04 Feb 2018

FILM REVIEW : PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER – Final Girls Berlin Film Festival

The 1st of February marked the opening night of the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival(FGBFF). It’s a film festival created with the purpose of putting the spotlight on horror that is directed, written or produced by anyone who identifies as female. Like almost any other industry, the film industry is

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15 Jan 2018

Book Review: Hug Chickenpenny: The Panegyric of an Anomalous Child

There is no doubt that S. Craig Zahler is making a name for himself as an incredible director and writer. His first film, BONE TOMAHAWK was a successful, genre-bending take on a classic Western and the recently released BRAWL IN CELL BLOCK 99 had people positively salivating . It’s fairly

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12 Jan 2018

Film Review: MUSCLECAR

MUSCLECAR is an Australian independent horror-comedy that has gained my appreciation as an instant Ozploitation classic. Not only that, it’s a film which debunks the overtly sweeping sentiment that grindhouse cinema is dead. Rockabilly babe Bambi Steele (Jacinta Stapleton) is almost broke after her directorial debut fails. That doesn’t stop

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24 Dec 2017

Top 5 Terrors of 2017 – ERIN GRANT

Sitting down to write out my Top 5 of 2017 made me reflect and appreciate just how many awesome horror films were released this year. Yes, there were big wins for the genre at the box office – for example IT, GET OUT and HAPPY DEATH DAY .  There were

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09 Dec 2017

Film Review: REPLACE (A Night of Horror Film Festival)

This decade has seen a significant amount of films from the new wave of body horror sub-genre. More specifically, with female lead story-lines that provide a first hand perspective of the transformation experience.  As body horror targets our inner fears and anxieties about things going wrong with the vessels we

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05 Dec 2017

Film Review: HOSTILE (A Night Of Horror Film Festival)

HOSTILE (Directed by Cannes born Mathieu Turi) played in Sydney recently as a part of the A NIGHT OF HORROR FILM FESTIVAL.  Being able to attend even just a few days of the fest made me envious of those that get to experience all of the horror festivals that happen

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23 Nov 2017

Short Film Review: LEVEL

LEVEL is a 2017 short film written and directed by Andrew Hunt. After appearing as an official selection at nine film festivals earlier this year, along with winning an award, the film has now been released online. LEVEL begins with a relatively simple premise: a man find himself trapped in

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