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Review - The Guest

The Guest marks another impressive collaboration between Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard, previously responsible for 2010′s somber mumblecore effort A Horrible Way To Die, and 2011′s long delayed entry into the home invasion canon, You’re Next. The Guest shows a pleasing progression for both, firmly pegging them as two of the most knowledgeable and intelligent [...]

Review - Europa Report

It’s pretty rare these days that you come across a found footage film that isn’t ostensibly like viewing a camera with a sprite bottle taped over it shoved up someone’s snotty nose whilst they choke and splutter and say things like, “oh my god oh my god oh my god” and “*gasp* what was that?” [...]

Review - As Above, So Below

Although the title seems like just a play on words, the phrase “as above, so below” is actually the key to all magic. Or, so we are told by Perdita Weeks’ know-it-all British student – and you’d better believe she’ll utter those words ominously herself before the film is out. Kicking off with a great [...]

Review - Slither

Upon its release, blockbuster box office hit Guardians Of The Galaxy was described by certain genre fans as the most expensive Troma movie ever made. Clearly, they haven’t seen Slither, Guardians writer/director James Gunn’s raucous, gory and hugely enjoyable 2006 creature feature with a heart of gold that, sadly, never quite found the audience it [...]

Review - Scintilla

Scintilla is well acted, well directed, well scored, superbly designed and grimly nihilistic, but much like it’s title, it is also massively confusing. Enjoyable, but only if you prefer your sci-fi horror to be deliberately elusive. Welcome to the future. Or the past. Or an alternate universe. Or now. Whenever we are, we’re following a [...]