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Review - Gerald’s Game

The Stephen King novella Gerald’s Game is not so much a story as an exercise in literary mastery by the greatest writer of our time. King takes what is essentially an urban legend-style joke and makes the punchline existential dread. What really makes you gasp in awe about Gerald’s Game, however, is that almost the [...]

Review - Death Note

Now I can’t proclaim to be the biggest fan of the Death Note anime – it was only when I realised that Netflix was picking it up to reboot as a feature film that I decided I’d sit down and force myself through it – but, that being said, it’s hard to disassociate one from [...]

Review - Follow

Follow has caused a bit of controversy here at Gorepress Heights. Mostly because I really enjoyed it, and Sarah really didn’t. Perhaps it’s because her breadth of knowledge on the horror genre far surpasses my own, and I view a lot of films with an innocent, sometimes naive, almost child-like wonder – but I’m going [...]

Review - A Cure for Wellness

A Cure For Wellness is a peculiar film, that doesn’t quite live up to it’s lofty ambitions, but is a worthwhile watch nonetheless. Lockhart, a dead-eyed, ambitious Wall Street type is tasked by his superiors to travel to a wellness spa in the Swiss Alps to convince his company’s CEO to return to New York [...]

Review - The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Following the success of his previous film, the horror comedy Troll Hunter – a Gorepress favourite – Norwegian director André Øvredal sets his sights on breaking more into the mainstream by releasing his first feature-length English-language film, The Autopsy of Jane Doe…and boy, am I glad he did. After the body of an anonymous young [...]