Purgatoric (2018)

Purgatoric is a new experimental art film from award-winning filmmaker Emma Dark (Salient Minus Ten, Seize the Night). Shot digitally it has been treated in post production to give it the look and feel of Super 8mm. The film explores themes of death, sadness, uncertainty, and ultimately hope. Purgatoric stars cult film and arts icon…

Netfl!x and Kill- Season Two Crowdfunding Now

One of our favourite web-series Netfl!x and Kill is coming back. Following the success of Season One, award-winning filmmaker Kate Shenton has just launched a crowdfunding campaign for Season Two. Netfl!x and Kill is a quirky dark comedy about a psychopath and his victim… who spend all day sitting around watching TV, in between the murders they are planning. You…

Reborn (2018)

Back in October when we got to chat with director Julian Richards one of the things we jawed about was his new film Reborn, which received its UK premiere at the Arrow video Frightfest Halloween. Taking a leaf from Mary Shelley by way of Stephen King, Reborn is the story of Lena O’Neill (Barbara Crampton)…

Possum (2018)

Possum is the first feature film from writer/director Matthew Holness, the creator and star of the Channel 4 horror spoof Garth Marenghi’s Dark Place. However Possum, which is on general release in UK cinemas now is anything but funny. Possum follows the story of disgraced children’s puppeteer Philip (Sean Harris), who returns to the burnt…

Peripheral (2018)

Peripheral is a new Brit Sci-fi movie from director Paul Hyett that takes a chilling look at how our increasing dependency on technology is manipulating our creativity. Hannah Arterton plays Bobbi Johnson, the latest literary sensation whose work has literally set London ablaze, when it inspires youngsters to rioting. So how does the latest literary…

Frances Farmer: Zombie Movie Star at the London Horror Festival

Our final visit to the London Horror Festival promised to be something different. The black room’s walls bedecked by glittery streamers, a small piano and a coffin on stage and a glittery zombie meeting and greeting the assembling guests the tension mounted at we prepared to meet our glamorous hostess. Lights down, a brief overture…

The Snarling (2018)

When a film crew descend on their village to film a zombie picture, pub regulars Les (Laurence Saunders), Mike (Chris Simmons) and landlord Bob (Ben Manning) decide to get jobs as extras. However the shoot appears to be cursed and mutilated bodies begin to pile up every time the moon is full. The MO suggests…

Isaac Ezban give it to us straight on Parallel

As the Mexican director gears up for the UK premiere of his first English language movie at Frightfest Halloween on Saturday 3 November we tracked him down to get the straight and narrow on Parallel. Aside from being the director’s first English language film Parallel is his first film that was written by someone other…

Dr. Balden Cross – Long Lost Documentary Discovered

A Halloween treat has arrived for all lovers of vintage British Fortean and paranormal TV. A long thought lost documentary has been re-discovered in the archives of Paratheological and Metaphysical Research Institute (PMRI) . More vintage reader may recall the presenter, the late Dr. Balden Cross. Younger readers may well ask, who on Earth was…

Slaughterhouse at the London Horror Festival

Finding somewhere affordable to live in London is a big problem, so for some people the answer is sharing. Of course sharing a flat has its own problems, it’s really important that you get on with your new flatmates and its nice if you can share their interests, which is why in Slaughterhouse, Kurt (Jack…