuitous, pointless and actually quite boring Patricio Valladares Hidden in the Woods was one of the worst films of 2012’s FrightFest so it was with more than a little hesitation that I took my seat at FrightFest a few years back to see his latest offering entitled Downhill.
Are you ready to be ruined? It is of course the standard protocol when you drift in to slasher movie territory and is what’s offered up in Preston DeFrancis’s cut-throat fright flick, Ruin Me.
The affirmative opinion amongst genre fans is that quality ‘giallo’ films peaked during the 1970’s. It is no secret that the quintessential releases of the sub-genre were distributed during that time. The masters of giallo cinema, Mario Bava and Dario Argento lay the groundwork for a succession of directorial peers who attempted to make their […]