31 Oct 2018

Film Review: KNUCKLEBALL

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

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18 Oct 2018

Film Review: I’ll Take Your Dead (Toronto After Dark Film Festival)

October is a busy and exciting month for horror fans as the Halloween month is always full of film festivals for those of us with a desire to be terrified. Coming to a close this week is Canadian horror, action, sci-fi film fest TORONTO AFTER DARK. The festival opened on

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23 Jul 2018

Blue My Mind (Fantasia 2018)

Many fantasy and horror-fantasy film deal with monstrous changes as an allegory for female puberty. Think of films such as GINGER SNAPS, JENNIFER’S BODY and the more recent RAW and it is clear that a sexual awakening as a young woman can be monstrous. The newest films to tackle this

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23 Jun 2018

Film Review: HEARTLESS

Edgar Allen Poe’s 1843 short story The Tell-Tale Heart is the classic story of a killer driven mad with paranoia and guilt after committing a murder- hearing the victim’s heartbeat constantly after the fact. As one of America’s first writers of horror and mystery fiction Poe’s work is an obvious

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14 Jun 2018

Film Review: CHIMERA

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

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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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05 Apr 2018

Book Review: The Massacre At Yellow Hill

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.

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05 Mar 2018

Short Film Review: DARK DITTIES PRESENTS: THE OFFER

THE OFFER is the pilot episode of Cult Screenings UK and Dead Mouse Productions’ new anthology series collectively called ‘Dark Ditties Presents’. The two companies’ previous works have been non-fiction documentaries about classic horror films such as LEVIATHAN: THE STORY OF HELLRAISER AND HELLBOUND: HELLRAISER II as well as YOU’RE

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14 Feb 2018

Australian Horror shorts- Final Girls Berlin Film Festival

The Final Girls Berlin Film Festival is creating a space for females in the horror genre; celebrating their contributions in a way that feels genuinely for women by women. February is ‘Women in Horror Month’ and I have to say I’m feeling the camaraderie this year. Because I am personally

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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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