07 Feb 2019

FILM REVIEW: AUSTRALIAN HORROR SHORTS (FINAL GIRLS BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL)

Just as ‘Women In Horror Month’ month begins, the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival is back for another year. Once again the festival has lifted up horror written, directed or produced by women with a killer line up of films and shorts. Also on the program were some awesome talks

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18 May 2018

FILM REVIEW: ISLAND ZERO

ISLAND ZERO is the low budget creature feature and debut film from director Josh Gerritsen. Directly inspired by the original eco-horror, 1954’s THEM! and horror classic, THE THING; ISLAND ZERO is quite clearly a film about natures revenge on humanity and the horrors of isolation. The residents of a small

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03 Jul 2017

COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN : The Failure to Connect in Jeannot Scwarz’s BUG (1975)

Enigmatic film producer William Castle, the master of cinematic showmanship who employed gimmicks to the screenings of his movies primarily throughout the fifties and sixties, took hold of writer Thomas Page’s book “THE HEPHAESTUS PLAGUE” and turned it into an elegant and good looking film entitled BUG. This would become

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08 Jun 2017

The Recall – Review

    THE RECALL is a film that wears so many hats it could open its own haberdashery. While that might sound like a recipe for disaster, it works in this case. One part eco-horror, one part alien abduction, one part home invasion, one part CABIN IN THE WOODS, and

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