Archive for December, 2010

Pursuit of a Legend is surprisingly good. Those fresh to the horror sub-genre of “found footage” will thoroughly enjoy this, but those used to the format will find it mostly formulaic and distinctly unsurprising. Featuring some solid central performances and genuine scares, this is well worth seeking out. In 2003 Justin and Carter Wells walked [...]

“From the studio who brought you Mega Shark versus Giant Octopus” – this tagline is nearly as alarming as “A Wayans Brothers Feature” and serves only as a warning. Have the makers of MSvGO learnt from their previous mistakes? Slightly. Very very slightly, but the majority of the flaws and blundering mistakes remain, with some [...]

In Their Sleep is a quality debut by French writers / directors Caroline and Eric du Potet. It never intrudes and certainly doesn’t bore, being constantly intriguing even when the pace sags – it forces you to watch, questioning the motivations of the characters throughout. It is a taut little horror-thriller with some superb central [...]

“The Grid – a digital frontier. I tried to picture clusters of information as they moved through the computer. What did they look like? Ships, motorcycles? Were the circuits like freeways? I kept dreaming of a world I thought I’d never see. And then, one day… I got in.” This rumbling, gravitas riddled voiceover from [...]

You will either love Machete or absolutely hate it. It is a deliberate and blatant parody of exploitation films circ. 1970’s and it is incredibly violent, crass, misogynistic, ridiculous and endlessly entertaining. It might jar in places and feel like an extended advert for the awesomeness of Mexicans, but it’s a hilarious thrill ride that [...]