I would have to say that so far my luck with Russian horror films has not been good. The last two I have reviewed, 2018’s wet squib The Mermaid: Lake of the Dead and 2016’s car crash Paranormal Drive, did not do the nation proud.
The recent Western reboot of Godzilla as part of Universal’s MonsterVerse (yuck) has led to an uptick in appreciation of all things kaiju.
The truth is out there. When Isaac (Ryan Masson), a young NASA JPL scientist encounters an extra-terrestrial, his whole world is turned upside down as he struggles to convince those around him that what he experienced is real in Eric Demeusy’s (visual effects: Stranger Things, Tron Legacy) debut feature, Proximity.
It may be hard to believe but the first Critters film was released in 1986. Although thought to be a rip-off of the far more successful Gremlins which came out in 1984 it transpires that the script featuring the angry carnivorous alien creatures known as Krites who could roll themselves in to spiky spiteful balls […]
The 40th anniversary of the original Alien has been a perfect excuse to revisit Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror masterpiece. The film feels as fresh today as it ever has, the simple tale of a cosmic terror unleashed on a (mostly) unsuspecting crew still a powerful and terrifying piece of cinema. Alexandre O. Phillippe’s Memory: The […]