Last year when I reviewed writer and director Tom Paton’s brilliant Black Site I ended by saying “Who knows what his wicked warped wonderful mind will create next.” The answer is Stairs which played this year’s FrightFest and yet again I was blown away by Paton’s pure creative force.
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 […]
In 1967 Hanna-Barbera Productions, the company behind animated classics such as Tom & Jerry, The Flintstones, Scooby-Doo and so much more decided to capitalise on the popularity of the current craze for TV shows about pop bands brought about by The Monkees and take their first foray into live-action with a show hosted by a […]
The wonderful thing about FrightFest is sitting in a darkened cinema with no idea about what you are about to watch and discovering something menacing and marvellous. This was the case with Freaks a Sci-Horror that brings a truly original spin on super powers.
Produced by New World Pictures, the independent studio established by Roger Corman, Canuxploitation cult Sci-horror Def-Con 4 attempted to ride the wave created by post-apocalyptic obsessed audiences desperate for more Mad Max style entertainment to stave off their very real Cold War fears.