Netflix Film Review: Gerald’s Game (2017)

Directed by Mike Flanagan Based on the novel written by Stephen King UK Release Date: 29th September 2017 Feature Running Time: 103 minutes ‘While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bedframe’. (Source: IMDB) With Stephen [...]

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IT (2017)

Directed by Andy Muschietti UK Release Date: 8th September 2017 Feature Running Time: 135 minutes During the summer of 1989, a chain of events bring together seven misfit kids labelled as ‘The Losers Club’ as they uncover an evil entity within their town of Derry, Maine, that has been terrorising and murdering children every 27 [...]

Get Out (2017): “A mind is a terrible thing to waste”

Written and Directed by Jordan Peele UK Release Date: 17th March 2017 Feature Running Time: 104 minutes Its always such a scary prospect whenever it comes to that predominant stage in your long-term relationship to finally meet the girlfriend's parents. But none is more daunting and frightening when you're a black man dating a white [...]

The Cult of John Carpenter: THE THING

Directed by John Carpenter Written by Bill Lancaster & John W. Campbell Jr Produced by David Foster, Lawrence Turman & Larry J. Franco Music by Ennio Morricone Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur & Donald Moffat Original UK release date: 26th August [...]

Horror Channel Film Review: THE LOVED ONES (2009)

Written and directed by Sean Byrne Starring Xavier Samuel, Robin McLeavy, Victoria Thaine, Jessica McNamee, Richard Wilson & John Brumpton UK Release Date: 4th October 2010 (DVD Premiere) GENERAL PLOT: Brent (Samuel) has had a troubled home life and now faces a carnival of carnage thanks to the crazed attentions of a deranged admirer with [...]

Netflix review: TURBO KID (2015)

Directed by Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell & Yoann-Karl Whissell Written by Francois Simard, Anouk Whissell & Yoann-Karl Whissell Starring Munro Chambers (The Kid), Laurence Leboeuf (Apple), Michael Ironside (Zeus), Edwin Wright (Skeletron) & Aaron Jeffery (Frederic) UK Release Date: 27th August 2015 (Film4 Frightfest) GENERAL PLOT: In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a comic book fan dons the [...]