Halloween II (2009)

Rob Zombie has said he doesn't like sequels, but so far he's two-for-two in the sequel department. The first time around, the sequel (The Devil's Rejects (2005)) was better than the original (House of 1000 Corpses (2003)). Unfortunately,…

FabFest 2010 – oh the horror…

A short while ago tylerandjack was revelling in the blood and gore of FAB Fest and now, having fully recovered from his horror marathon, he has reported back with some excellent reviews on all of the films shown at the three day Edinburgh…

Kaifeck Murder (2009)

Like trying to grab a handful of fog, this is atmospheric but little else . . . . Based on an infamous unsolved murder case, I have no idea how much of this movie is steeped in reality and how much is pure fiction and I must say that the…

Life Is Hot In Cracktown (2009)

How easy it can be for life's unfortunate ones to slip between the cracks . . . . Director Buddy Giovinazzo is an amazing talent, unjustly overlooked by many fans of cinema because of his gritty, uncompromising approach just as identifiable…

Neighbor (2009)

A Hostel wannabe that missed the Train . . . . . When you're attending a screening of a horror movie and you get an introduction from a DOCTOR warning you about the content to come, telling you about people vomiting at previous screenings…

8th Wonderland (2008)

Citizens of a country with strict boarder controls . . . . 8th Wonderland, written and directed by Nicholas Alberny and Jean Mach, is a film full of good ideas executed rather poorly. The title refers to the first online "country", a place…

Reel Zombies (2008)

Guys in no mood to be food want to make good in Hollywood . . . . now that the competition is gone . . . David J. Francis and Mike Masters make terrible movies. To be more precise, they make terrible zombie movies (as anyone who has seen…

Grindhouse (2007)

Gory zombies, fast cars and a bunch of trailers make for good times . . . . . It seems pointless to review Grindhouse after separately reviewing both Planet Terror and Death Proof (the two films by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino,…

Beauty and the Beast (1946)

In 1946 Jean Cocteau released his film adaptation of Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont's fairy tale Beauty and the Beast. It's a well known story, countless movies and cartoons have popularised it. A humble girl, Belle, asks her father to…