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JonesyTheCat

After floating adrift in deep space for many years aboard the Sulaco, Jonesy eventually crashed to earth. The cryogenic suspension was de-activated and what emerged from the wreckage was a highly evolved, alien hybrid feline... More

Monsters

After Dusk They Come – A Lesson in Coherence

Here is the official UK DVD artwork for middling genre afterbirth, After Dusk They Come: Observe the bloodied cryptic text, the symmetrical pretty boy visage, the snarling branches, cold misty air and mysterious zombie hand reaching out from the ground, curling its fingers in a ceremonious gesture. Judging from this gaudy image it would seem […]Read More

Psycho Psychological

Resurrecting the Streetwalker (2009)

Resurrecting the Streetwalker is a brutally honest affair, depicting the film industry in an incredibly bleak and negative light, as a business that thrives on nepotism and extraneous egos. It reflects on the potential horrors of such work and the damage it can inflict to ones psyche, through ones dreams, the drive for those dreams […]Read More

Horror Film Reviews Infection Zombies

[REC] 2 (2009) Review

A small group of heavily armed men creep cautiously down a dimly lit corridor. The building around them hums a deathly tune, creaking and moaning a cacophonous melody. Suddenly, an unholy screech slices through the room. An indiscernible figure steps into sight, blood and raw flesh smeared around its mouth. The men stand frozen, staring, […]Read More

Vampires

Daybreakers (2010)

As the characters in Daybreakers squabble over the ethics of vampiric evolution – debating the morality of such an existence against a mortal, human one – the film itself seems to be caught up in a similar and equally troubling battle of attrition. As we catch a non-glimpse of our charming, if flawed, lead protagonist, […]Read More

Cults

The House of the Devil (2009) Review

The current wave of 80s revivalism comes to a head in Ti West’s The House of the Devil. Shot on startlingly beautiful 16mm film and featuring the music of The Fixx (God help us all), everything in this movie points to an infatuation with the decade that bought us Manimal and Reaganism.Read More

Psycho Psychological

Terror at the Opera (1987)

Art imitates life in Dario Argento’s 1987 masterpiece, Terror at the Opera; a labyrinthine codex of biting self satire, reflexive commentary and eerie meta-tragedies. Featuring a plot which revolves around ‘The Scottish Play’, it also borrows heavily from its themes and, it would seem, the eternal myth that surrounds it. The shoot was notoriously troubled, […]Read More