We have lost a horror maestro, one of the greatest. A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, The Last House on the Left, The Hills Have Eyes, The People Under the Stairs, and many more, the influence of Wes and his impact on the genre cannot be disputed. Thanks for the nightmares Wes, and for some … Continue reading RIP Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)
It's an origins story, where we find out how Dracula got his bite and casts Vlad the Impaler as a hero. Yeah, forget about the impaling bit - he only does it because he has to.
With a bigger budget and gore factor, it's a welcome return for Colonel Herzog (Ørjan Gamst) and his undead Nazi army as they march to settle the beef they have with our protagonist Martin (Vegar Hoel) and the sleepy town of Tarvik. The film takes off straight after the original, with Martin waking up in … Continue reading Review: Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead
A clever little horror movie, It Follows will give you the willies about casual 'encounters'. Low on gore but creepy as hell, it's beautifully shot; the use of a wide-angle lense gives it a Kubrick or Carpenter feel, with our lead Jay (Maika Monroe) predominantly in the centre of the screen. Seeing the tension literally … Continue reading Review: It Follows (2014)
Lionsgate's The Gift looks intriguing. Simon and Robyn, a young married couple - played by Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall - have their life thrown into chaos by an acquaintance from Simon's past; he turns up bearing a gift and a horrifying secret from over 20 years ago. It's from the producer of The Purge … Continue reading New: The Gift