Who needs Fortnight when you have murders to plan. Extracurricular, the film about kids with too much time on their hands.
There’s a point in Playback where highschool wannabe movie director Julian asks three friends to name their favourite horror movie. In quick succession they reply ‘The Ring’, ‘Scream’, ‘Freaky Friday’; naturally, everyone laughs at the last one.
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 […]
One of the things that most surprised me when I first visited America was just how similar it was to the movies. The landscape, the language (catch phrases etc) and even the characters seem so familiar that it’s quite easy to feel like you’re in a movie yourself when you visit. It’s pretty surreal (unless […]