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Review - Banjo

Banjo is definitely a film that lays its cards on the table from the word ‘go’. The first two minutes alone contain enough blood, swearing and male ejaculate for most films, but this isn’t most films. Peltzer is a put-upon young chap who suffers emotional abuse at the hands of his domineering girlfriend Deetz, and [...]

Review - Unfriended

It’s somewhat counter-intuitive to the movie-going experience to tell people to specifically wait for for a film to be released onto DVD because the experience on a small screen will be greater, but in the case of Unfriended, that is entirely your best bet. Moreover, I would implore you to watch it on a laptop [...]

Review - Creep

Creep isn’t groundbreaking, but it’s almost certainly unlike any other found footage horror movie you’ll have seen. It’s awkwardly funny, strangely compelling and has moments of genuinely unsettling horror. Aaron, a videographer, (Patrick Brice) answers a peculiar ad on Craigslist requesting the services of someone to document ‘a day in the life’. When he turns [...]

Review - Some Kind of Hate

I managed to catch Some Kind Of Hate at this year’s FrightFest, and it was prefaced by director Adam Egypt Mortimer bounding onto the stage and excitably announcing that he’d made a film that was bound to appeal to people who’d ever experienced bullying. I have no doubt that he was sincere in his claims [...]

Review - We Are Still Here

Ted Geoghegan‘s We Are Still Here is a gorgeous, gloriously straightforward haunted house movie. It’s from the same new wave school of horror as the output of filmmakers like Ti West and Adam Wingard, and it’s a really fun, surprisingly bloody ride through the frozen landscape of New England. Anne and Paul have lost their [...]