Tags : Open Water

Low budget, huge scares

In horror films, cheap thrills are just as good as expensive ones. You don’t need a huge budget to scare your audience senseless. Take the new British chiller HOST, described by Dread Central as “the scariest film of the past decade” – it all takes place on a laptop screen, and features a handful of […]Read More

‘Arctic’ and the Best Lone Survival Thrillers

Whether it be up a mountain, in the jungle, or out at sea, stories of human triumph over nature have always stirred our imagination. But while embarking on a great adventure into the unknown is exciting enough, these stories become even more thrilling when disaster strikes and the adventure suddenly becomes a fight for survival…Read More

Open Water 3: Cage Dive (2017) Review

Sharks are scary that’s a fact. Having only ever seen them in real life at a very safe distance behind massively reinforced glass at an aquarium I can still see why movie after movie has been made about these black eyed human hunting predators of the deep.Read More

Cage Dive and the Evolution of Sharks on Screen

“And the thing about a shark is he’s got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll’s eyes. When he comes at ya, he doesn’t even seem to be livin’… ’til he bites ya, and those black eyes roll over white and then… ah then you hear that terrible high-pitched screamin’. The ocean turns red, and […]Read More

247°F (2011) Review

247°F is 119.444444444445 degrees Celsius. It is also a sauna set, survival horror which desperately tries to turn up the heat and ends up failing to ignite anything in its audience but apathy.Read More