Last week I was treated to the one-night-only director’s cut screening of Lars von Trier’s newest film THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT (THTJB).It was a challenging film on many levels, and even as I sit here writing this, I know that this review alone may rub people the wrong way.
Earlier this year FEAR FOREVER covered Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. We however missed the debut of Michael Peterson’s KNUCKLEBALL, which ended up winning the audience choice award. We are no longer in the dark, as we bring you a review of this festival crowd pleaser. The film had a release in
Things never go right when humans play God. Horror has taught us this ever since Dr. Frankenstein created his monster. This horror trope is explored in a new and interesting way in Maurice Haeems sci-fi horror CHIMERA. Featuring a refreshingly diverse cast, this film definitely stands out and is extremely
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
As proved by historical evidence and numerous fictional stories and films, Old time Westerns are as great a source of horror as modern times- if not more. Period pieces are coming back to horror with a vengeance and THE MASSACRE AT YELLOW HILL, written by C.S Humble, is no exception.
Our third and final review of Neville Pierce’s short films block is for his gothic-horror tale BRICKS. Our other reviews of Pierces’s short films can be found here and here. BRICKS is a modern twist on a classic Edgar Allan Poe tale. It’s actually one of my favorite Poe stories,
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
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
A Night Of Horror Film Fest in Sydney Australia just wrapped this past weekend. The fest brought with it some strong entries, in this its 11th year. As is the case with most genre fests, programming is usually a mixed bag of the good, bad, ugly, and everything in between.
The month of October is synonymous with Halloween. True, some people may argue that Octoberfest is also in the running but we all know who the clear victor is, it’s Halloween by a mile. In celebration of Halloween, the always lovely folks at D FILMS want to give you some