The Mad Woman In The AtticA few months back, the office that we rent had a heating problem. As most of the pipe work runs through the ceiling space, an engineer was called to get through the maintenance hatch and fix the issue... More


Evil Rising (2008) Review

From the original title Sauna, you might be forgiven for thinking this is either a) a comically erotic horror film made in the 1980s, with all number of horror stereotypes (jock, nerd, breasty girl – yup, I think that covers it) possibly set in a gymRead More

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The Final (2010) Review

In many ways The Final is a modern low-budget horror film with a difference. It doesn’t follow the more well-trodden narrative tropes of the high school slasher movie. There are no teenage tv stars or veteran character actors in the cast, no pointless sex scenes or terrified women running around in their underwear. It also […]Read More


The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)

This has to win some kind of award for zombie film with the best set of alternative titles, including: Let Sleeping Corpses Lie, Breakfast at the Manchester Morgue, Breakfast with the Dead and my personal favourite, Don’t Open the Window (what that has to do with the film I have no idea, but it’s pretty […]Read More


Van Diemen’s Land (2009)

Van Diemen’s Land concerns the legend of Alexander Pearce, also know as ‘The Pieman’, an Irish man sent to the penal colony on Tasmania in the 1820s for theft who then escaped and was eventually caught, whereupon it was discovered that he had human bones in his pockets, having survived by eating his fellow escapees.Read More