The Eclipse (2009) Review

the eclipse review

Synopsis: An Irish town hosts its annual literature and poetry festival, and widower Michael Farr (the incomparable Ciarán Hinds) volunteers to serve as a driver for Lena Morrell (Iben Hjejle), a horror/ghost novelist who has seen ghosts since she was a child. When Farr begins to see the ghost of his father-in-law (very much alive), […]

Storage 24 (2012) Review

storage 24 review

Synopsis: An aircraft carrying classified cargo crashes near a storage facility and something escapes. Inside, Charlie (Noel Clarke) and Shelley (Antonia Campbell-Hughes) are separating their belongings after a bad break-up. When the escaped creature takes refuge in the facility and begins killing those inside, Charlie, Shelley and their friends must band together to defeat it in […]

Wither (2012) Review

wither review

Original Title: Vittra Synopsis: Ida and Albin are a happy couple. They set off to a cabin in the vast Swedish woodlands to have a fun holiday with their friends. But under the floorboards waits an evil from Sweden’s dark past. My Quick Review: So, this year’s Evil Dead Remake actually came from Sweden? Wither is […]

Omnivoros (2013) Review

omnivoros review

Synopsis: Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants. What started as a usual journalistic investigation, will turn into a terrible nightmare where no one is who seems to be and which will end in a surprising […]

The Paranormal Diaries: Clophill (2013) Review

The Paranormal Diaries Clophill Review

Synopsis: In 2010, a documentary team was assembled to investigate the legend of the Clophill witches and to try and uncover the truth behind the paranormal events. What followed during that long weekend at Clophill was a terrifying journey into the unknown. My Quick Review: Clophill is a UK entry to the Fake documentary genre and, […]

The Brides of Dracula (1960) Review

the brides of dracula review

Synopsis: Vampire hunter Van Helsing returns to Transylvania to destroy handsome bloodsucker Baron Meinster, who has designs on beautiful young schoolteacher Marianne. My Quick Review: The Brides of Dracula is the second in the series of Dracula films produced by Hammer from the late 50s to the early 70s. It’s also the only one not to […]

Naprata (2013) Review

naprata review

Synopsis: Inspired by an infamous online video clip of a son beating his mother, a television crew from Belgrade comes to a remote Serbian village to shoot a report on violence against women. Inquiring with the locals about the protagonists of the video, they encounter a local expert on supernatural phenomena and learn about a ritual […]

Grabbers (2012) Review

grabbers review

Synopsis: When an island off the coast of Ireland is invaded by bloodsucking aliens, the heroes discover that getting drunk is the only way to survive. Quick Review: The british have become masters of horror comedy in recent years, especially since the success of Shawn of The Dead. Grabbers the most recent entry in the genre. […]

Dog Soldiers (2002) Review

dog soldiers review

Synopsis: A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness. Quick Review: Ever since I watched The Descent, I’ve always wanted to catch up on Dog Soldiers, Neil Marshall’s first effort. Now that I’ve seen it I’m kicking myself for not having watched it earlier. MILD SPOILERS AHEAD!! Dog Soldiers is one of […]

High Tension (2003) Review

high tension review

Original Title: Haute Tension Synopsis: Two college friends, Marie and Alexa, encounter loads of trouble (and blood) while on vacation at Alexa’s parents’ country home when a mysterious killer invades their quiet getaway. Quick Review: It’s interesting how the perception you had of a movie can change over the years. I first watched High Tension about […]