The ABCs Of Death (2012)

It should have been something truly great. When horror fans first heard of The ABCs Of Death there seemed to be a good feeling about it. 26 short films by 26 different directors who were each given a budget of $5,000 and complete free rein…

John Dies At The End (2012)

Don Coscarelli had a loyal fan-base for life when he made the Phantasm movies. Far from perfect, especially due to Coscarelli painting himself into a corner at the end of each instalment just to work his way out of it with each sequel, they…

EIFF 2016: The Overview

And that's it. You don't need to put up with any more of my constant babbling (well, for a few days anyway). EIFF 2016 has come and gone, and what a fantastic 70th year it was for the festival. Kevin Smith (plus wife, Jen, and daughter,…

Iconic Frights ……

It has been announced that FrightFest - the purveyors of all things chilling - are about to spread their cloak of terror even wider, through an exclusive partnership with well-known film distributor Icon Film Distribution (IFD).  In recent…

Day of the Flowers

Day of the Flowers - a reference to the Dia de las Flores festival in Cuba - is a lighthearted, romantic family melodrama and potential crowdpleaser for a Saturday night in at best. That doesn't sound like a glowing recommendation for a…