The Monster (2016)

You can tell Kathy (Zoe Kazan) is a bad mom because not only is she an alcoholic who rants at her daughter, she also smokes. Because Kathy’s relationship with her daughter Lizzy (Ella Ballentine) is so rubbish it’s no surprise that when The Monster kicks off she is setting off on a road trip to…

Monkey Shines (1988)

Allan Mann (Jason Beghe) is the sort of annoyingly perfect guy who puts bricks in his rucksack just to make his morning jog that much more difficult in George A Romero’s Monkey Shines released today on dual format Blu-Ray and DVD in the UK. However an auto accident puts paid to all that when he…

Troll: The Complete Collection

The success of Joe Dante’s Gremlins (1984) inspired a whole bunch of 1980s movies about small critters  including Ghoulies (1984), Critters (1984), Hobgoblins (1988) and Troll (1986) which is released on Blu-ray as part of the Troll: The Complete Collection by Eureka Entertainment on 8 October. As these Gremlins knockoffs go the original Troll is…

Goodnight Halloween

Twelve years (so far) in production Goodnight Halloween an alternate reality short by South Coast filmmaker Luther Bhogal-Jones is now approaching completion. Luther told us: ‘ Set in an alternate Detroit in 1986, Goodnight Halloween presents a world where Halloween creatures have co-existed with mankind forever…now, following the Kreatures Act pushed through the Senate by…

Molly (2018)

In a post apocalyptic world where bullets have replaced currency, a lone woman walks Holland’s coastal dunes scavenging canned food. However Molly (Julia Batelaan) has backstory,  a mysterious scar on her head denotes some kind of surgical intervention maybe some brain tampering, what can it be? (I ain’t about to spoil it for you) Whatever…

House of Salem (2016)

Just so we don’t get off on the wrong foot House of Salem, which is released on DVD and digital  Monday 1 October is a British occult horror film directed and written by James Crow, not to be confused with American flicks like Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem (2012). Disturbed youngster Josh (Liam Kelly)…

Witness For the Prosecution (1957)

Right so before anyone says Billy Wilder’s Witness for the Prosecution which has just been released on Blu-ray by Eureka Entertainment in the UK as part of their Masters of cinema series, is not a horror film, yes I know it isn’t,  however it does boast some impeccable horror credentials as it features the incredible…

We have a GAAS talking to Filmmaker David Cave

There’s something of Jean Rollin, something of David Lynch, something of David Cronenberg and perhaps a touch of the detached fascination with decay exhibited by Peter Greenaway in a Zed and Two Noughts (1985) about multi-award winning Newcastle-upon-Tyne based filmmaker David Cave’s short movies. David’s latest film Girl And A Scar (GAAS) which is presently…

Who Killed Teddy Bear (1966)

Initially refused a certificate in the UK due to its sleazy taboo breaking nature Joseph Cates’s Who Killed Teddy Bear has just been released on Blu-ray by Network. Juliet Prowse is Norah a New York night club DJ who is menaced by an anonymous telephone caller. Tough cop Lieutenant Madden (Jan Murray) takes an interest…