Month: April 2016

Death Valley (1982)

“Death Valley was a great place for a family vacation until the tourist business … started dying.” And so ends the trailer for Death Valley fondly remembered by VHS lunatics such as myself as it was seen at… Read More

Nightbeast (1982)

To a horror video fanatic back in the mid Eighties the lurid cover to Vipco’s Nightbeast looked brilliant. I remember seeing the cover for the first time and thinking it must be the dog’s bollocks. I was half… Read More

“In five minutes, it will be the 21st of April”

Eleven fifty-five … Almost midnight. Enough time for one more story. One more story before 12:00, just to keep us warm. In five minutes, it will be the 21st of April. One hundred years ago on the 21st… Read More

The Cruel Tale of the Medicine Man (2015)

This is not a horror film, but nobody’s perfect. I’m usually pretty blinkered when it comes to what I review but as I saw this recently at the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Phoenix Film… Read More

Blight (2015)

Short review for a short film. Blight is only 15 minutes long but it puts many full length features to shame. It is terrifying, spooky, and surprising. It takes no time to get going, simply and effortlessly showing… Read More

Last Girl Standing (2015)

Every so often a movie comes along that flips the slasher genre on it’s head and makes you recall what you love about these films. Every so often a title gets released that is well made by people… Read More

Night of Something Strange (2015)

Night of Something Strange is a horror movie with balls. Balls so highly infected they glow in the dark. This is a horror film so wonderfully over the top that whatever nasty thing you can think of is… Read More

The Smiling Man – Short Film (2015)

Short review for a short film. A cute little girl sits alone watching cartoons on TV. A shadow moves a cross the doorway. Intrigued, the little girl gets up to investigate. Hold on to your hats kids, because… Read More

The Woman in Black (1989)

“There was one mourner. A woman in black.” This is one of my “Back in the day” reviews. Television shows, and specifically horror TV shows have changed radically over the years, keeping in step no doubt with the… Read More

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