11 years after Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm became a cult hit, Universal decided to bankroll a sequel.
Much like found footage, the Grindhouse aesthetic has become an easy way to break into the world of horror.
Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group (Hatchet II, Stakeland, The Innkeepers)’s horror comedy Stitches, directed by Conor McMahon, is currently out on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD – and I certainly recommend it!
If director Xan Cassavetes is 100% aware of what kind of movie Kiss Of The Damned is, then I think she’s approaching genius.
The Call is a serviceable
With over a dozen movies based on the real-life “Zodiac Killer” murders of California in the late ‘60s – early ‘70s, it’s shocking that not a single one of them has got it right.
A film that’s simultaneously humble and ambitious, I had a good time with Big Ass Spider.
Like so many films at SXSW, I walked into Holy Ghost People utterly blind and not knowing at all what to expect.
It’s tough when you can’t fall in love with a movie you admire but, unfortunately, director Vincenzo Natali (the excellent Splice) is unable to bring his usual flair to the heavily uneven Haunter.